The 2017 Archaeological Field School will focus on survey and excavations at the Orendorf and Rice Lake Terrace prehistoric archaeological sites along the Illinois River in Fulton County, Illinois. Field school students will enjoy a rare opportunity to participate in excavations at a significant Middle Mississippian site and an intriguing, multi-component (Archaic, Woodland, and Mississippian) site.
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Travel the world at the 44th International Bazaar! Visit booths that represent countries from all over the world, sample authentic cuisine, experience world music, performances by students, and a fashion show displaying beautiful traditional clothing. A Kids Craft Corner and an International Marketplace for purchasing souvenirs and goods will also be available.
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The Career & Internship fair brings over 60 employers to campus hiring for a variety of jobs and internships around the country. Professional attire is required for entry into the fair. Make an appointment with the Career Development Center to have your resume reviewed or learn how to interact professionally with the recruiters.
View a list of companies attending the fair.
Black Violin is the blend of classical, hip-hop, rock, R&B, and bluegrass music. Performing live, they are accompanied by their incredible band, featuring ace turntable whiz DJ SPS. Named one of the hottest bands at SXSW in 2013. WIU Students FREE with ID!
Visit the BCA website for show details and to purchase tickets online.
Come and Discover Western! Our free open houses allow you to tour the Macomb campus, meet with academic and student services staff, talk with current WIU students and more – a great way for you to experience campus life and picture yourself at WIU. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.
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Dr. Tawnya Adkins Covert, Professor of Sociology, has co-authored a new book on political socialization (the lifelong process by which we acquire political beliefs). It explores how people develop political values, attitudes & identities, and identifies suggestions for institutional change that would lead to "better" citizenship.
Contact Dr. Adkins Covert for more details.