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Oct. 19, 2012 • Vol 28, No. 4

University News

IBHE: Long-Term Planning Session Oct. 22

The long-term planning committee meeting will be held from 1 to 2:45 p.m. in the University Union Capitol Rooms on the WIU-Macomb campus (with a video connection to Room 111 on the WIU-QC Riverfront Campus).

Master Plan Open Forums

Open forums for campus and community members will be held Oct. 29-30 to present an update for WIU's Campus Master Plan.


IL Terrorism Intelligence Ctr. Director to Deliver Oct. 22 Talk

WIU alumnus Brad Carnduff, who currently serves as the director of the Illinois Statewide Terrorism and Intelligence Center (STIC) will deliver a talk at noon, Monday, Oct. 22 in Stipes Hall, room 121.

Percussion Ensemble Oct. 24

WIU's Percussion Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 24 in the COFAC Recital Hall.

Celebrating Disability Culture Day Oct. 24

Celebrating Disability Culture Day will be held on Oct. 24th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the first floor of the Multicultural Center.

Safe Trick-or-Treating

This popular annual safe trick-or-treating event on the Macomb Campus is hosted by the residence halls 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 29. Higgins Hall will present a haunted house 4 to 6 p.m. on Oct. 29. A "scarier" haunted hall will be held from 8 p.m. to midnight Oct. 25-27.

WIU Fall Career Fair & Graduate Program Expo Oct. 30

The Career Fair and WIU Graduate School Expo will be held Oct. 30 in the University Union Grand Ballroom from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Celebration Concert Series Nov. 3

Tri States Public Radio presents celebrated American acoustic music duo: Jay Unger and Molly Mason on Nov. 3 at 7 p.m.

Malpass Mini-Golf Nov. 3

University Libraries will host its first Malpass Mini-Golf fundraiser on Nov. 3 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Faculty & Staff News

Rick Kurasz Faculty Percussion Recital Oct. 20

WIU's Director of Percussion Studies Rick Kurasz will perform a faculty percussion recital at 1 p.m. Oct. 20 in the COFAC Recital Hall.

University Libraries to Honor Members of the Library Atrium Society Oct. 25

The Atrium Society Donor Recognition Ceremony is slated from 4 to 6 p.m. on Oct. 25 in the Garden Lounge of the Leslie F. Malpass Library.

Early Voting Available at WIU Through Nov. 1

Voters on the WIU campus will have a chance at early voting through Nov. 1.

Beu Health Center Recognizes Staff

Beu Health Center recognizes staff and commemorates professional recognition weeks in October.

Professional Activities

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

Vice President for Student Services Award Winners

Vice President for Student Services Award Winners for Sept. 2012



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