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News for the WIU Campus Community

Oct. 15, 2010 • Vol 26, No.4

University News

Presidential Search Meetings Notice

The Western Illinois University Presidential Search committee and members of the Board of Trustees met Oct. 11 and 12, and will meet Thursday, Oct. 21 and Friday, Oct. 22 in closed session, in accordance with the Illinois Open Meetings Act, to discuss personnel issues.

WIU Receives Grant for Prevention of Violence Against Women

Western Illinois University has received a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice's Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), to help further reduce incidents of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking.

WIU Libraries to Host Forensics Exhibit and Speaker Series

Universities Libraries' Physical Sciences Library will host the 2010 Forensics Exhibit and Speaker Series from Friday, Oct. 15 through Monday, Nov. 15 on the WIU-Macomb campus.

Notices, Reminders and Upcoming Events

Microsoft Home Use Program Available for Employees

WIU faculty, staff, graduate students and teaching assistants may now download specific Microsoft software for just $9.95, thanks to an arrangement between Western's University Technology (uTech) division and the Microsoft Home Use Program.

Love Your Body Day 2010 - Fit It In Your Lunch Hour

Sample fitness classes, open free to the University and Macomb communities, will be offered Wednesday, Oct. 20 at the Spencer Student Recreation Center.

Spring Fever in the Fall

Marietta Loehrlein, WIU professor of agriculture, will present a session on proper planting of bulbs for a beautiful flowerbed in the spring, Monday, Oct. 25.

Flu Shot Clinic

Flu shots will be available to all WIU employees/retirees and other state agency employees Monday, Nov. 8.

Social Security and Medicare Presentation Nov. 10

A Social Security representative will give a presentation and question-and answer-session on Social Security and Medicare.

Entry Deadline Nov. 18 for Triennial Photographic Competition

The WIU Art Gallery invites all serious amateur and professional photographers to enter prints for the 19th triennial photograph competition, "The Photograph as an Art Object." The entry deadline is 4 pm. Thursday, Nov. 18.

Applied Exercise Physiologist to Discuss Exercise Benefits

Melinda Millard-Stafford, professor and associate chair of the School of Applied Physiology at the Georgia Institute of Technology, will deliver the third annual Cheryl J. Cohen Lecture Monday, Oct. 18.

"Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War" Exhibit

The traveling exhibition of "Abraham Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War," is on display now through Nov. 19 in Western's Leslie F. Malpass Library.

Horn Field Campus Corn Maze Open

The popular corn maze at Western Illinois University's Horn Field Campus (HFC) will be open from 1-4 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday through the end of October.

Graphic Novel Discussions at University Libraries

University Libraries' series of graphic novel discussions in Leslie F. Malpass Library Room 180.

Faculty and Staff News

Changes in Civil Service Personnel

Human Resources' listing of new employees, reassignments and promotions, and other recent changes in Civil Service personnel is now available.

Civil Service Employee of the Month

Jody Zscheck, a graphic designer associate in Campus Recreation, has been named the WIU October Civil Service Employee of the Month.

Division of Student Services Awards

The Division of Student Services named Don Myers, University Union Bookstore, one of its Employee of the Month recipients for September. View the list of Student Services award recipients here.

 

 

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