Western Illinois University

Annual Symposium
2:07 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Biology Research in Western Illinois

Credit 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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WIU Quad Cities
1:51 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Mississippi River Focus of Environmental Science Ph.D. Program

Mississippi River
Rich Egger TSPR

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.

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Starry Night Repertory Theatre Presents
11:06 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Educating Rita Highlights Importance of Schooling

Lily Blouin stars as Rita in Educating Rita
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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Lovingood Wins NBS Award
11:21 am
Tue March 18, 2014

TSPR Student Reporter Wins National Honor

Chris Lovingood
Credit 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.

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WIU's Women's Center Art Exhibit
12:07 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Art Exhibit Exclusively Features Work by Women Artists

Still-Life with Flowers by Rachel Ruysch on display at the Hallwyl Museum in Stockholm, Sweden.
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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Like a good donor, State Farm is there
2:23 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

State Farm Funds New Computer Lab for WIU

State Farm Insurance presents $50,000 check to WIU
Emily Boyer TSPR

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.

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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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Seeking GOP Nod for Governor
7:02 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Brady Pushes for Performing Arts Center Money

Bill Brady during Thursday's campaign appearance at WIU
Credit 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.

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Planning for the Future
7:06 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

More Budget Cuts at WIU

Credit Tim Schroll/WIU

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.

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