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International Student Success Spotlight: Amin Akhtar

Many current and former international students at Western Illinois University may be familiar with Amin Akhtar’s friendly smile. Akhtar—who is from Iran and was, until last December, an international student himself—served as a graduate assistant in Western’s… 439 more words


Back in the Saddle and Back on Track: Recapping NDSU's 61-48 Win over Western Illinois

Well that certainly cheered me up. The Bison stampeded out of the gates, and jumped on WIU to the tune of a 9-0 lead, and never really let up from there. 1,096 more words


Bison Lose to USD 71 - 67 : USD Recap, WIU Preview, and Where We Stand in the Summit

That was a pretty freaking miserable game. I’m still pretty mad to be honest so I’m going to keep these thoughts short.

It really was those 3 guards, Bos, Kasperbauer, and Larson, who beat us. 1,558 more words


New greenhouse facility gives WIU growing opportunities

Western Illinois University unveiled it’s newest edition to the School of Agriculture.

On Friday, December 19, 2014, Western Illinois University’s School of Agriculture had a ribbon cutting for their two new greenhouses. 212 more words


Three Arrests After Fights at WIU Dance in Macomb

MACOMB, Ill. (AP) Three men were arrested and eight injured by pepper spray at a dance on the Western Illinois University campus.

WIU spokeswoman Darcie Shinberger says several fights broke out about 11 p.m. 120 more words



Welcome to my first blog post! It is my intent to use this forum as a way to communicate all of the great things we have happening at… 534 more words