Monday Dec 16
ISU trustees approve upgrades
Dec. 16 -- NORMAL -- A five-year initiative to redesign the academic architecture at Illinois State University received the go-ahead from the Illinois State University Board of Trustees on Saturday.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Smoking restrictions on other campuses
The University of Illinois will be the third Big Ten school to go 100 percent smoke-free, indoors and out.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
REO adds benefit show at ISU in February
On the heels of its Dec. 4 sold-out tornado relief concert in Bloomington, the band will return to the area, on Feb. 6, for another Rock to the Rescue concert at Braden Auditorium at Illinois State University in Normal.
ISU finance chief eyes job at Louisiana State
Layzell said Thursday he was not looking for another position but was contacted by a search firm about the opening for vice president for finance and administration at LSU .
Thu Dec 12, 2013
School Surveys Released
The lobbyist who chairs the lieutenant governor's Survey Evaluation Committee says many things about public education are popular; most of them, except for the amount of money dedicated to it.
Digital Game Developer
Eat to Win Receives Strong Reviews at Regional AAHPERD Conferences
Jammi Roscoe, the Founder of Eat to Win LLC, makers of FunNutritional games and products , presented a session titled Childhood Obesity--Reaching Children Where They Are at state conferences of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance .
Wed Dec 11, 2013
David Lawrence Center in Naples names new CEO
The David Lawrence Center in Naples will have its first new CEO in 24 years, the mental health nonprofit announced Wednesday.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Tampa Bay Newspapers
Coffee and Conversation with Dee Kilgo
Enjoy free coffee, presented by the Sterling Society of Dunedin Fine Arts Center, and free insights on the Myth of Mona Lisa from Dee Kilgo at the Thursday, Dec. 12, Coffee and Conversation, which begins at noon.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
The Daily Vidette
Colorado ordinance: Medical marijuana passed, but not the smell
Colorado legalized the recreational use of marijuana for individuals over the age of 21. Obviously, this is a huge victory for those who want the legalization of marijuana for every state in the union, but regardless of this victory, the state has implemented a new ordinance that involves the stench of marijuana.
State funding for public colleges and universities down $452 million in wake of recession
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Despite a recovering economy, state funding for Alabama's colleges and universities remains deflated, according to data provided today by the Alabama Commission on Higher Education.
Louisiana higher ed funding cuts highest in nation, report says
Louisiana public colleges and universities experienced the steepest funding cuts of any state in the nation, the AASCU has reported.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Engagement Meyer - Sharisky
Jamie Meyer and Robert Sharisky, of Streator, will be married Oct. 26. Parents of the couple are James and Rosalind Meyer and Richard and Lori Topolski, all of Streator, and the late James Sharisky.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Hay & Forage Grower
Grain-Less Corn Silage Is Less Nutritious
Silage corn harvested without grain has a higher sugar content than normal silage.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Fantastic Flyer: Bolingbrook's Kat Skinner Helps Lewis Earn a Tie for First
The Lewis University Mock Trial team tied for first place at the Seventh Annual Fantastic Flyers Tournament, held Nov. 16-17 on the Lewis campus.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
St. Charles native gets musical for 'Dead Prince'
Ironically, The Strange Tree Group's production of "The Dead Prince" has brought some life back into Dan Behrendt's musical talents.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Marian Band Wins Class AA
The Marian Catholic High School Marching Band, one of only 12 schools in the nation to reach the finals of the Bands of America Grand Nationals this weekend, scored 89.55 in the finals to capture ninth place overall on Saturday night at the Lucas Oil Dome in Indianapolis.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
New Lenox Native, Illinois State Student, Wins Startup Competition
New Lenox native and Illinois State University student Danny Petrow won Peoria Startup Weekend at Bradley University.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
The Washington Post
Illinois alums and expats host happy hour for tornado relief
On Sunday, Tornadoes with winds up to 190 miles per hour swept through Illinois , leaving a wide path of destruction and killing six people.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
The Daily Vidette
a Because I love youa program a step in the right direction
Early Sunday morning, at approximately 5 a.m., a fatal crash occurred at the intersection of College Avenue and Mitsubishi Motorway, which took the life of Illinois State University student Jacob Garber.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
The Daily Vidette
UCLA students bring attention to lack of campus diversity
Creating a diverse environment in college settings has been a challenge that universities constantly try to tackle.