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"Outstanding Woman"

Today in my digital media journalism class I had the opportunity to learn my Chinese name. My professor who was born and raised in China gives us the unique opportunity to learn something we might not have been able to learn. 31 more words


SPOTLIGHT #College Students Doing #SocialGood: @WIU_CSP's #UnSelfie Campaign

Some graduate students at Western Illinois University decided to turn the concept of the selfie on its head.  They created the UN-selfie campaign to highlight people doing good deeds in the university community.   63 more words

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Proposed cuts for Western Illinois University

MACOMB, Ill. (AP) – The provost at Western Illinois University has presented a plan that would eliminate 24 university programs and review 17 others.

The McDonough County Voice reports Provost Ken Hawkinson said Friday that the belt-tightening is needed due to challenging financial times. 93 more words


International Student Success Spotlight: Omotola Ashafa

Western Illinois University international graduate student Omotola Ashafa’s interest in public health first began when she served in Nigeria’s National Youth Service Corps.

“I was deployed to a rural area in Southwest Nigeria. 1,264 more words


Kowal: Leathernecks Help Leathernecks

Last Monday, Western Illinois University students were able to meet—and learn from—one of Western’s many accomplished legacies.

Conrad “Connie” Kowal, who was named one of Western’s “Distinguished Alumni” in 1992, traveled back to his alma mater to attend the… 1,001 more words


Title IX Campaign Begins at Western Illinois University

By Mary Friday

University Relations Intern

Over the next few months, Western Illinois Universty’s Office of Equal Opportunity and Access in conjunction with University Relations, are working to educate the University community about Title IX. 584 more words


Meet One Tough (and Fun) Mudder: Tim Hallinan

If you were among the record-number of participants—509, who raised more than $20,000 for the Fallen Soldiers Scholarship Fund (October 2014)—in Western Illinois University’s third annual… 1,007 more words