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Western Illinois University News

News for 10/31/2014

City Administrator to Provide One-Year Retrospective of Washington (IL) Tornado at WIU Nov. 6
It has been almost one year since an EF-4 tornado struck Washington, IL, and next week, Washington City Administrator Tim Gleason will be at Western Illinois University to provide a one-year retrospective of the disaster. Gleason will speak at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6 in Horrabin Hall 78. ... [read complete story]

President's Scholarship Finalists Announced
Seventeen high school seniors from around the state have been selected as finalists for Western Illinois University's President's Scholarship, which covers tuition, fees and room and board for four years. Five students will be selected for the full-ride scholarship. ... [read complete story]

Professor Receives Grant for Veterans Research
Western Illinois University Assistant Professor of Communication Lance Brendan Young is part of a research team which received a nearly $100,000 grant to train clinical staff at substance use disorder treatment programs at three VA hospitals in the Midwest. ... [read complete story]

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