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Learn About WIU's Pre-Engineering and UIUC Engineering Programs

April 7, 2008

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MACOMB, IL - - Students interested in engineering can learn more about the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's College of Engineering and Western Illinois University's Pre-Engineering program at a 4 p.m. Thursday, April 10 informational session in Currens Hall 210. Refreshments will be served beginning at 3:30 p.m.

Bruce Elliot-Litchfield, UIUC's College of Engineering dean, will discuss the different options for students who wish to start their engineering education at Western. The options include transferfing to UIUC after two or three years as undergraduates, or completing a degree in physics or math at Western and then enrolling in UIUC's graduate engineering program. He will also discuss career options for students who graduate with a B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. in engineering from UIUC.

For more information, contact Physics Professor James Rabchuk, 309/298-2577, or e-mail

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