Western Illinois University

Western Illinois University plans to sell off the naming rights for portions of the soon to be constructed Center for Performing Arts.

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Nearly a quarter of the student body works part-time, up to 20 hours a week, for the university. The majority of those students make $8.25 an hour, the current minimum wage in Illinois.

TSPR's Rich Egger

Student-athlete unions won’t be coming to Western Illinois University anytime soon. But the possibility is still sparked some debate on campus.

Trees Add Financial Value To WIU campus

Apr 24, 2014
WIU Office of University Relations

A Western Illinois University professor is putting a monetary value on the trees around campus.  

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The Center for Performing Arts has been a long time coming to the campus of Western Illinois University. 

A western Illinois lawmaker is warning of dire consequences if the temporary income tax increase is allowed to expire.

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.

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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.