The 2 + 2 Agreement involves business degrees
1:56 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

WIU Signs Dual Enrollment Deal with EICC

The agreement helps students transfer from EICC to WIU.
Credit https://www.facebook.com/easterniowacommunitycollege

Western Illinois University recently signed a new agreement with Eastern Iowa Community Colleges to make the transition for EICC students coming to Western easier.

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Thanks to a $23k state grant
8:22 am
Fri June 28, 2013

WIU to Double Food Waste Composting

The same type of composting system that WIU uses. (Not WIU's actual unit.)
Credit http://compostingtechnology.com/products/compost-systems/earth-tub/

Western Illinois University will be able to double the amount of food waste it diverts from the landfill and turns into compost.

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Emphasis - May 31
10:45 am
Fri May 31, 2013

WIU Professor Uses Facebook for Research

WIU Communications Professor Christopher Carpenter, his study on romantic relationships and Facebook will be published in July.
Credit WIU

Many companies are using what you post on Facebook to learn more about you. Another group of people is also using Facebook to gather data, researchers.

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To celebrate educational exchanges
3:23 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

Botswana Delegates Visit WIU

Ambassador Tebelelo Seretse of the Republic of Botswana
Credit Larry Dean - WIU - Visual Production Center

A delegation from Botswana visited Macomb to celebrate new educational exchange agreements between Western Illinois Univesity and universities in Botswana.

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Also on Securing Sporting Events
8:26 am
Thu April 18, 2013

WIU Security Expert on Doing Business in Conflict

Dean Alexander, director of WIU's Homeland Security Research Program, in March 2011, talking with Fatah prisoners incarcerated in an Israeli prison in Beersheba.
Credit WIU

There are items we may want like a new cell phone, an iPad or a luxury car. Then there are items we need like food, water and shelter.

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