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News for the WIU Campus Community

Aug. 3, 2012• Vol 27, No. 19

University News

Going ... Going ... Gone: Wetzel Implosion

Amidst cheers -- and some tears -- Wetzel Hall is no more.

WIU Professor Appointed to State Task Force

Steven Rock, Economics and Decision Sciences, has been appointed to a 17-member task force that will review the operation of Illinois' Monetary Award Program (MAP).

Ahl Named GM of Tri States Public Radio at WIU

Jonathan Ahl has been named the general manager of Tri States Public Radio (WIUM/WIUW).


Faculty and Staff Members are invited to Check the Rec! Aug. 5-11

One full week at the rec center for FREE!

Homecoming Weekend Sept. 21-22

Alumni and friends are invited back to WIU's 89th Homecoming Celebration – Cirque Du Western: The Carnival Never Ends.

Allison Organic Farm Field Day Aug. 11

Precision in organic agriculture is the theme.

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Grants and Contracts

View the most recent listing of grant and contract recipients, provided by the Office of Sponsored Projects.

Professional Activities

Recent publications and presentations by WIU faculty and staff.

Civil Service Personnel Updates

The July listing of changes in Civil Service personnel are now available.

Summer Stipend Opportunities

The Foundation and the Office of Sponsored Projects will award up to twelve summer stipends in the amount of $3,000 each for Summer 2013. Proposals must be submitted no later than Tuesday, September 25.


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