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From remembering some of Illinois State University’s earliest graduates who were women to discovering the origin of the popular basketball phrase “March Madness,” historian Tom Emery explores this month in Illinois State University history. 
Sumaiya Hasan accepts the first-place award at the Three Minute Thesis competition from Dr. Ani Yazedjian, right, and Dr. Noelle Selkow, left.
Sumaiya Hasan, a master's student in the School of Biological Sciences, became the fourth biology student in the Three Minute Thesis competition's eight-year history to win the top prize. 
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In January, WGLT co-located with The Vidette in a newly renovated building on West Locust Street in Normal. The three-year project resulted in a modern shared space for Illinois State University’s National Public Radio (NPR) affiliate and the University’s student media outlet to produce their award-winning local news coverage. 

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