Monday, October 1

All Day Grade screens open for instructors to enter Early Waring Grades for Fall 2018
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM Kinder Monday: Free Coffee for Students
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Kinder Monday: Rec Center Tours and Healthy Recipes
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM FILM SCREENING: White Zombie

Tuesday, October 2

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM WIU Graduate School Expo
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM All Major Career & Internship Fair
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM International Coffee Hour - Nepal
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM WIU Art Gallery Reception - Miya Hannan "Beneath My Feet"

Wednesday, October 3

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Agriculture Career Fair
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM French Conversation Hour
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM Latinx Heritage Month: Bring Your Own Tortilla (BYOT)
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM Ireland Study Abroad Interest Meeting
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Wayne N. Thompson Professor Lecture: How Ironic Are You?: A Look at a Sense of Irony
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Rosemont
7:30 PM FIRST WEDNESDAY: Faculty Chamber Music Series Concert I- Camerata Woodwind Quintet & The Hopper Jazztet
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM One Man, Two Guvnors

Thursday, October 4

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Warsaw Alumni & Friends Social
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM One Man, Two Guvnors

Friday, October 5

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM School of Agriculture Open House
10:00 AM "Patently Risky: Framing, Innovation, and Entrepreneurial Preferences" presented by Dr. Elizabeth Hoffman
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Sociology and Anthropology Welcome Lunch
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Engineering High School Expo
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Translating Science into Practice: The Odyssey of Evaluating Officer-Involved Shooting Policy
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Anna Dimitrova English and Film Alumni Speaker
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Latinx Heritage Month: Tradicion Black Light Social
7:00 PM Volleyball vs. North Dakota State
7:30 PM Guest Recital: "Spectrum" - Silvan Negrutiu, piano
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM One Man, Two Guvnors

Saturday, October 6

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM WIU Orchestra Conducting Workshop
11:30 AM - 5:00 PM WIU v. ISU Football Game and Pregame Social
2:00 PM Piano Masterclass with guest Silvan Negrutiu
7:30 PM Wind Ensemble Concert - Mike Fansler, conductor
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM One Man, Two Guvnors

Sunday, October 7

1:00 PM Volleyball vs. Oral Roberts
1:00 PM Women's Soccer vs. South Dakota
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM One Man, Two Guvnors
5:00 PM Student Recital: Abigail Dominis, trombone & Mitchell Goldberg, trombone, Liang- yu Wang, piano

Monday, October 8

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Discover Western Open House
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM International Bazaar Interest Meeting
7:00 PM Guest Speaker: Jeff McClusky of Jeff McClusky & Associates (JMA) of Chicago

Tuesday, October 9

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Cultural Cafe - Nigeria
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM London Study Abroad Information Session

Wednesday, October 10

2:00 PM Interest Meeting to Study Abroad in Peru
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM French Conversation Hour
7:30 PM Jazz Showcase Concert featuring the Jazz Studio Orchestra (JSO), Jazz Band and combos

Thursday, October 11

7:30 PM Chamber Orchestra Concert - Richard Hughey, conductor

Friday, October 12

All Day FALL BREAK - NO CLASSES

Saturday, October 13

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Corn Maze
1:00 PM Men's Soccer vs. Omaha
6:00 PM Football vs. North Dakota State

Sunday, October 14

All Day Last day for 50% refund/credit for total university withdrawal
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Corn Maze
3:00 PM Guest Recital: Marcia Henry Liebenow, violin and Andrea Molina, piano

Monday, October 15

All Day Second eight week session begins
All Day 4:30 p.m. - Grade screens close. Instructors may no longer enter Early Warning Grades for Fall 2018 after 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 16

All Day Early Warning Grades notices emailed to students and available on STARS
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Writers: Brandon Hobson and Samantha Hunt have a CRAFT TALK and PUBLIC READING

Wednesday, October 17

2:00 PM Interest Meeting to Study Abroad in Peru
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM French Conversation Hour
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM Western Organization for Women Fall Reception
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM Study Abroad Interest Meeting: Cinema Italiano
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM National Love Your Body Day: Beautiful in Every Shade
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Latinx Heritage Month: National Love Your Body Day

Thursday, October 18

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Scholarly Communication 101: Choosing the Right Conferences, Journals and Publishers
7:30 PM Jazz Studio Orchestra (JSO) - John Cooper, director featuring student guest Tiana Thakur, vocals

Friday, October 19

All Day Graduation applications due for all students who wish to have their name in the commencement programs
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Engineering High School Expo
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM Psychology Department Colloquium Series: The role of attention and memory in searching for missing and wanted persons
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Dr. Kishonna Gray “Hypervisible Blackness. Invisible Narratives: the Digital Stories that Games Tell”
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Working, The Musical

Saturday, October 20

All Day Thriving (or Living) in a Digital World: An Educational Opportunity
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Discover Western Open House
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Superhero Blue Light Fun Run/Walk
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Corn Maze
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM WIU Art Gallery Reception - Don Crouch "Art Since Retirement"
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Working, The Musical

Sunday, October 21

All Day Last day for 40% refund/credit for total university withdrawal
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Vishnu Springs Open House
12:00 PM Women's Soccer vs. Denver
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Corn Maze
1:00 PM Volleyball vs. IPFW
7:30 PM Faculty Recital: Ricardo Sepulveda, baritone and Po-Chuan Chiang, piano with guest Giorgi Khatalev, viola

Monday, October 22

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Take Back the Night Fundraiser

Tuesday, October 23

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Open Educational Resources
7:30 PM Faculty Recital: Moises Molina, cello and Po-Chuan Chiang, piano

Wednesday, October 24

2:00 PM Interest Meeting to Study Abroad in Peru
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM French Conversation Hour
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM Study Abroad Interest Meeting: Cinema Italiano
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM March Tale

Thursday, October 25

9:30 AM - 3:00 PM Illinois Secretary of State Mobile Services
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM 29th Annual Take Back the Night
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM March Tale

Friday, October 26

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Analytics and Economics Day
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Push 4 Parks Bags Tournament
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Graduate Programs in Psychology Open House
7:00 PM Volleyball vs. South Dakota
7:30 PM Concert Band Concert - Matt Thomas, conductor
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM March Tale

Saturday, October 27

8:30 AM - 11:00 AM 7th Annual Fallen Soldiers 5K Run/Walk
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Corn Maze
1:00 PM Football vs. Northern Iowa
1:00 PM Graduate Jazz Studies Recital: Aaron Krings, bass with Jason Thrweatt, tenor saxophone & Jason Hartley, guitar
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM March Tale

Sunday, October 28

All Day Last day for 30% refund/credit for total University withdrawal
All Day Last day to make a total University withdrawal
All Day Last day to drop regular 16-week course
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM March Tale
4:00 PM Public Lecture: Brian Locke "Czech Music and Czech Independence" - part of the WIU Czech Centenary Music Festival
4:30 PM Women's Basketball vs. Truman State
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Haunted Trail
7:30 PM Guest Recital: Rebecca Johnson, flute (EIU) & Jeffrey Brown, piano

Monday, October 29

All Day Grade screens open for instructors to enter Final Grades for Fall 2018
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Rocky VOTES: Early Voting
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM FILM SCREENING: Night of the Living Dead
6:30 PM 20th Annual Orchestra Halloween Concert - Richard Hughey, conductor

Tuesday, October 30

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Rocky VOTES: Early Voting
2:00 PM Student Showcase Convocation Recital I
7:30 PM Brass Chamber Ensembles Fall Recital
7:30 PM Brass Ensemble Concert - Dr. Jena Gardner, director

Wednesday, October 31

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Rocky VOTES: Early Voting
2:00 PM Interest Meeting to Study Abroad in Peru
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM French Conversation Hour
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Why Graduate School? - School of Graduate Studies Seminar Series


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