Western Illinois University

Emphasis - May 31
10:45 am
Fri May 31, 2013

WIU Professor Uses Facebook for Research

WIU Communications Professor Christopher Carpenter, his study on romantic relationships and Facebook will be published in July.
Credit WIU

Many companies are using what you post on Facebook to learn more about you. Another group of people is also using Facebook to gather data, researchers.

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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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More Cuts Possible
6:14 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

WIU to Slash Spending

Credit Rich Egger

Western Illinois University administrators unveiled a plan to save $4.5 million in the fiscal year that begins July 1, 2013.

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To celebrate educational exchanges
3:23 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

Botswana Delegates Visit WIU

Ambassador Tebelelo Seretse of the Republic of Botswana
Credit Larry Dean - WIU - Visual Production Center

A delegation from Botswana visited Macomb to celebrate new educational exchange agreements between Western Illinois Univesity and universities in Botswana.

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Also on Securing Sporting Events
8:26 am
Thu April 18, 2013

WIU Security Expert on Doing Business in Conflict

Dean Alexander, director of WIU's Homeland Security Research Program, in March 2011, talking with Fatah prisoners incarcerated in an Israeli prison in Beersheba.
Credit WIU

There are items we may want like a new cell phone, an iPad or a luxury car. Then there are items we need like food, water and shelter.

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