Summer and Fall 2013 Course Descriptions Available Now!
Detailed course descriptions for Summer 2013 (pdf) and Fall 2013 (pdf) are ready. They may also be viewed on the Simpkins Hall first floor hallway bulletin board.
Please visit STARS for a complete list of course offerings.
Malachuk awarded Senior Fulbright
Congratulations to Dr. Dan Malachuk, who has has received a Fulbright Senior Lectureship in American Literature from Universität Heidelberg for 2014.
Spring 2013 Departmental Scholars
Congratulations to our two Departmental Scholars for this semester, Jennifer Wilson for Journalism, and Ethan Knight for English.
Journalism BA Ed Komenda on CNN
Journalism graduate Ed Komenda was recently interviewed on CNN about his Sun Sentinel article "The story of a gun."
Helwig named Outstanding Sponsor
Congratulations to Dr. Tim Helwig, who was recently named "Outstanding Regional Sponsor for the Midwest" by the Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society.
Congratulations Western Courier Staffers
The student-run newspaper at Western Illinois University, The Western Courier, earned 12 awards at the Illinois College Press Association's (ICPA) annual convention in Chicago Friday, Feb. 22 and Saturday, Feb. 23.
What can you do with an English Degree?
On CNN, MLA President Michael Bérubé offers My View: What will you do with an English Degree? Plenty.