Monday, September 2

All Day Labor Day Holiday, NO CLASSES

Tuesday, September 3

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Best Practices in Teaching Online Course (This class does not meet.)
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM First Steps in Career Planning
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM Getting Started with Western Online (D2L)
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Ultimate Water Balloon Fight! Presented by: Latin American Student Organization
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM Dinner Hours Concert: Humming House

Wednesday, September 4

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Using Assessments in Desire2Learn
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Strategies for Creating a Positive Video Conference Classroom Experience
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM QC Riverfront: Strategies for Creating a Positive Video Conference Classroom Experience
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Analysis of Third Variables I: Conditional Effects and Moderation Analysis Using SPSS and PROCESS
2:00 PM CSAF Policy Meetings
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Career Development Center Open House
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Quad Cities Campus - The College of Arts and Sciences Presents the Eleventh Annual John Hallwas Liberal Arts Lecture
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM Making Study Abroad Affordable Workshop
5:00 PM Study Abroad Interest Meeting for the Faculty-Led Course Developing Intercultural Competence through Study Abroad: Service Learning in Nicaragua
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Western Wednesdays After-Hours in downtown Chicago
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM CUPP (Community University Partnership Program) Welcome Back Block Party
7:00 PM African Student Association Welcome Back

Thursday, September 5

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM Showcase of Western Online Courses and Best Practices
3:30 PM Study Abroad Interest Meeting for Faculty-Led Course Disney Parks Communication Culture
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Horn Field Campus Open House
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Reception for 'Perceptions: Exploring Sense of Self and Place through Art'
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Reception for "Perceptions: Exploring Sense of Self and Place through Art"
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Macomb Campus - The College of Arts and Sciences Presents the Eleventh Annual John Hallwas Liberal Arts Lecture
7:30 PM Guest Recital: José Lacerda, vibraphone

Friday, September 6

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Showcase of Western Online Courses and Best Practices
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Applying for Conference Funding: A Workshop for English MAs
9:00 PM Cultural Expressions Open Mic Night

Saturday, September 7

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Get the Buzz on Bees at Horn Field Campus
1:00 PM Football v Quincy University
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Gwendolyn Brooks Cultural Center Pool Party

Sunday, September 8

All Day Last day for 80% refund/credit for total university withdrawal

Monday, September 9

10:00 AM Study Abroad Interest Meeting for the Faculty-Led Course, Disney Parks Communication Culture
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Society of Professional Journalists Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Meeting, Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society

Tuesday, September 10

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Department of Communication's 5th Annual Career Preparation Day
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Online Pedagogy and Instructional Design Methods for Online Courses
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Disability Resource Center Faculty Awareness Sessions
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM University Art Gallery: Student Volunteer Recruitment
5:00 PM Study Abroad Interest Meeting for Faculty-Led Course Developing Intercultural Competence through Study Abroad: Service Learing in Nicaragua
7:00 PM Volleyball v Chicago State

Wednesday, September 11

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Folk Arts of Illinois Panel Exhibit
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Disability Resource Center Faculty Awareness Sessions
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM QC Riverfront: Online Pedagogy and Instructional Design Methods for Online Courses
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Kelley Quinn Discusses Mandala
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Panel: Counterterrorism Strategies
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM Building Learning Modules in Western Online (D2L)
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Resumes 101: Getting Started
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Film Club Screening: Drop Dead Gorgeous

Thursday, September 12

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Folk Arts of Illinois Panel Exhibit
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM National Depression Screening Day
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Community Speaker "Brown Bag" Series-Professionalism
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Gallery Talk: Perceptions Exhibition
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Coffee, Culture, and Conversation - Health
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Applying for Conference Funding: A Workshop for English MAs
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Analysis of Third Variables I: Conditional Effects and Moderation Analysis Using SPSS and PROCESS
7:00 PM Big Pink Volleyball Kickoff
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Inge Auerbacher: Memories of a Child Survivor of the Holocaust

Friday, September 13

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Big Pink Volleyball Early Bird Registration
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Folk Arts of Illinois Panel Exhibit
7:30 PM School of Music Scholarship Concert - featuring the Western Illinois University Singers and Madrigal Singers, Wind Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra and the Jazz Studio Orchestra

Saturday, September 14

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM WIU vs. University of Minnesota Pregame Social & Football Game
7:30 PM School of Music Faculty Chamber Ensemble performance of "The Devil's Tale" by James Stephenson

Sunday, September 15

All Day Last day for 70% refund/credit for total university withdrawal

Monday, September 16

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Folk Arts of Illinois Panel Exhibit
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Kristyne Gilbert Bradford: Fiber and Technical Communication
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Fiber and Technical Communication
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Kristyne Gilbert Bradford: Fiber and Technical Communication
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Chad Simpson, 'The Impact of Place'
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Chad Simpson, "The Impact of Place"
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM English & Journalism executive committee meeting
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM English & Journalism Student Organizations Meet & Greet
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Chad Simpson Fiction Reading
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Chad Simpson Fiction Reading
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM 2nd Annual Casa Latina Kickoff
7:00 PM Lead Series: Getting Personal With Finance

Tuesday, September 17

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Folk Arts of Illinois Panel Exhibit
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Law Enforcement & Justice Administration Career Fair
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Free Job Search Checkup
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Grant Administration - Post Award for the New PI
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM The Constitution and Freedom of the Press
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM The Constitution and Freedom of the Press
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Public Relations Student Society of America

Wednesday, September 18

All Day Coolest Room Contest
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Folk Arts of Illinois Panel Exhibit
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Copyright and Fair Use in Education
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM English & Jour Writing Committee Meeting
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Free Job Search Checkup
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Meet the Firms
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM Western Walks-a-thon "Poker Walk"
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Classroom Assessment Techniques
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Analysis of Third Variables II: Indirect Effects and Mediation Analysis Using SPSS and PROCESS
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Study Abroad Informational Meeting for Cuba: Discovering Its People, Culture, Natural Environment & Development
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Interviewing Basics
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Career Development Center (CDC) Evening Hours
7:00 PM Black Student Association Do U C Me
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM In Concert: "The Voice's", Casey Weston
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Tradicion Hispana Dance Troupe
7:00 PM - 11:55 PM Coolest Room Contest
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM Selena Sing-Along and Movie on the Lawn Event
8:00 PM Study Abroad Interest Meeting for the Faculty-Led Course Art in New York City

Thursday, September 19

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Folk Arts of Illinois Panel Exhibit
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Desire2Learn Turnitin Plagiarism Tool
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Free Job Search Checkup
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Building Learning Modules in Western Online (D2L)
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Foodie: Comida Latina
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Western Illinois University Department of Art Faculty Biennial Reception
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM Money Matters: A Brown Bag Series
7:00 PM - 11:55 PM Coolest Room Contest
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Bread Labor: Food, Freedom, and the Mainstreaming of Sustainability

Friday, September 20

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Folk Arts of Illinois Panel Exhibit
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Study Abroad Information Meeting for W.I.U. in Belfast
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM "How Did You Spend Your Summer Vacation?" STD Dinners & Conversations with Dr. Bill Knox
7:00 PM - 3:00 PM Resident Assistant Application for Spring 2014 Open
7:00 PM - 11:55 PM Coolest Room Contest

Saturday, September 21

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Grill 'n' Chill with Latin American Student Organization!
3:30 PM WIU vs. University of Nevada Las Vegas Pregame Social & Football Game
7:00 PM - 3:00 PM Resident Assistant Application for Spring 2014 Open
7:30 PM BCA Presents: Bria Skonberg "Al Sears Jazz Festival-Headline Act"

Sunday, September 22

7:00 PM - 3:00 PM Resident Assistant Application for Spring 2014 Open

Monday, September 23

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Folk Arts of Illinois Panel Exhibit
11:30 AM - 1:15 PM 20th Annual Founders' Day Celebration
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM CBT Professional Development Week - Resume 101
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Honors College 30th Anniversary Panel
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Western Illinois Magazine Staff Meeting
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Tertulia (Spanish Conversation Group)
7:00 PM 13th Annual Big Pink Volleyball at the Spencer Student Recreation Center
7:00 PM Campus Recreation Fitness Services presents the 9-week Iron Man Distance Triathlon
7:00 PM - 3:00 PM Resident Assistant Application for Spring 2014 Open
7:00 PM - 11:55 PM Coolest Room Contest

Tuesday, September 24

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Folk Arts of Illinois Panel Exhibit
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Western Connect: Suicide Prevention Training Program
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Using the iPad for Managing the Classroom
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM National Voter Registration Day
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM QC Riverfront: Building Learning Modules in Western Online (D2L)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Becoming Latina In 10 Easy Steps
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM English & Jour Writing Brown Bag
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Gallery Talk: Perceptions Exhibition
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Career Fair Preparation
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Kaffeestunde (German Coffee and Conversation)
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM John Marshall Law School Presentation
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM CBT Professional Development Week - Dress for Success
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Study Abroad Informational Meeting for the faculty-led program, Cuba: Discovering Its People, Culture, Natural Environment & Development
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM Study Abroad Interest Meeting in Faculty-Led Course, Disney Parks Communication Culture
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Cincinnati Alumni & Friends Event
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CBT Professional Development Week - Etiquette Dinner
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM The WIU Zoology Club Presents: "African Cats"
7:00 PM 13th Annual Big Pink Volleyball at the Spencer Student Recreation Center
7:00 PM - 3:00 PM Resident Assistant Application for Spring 2014 Open
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Banned and Determined
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Casa at the Pool
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM David Drazin, Silent Film Accompanist
7:00 PM - 11:55 PM Coolest Room Contest

Wednesday, September 25

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Folk Arts of Illinois Panel Exhibit
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Digital Branding- Digital Comments and Employment
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Grant Administration - Post Award for the New PI
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM CBT Professional Development Week - Ace the Interview
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures : French Conversation Hour
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM French Conversation Hour
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM Informational Meeting for the Faculty-Led Course, Russian Agricultural Development
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Difficult Conversations 1 When Social Network Gets Nasty: Destructive Communication on Social Network Sites
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM Columbus Alumni & Friends Event
7:00 PM 13th Annual Big Pink Volleyball at the Spencer Student Recreation Center
7:00 PM Lead Series: Salsa 29
7:00 PM German Studies Colloquium Series: "No Ditto in Dada: Hannah Hoch, David Wojnarowicz, and the Recurrence of the Avant Garde"
7:00 PM - 3:00 PM Resident Assistant Application for Spring 2014 Open
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Salsa 29
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Film Club Screening: Paprika
7:00 PM - 11:55 PM Coolest Room Contest

Thursday, September 26

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Folk Arts of Illinois Panel Exhibit
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Informational Meeting for the Faculty-Led Course, Russian Agricultural Development
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Quad-Cities Campus Study Abroad Informational Meeting
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Coffee, Culture, and Conversation - Quality of Life
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Grant Forward Ð How to Use the New Grant Forward Funding Search Service
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM CBT Professional Development Week - Young Alumni Panel
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Analysis of Third Variables II: Indirect Effects and Mediation Analysis Using SPSS and PROCESS
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM The Latino List: Volume 1
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Cleveland Alumni & Friends Event
7:00 PM 13th Annual Big Pink Volleyball at the Spencer Student Recreation Center
7:00 PM Latino Heritage Comedy Night: Gina Brillon and Vladimir Caamano
7:00 PM - 3:00 PM Resident Assistant Application for Spring 2014 Open
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Perceptions WIU Student Event
7:00 PM - 11:55 PM Coolest Room Contest

Friday, September 27

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Folk Arts of Illinois Panel Exhibit
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM "Evolution and Creation: Conflicting or Compatible?" A lecture by the Paleontological Society's distinguished lecturer Dr. Patricia Kelley (University of North Carolina-Wilmington)
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM WIU NWTF Sportman's Night
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Detroit-area Alumni & Friends Event
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Noche de Juegos, "Game Night!" Presented by: Latin American Student Organization
7:00 PM - 3:00 PM Resident Assistant Application for Spring 2014 Open
7:00 PM - 11:55 PM Coolest Room Contest
8:00 PM Americas Got Talent Juggler; Charles Peachock
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Flashlight Nights at the Corn Maze - Horn Field Campus

Saturday, September 28

All Day Family Day 2013
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Family Day Golf Outing at the Harry Mussatto Golf Course
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Rocky's 5K Run/Walk
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Perceptions Family Event
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Family Weekend - Open Climbing Tower Opportunity at Horn Field Campus
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Horn Field Campus Corn Maze
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Corn Maze at Horn Field Campus
3:00 PM WIU Football v University of South Dakota
7:00 PM Family Day Golf Outing
7:00 PM - 3:00 PM Resident Assistant Application for Spring 2014 Open
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Flashlight Nights at the Corn Maze - Horn Field Campus

Sunday, September 29

All Day Last day for 60% refund/credit for total university withdrawal
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Family Weekend - Open Climbing Tower Opportunity at Horn Field Campus
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Corn Maze at Horn Field Campus
7:00 PM - 3:00 PM Resident Assistant Application for Spring 2014 Open

Monday, September 30

All Day Overnight-Grade screens open for instructors to enter Early Warning Grades for Fall 2013
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Folk Arts of Illinois Panel Exhibit
8:00 AM - 11:55 PM Resident Assistant Application for Spring 2014 Open
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Grant Forward Ð How to Use the New Grant Forward Funding Search Service
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM English & Journalism faculty meeting
12:00 PM - 6:30 PM 10th Annual Supply Chain Management Day
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Getting Published: Choosing a Journal
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Western Illinois Magazine Staff Meeting
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Tertulia (Spanish Conversation Group)
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Study Abroad Information Meeting for W.I.U. in Belfast
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Marketing: Delivering The Difference
6:00 PM Lecture: "A Look at Sampling, Fair Use, Pop Culture and Music" by author and filmmaker Kembrew McLeod


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