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Western delivers a WAVE of volunteering

Tabi Jozwick

April 24, 2017

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Western All Volunteer Effort (WAVE) will be hosting a volunteer fair in the University Union’s Lincoln Room today from 5:30 to 7 p.m. for National Volunteer Week, which takes place during the week of April 23-30. “National...

Council looks to FY 18

Council looks to FY 18

April 12, 2017

Faculty Spotlight

April 12, 2017

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Sean Cordes, Western Illinois University Libraries Instruction Coordinator, believes that education is important, especially for professional development. So when you see his six diplomas on his wall, you know that he has the...

Minority Health Month kicks off with fair

Tabi Jozwick

April 10, 2017

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The Department of Health Services and Social Work educates people on minority health by hosting a Health Fair last Tuesday in the University Union’s Grand Ballroom. “The health fair was a kickoff for Minority Health Month 2017,...

Smoking discussion to promote cessation

Isaiah Herard

April 10, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase

As Western Illinois University joins the nation in recognizing April as Minority Health Month, the Department of Health Sciences and Social Work presents an interactive discussion known as “Let Go of the Chimney.” The smoking cessatio...

Dealing with Difference Institute discusses demographics

Tabi Jozwick

April 10, 2017

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The Expanding Cultural Diversity Project (ECDP) invited Wilson Okello to Western Illinois University to be the keynote speaker for the 24th annual Dealing with Difference Institute (DWDI) on Thursday. “DWDI is an institute...

Camouflage cant hide climate change

Tabi Jozwick

April 10, 2017

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On Friday, L. Scott Mills shared his research on the effects of climate change on the seasonal camouflage of snowshoe hares with Western Illinois University biology faculty, graduate and undergraduate students. Mills, an Associate...

Campus Crime Report

April 10, 2017

Filed under News, OPS Beat

•On March 29 at 7:10 a.m. OPS and the Macomb Fire Department responded to a fire alarm in Olson Hall. No fire was found and no injuries were reported. •On March 30 at 12:40 a.m. Madeline Penney, 21, of 400 Corbin Hall,...

Student Spotlight: John Bannon

Tabi Jozwick, Courier Staff

March 28, 2017

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A love of travel has taken Peace Corps fellow and business administration graduate student John Bannon from Joliet, Illinois to South Korea and Macedonia. “My background is in international affairs and political science,”...

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