Romig Receives Prestigious Aaron Copland Award & Residency

James Romig

James Romig has been awarded a 2010 Aaron Copland Award and Copland House Residency. He will be in residence at Copland House in July-August, 2011.
Copland house is a unique creative center for American music based at Aaron Copland’s restored, longtime home. An Official Project of the White House “Save [...]

Woods, Students, and WIU Alums Tour China

Laura Wayth, Lily Blouin, Jeannie Woods, Dan Woods, Cody Cunningham, Zack Meyer and Wes Whitaker at the Forbidden City.

Starry Night Repertory Theatre, under the artistic direction of Dr. Jeannie M. Woods, Theatre and Dance, was invited to tour China in November. The company performed The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) at the [...]

WIU Alum Kaericher Receives President’s Industry Award at PASIC 2010

Remo D. Belli, CEO and founder, and Brock Kaericher, president, of Remo, Inc.

Brock Kaericher, BB 1974, received the Percussive Arts Society President’s Industry Award at the 2010 Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) in Indianapolis, IN in November. Kaericher is the President of Remo, Inc. Remo, Inc. designs and produces drumheads.
A Drummer’s [...]

Ness’s Article Published in Moore Book

Michael Moore: Filmmaker, Newsmaker, Cultural Icon

Richard Ness, broadcasting, has had his article Prelude to Moore:  A Comparison of Rhetorical Techniques in Frank Capra’s Why We Fight Series and Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9/11 published in the anthology Michael Moore: Filmmaker, Newsmaker, Cultural Icon, edited by Matthew Bernstein and published by [...]

Marching Leathernecks March for Hope

WIU Marching Leathernecks in their
Marching for Hope T-shirts

This season, the Marching Leathernecks have been engaged in raising funds for the ALS association’s local chapter. Through a program called, Marching for Hope, members of the marching band have been requesting and receiving donations this fall and dedicated their final performance at Hanson [...]

PRINT Down N’ Dirty

Screening, and drying, and ironing…Oh my!

To help the Silkscreen Club raise money for supplies, they held a PRINT Down N’ Dirty event on Wednesday, October 27 from 10:00am - 2:00pm in the Free Speech area behind WIU union.
The SilkScreamers invite you to get pressed! Bring your own T-shirt, canvas bags, etc., and [...]