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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

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

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

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WIU MBA Director, with International Economics Expertise, Available for Commentary on China Stock Market

24-Aug-2015 10:05 AM EDT

WIU Students, Faculty Involved in Emergency Management Efforts Following June 22 Tornado Activity in Northern IL

23-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Tornado Recovery/Emergency Management Expert Available

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

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