Tue Mar 11th, 2014 by Elizabeth Gerrard
Illinois State University Blogs
Below are the most recent blog entries from various departments and divisions across ISU campus. All participating department or division blogs are listed to the right.
Bryce Wegman & ISU Fishing Team Competes at Murray State Invitational
The Illinois State Bass Fishing Team completed in the Murray State Invitational with over 30 colleges. Bryce Wegman, a Construction Management major, and his teammate Nick Kirkton finished in fifth place. For more see the Daily Vidette http://www.videtteonline.com/index.php/2014/02/25/club-fishing-takes-5th-in-kentucky/»»MOREMon Mar 10th, 2014 by Admissions
Illinois State's Freshman 15: Playin' Housing
As a freshman myself, I have to admit that moving into the dorms was a terrifying experience. So many housing options! How are you supposed to find a roommate? Are toasters allowed? As a freshly minted blogger for the Office of Admissions, it’s my job to educate the masses»»MOREMon Mar 10th, 2014 by Tal Parmenter
2014 MAD Contest finalists announced
Nineteen students entered the 2014 MAD Contest on January 16. On February 26 and 27, contestants pitched their concepts to a panel of School of Information Technology faculty judges. The judges evaluated the presentations and selected the contestants who will continue on in the contest.... Read complete story here.»»MOREMon Jan 6th, 2014 by Courtney Carey
Goodbye Normal, Hello Silver Springs!
I have been looking forward to going on Alternative Winter Break since I got accepted in the spring time. I was excited when we were originally supposed to Macon, Georgia and work on creating bedrooms for children who terminally ill. I was even more excited when there was a change»»MOREFri Mar 7th, 2014 by Bryan Julian
5 Reasons You Should do Yoga
By Jess Scott
College offers many opportunities to develop unhealthy behavior patterns. Stress from final exams, overeating in cafeterias, or pulling all-nighters to make deadlines. Stress is said to be the number one trigger of ailments in our physical and emotional systems. Thankfully, practicing yoga can help relieve most of»»MOREThu Mar 6th, 2014 by Debbie Frank
Let it Go and Come Sing Along to Disney's Frozen
University High School Theater & Thespians invites Metcalf students and their families to a Disney's Frozen Sing Along Movie Night on Saturday, March 22nd at 6 pm in Stroud Auditorium, 500 W. Gregory Street, Normal. The cost is $5 for adults and $2.50 for seniors and children under 14. All»»MOREFri Jan 31st, 2014 by Jim Gee
Week of February 3: New Teaching Excellence Series, Rescheduled Excel Workshop
[caption id="attachment_1956" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Sorry, no workshops about building snowmen, but there are plenty of other professional development opportunities this week at CTLT!"][/caption]
How do you beat the winter blues? Even if you have a penchant for producing snowmen, playing outside in the latest round of (seemingly never-ending) snow gets»»MOREThu Nov 14th, 2013 by Elizabeth Binning
How Will You Achieve Your Goals During the Busy Season?
As we move into the holiday season, I tend to think of it as the "busy" season. Last year my husband and I either traveled, attended holiday events, or hosted company for 21 straight days. Yowza!
It can be hard to stay focused on your goals during busy times. Many»»MORESat Nov 16th, 2013 by Kristen Grimes
Area A – I get to do WHAT?? Technology in a 3rd Grade Classroom.
by Amanda Coonan
Area A – I get to do WHAT? Technology in a 3rd Grade Classroom.
@MrRitcha (twitter account)
Michael Ritchason – 3rd Grade Teacher at Willow Primary School
Textbooks in his classroom don’t get used much.
Technology is so key to the students that we will or are»»MOREFri Nov 1st, 2013 by Anne Shelley
DDS: What We Do
Welcome to the blog for Digital and Data Services! We're a department in Milner Library at Illinois State University, and we provide services related to data management, location, and visualization, as well as multimedia instruction and emerging technologies. We also manage the university's institutional repository.
Some of our projects and»»MORE