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Feb. 1, 2013 • Vol 28, No. 10

University News

Recyclemania 2013

The number to beat: 198,000 pounds. That's how many pounds WIU recycled during the 2012 Recyclemania competition, a national contest that pits colleges and universities against one another to measure which institutions can reduce, reuse and recycle the most campus waste.

Nominations Sought for 2013 PKP Faculty Initiates

Phi Kappa Phi is seeking nominations from Western faculty for 2013 faculty initiates who have been at Western for five or more years.


Black History Month Commemorated at WIU in Feb.

Western will celebrate Black History Month 2013 with an extensive calendar of events, lectures and entertainment offerings.

Faculty Flute Recital Feb. 5

John McMurtery will perform a faculty flute recital at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5 in the COFAC Recital Hall.

Difficult Conversations Feb. 6 Session to Cover Power, Privilege

Difficult Conversations continues this semester with "I Don't Feel Privileged: Differing Perceptions of Power and Privilege," 3:30-5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, in the University Union Lamoine Room.

Ag Mech Club's 2013 Farm Expo Feb. 9-10

The 43rd annual Farm Expo will be held in Western Hall.

27th Annual Soul Food Festival Feb. 17

Gwendolyn Brooks Cultural Center presents "A Sunday Brunch Affair: Everyday Soul Food Southern Style Cooking" on Feb. 17, 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. in the Capital Rooms, University Union.

Wellness Weekend Feb. 23-24

The fifth annual Wellness Weekend is slated for Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 23-24 at Horn Field Campus. Register by Feb. 20.

Faculty & Staff News

Librarian Selected to Take Part in Prestigious ILEAD USA Program

Tammy Sayles has been selected to take part in a prestigious year-long program designed to help library staff understand and respond to user needs.

James Stegall: Distinguished Faculty Lecture March 26

James Stegall will present "From Page to Performance: A Lecture-Recital on Artistic Choral Singing" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 26 in the COFAC Recital Hall.

WIU History Department Faculty Member Honored by Alma Mater

Jennifer McNabb was recently presented the Alumni Achievement Award by Adrian College, her alma mater.

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Grants and Contracts

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

Vice President for Student Services Award Winners

Vice president for student services award winners for January 2013.

Professional Activities

View the most recent publications and presentations by WIU faculty and staff.

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