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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

"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

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