Emphasis - April 19th
11:21 am
Fri April 19, 2013

Remembering Aldo Leopold

Poster for "Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time."
Credit http://www.aldoleopold.org/

A nationally-known conservationist and writer will be honored and remembered in southeast Iowa next week.

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Emphasis - April 11th
7:46 am
Fri April 12, 2013

WIU to Show WPA Art Collection

Kalman Himmel Merry-Go-Round, 1934 - Conservation Costs $2,355.00 (minimal work) or $6,105.00 (major work)
Western Illinois University Art Gallery

An upcoming show at Western Illinois University’s Art Gallery and the Figge Art Museum in Davenport features art created for W-I-U as part of the WPA and the Federal Art Project in the 30’s and 40’s.

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Emphasis - April 5th
10:46 am
Fri April 5, 2013

Sustainable & Conventional Ag Ultimately on Same Side

Field of Corn
Credit Discovery.com

This week on emphasis Western Illinois University professors Joel Gruver and Bart Gill discuss how agriculture as a whole has done in reaching out to the public. 

Doctor Gruver specializes in sustainable agriculture while Doctor Gill expertise lies more in conventional ag practices.

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Emphasis – March 29
6:42 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

Working to Provide Food Security

Rich Egger’s guests on Emphasis are Jean Harman, Food Security Team Leader for the Peace Corps, and Timothy Collins, Assistant Director, Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs at Western Illinois University.

Harman will be the keynote speaker for the 10th Annual Environmental Summit at WIU, which will take place Wednesday, April 3 on the Macomb campus.

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Emphasis – March 22
10:54 am
Fri March 22, 2013

Tax & Pension Policies in Illinois

Ralph Martire
Credit Rich Egger

Rich Egger’s guest on Emphasis is Ralph Martire, executive director of the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability. He was in Macomb to give a presentation at Western Illinois University.

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