Woods Receives Grant to put Theatre History Online

Dr. Jeannie M. Woods, Theatre and Dance, has received a $5000 grant from Western’s School of Distance Learning, International Studies and Outreach, to develop an online version of her THEATRE 390 course, World Theatre History I.
Dr. Woods’ proposal was among more than 30 submitted for consideration. The WIU program is described as an [...]

Cotto Hosts Marriage Talk Show

Cisco Cotto, BA Communication/Broadcasting 1998, and former College of Fine Arts and Communication Advisory Board member, is one of the hosts of Marriage: For Better For Worse, a new a talk show on the Total Living Network.
From the TLN website:
Cisco Cotto is a talk show host who has been in Chicago radio for more than [...]

Assistant Professor Lindquist Publishes

Sherry C. M. Lindquist, Department of Art, has three publications currently.

Meanings of Nudity in Medieval Art (Ashgate, 2012)
“Gender” in “Medieval Art History Today - Critical Terms” a special issue of Studies in Iconography, 33 (2012): 113-30
“Memorializing Knute Rockne at the University of Notre Dame: Collegiate Gothic Architecture and Institutional Identity,” Winterthur Portfolio, 46/1, [...]

Art’s Rathje in Two Exhibitions

Terry Rathje is participating in two exhibitions.
He has an installation at the Krasl Art Center in St. Joseph, MI from September 21- November 4th. The work is a collaboration with University of Iowa professor, Monica Correia, and is a foam structure based on the design of a snake skeleton entitled ‘Ophidian.’
From the Krasl Art Center [...]

Broadcasting’s Broskowski Makes the Play-offs!

Michael Broskowski, senior broadcasting student, has made the best use of his time at WIU than almost any other student we know of. He has used the skills he has learned in his course work and his out-of-class experiences and has parlayed those skills into some great summer internships and jobs. Summer 2010 [...]

Walters’s Collaborative NASA Art Project Coming to Malpass Library Oct. 19

From University Relations:
MACOMB, IL – Western Illinois University Department of Art Professor Bruce Walters is turning a childhood love of space exploration into a collaborative art project on the walls of the Leslie F. Malpass Library Friday, Oct. 19.
The project, which runs from 1 – 7 p.m., will be projected on the walls of the [...]