- Each year in May, O'Brien Stadium at Eastern Illinois University spends two weekends as home to the best high school track and field athletes the state has to offer, hosting the Illinois High School Association state finals for both girls and boys. Check out some of the highlights here.
- It’s more than their blue attire that makes our students, faculty, and staff members Real Panthers. Our Real Panthers show their dedication and passion every day through their studies, research and service. Check out one of our featured Panthers in action.
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EIU's Faculty Laureate Recognized in Hometown Paper
EIU's Faculty Laureate Jeannie Ludlow was recognized in her hometown newspaper. For the 2015-2016 school year, the English professor and the coordinator of the women's studies program will serve as the university's official spokesperson on the importance of general/liberal education. | news
EIU Student Promotes Fox Ridge
The JG-TC featured Eastern Illinois University student, Laura Horvat. As an intern for Fox Ridge Foundation, she spends her summer promoting the state park to Eastern students and community members alike. Her duties include organizing special events to updating the foundation’s Facebook page. | news
Local Students Partake In LEGO Adventure
The JG-TC featured one of EIU’s Summer Youth Programs, Lego Mayan Adventure. Intermediate students constructed robots while learning about building and programming during the week-long camp. This camp is only one example of EIU’s summer-long programs offered to students between the ages 6-18 on campus. | news