higher education

Disney's Communication Course
11:33 am
Mon April 14, 2014

WIU Students Study 'Happiest Place on Earth'

The Disney World Communication Culture 2013 class at Disney World.
Credit David Zanolla

Disney World isn’t just a vacation destination. Some students from Western Illinois University will be visiting the amusement parks to satisfy a class requirement.

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Social Network Anaylsis
6:20 am
Fri February 28, 2014

WIU Study About Sexual Assault Survivors

Survivors of sexual assault frequently confide in family and friends. New research is underway to examine how that impacts their recovery.

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Military Study
10:45 am
Wed February 19, 2014

WIU's ROTC Program Passes Review

Credit Western Illinois University ROTC

An ongoing review of Reserve Officers’ Training Corps by the U.S. Department of Defense is not worrying Western Illinois University.

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New Illinois Law
2:22 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

Making Publicly Funded Research Available to the Public

The Illinois Capitol building

A new law asks Illinois' public universities to consider making their research available for free, but it does not require it. 

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House Democratic Proposal
6:40 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

Budget Cuts Might Spare Illinois Universities

Funding for Illinois’ public universities would stay about the same under a budget proposal released by House Democrats. That contrasts with Governor Pat Quinn’s budget, which proposes cutting university funding by 5%.

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