Building abroad

Sometimes the best lessons — even for an accomplished scholar like Alethia Marrero — come when you push outside your comfort zone.

BY Libby Roerig

Finishing strong

A man of distinct tastes, varied interests and on the eve of his retirement, Senior Vice President John Beacon, GR ’74, reflects on his 50-plus years of recruitment success in higher education.

BY Libby Roerig

Language of learning

College of Technology Dean Robert “Bob” English, ’75, GR ’80, reflects on a career of helping Sycamores thrive and achieve their dreams.

BY Brian Hudgins

Blazing a trail

Sycamore who was the Indiana Department of Corrections’ first paid summer intern wowed her supervisors. “She has a great future,” according to the internship coordinator.

BY Kristen Kilker, '17

Being a part of ISU history

A five-year oral history project aims to capture alumni’s favorite homecoming memory or favorite thing about State. Before you volunteer — there’s no do-overs or retakes once the camera or recorder is running.

BY Betsy Simon

Law and order

State’s criminology and criminal justice program is the university’s most popular major — and faculty are working to make it even more popular.

BY Elise Lima, '16

New approach to cyber security

A conversation with Bill Mackey, GR ’12, will leave you wanting to stock up on canned goods and stash money in your mattress.

BY Libby Roerig