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    • WIU Mourns Death of AIMS Employee August 17, 2017
      Raymond Barlis, 45, an information technology technical associate for Administrative Information Management Systems (AIMS) at Western Illinois Univeristy, passed away Aug. 13. Services are pending.
    • WIU Opera Workshop Culminates in Performance of 'Hansel and Gretel' August 17, 2017
      Western Illinois University's School of Music will offer an opera workshop class during the Fall 2017 semester that will culminate with the May 2018 stage production of Engelbert Humperdinck's opera, "Hansel and Gretel."
    • Summer 2017 Energy Projects Funded, Completed at WIU August 16, 2017
      Social responsibility, one of Western Illinois University's four core values isn't designed only for community-service-based projects and volunteerism. Being a socially responsible University also means doing all that the institution can to be a sustainable entity to help protect the environment and natural resources.
    • Irwin Wins National Agriculture Educators Scholarship August 16, 2017
      Western Illinois University senior agriculture education major Dusti Irwin, of Rushville, IL, is one of 22 students nationwide to win a $1,500 National Association of Agricultural Educators Scholarship.
    • WIU Faculty, Students Studying Behavior of Asian Carp August 16, 2017
      A group of Western Illinois University biologists and biology graduate and undergraduate students are working with the U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center (UMESC) to conduct ecological studies on Asian carp in the Upper Illinois and Mississippi rivers.
    • Aug. 21 Eclipse Celebrated at WIU August 16, 2017
      When the solar eclipse passes across the United States Monday, Aug. 21, students at Western Illinois University will be attending the first day of classes for the Fall 2017 semester.
    • Director of Marketing Interview Set August 15, 2017
      The interview for the Western Illinois University director of marketing position will be held Monday-Tuesday, Aug. 21-22.
    • Inaugural University Assembly Aug. 17 August 15, 2017
      Western Illinois University will host the inaugural University Assembly from 10 a.m.-noon Thursday, Aug. 17 in Western Hall.
    • WIU Reading Specialist Graduate Degree Program Receives Recognition August 15, 2017
      The reading specialist graduate degree program in Western Illinois University's Department of Curriculum and Instruction has received national recognition from the International Literacy Association/Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), according to Department Chair Laura Frey.
    • Accreditation Extended for Clinical/Community Mental Health Program August 15, 2017
      The Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC) has extended the accreditation of Western Illinois University’s master’s degree in Clinical/Community Mental Health for another 10 years, through August 2027.
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    • WIU Opera Workshop Culminates in Performance of 'Hansel and Gretel' - Western Illinois University News August 17, 2017
      Western Illinois University NewsWIU Opera Workshop Culminates in Performance of 'Hansel and Gretel'Western Illinois University NewsMACOMB, IL – Western Illinois University's School of Music will offer an opera workshop class during the Fall 2017 semester that will culminate with the May 2018 stage production of Engelbert Humperdinck's opera, "Hansel and Gretel." The class and ...
    • DePaul Welcomes Western Illinois to Wish Field on Saturday - DePaul Blue Demons August 17, 2017
      DePaul Blue DemonsDePaul Welcomes Western Illinois to Wish Field on SaturdayDePaul Blue DemonsThe Blue Demons, who dropped their 2016 exhibition meeting to Western Illinois 2-1, continue to make strides in their season preparation after opening the year with a 1-1 regulation result against Western Michigan on Sunday, Aug. 13 where DPU was edged ...
    • Western Illinois picked to finish third in Summit League men's soccer - Peoria Journal Star August 16, 2017
      Western Illinois picked to finish third in Summit League men's soccerPeoria Journal StarThe Western Illinois men's soccer team is picked to finish third in the Summit League, according to the preseason poll of coaches. The unanimous league favorite is 2016 College Cup qualifier Denver. The Pioneers return six starters from a 20-1-3 team ...
    • Aug. 21 Eclipse Celebrated at WIU - Western Illinois University News August 15, 2017
      Western Illinois University NewsAug. 21 Eclipse Celebrated at WIUWestern Illinois University NewsMACOMB, IL – When the solar eclipse passes across the United States Monday, Aug. 21, students at Western Illinois University will be attending the first day of classes for the Fall 2017 semester. Locally, the moon will pass between the sun and Earth at […]
    • Director of Marketing Interview Set - Western Illinois University News August 15, 2017
      Director of Marketing Interview SetWestern Illinois University NewsServing both the Macomb and Quad Cities campuses, this position is responsible for integrated and digital marketing and institutional branding for Western Illinois University. In addition to branding and overseeing the University's message and ...
    • WIU Reading Specialist Graduate Degree Program Receives National Recognition - Western Illinois University News August 15, 2017
      Western Illinois University NewsWIU Reading Specialist Graduate Degree Program Receives National RecognitionWestern Illinois University NewsMACOMB, IL – The reading specialist graduate degree program in Western Illinois University's Department of Curriculum and Instruction has received national recognition from the International Literacy Association/Council for Accreditation of Educator ...
    • No stopping Swenson: Former Clear Lake standout leaving mark at Western Illinois - Mason City Globe Gazette August 14, 2017
      Mason City Globe GazetteNo stopping Swenson: Former Clear Lake standout leaving mark at Western IllinoisMason City Globe GazetteAfter a redshirt year his first season on campus, Swenson didn't take long to make a presence on the Western Illinois defense as he started the final four games of the season at defensive end, and saw action […]
    • WIU-QC Adds Graduate Admissions Counselor - Western Illinois University News August 14, 2017
      Western Illinois University NewsWIU-QC Adds Graduate Admissions CounselorWestern Illinois University NewsWestern Illinois University-Quad Cities in July, has been named full-time graduate admissions counselor at WIU-QC. In this new position, Larrabee will meet with local businesses and attend fairs and events to promote the graduate programs now available ...
    • Inaugural University Assembly Aug. 17 - Western Illinois University News August 12, 2017
      Western Illinois University NewsInaugural University Assembly Aug. 17Western Illinois University News"As we prepare for a new academic year at Western Illinois University, it is important for all University constituency groups to join together to welcome our new and returning students, faculty and staff, and to set the stage for an outstanding year ...
    • Oswego's Josh Shodipo gets back on track, commits to Western Illinois - Chicago Tribune August 10, 2017
      Oswego's Josh Shodipo gets back on track, commits to Western IllinoisChicago TribuneHe decided to commit to Western Illinois over offers from Southern Illinois, Indiana State and North Dakota State. Shodipo said he only visited Western Illinois and Southern Illinois. "I felt it was the best place for me to go to grow as a person […]