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"Introducing the 45th U.S. President..." WIU Mock Presidential Election Culminates Nov. 2


"The Road to the White House Starts at Western Illinois University" will culminate tonight (Monday, Nov. 2) with the Electoral College vote. The WIU event is the largest and most elaborate mock presidential simulation in the nation.
2-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

WIU Mock Presidential Election Promo Features Jeb Bush


To promote Western Illinois University Mock Presidential Election, University Relations Student Content Producer Jeff Marta (Lisle, IL), a graduate student in WIU's sport management program, is producing a series of video promos. His latest promo...
20-Oct-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mock Presidential Election, "The Road to the White House Starts at Western IL University," Kicks Off Oct. 20


Western's Mock Presidential Election is the largest - and most elaborate - student-run mock election event in the nation. In 2007 and 2011, faculty, students, and staff at Western organized two MPE events, and both simulations accurately predicted...
9-Oct-2015 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Macomb Goes to the Dogs


When the phrase "gone to the dogs" is used, it's usually not used in the most positive fashion. But in Macomb, Illinois, the term is 100 percent positive as the community has embraced a local beloved canine and showcases the dog – or rather, dogs...
1-Oct-2015 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

WIU Terrorism Researcher's New Book Offers Insights into ISIS and How International Community Can Combat It


A new book co-authored by a Western Illinois University homeland security researcher investigates the Islamic State (IS, also known as ISIS) and offers insights into the nature of the IS and what the international community can do to combat it.
16-Jul-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

WIU CSP Faculty Member's International ACPA Grant Award to Facilitate Research about First-Generation College Students and Student Organization Involvement

Western Illinois University Educational Studies Assistant Professor Sarah Schoper will use a grant award to help with her research about first-generation college students and their involvement in student organizations. During the Spring 2015...
10-Jun-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

WIU Emergency Management Faculty and Grad Student Help Farmers with Tornado Debris Problems


A faculty member and students in the Western Illinois University Emergency Management Program are looking at ways to help farmers address debris management in the aftermath of tornado disasters. According to WIU Emergency Management Program...
27-Apr-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

WIU Professor Publishes Research About Unique Cardinal


Western Illinois University biological sciences Professor Brian Peer is receiving attention for his research and publication on a bilateral gynandromorph bird found in the wild.
29-Jan-2015 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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