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MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Western Illinois University has opened a student food pantry after a survey showed a large number of students skipping meals or going hungry. The university says the pantry opened Thursday and will be available to any student regardless of income. A group of students studying diet ...
MACOMB, IL -- The Western Illinois University School of Music will present the Faculty Chamber Music Series Concert V, featuring resident ensembles, the Julstrom String Quartet and the Camerata Woodwind Quintet, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 4 in the College of Fine Arts and Communication (COFAC) ...

MACOMB, IL -- The Western Illinois University Department of Art will host another session of First Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, April 4 in Garwood Hall, the Heating Plant Annex and the University Art Gallery. The events are open free to the public. This month's schedule includes: Garwood Hall
MACOMB, IL -- Services for Lowell Lueck, former director of Institutional Research and Planning at Western Illinois University, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 3 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Macomb. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Monday, April 2 at Dodsworth-Piper-Wallen Funeral Home in ...
MACOMB, IL – The Western Illinois University College of Fine Arts and Communication (COFAC) and the Music Business Association (MBA) will host "The ... or to pre-register, visit thesessions.org/event-details/western-illinois-university/ or contact Tucker Lee at TE-Lee@wiu.edu or Courtney Blankenship, ...
MACOMB/MOLINE, IL -- Amy Crosby, former international student recruitment graduate assistant at Western Illinois University, has been named the WIU College of Arts and Sciences development director, effective April 2. Crosby served as an international student recruitment graduate assistant and as an ...

MACOMB, IL – The Western Illinois University Chapter of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi has kicked off its fifth annual book drive, which runs through Monday, April 16. Collection boxes have been placed at Macomb City Hall and on the WIU campus in Waggoner, Stipes, Morgan, Browne and Sallee ...
After Puerto Rico was devastated by hurricanes in Fall 2017, the higher education opportunities previously forged on the island by Western Illinois University faculty have evolved to include the chance to help with and learn from storm recovery efforts. WIU Professors Heather McIlvaine-Newsad and Gloria ...
Choosing Western Illinois University as the place I would spend the next four years of my education was not a hard decision. I grew up on a farm only 20 minutes away from Macomb. My mom worked at Western for 30 years, so I grew up with purple and gold in my blood. Graduating from West Prairie High ...
MACOMB, IL -- The Western Illinois University School of Music will present a graduate recital, featuring Catherine Sharp, trumpet, and pianist Minjung Seo, at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 31 in the College of Fine Arts and Communication (COFAC) Recital Hall. Sharp, a graduate student from Nashville, ...
MOLINE – Western Illinois University-Quad Cities announced its first School of Agriculture dual-enrollment course offering in a press conference today (Wednesday, March 28) on the WIU-QC campus in Moline. The new program was established through a gift from The Moline Foundation, which will allow ...
MACOMB, IL -- The Western Illinois University School of Music will present a graduate recital, featuring Giorgi Khatalev, viola, and pianist Minjung Seo, at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 31 in the College of Fine Arts and Communication (COFAC) Recital Hall. Khatalev, a graduate student from Tbilisi, ...
MACOMB, IL -- The Western Illinois University Theatre Club will present a unique twist on popular Broadway songs at its upcoming "Broadway Backwards" performance at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 15 in the Horrabin Hall Theatre. Guests will enjoy familiar Broadway tunes, but sung by the opposite gender.
A campus food pantry opens Thursday in the former ticket booth, southeast of Hanson Field. [Download Print-Quality Image]. More related images below. MACOMB, IL – In the spirit of Western Illinois University's core value of social responsibility, a group of volunteers have spent several months developing ...
Western Illinois University is more than a diverse collection of people, programs, departments, and buildings. It is an academic community that is held together by successful people who strive to achieve common goals. Like any great team, its members understand the need to put aside individual agendas, ...
MACOMB, IL -- The Western Illinois University School of Music will present a graduate recital, featuring Albert Magcalas, viola, and pianist Minjung Seo, at 5 p.m. Friday, March 30 in the College of Fine Arts and Communication (COFAC) Recital Hall. Magcalas, a graduate student from the ...
MACOMB, IL-- Matthew Collum, a graduate student at Western Illinois University, received two scholarships to attend the 2018 National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) Annual Conference and Campus Rec and Wellness Expo Sunday-Wednesday, March 4-7 in Denver, CO.

MACOMB, IL - -Western Illinois University's Casa Latina Cultural Center will host a Casa Baile event at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16 in the Multicultural Center (MCC). The purpose of this event is to raise funds for Calle Murray, a Casa legacy event to bring the WIU campus and Macomb community together to ...
"We welcome Paul to the Division of Advancement and Public Services and Western Illinois University. Paul's many years of fundraising experience within higher education will further enhance and strengthen the University's development efforts and initiatives," said Brad Bainter, vice president for ...
Western Illinois University President Jack Thomas established the President's Executive Institute (PEI) at Western in Fall 2016 to ensure that WIU is the partner of choice for addressing the needs of the region, to continue to chart the University's course for a strong future and to continue the University's ...
MACOMB, IL - - Western Illinois University's Ceramics and Clay clubs and the WIU Department of Art will host a ceramics workshop Wednesday-Thursday, Feb. 7-8 in the Heating Plant Annex (HPA). Anthony Pearson will demonstrate the workshop. Pearson is an artist and educator currently living in ...
MACOMB, IL - Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Black History Month keynote address by Nikki Giovanni, at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5, has been postponed. A new date will be announced at a later date. Event organizers apologize for any inconvenience the change may cause. The remainder of the ...
MACOMB, IL -- The Western Illinois University School of Music will present a faculty recital, featuring Assistant Professor Emily Hart, oboe and Faculty Assistant Liang-yu Wang, piano, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1 in the College of Fine Arts and Communication (COFAC) Recital Hall. Hart was recently ...
MACOMB, IL -- The 2018 Agriculture Mechanization (Ag Mech) Club at Western Illinois University will host its 48th annual Farm Expo Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 10-11 at Western Hall. The expo is open free to the public from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Free parking is available in Q-Lot, ...
Skip to main content. Parents & Families · Visitors · International Students · Libraries · Course Offerings · Directory · A-Z Index · myWIU · Email · WesternOnline · STARS · WIUP · Purple Post · Guava · Knowledgebase · Logo image of Western Illinois University bell tower ...
MACOMB/MOLINE -- As the college selection process is well underway for many high school seniors (and even some juniors and sophomores), the number of accepted students at Western Illinois University is on the rise. According to Seth Miner, director of WIU Admissions, the University has recently seen ...
MOLINE, IL - - Western Illinois University-Quad Cities will host its second annual Food Insecurity Conference from 10 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. Friday, March 2 on the WIU-QC campus, 3300 River Drive, Moline, in 103/104 Riverfront Hall. The event is free and open to the public, but advanced registration is required ...
MACOMB, IL -- Western Illinois University's School of Agriculture will host its annual chili cook off from 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 1 at the American Legion, 221 E. Washington, in Macomb. The meal includes hot dogs, chili, relish trays, desserts and drinks. Two awards will be given. A panel of judges will vote ...
MACOMB, IL – Western Illinois University Broadcasting and Journalism Instructor Jasmine Crighton and 2017 broadcasting alumnus Danny Frey were recently named as finalists for the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System's Management and Operations Awards competition. Both are finalists in the ...
MACOMB, IL -- A celebration of life for Western Illinois University Men's Physical Education (now called kinesiology) Department Chair Emeritus George Hermann will be held from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3 at the Wesley Community Center, 1200 E. Grant St., Macomb. Hermann, 98, passed away Jan.
MACOMB, IL – For the 16th consecutive summer, area residents will travel to New York City through a Western Illinois University initiative. "The New York City Community Theatre trip started at WIU with the arrival of President Emeritus Al Goldfarb," said Kim McDaniel, Study Abroad adviser and trip ...
MACOMB, IL -- You have the rest of your life to live off campus ... live life on. Housing renewal for current Western Illinois University students wishing to live on campus for the 2018-2019 academic year will begin Friday, Jan. 26. Students will receive their individual renewal time via their WIU email Monday, ...
My name is Edith Garcia, a junior, majoring in recreation, park and tourism administration (RPTA), with a minor in event planning, at Western Illinois University. I'm from Maywood, IL, a suburb northwest of Chicago. I'm from a family of five. I have two older siblings, a younger sister and my mother, who keeps ...
As we begin a new calendar year and academic semester, I am resolved in my optimism about the future of Western Illinois University. I want to express my gratitude to the faculty, staff, students, and friends who support our University. We appreciate your optimism and all that you do to make Western great.
MACOMB, IL -- Western Illinois University's School of Music will present a guest recital, featuring the musical group Iktus Duo, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20 in the College of Fine Arts and Communication (COFAC) Recital Hall. Iktus Duo is an ensemble that focuses on the flute and percussion. Hristina ...
MACOMB, IL – The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. – Zeta Iota Chapter at Western Illinois University will present a Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service – "I Have a Vision" from 6:08-8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17 in the Multicultural Center. Prior to the event, school supplies will be collected in the University ...
According to "First Century: A Pictorial History of Western Illinois University" by English Professor Emeritus John E. Hallwas '67 MA '68, Dean of Women Caroline Grote ran a tight ship in her oversight of Monroe Hall. From the 1914 Sequel: "What Miss Grote Knows: What church we go to—or don't. The boys ...
MACOMB, IL -- The Western Illinois University Study Abroad Office and Department of Foreign Language and Literatures will host an interest meeting from 4-5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30 in Morgan Hall 330, for students interested in studying abroad in France. The opportunity runs from June 2-July 3, 2018, ...
MACOMB, IL – The Gwendolyn Brooks Cultural Center at Western Illinois University will present its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25 in the Horrabin Hall theater. This year's celebration is themed, "'It is Our Business to be Bothered': Testimony and Witness at the ...
MACOMB, IL – A retirement reception to honor the nearly 35 years of service of Western Illinois University School of Agriculture Office Manager Donna Pestle will be held from 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31 in Knoblauch Hall, room 239. Pestle will retire from the University at the end of January. "After 34.5 ...
MACOMB, IL – Western Illinois University Art Professor Kat Myers has been named chair of the University's art department, effective Jan. 1. Myers has served as interim department chair since July. "It is a pleasure to be given the opportunity to serve as a leader for the wonderfully vibrant and creative group ...
MACOMB/MOLINE, IL -- Due to forecasted winter weather, a University weather advisory has been issued for Western Illinois University's Macomb and Quad Cities campus beginning at 1 p.m. today (Thursday, Jan. 11) through 6 a.m. Friday, Jan. 12. The University is open for regular business. The Spring ...
MACOMB, IL – Learn how to respond to a medical emergency in remote settings at Western Illinois University's Horn Field Campus (HFC) in March through the Wilderness Medical Associates International's Wilderness First Responder (WFR) and Wilderness First Responder Re-Certification courses.
MACOMB, IL – Western Illinois University alumna Jessica Ruppert, of Bushnell, IL, has been selected as a United States Department of State English Language Teaching Fellow. Ruppert received her bachelor's degree in chemistry in 2004 and her master's degree in educational and interdisciplinary ...
MACOMB, IL -- A memorial services for David Elliot Soule, professor emeritus of physics at Western Illinois University, will be held A Memorial Service for David Soule will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12 at California Central Coast Veterans Cemetery in Seaside, CA. Soule, 92, passed away Nov.
MACOMB, IL -- Western Illinois University has again been recognized by the U.S.News & World Report for offering some of the best online degree programs. Western is ranked 60th out of 347 ranked colleges and universities from across the U.S. in "Best Online Programs: Bachelor's" category and is one ...
MACOMB, IL -- "Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time, and always start with the one nearest you." - Mother Teresa. Western Illinois University's Office of Public Safety (OPS) is taking that to heart and helping one nearest to them .... Officer Krystal Scott, who is undergoing treatment for stage ...
MACOMB, IL -- "Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time, and always start with the one nearest you." - Mother Teresa. Western Illinois University's Office of Public Safety (OPS) is taking that to heart and helping one nearest to them .... Officer Krystal Scott, who is undergoing treatment for stage ...
MACOMB, IL – Give friends and family a gift that literally pops with local flavor and school spirit this holiday season - purple and gold popcorn, produced on Western Illinois University's Allison Organic Research and Demonstration Farm, is the perfect stocking stuffer. One half-pound bags are available for ...
Wyffels Hybrids recently made a donation of research equipment to the WIU School of Agriculture. [Download Print-Quality Image]. MACOMB, IL – Wyffels Hybrids recently donated some of its retired and fully-operational research equipment to Western Illinois University, including a combine with a three-row ...


 

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