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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

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

WIU Speaks Out, Takes a Stand Against Sexual Assault and Violence


To combat sexual assault and other acts of sexual misconduct, Western Illinois University is taking a strong stand and speaking out.
29-Jan-2015 1:00 PM EST

WIU Alum Selected to Take Part in Ocean Exploration Program Led by Titanic Wreck Discoverer Robert Ballard


Western Illinois University alumnus and teacher Michael Brunt will take part in Ocean Exploration Trust's (OET) Nautilus Exploration Program this month in the Gulf of Mexico. He is one of 24 selected individuals from around the world to take part in...
7-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

WIU Faculty, Graduate Students Investigate Asian Carp Life History, Interactions


Two Western Illinois University faculty members have been awarded a continuation of their grant funding to study the life history and interaction of Asian carp in the Upper Mississippi River Basin.
16-Jun-2014 2:00 PM EDT

WIU Professor's New Social Network Study Investigates How People Use Facebook to Maintain Friendships

New social networking research by a Western Illinois University faculty member investigates how individuals use Facebook to maintain their friendships.
3-Jan-2014 4:00 PM EST

WIU Professor and Student Collaborate on Article about Women Terrorists

A student and professor in the Western Illinois University School of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration recently penned, "Is the Woman Next Door a Terrorist?" for Security Magazine.
4-Oct-2013 10:45 AM EDT

WIU IDT Student Puts WIU Campus on Google Map… 3D Style


If you've perused the map of Western Illinois University on Google Earth, you may have noticed a few of the buildings appear to be three dimensional or "in 3D." Sherman Hall, the Leslie F. Malpass Library, Waggoner Hall and a few other buildings...
31-Jul-2013 8:00 AM EDT

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10-Apr-2015 2:05 PM EDT

WIU Professor, Former FBI Agent's Latest Book, "The Like Switch," Provides Tips for How to Influence and Win People Over


A Western Illinois University professor's new book covers techniques that individuals can use to can influence, attract and win people over. WIU School of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration Assistant Professor and former FBI Special Agent...
24-Mar-2015 11:05 AM EDT

WIU Tornado Recovery Expert Available


14-Nov-2014 12:00 PM EST

Counterterrorism Expert Available: WIU Homeland Security Research Program Director Dean Alexander


23-Sep-2014 11:40 AM EDT

WIU Emergency Management Faculty Consider Ferguson Civil Disorder a "Teachable Moment"

18-Aug-2014 5:00 PM EDT

WIU Professors Explain Impact of Updated U.S. Seismic Hazard Maps

Two Western Illinois University Professors have extensive experience in the study of earthquakes, including how the recent changes in the seismic maps impact their classroom work.
31-Jul-2014 11:45 AM EDT

Two WIU Scientists Study Impact of Asian Carp

6-Jun-2014 3:00 PM EDT

WIU Professor Provides Real-World Homeland Security Expertise, Research to Students and Security Media

5-Jun-2014 12:30 PM EDT

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