News Briefs

By James Stein Sep 10, 2021
Image by Isabel Sperry
Image by Isabel Sperry

Student Senate General Assembly

Sunday, September 12, 6-7 p.m.

The Student Senate will meet in the Hansen Center. All General Assembly meetings are open to the entire student body, and regardless of if you are a senator or not, students are encouraged to come.


Lyrical Graffiti Open Mic

Monday, September 13, 9-10:30 p.m.

Are you a poet looking to share your work? If so, head to the Joslin Atrium located in the Memorial Center to listen to writers share their material and share some of your own!


Covid Vaccine Clinic – Second Dose

Tuesday, September 14, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

For members of the campus community who received their first dose of a Pfizer vaccine at the campus clinic conducted on Aug. 24. The clinic will be held in the Hasen Center.


Exploring Healthcare Careers: Jeff Stein ‘96, PT

Wednesday, September 15, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

If you’re interested in a career in healthcare then this is the presentation for you! Join alumnus and physical therapist Jeff Stein for an online exploration of healthcare careers.


Maker Space Workshop

Wednesday, September 15, 4-6 p.m.

Free event, open to all students, faculty and staff. 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month 4 to 6 p.m. at the IDEA Center  (Below the Coffee Shoppe on Campus)

3-D printers, Sewing Machines, Laser Cutters, Embroidery Equipment, Vinyl Printing and so much more … Come check us out and let’s create something!

Sponsored by DTE/Innovation.


3D: Belonging, Navigating, Building Community

Wednesday, September 15, 4-5 p.m. C101, CNS

Those new to campus have the opportunity to learn ways to find a community where they feel at home. This event also aims to inform students how they are able to navigate the campus environment that is home to a mostly white population. Students will be able have all of their questions answered by a panel of students, faculty, and staff.

Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.


Retro Video Game Night

Thursday, September 16, 7-9 p.m.

Come play with friends, faculty or anyone else whose name starts with a “F” and learn what fun you can have at the IDEA Center! (Located near the Coffee Shoppe in Memorial Center)

Sponsored by the IDEA Center/Innovation.


Women’s Golf – IWU Fall Classic

Friday, September 17, All Day

The women’s golf team will have a day on the links in Normal, IL. Good luck to all our IWU women’s golfers!


STEP Mentor/Mentee Yard Games

Friday, September 17, 3-5 p.m.

STEP Mentors and Mentees come together to play yard games at the Multicultural House.

Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.


LSK Language and Culture Festival

Saturday, September 18, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. West-side of the Eckley Quad

A celebration of cultures and languages with arts and crafts, games, small group activities, stories, a puppet show, Chinese and Japanese calligraphy, and live performances for the whole family to enjoy. Sponsored by the IWU Language School for Kids (LSK). This event is free and open to the public. 

Sponsored by the IWU Language School for Kids and the World Languages, Literatures and Cultures Department .


El Baile

Saturday, September 18, 5-8 p.m.

Free and open to the public. Come learn about Hispanic Heritage Month, sponsored by SALSA. The event will be hosted at the Hansen Center.


Faculty Recital – Moria Tunison

Saturday, September 18, 7:30-10 p.m.

Dr. Moria Tunison will perform a faculty recital on the clarinet in the Westbrook Auditorium located in Presser Hall. Admission is free.

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