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    • WIU Jack-O'-Lantern Stencils Available for Download October 22, 2018
      Pumpkin carvers will have a chance to demonstrate their #WIUPride this Halloween by carving one using Western Illinois University stencils.
    • Leatherneck Pride Photos with Rocky Mascot April 20, 2018
      Show your Western Illinois University Leatherneck pride by getting your picture taken with Rocky, WIU's mascot.
    • WIU School of Ag Part of Beef Grant that Creates Internships April 20, 2018
      MACOMB, IL – The Western Illinois University School of Agriculture is a partner in a recently-awarded grant to create internships in the area of beef nutrition.
    • WIU Art Gallery to Showcase Work by Area High School Students April 19, 2018
      The Western Illinois University Art Gallery will host the High School Invitational Monday, April 23-Friday, May 11.
    • WIU's Smith Wins National Kennedy Center Honor April 19, 2018
      Western Illinois University junior Nissi Smith won the Musical Theatre Intensive category of this weekend's Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) in Washington, DC, beating out 17 other national finalists.
    • University Libraries to Host Author Recognition Ceremony April 26 April 19, 2018
      To celebrate the scholarly and artistic output of Western Illinois University, University Libraries will host the 13th annual WIU Author Recognition Ceremony from 3-4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26 in the Malpass Library Garden Lounge.
    • WIU General Counsel Interviews Set April 19, 2018
      Two candidates will interview for the position of general counsel/University attorney at Western Illinois University April 23-24 and April 26-27. A third candidate is being scheduled and will be announced at a later date.
    • Penelope Yunker Receives Illinois CPA Society Lifetime Achievement A April 19, 2018
      Former Western Illinois University Accountancy Chair Penelope Yunker recently received the 2018 Illinois CPA (certified public accountant) Society Lifetime Achievement Award.
    • Purple and Gold Day April 24 April 19, 2018
      The tradition of celebrating Purple and Gold Day at Western began on April 24, 2000, with the close of the University's 100-year celebration. The date in 2000 marked the 100-year anniversary of the day in 1899 when the Illinois Legislature approved the creation of what would become WIU.
    • John H. Herbster Obituary April 19, 2018
      Funeral services for retired Western Illinois University automotive mechanic John H. Herbster, of Rushville, IL, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, April 20 at the Wood Funeral Home in Rushville.
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    • Western Illinois Shuts Out North Dakota State in Omaha, 4-0 - NDSU Bison Athletics April 22, 2018
      Western Illinois Shuts Out North Dakota State in Omaha, 4-0NDSU Bison AthleticsBox Score (PDF) OMAHA, Neb. – The Western Illinois University Leathernecks posted a 4-0 shutout win over the North Dakota State University baseball team Sunday, April 22, at Seymour Smith Park. North Dakota State (14-18, 7-9 Summit League) is scheduled ...
    • Atlas shrugged off as thriving Illinois metropolis - Herald-Whig April 22, 2018
      Herald-WhigAtlas shrugged off as thriving Illinois metropolisHerald-WhigWilliam Ross' proclamation that his town of Atlas would be the star city in Western Illinois was much believed. By 1821, Ross had built the first brick house in Pike County at Atlas -- and greatly enlarged it two years later. Like the mythological ...
    • North Dakota State University Athletics - Bison Defeat Western ... - NDSU Bison Athletics April 21, 2018
      KVRRNorth Dakota State University Athletics - Bison Defeat Western ...NDSU Bison AthleticsBox Score (PDF) | Photo Gallery OMAHA, Neb. – Blake Stockert tied his career-high with nine strikeouts and Jayse McLean hit his team-best fifth home run of the season to lift the North Dakota State University baseball team to a 3-1 victory over the […]
    • Big Third Inning Propels Western Illinois to 7-2 Win Over NDSU Baseball Friday - NDSU Bison Athletics April 20, 2018
      INFORUMBig Third Inning Propels Western Illinois to 7-2 Win Over NDSU Baseball FridayNDSU Bison AthleticsBox Score (PDF) OMAHA, Neb. – The Western Illinois University Leathernecks scored five runs in the third inning to take control of the game and eventually post a 7-2 win over the North Dakota State University baseball team Friday, April 20, […]
    • Western Illinois union passes strike vote - Quad City Times April 19, 2018
      OurQuadCitiesWestern Illinois union passes strike voteQuad City TimesWestern Illinois University faculty voted Wednesday to authorize a strike and filed an intent to strike Thursday with the Illinois Education Labor Relations Board, said Jim La Prad, spokesman for the University Professionals of Illinois (UPI), Local ...Western Illinois University faculty union votes to authorize strikeThe Daily Eastern […]
    • NDSU Baseball and Western Illinois Square Off in Three-Game Series in Omaha April 20-22 - NDSU Bison Athletics April 19, 2018
      NDSU Baseball and Western Illinois Square Off in Three-Game Series in Omaha April 20-22NDSU Bison AthleticsSCENE SETTER: North Dakota State University (13-16, 6-7 Summit League) is scheduled to take on the Western Illinois University Leathernecks (7-21, 5-6 Summit League) in a three-game Summit League series April 20-22 at Seymour Smith Park in Omaha, Neb ...and […]
    • Western Illinois University president to tour Boise State as presidential candidate - KWQC-TV6 April 19, 2018
      KWQC-TV6Western Illinois University president to tour Boise State as presidential candidateKWQC-TV6MACOMB, Ill. (KWQC) -- Boise State University is looking for a new president and they have just announced the five finalists. One of the finalists is Dr. Jack Thomas who is the current president at Western Illinois University in Macomb. There is also a ...and […]
    • Western's UPI Chapter Votes to Authorize a Strike | Tri States Public ... - Tri States Public Radio April 19, 2018
      Tri States Public RadioWestern's UPI Chapter Votes to Authorize a Strike | Tri States Public ...Tri States Public RadioFaculty and staff at Western Illinois University have voted to authorize a strike.Retirement Reception Scheduled for Five School of Music Faculty April 25Western Illinois University Newsall 4 news articles »
    • Bradley pitching regroups in victory over Western Illinois - Peoria Journal Star April 19, 2018
      Bradley pitching regroups in victory over Western IllinoisPeoria Journal StarPEORIA — The Bradley baseball team held Western Illinois to just three hits and held it scoreless over the final eight innings of a 9-2 nonconference victory Wednesday at Dozer Park. Despite a tough first inning, BU starter Mitch Janssen (3-0) allowed ...