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WIU's LaFrance Releases New Policing Book


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


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


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


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


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

Western IL University Exercise Science Students Involved in Cutting-Edge Research Project to Study Exercise and Use iPads with Students with Autism


This semester, nine exercise science students at Western Illinois University are involved in research that could help show how using technology can be beneficial for individuals with autism when exercising.
1-Dec-2015 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

WIU Adapted Physical Activity Motor Clinics for Special Ed Students Evolve with iPad App Use


WIU faculty members and students from three different disciplines are partnering with the Chicago-based app development company, Exercise Connection, to enhance an award-winning, "pioneering" adapted physical activity Motor Clinic for west central...
1-Dec-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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