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March 21, 2014 • Vol 29, No. 13

University News

WIU Named Best for Vets Business School

Western Illinois University has been selected by Military Times as a Best for Vets Business School.

Still Life Exhibit Opens at WIU Art Gallery

The newest exhibit at the Western Illinois University Art Gallery, "Painting the Familiar and the Ordinary: Contemporary Still Life," opened this week and runs through April 19.

NCCP Now Based at WIU-Quad Cities Campus

The National Clearinghouse for Commuter Programs (NCCP) is now housed on the Western Illinois University Quad Cities Campus in Moline, IL.


SURS Pension Reform Presentation March 25

Join the SURS presentation regarding Pension Reform (PA98-599) "Understanding the Changes and How They Impact You."

Sherman Hall Brown Bag Lunch Series Debuts March 26

Catch some of Western's finest talent from noon-1 p.m. during the Sherman Hall Brown Bag Lunch Series, which will debut Wednesday, March 26, in the Sherman Hall third floor auditorium.

SIU Professor to Speak About Professional Experience March 27

Associate English Professor David Anthony of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale will deliver "Better Call Saul: Jews and Money in American Popular Culture, 1850s to 'Breaking Bad'" at Western Illinois University Thursday, March 27.

5th Annual Donna Phillips 5K Fun Run/Dog Walk March 29

The fifth annual Donna Phillips Memorial 5K Fun Run and Dog Walk is set for Saturday, March 29 on the Western Illinois University-Macomb campus. The event is held in honor of long-time kinesiology department faculty member and department chairperson, the late Donna Phillips.

Hot Club of Cowtown March 30

Tri States Public Radio's Celebration Concert Series show on Sunday, March 30 will feature the group, Hot Club of Cowtown.

Color Craze 5K April 5

Western Illinois University's 2014 Color Craze 5K, to raise money for the Special Olympics Area 4 and the Wounded Warrior Project, will take place Saturday, April 5 at Vince Grady Field.

Western Illinois Horn Festival is April 6

The Western Illinois Horn Festival 2014, which will be Sunday, April 6 at Western Illinois University, will feature Professor Annie Bosler and Dylan Hart as guest clinicians.

25th Annual Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational Track and Field Banquet April 11

Join President Jack Thomas, Two-Time Olympian in the 110m hurdles Roger Kingdom and WIU Track and Field for the 25th annual Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational Track and Field Banquet.

Faculty & Staff News

Professor Emeritus Thompson Obituary

Western Illinois University Psychology Professor Emeritus Bettye Thompson passed away Monday, March 10 in Olympia, Wa.

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