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Media Outreach 

WIU Emergency Management faculty are available to provide expert commentary to news media on a variety of disaster-related current events.

The Emergency Management Program Coordinator, Dr. Jack Rozdilsky, is avaialble to field media inquiries.  He can be reached at JL-Rozdilsky@wiu.edu

The program works directly with the News Division at the Office of University Relations.  Teresa Koltzenburg serves the news beat including activities in the College of Education and Human services.  She can be reached at TE-Koltzenburg@wiu.edu  

2013 Media & Press Citations


  • June 5, 2013 - Modern Farmer Magazine

Floods Soak Farms Around the Globe

Hirsch, J. (2013, June 5). Floods soak farms around the globe. Modern Farmer. Retrieved from: http://modernfarmer.com/2013/06/floods-soak-farms-around-the-globe/

 


  • April 25, 2013 - Western Illinois University News Release

Emergency Management Professor: IL Emergency Managers in Various Modes of Flooding Response"

Koltzenburg, T. (2013, April 25). Emergency management professor: IL emergency managers in various modes of flooding response. [News Release]. Western Illinois University University Relations. Retrieved from: http://www.wiu.edu/news/newsrelease.php?release_id=10764

 


  • March 22, 2013 - Saline County Emergency Management Agency Press Release

Western Illinois Professor Speaks about Local EMA Needs

Saline County Emergency Management Agency. (2013, March 22) Western Illinois Professor speaks about local EMA needs. [Press Release]. Retrieved from: http://www.salinecounty.illinois.gov/ema/index_files/Rozdilsky%20presentation.pdf

PDF of SCEMA Press Release

 


  • March 1, 2013 - Science Daily

Study Surveys Impact of Leap Day Harrisburg, Illinois Tornado

Western Illinois University News, University Relations. (2012, March 1). Study surveys impacts of Leap Day Harrisburg, Illinois tornado. Science Daily. Retrieved from: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130301085731.htm

 


  • March 1, 2013 - Claims Journal

Study Surveys Impact of Leap Day Harrisburg, Illinois Tornado

Western Illinois University News, University Relations. (2012, March 1). Study surveys impacts of Leap Day Harrisburg, Illinois tornado. Claims Journal. Retrieved from: http://www.claimsjournal.com/news/midwest/2013/03/01/224149.htm

 


  • March 1, 2013 - Western Illinois University News Release

Emergency Management Professor's NSF-Funded Study Surveys Impact of Leap Day Harrisburg Tornado

Koltzenburg, T. (2013, March 1). Emergency management professor's NSF-funded study surveys impact of Leap Day Harrisburg tornado. [News Release]. Western Illinois University University Relations. Retrieved from:  http://www.wiu.edu/news/newsrelease.php?release_id=10544

 


  • February 15, 2013 - Macombradio.com Prestige Communications

Professor's Work Includes How to Defend Planet Against Asteroids

Stuzinski, A. (2013, February 15). Professor's work includes how to defend planet against asteroids. [News Release]. Prestige Communications News Updates. Retrieved from:http://macombradio.com/prestige-updates/51246

 


  • February 15, 2013 - Voice of America News Science World 

Earth Gets a Hit, Braces for a Miss

Voice of America News Service. (2013, February 15). Earth gets a hit, braces for a miss. Voice of America News Sceince World. Retrieved from: http://blogs.voanews.com/science-world/2013/02/15/earth-gets-a-hit-braces-for-a-miss/

 


  • February 14, 2013 - Newswise > Section - Science > Channels - Space/Astronomy

Professor's Work Includes How to Defend Planet Against Asteroids

Western Illinois University News, University Relations. (2013, February 14). WIU emergency management professor's work includes how to defend planet against asteroids. [News Release]. Western Illinois University University Relations. Retrieved from: http://www.newswise.com/articles/wiu-emergency-management-professor-s-work-includes-how-to-defend-planet-against-asteroids

 


  • February 14, 2013 - Western Illinois University News Release

WIU Emergency Management Professor's Work Includes How to Defend Planet Against Asteroids

Western Illinois University News, University Relations. (2013, February 14). WIU emergency management professor's work includes how to defend planet against asteroids. [News Release]. Western Illinois University University Relations. Retrieved from: http://www.wiu.edu/news/newsrelease.php?release_id=10494 

 


 2012 Media & Press Citations


  •  May 17, 2012 - Recovery Diva Web Log

Case Study of Recovery – Greensburg, KS

C. Rubin. (2012, May 17). Case study of recovery - Greensburg, KS. [Web Log Post]. Retrieved from: http://recoverydiva.com/2012/05/17/case-study-of-recovery-greenburg-ks/

 


 2011 Media & Press Citations


  •   June 7, 2011 -  Christian Science Monitor

Parkersburg, Iowa, emerges as model for tornado recovery

Scherer, R. (2011,June 7). Parkersburg, Iowa, emerges as a model for tornado recovery. Christain Science Monitor. Retrieved from: http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Society/2011/0607/Parkersburg-Iowa-emerges-as-model-for-tornado-recovery?nav=topic-tag_topic_page-storyList

 


  •   March 17, 2011 - Western Illinois University News Release

Emergency Management Program Preps Pros for Natural Disasters

Koltzenburg, T. (2011, March 17). Emergency management program preps pros for natural disasters. [News Release]. Western Illinois University University Relations. Retrieved from: http://www.wiu.edu/news/newsrelease.php?release_id=8795

 


 2010 Media & Press Citiations


  •  January 20, 2010 - Western Illinois University News Release

Emergency Management Program 

Koltzenburg, T. (2010, January 20). Emergency management program. [News Release]. Western Illinois University University Relations. Retrieved from: http://www.wiu.edu/news/newsrelease.php?release_id=7835