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July 29, 2015

WIU Welcomes Computer-Mediated Communication Minor
WIU Welcomes Computer-Mediated Communication Minor

Western Illinois University’s Department of Communication is launching a new computer-mediated minor for students this fall. The communication courses in the minor will be taught by faculty whose work on communication technology has won recent recognition for excellence from the National Communication Association (NCA). Read more.

June 29, 2015

WIU Goes Smoke-Free July 1
WIU Goes Smoke-Free July 1

Effective July 1, Western Illinois University will become smoke-free as part of the state-mandated Illinois Smoke-Free Campus Act. Read more.


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Special Announcement for students affected by the closing of Ashford University's Iowa Campus

Students applying to WIU for the fall 2015 or Spring 2016 semester will have their application fee waived.

2015-2016 WQPT-PBS Ambassadors

Front Left: Cody Hageman (Western Illinois University-QC), Iame Rea (University of Iowa), Kasey Fish (Western Illinois University-QC), Grace Brasel (Augustana College), Christopher Black (Black Hawk College) Back Left: John McAfoos (Western Illinois University-QC), Rich Yerington (Western Illinois University-QC), Lauren Tague (Illinois State University), Kathryn Reed (Illinois State University), Remona Laing (St. Ambrose University), Nicolas Riojas (Augustana College) Not Pictured: Alexandra Lenger (Iowa State University) and Katherine Williams (St. Ambrose University)

See our new video!

A new campus, a new semester and a new success story and it all begins here. Watch us tell our story!

WQPT Wins Two Awards

WQPT and Fourth Wall Films co-production of the documentary Letters Home to Hero Street, won two awards at the Cedar Rapids Independent Film Festival.

MBA Program Available Entirely Online

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is now available to complete entirely online. Take courses in the traditional face-to-face format when your schedule allows. Take online courses when you need the flexibility. Either way, you'll have the same quality curriculum and the same great faculty.

2015 Sigma Tau Delta National English Honor Society Convention

WIU-QC students April Stokes, Micheal Belman, Chris Sanders-Ring, and Kasi DeFrieze attended 2015 Sigma Tau Delta National English Honor Society Convention in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The English majors were able to present some of their work, as well as hear about what other students around the country are researching.

Argpatch Awards Man of the Year

Dr. Rives, vice president for the Quad-Cities and planning at Western Illinois University, has been the leader in developing the Q-C Riverfront Campus in Moline.

WIU-QC Riverfront Campus Development
Quad Cities Campus Development

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