Western Illinois University

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.

WIU Tweaks Gun Policy

Apr 9, 2014
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State law requires all public and private schools across all levels of education report when a student is determined to pose a clear and present danger within 24 hours. Western Illinois University is updating its gun policy to better reflect that stipulation.

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Microsoft has stopped supporting Windows XP. The operating system still works, but as of today it is no longer protected by anti-virus software or security updates.

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Equal Pay Day, April 8th, marks how far beyond the end of the year a woman needs to work to match a man's salary for a single year. The national average shows women earn 77% of men's salaries.

Western Illinois University

At first glance, it might appear not much is happening on the landscape in western Illinois and across the rst of the state.  But a biologist begs to differ.

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Western Illinois University will begin offering a new Ph.D. program in environmental science this fall. The program focuses on large river ecosystems and will be housed at the Quad Cities campus.

Starry Night Repertory Theatre

Starry Night Repertory Theatre is presenting the 2-person show, Educating Rita in the Horrabin Theatre,  on Western Illinois University’s campus.

Monica Inglot Photography

Student Reporter Chris Lovingood was one of seven WIU Department of Broadcasting students to bring home an award from the recent National Broadcasting Society's National Undergraduate Student Electronic Media Competition.

The Google Art Project

The gender gap is not unique to corporate salaries or leadership in politics. It’s also very alive in today’s  art community.  

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Western Illinois University’s College of Business and Technology received a $50,000 grant from State Farm Insurance Thursday to build a new high-tech computer laboratory.

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

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.

Rich Egger

State Senator Bill Brady (R-Bloomington) said it’s long past time for the state to release the construction money for a Performing Arts Center at Western Illinois University.

More Budget Cuts at WIU

Jan 23, 2014
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Western Illinois University plans to reduce its spending by $2 million in the fiscal year that begins July 1, even though it does not yet know how much money it will receive from the state.

A is for Arab

Jan 13, 2014
nyu.edu

An exhibit in Macomb is designed to show how – time after time throughout the past century – Arabs and Muslims have been portrayed in a negative light in American popular culture.

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