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The annual Western Illinois University Union Block Party is back to celebrate all the hard work students have put into the Spring 2017 semester. The party will be held from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Friday, May 5, on the Union Terrace. Read more.
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The annual Illinois Forage Expo will be held from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, June 7, at the Western Illinois University Livestock Center. Read more.
Western Illinois University's chapter of Sigma Iota Epsilon, a nationally recognized management honorary and professional fraternity, has inducted 10 undergraduate and three graduate students in the Spring 2017 semester. Read more.
A celebration of Garwood Hall's 100th birthday will coincide with the Western Illinois University Department of Art's First Wednesday program from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, May 3. Read more.
The story of Western Illinois University is a great work of non-fiction ... from its humble beginnings in 1899 (opening in 1902) to the comprehensive University it is today, the tale of a university set in west central Illinois and the proud alma mater of over 130,000 alumni is part of this year's WIU Homecoming. Read more.
Members of Western Illinois University's Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) chapter recently competed in the BAP Midwest Region Best Practices Competition in Indianapolis, IN. The group brought home a third place award in the Community Outreach category. Read more.
When Western Illinois University student Michelle Bingheim clicked the "like" button on the NEWS3 wiutv3 Facebook page, senior broadcasting major from Bettendorf, IA and NEWS3 anchor Megan Sanchez took notice of the shirt Bingheim was wearing in her profile photo. Read more.
Thank you to the students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends who took part in this video, created by Phil Weiss of University Television, for the recent Western Challenge. Read more.
Leatherneck pride was in full force April 24 as the 24-hour Western Challenge and Purple & Gold Day opened at midnight at Western Illinois University. Read more.
Western Illinois University's annual report presentations will be held from 9 a.m.-noon Thursday-Friday, May 4-5 in the University Union Capitol Rooms on the WIU-Macomb campus and via videoconferencing to Rooms 103-104 on the WIU-Riverfront campus in Moline. Read more.
MACOMB, IL - The Western Illinois University Women’s Center and the "It’s On Us" campaign will offer a free men’s engagement event at 6:45 p.m. Monday, May 1 in the Multicultural Center. Read more.
Western Illinois University School of Music Professor of Horn Randall Faust was in the program at the recent Organ and Brass Spectacular as part of the St. Louis Cathedral Concert Series. Read more.
The newsroom at Tri States Public Radio (TSPR) has been named the winner of two Regional Murrow Awards in the 2017 competition, held by the Radio and Television Digital News Association (RTDNA). Read more.
In honor of National Volunteer Week, the Serve Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service presented 24 Illinoisans and four businesses with the Governor’s Volunteer Service Award during a special reception at the Old State Capitol Tuesday, April 25. Read more.
The eighth annual "OMG Drag Show" will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, May 5 at the Western Illinois University Union Heritage Room. Read more.
A group of 19 Macomb second graders spent Tuesday at the Western Illinois University Livestock Center learning about farm animals and crops from WIU students and faculty. Read more.
The interview for the Western Illinois University Casa Latina Cultural Center's director position will be held Friday, May 5. Read more.
Interview for the Western Illinois University Women's Center director position will be held Friday, April 28 and Monday, May 1. Read more.
Seventeen students were inducted into Western Illinois University's chapter of Lambda Pi Eta (LPH), the National Communication Association's student honor society, in ceremonies held April 6 in Moline on the WIU-QC campus and April 20 in Memorial Hall on the WIU-Macomb campus.
Alison McGaughey has been named public information specialist at Western Illinois University-Quad Cities in Moline. Read more.
Julie McLaughlin, a Western Illinois University-Quad Cities student from East Moline, IL, was recently named the WIU Student Employee of the Year. Read more.
Sharon Evans, associate dean of the College of Fine Arts and Communication (COFAC) at Western Illinois University, will retire from the University May 31. Read more.
Tri States Public Radio earned five awards in the annual Illinois Associated Press Broadcasters Association 2016 contest. Read more.
Western Illinois University Sociology Professor Diane Sandage and Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration (RPTA) Professor Katharine Pawelko were honored at the Centennial Honors College annual Undergraduate Research Day April 19. Read more.
The Western Illinois University chapter of SALUTE, a national veterans honor society, inducted 20 student veterans and service members at a ceremony on campus April 18. Read more.
The second annual Foos for Families human foosball tournament, organized by students in the Western Illinois University Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration (RPTA), will be held from 2-7 p.m. Sunday, April 30 at Veterans Park in Macomb. Read more.
Students in the Western Illinois University Department of Broadcasting and Journalism brought home nine awards over the weekend in the Students of Illinois News Broadcasters Association (SINBA) competition in Urbana, IL. Read more.
Several Western Illinois University students earned recognition at the 2017 Centennial Honors College's Thomas E. Helm Undergraduate Research Day last week. Read more.
The Western Illinois University chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will sponsor a screening of “The Mountaintop” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29 in Simpkins Theatre. Read more.
Rocky’s Resources invites Western Illinois University students to its “Prep to Rep - Finals Preparation” success workshop from 7:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, in the Recreation Center’s Colgate Conference Room. Read more.
Western Illinois University freshman Andrea Haines, of Davenport, IA, has been awarded the 2016-17 Elkin-Larkin Award, given to an outstanding student in the University Advising program. Read more.
The Western Challenge is your chance to show your Leatherneck Pride! From 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. on Purple and Gold Day, Monday, April 24, we are counting on 1,000 Leathernecks to make history by uniting in giving to support Western students in ANY area you choose. Read more.
The Western Challenge is your chance to show your Leatherneck Pride! From 12 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. on Purple and Gold Day, Monday, April 24, we are counting on 1,000 Leathernecks to make history by uniting in giving to support Western students in ANY area you choose. Read more.
Matt Bierman, Western Illinois University interim vice president for administrative services and budget director, has been named vice president of administrative services, effective May 1, according to WIU President Jack Thomas. Read more.
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