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Dec. 21, 2012 • Vol 28, No. 8
WIU Installs Small Wind Turbine
A small wind turbine was installed Dec. 6 at Western Illinois University to serve as a curriculum resource, while addressing sustainability goals of the University as part of the Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs' (IIRA) Illinois Wind for Schools project.
IIRA Energy Program Manager Appointed to Serve on Ethanol Research Advisory Board
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn recently appointed Fred Iutzi to the Illinois Ethanol Research Advisory Board.
BOT Approves Campus Master Plan
The WIU Board of Trustees (BOT) approved the 20-year Macomb Campus Master Plan at its Dec. 14 board meeting.
WIU Break Schedule
WIU's Macomb and Quad Cities campuses will observe winter break with holiday and administrative closure Monday, Dec. 24-Tuesday, Jan. 1.
Col. Rock III Calendar
The 12-month calendar features photos of Col. Rock III (aka Rocky) at WIU events, at home, in the community, around campus and in the studio.
Interview Clothing Drive for Students thru Jan. 18
Council of Academic Advisors (COAA) and the University's Office of Career Services are collecting interview and job fair clothing and accessories to students who wouldn't otherwise be able to afford it.
Faculty & Staff News
WIU Mourns Death of Art Chown
Art Chown, 81, former vice president of administrative services, died in Macomb on Dec. 13.
Grants and Contracts
View the most recent listing of grant and contract recipients, provided by the Office of Sponsored Projects.
View the most recent publications and presentations by WIU faculty and staff.