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WIU in the News

Mayor Celebrates AmeriCorps and VISTA Programs at WIU

WIU Accounting Chair Receives Outstanding Leader in Advancing Diversity Award

WIU Broadcasting Students Named Finalists for Nine State Awards

WIU Computer Sciences to Develop Virtual Reality Program to Improve Social Competencies for Students with Disabilities

WIU Professor Named Illinois State Academy of Sciences Fellow

WIU Recognizes Accounting and Finance Alumni at Outstanding Alumni Luncheon

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Giving Back

Thank you WIU Alumni & Friends: $188,759 raised in 24 hours! #WIUPride #LeathernecksGive

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Alumni Spotlights


Stephen C. Mills '71 and Carin L. Stutz '78 to receive the Distinguished Alumni Award and Samuel N. Oliva '77 to receive an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters at the 2019 Spring commencement ceremonies.

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Khalen Saunders drafted to Kansas City Chiefs.

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Military Spotlight


WIU Supports our Troops!

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Happening Now

School of Music professor, James Romig, has been named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Music, the first in the University's history.

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Supply Chain Management (SCM) named a Top 30 Program in the United States.

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Student Spotlights

WIU senior Mariah Dicksen named a winner in the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program. Dicksen is third WIU student to receive this award.

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Eight School of Nursing students recently had the opportunity to work in Chicago's Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital, thanks to the hospital's President/CEO and WIU alumnus Patrick Magoon ’76 and from the WIU Foundation.

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Special Events

"Rocky on Broadway: The Leathernecks are a Tough Act to Follow" October 4-5, 2019

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The two-time world champion Phantom Regiment Drum & Bugle Corps (and honorary Leathernecks) will return to WIU for their summer training camp.

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Join us for our Alumni & Friends Golf Outings!

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