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Halloween Projects by WIU Art Professor Chosen for IPTV, Figge

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A short film by Western Illinois University Art Professor Bruce Walters, called "Faces of Halloween," has been chosen by the Iowa Arts Council for broadcast on Iowa Public Television (IPTV) at 10 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29 and on IPTV World at 10 p.m....
26-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

State Grant to Fund Bobcat Research at Western Illinois University

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$100,000 state grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) will provide research opportunities for faculty and students at Western Illinois University to study the bobcat population in west central Illinois.
6-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

WIU Faculty, Students Studying Behavior of Asian Carp as Part of National Grant

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A group of Western Illinois University biologists and biology graduate and undergraduate students are working with the U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center (UMESC) to conduct ecological studies on Asian carp in...
16-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Moving WIU Forward

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For nearly 118 years, Western Illinois University, which started as Western Illinois State Normal School, has been a vital partner in west-central Illinois and across the globe. In spite of the ever-increasing challenges facing public higher...
24-Jul-2017 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

WIU Graduate Student Combines Research with Multi-Agency Duck Banding Project

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The opportunities offered by Western Illinois University's Kibbe Life Science Station in Warsaw, IL, are drawing students and natural resource professionals to the region for a chance to learn more about the migration and health of ducks.
6-Apr-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

WIU Students, Faculty Spend Spring Break Cleaning America's Rivers

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Four students and one faculty member from Western Illinois University's Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration (RPTA) spent their Spring Break week with a national organization whose mission is cleaning up America's rivers.
5-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

WIU's LaFrance Releases New Policing Book

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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

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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

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Hurricane Harvey Expert Available at Western Illinois University

1-Sep-2017 9:30 AM EDT

WIU Emergency Management Experts Available to Talk About Hurricane Harvey Response and Recovery

31-Aug-2017 9:00 AM EDT

Terrorism Expert Available at Western Illinois University

25-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT

Homeland Security/Terrorism Expert Available for Interviews Re: FLA Airport Shooting

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6-Jan-2017 2:00 PM EST

U.S. Presidential Election, Candidates/Political Experts Available

9-Aug-2016 10:05 AM EDT

Counterterrorism Expert Available for Media Interviews

19-Jul-2016 10:05 AM EDT

Domestic Terrorism Expert Available to Discuss Orlando Shooting

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13-Jun-2016 1:05 PM EDT

Counterterrorism/Aviation Expert Available at Western Illinois University

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Western Illinois University professor has conducted extensive terrorism and aviation-related research and has also published numerous scholarly articles on terrorism topics.
20-May-2016 2:40 PM EDT

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