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WIU Awarded Grant to Purchase Mass Spectrometer

For the second time in the last 10 months, Western Illinois University has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to boost the laboratory capabilities for students across academic majors.
15-Aug-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Introducing Col. Rock IV ("Ray")

The passing of the collar .... Western Illinois University mascot retires; new pup takes over
11-Jun-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Halloween Projects by WIU Art Professor Chosen for IPTV, Figge

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

$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

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

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

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

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

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