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News for the WIU Campus Community

Sept. 17, 2012 • Vol 28, No. 1

University News

WIU-QC Riverfront Campus Phase II Groundbreaking

The official groundbreaking for Phase II of the Riverfront Campus took place at the campus' River Drive location in Moline.

Zoerink Appointed RPTA Interim Chair

Dean Zoerink has been appointed interim department chair.

Building Connections

Nearly 220 staff and faculty at Western have volunteered to serve as mentors for incoming freshman students.


Homecoming Weekend Sept. 21-22

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

Founders Day Sept. 24-25

Celebrate "The History of Western Illinois University" at the 19th annual Founders' Day Celebration Monday, Sept. 24 in University Union Grand Ballroom on the Macomb campus, and at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25 in the Goldfarb Atrium at the WIU-QC Riverfront Campus.

Western Walks-a-Thon Sept. 26

WIU staff and faculty will take a walk and contribute to Macomb-based Samaritan Well at Hanson Field track as part of the Western Walks-a-Thon.

Faculty & Staff News

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 August listing of changes in Civil Service personnel are now available.



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