WIU's fourth Fallen Soldiers 5k Run/Walk will take place Saturday, Oct. 10 at the WIU-Macomb campus. Since 2012, the race has raised more than $46,000 for the WIU Fallen Soldier's Scholarship Fund which honors two alumni, Capt. Derek Dobogai and Lt. Col. Robert Baldwin, who were killed in the line of duty.
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Discover Western 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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Even healthy people can get the flu, and it can be serious. This season, protect yourself—and those around you—by getting a flu vaccine, free to students with a valid student ID. Shots will be administered 10am-1pm Oct. 13, 19, 21, 27 & 29 in the WIU Union Concourse, and from 3-6pm Nov. 3 & 5 at the Student Recreation Center.
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Dr. Bree McEwan, Department of Communication, presents the 2015 Thompson Lecture, Building Community One Word At A Time: How language influences perception and persistence of online communities. Held at 5:00 p.m. in the Sandburg Theatre, in the University Union.
Learn more about Dr. McEwan.
The College of Education & Human Services welcomes Steven N. Blair, Professor in the Department of Exercise Science, Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina. Held at 7:00 p.m. in the University Union Grand Ballroom.
Learn more about the Cohen Lecture.
The College of Business and Technology welcomes Tyler Gage, co-founder and co-CEO of Runa, a social enterprise that produces clean energy beverages and uses its supply chain to improve the livelihoods of thousands of indigenous farming families in the Amazon. On Wed, Oct 14, 3:00 p.m. in the University Grand Ballroom.
Learn more about the Ferguson Lecture.