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Julie Burns, Jen Friberg and Heidi Harbers from the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department exploring Paris.
An opportunity to travel abroad!. Go abroad with the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders! [Read the rest]
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El-Zanati to address Fall 2017 Physics Colloquium Series. The Fall 2017 Colloquium Series runs through November 14. The series will take place at 4 p.m. every Tuesday in Moulton Hall, room 214.  [Read the rest]
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Ghostly Tales at Planetarium, October 27-28. The Illinois State University Planetarium will present Ghostly Tales under the Stars at 7:30 p.m. and midnight on Friday, October 27, and at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 28. [Read the rest]
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STEM social to draw underrepresented students to fields. The fourth annual Charles Morris STEM Social will be from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, November 9, in the Jaime Escalante Conference Room. [Read the rest]
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2017 Merit Scholarships for freshmen and transfer students

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ISU Physics Discovery Day!

The Physics Department at Illinois State University invites high school students to Physics Discovery Day. You'll have the opportunity to participate in hands-on physics activities, meet current students and faculty, and tour the department. Parents and teachers are also welcome.

ISU Physics Discovery Day is January 27, 2018. Have fun with this one! For further information, check the Discovery Day web page.


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Podcast: Uncommon Knowledge

Dr. Jay Ansher Dr. Jay Ansher co-hosts the Uncommon Knowledge podcast, which tackles everyday science, busts myths, and entertains as well. Produced by WGLT public radio.
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The podcast is available on iTunes.


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