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WIU Graduate Student Combines Research with Multi-Agency Duck Banding Project

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The opportunities offered by Western Illinois University's Kibbe Life Science Station in Warsaw, IL, are drawing students and natural resource professionals to the region for a chance to learn more about the migration and health of ducks.
6-Apr-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

WIU Students, Faculty Spend Spring Break Cleaning America's Rivers

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Four students and one faculty member from Western Illinois University's Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration (RPTA) spent their Spring Break week with a national organization whose mission is cleaning up America's rivers.
5-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

WIU's LaFrance Releases New Policing Book

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Western Illinois University Associate Professor of Political Science Casey LaFrance has released a timely book examining decision making by police officers.
2-Feb-2017 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

WIU Professor Part of Groundbreaking Trilobite Research Team

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MACOMB, IL – For the past two years, Western Illinois University Assistant Professor of Geology Thomas Hegna has been part of a three-member team conducting research on what are believed to be the first-ever discovered trilobite eggs paired with a...
24-Jan-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

WIU GIS Students Participate in Building Tri-County 911 Network

This story outlines the role of WIU students in helping create a 911 network to cover some of the handful of counties in Illinois without 911 services.
16-Dec-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

What Being a Leatherneck Is All About: Macomb Resident Thankful for Support Received to Finish WIU's Annual Fallen Soldiers 5K

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This year, Western's Fallen Soldiers 5K (held October 22), too, provided a way for one local participant, Debbie Carter of Macomb, to show her thanks to her friends and to her doctors, who all helped make it possible for her to take part and even...
14-Dec-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

McNabb Chosen to Deliver "The Great Courses" Lecture Series on The Renaissance

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An online video clip of Western Illinois University's "The Purple Chair" television show has helped a Western Illinois University professor land a prestigious lecturing opportunity.
5-Oct-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

WIU Faculty, Students Studying Zika Virus

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A group of Western Illinois University student and faculty researchers are spending the summer conducting surveillance of tick-borne diseases and mosquito-borne arboviruses in regional counties.
24-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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