Sunday, April 1

All Day Last day to make a total University withdrawal
All Day Last day for 30% refund/credit for total university withdrawal
All Day Last day to drop regular 16-week course

Monday, April 2

All Day Advance Registration for Summer/Fall
All Day Grade screens open for instructors to enter Final Grades for Spring 2018

Tuesday, April 3

All Day Advance Registration for Summer/Fall
2:00 PM Student Showcase Convocation Recital I
7:30 PM Violin Studio Recital - students of Julieta Mihai

Wednesday, April 4

All Day Advance Registration for Summer/Fall
3:00 PM 2018 Distinguished Faculty Lecturer
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Graduate School Seminar Series: Considering & Surviving Graduate School
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Western Wednesday After-Hours in Downtown Chicago
6:00 PM Sexual Violence Against Women: Stand Up Speak Up
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Department of Art's FIRST WEDNESDAY
7:30 PM Faculty Chamber Music Series Recital V: Julstrom String Quartet & Camerata Woodwind Quintet
7:30 PM Play: AVENUE Q (Adult Content)

Thursday, April 5

All Day Advance Registration for Summer/Fall
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Get Yourself Tested
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Balanced Body Balanced Mind - Health & Wellness Day
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Balanced Body Balanced Mind
7:30 PM *CANCELLED* Guest Recital: Lucas Wong, piano
7:30 PM Play: AVENUE Q (Adult Content)

Friday, April 6

All Day Advance Registration for Summer/Fall
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Navigating Your Health
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM The 59th Ralph Dirksen Tech Expo and Engineering Technology Open House
7:30 PM Flute Studio Recital - students of John McMurtery
7:30 PM Play: AVENUE Q (Adult Content)

Saturday, April 7

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Discover Western Open House
11:00 AM Graduate Recital: Julie Jacobs, horn, Minjung Seo, piano
12:30 PM - 6:00 PM Milwaukee Brewers vs. Chicago Cubs
1:00 PM Student Recital: Leonel Villarreal, baritone and Aaron Mendenall, tenor with Liang-yu Wang, piano and Minjung Seo, piano
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Supply Chain Management Program Open House
3:00 PM Student Recital: Camber Flick, oboe, and Egan Roberts, oboe with Po-Chuan Chiang, piano
5:00 PM Senior Voice Recital: Zachary Palmer, bass/baritone and Liang-yu Wang, piano
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM Come Fly With Me Gala and Auction
7:30 PM AVENUE Q (Adult Content)

Sunday, April 8

2:00 PM Play: AVENUE Q (Adult Content)
3:00 PM Steinway Unveiling and Dedication Recital
7:30 PM Graduate Recital: Anthony Corbo, viola and Yihao Zhou, piano

Monday, April 9

All Day Advance Registration for Summer/Fall
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Change the Game: The Health Gap and Soccer in Botswana

Tuesday, April 10

All Day Advance Registration for Summer/Fall
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM SGA State of the Student Address
5:15 PM Cello Studio Recital
5:30 PM Clinica de Migrantes
7:30 PM WIU Brass Ensemble Concert - Randall Faust, director

Wednesday, April 11

All Day Advance Registration for Summer/Fall
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Graduate School Seminar Series: Graduate School Resumes, Personal Goals Statement and Recommendation Letters
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Lifestyles & Eating Habits Contributing to Obesity
7:30 PM Guest Recital: Alexandru Malaimare, violin and Catalin Dima, piano
7:30 PM Chris Vallillo's "OH, FREEDOM" Songs of the Civil Rights Movement "WORLD PREMIER"

Thursday, April 12

All Day Advance Registration for Summer/Fall
12:00 PM Piano Studio Recital - students of Dr. Tammie Walker & Dr. Jeffrey Brown (also a Senior Arts Series performance)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM #blackkidsdomath: Discussing Black Boys who are Successful with School Mathematics
5:00 PM The President's International String Quartet Recital
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Fixed: The science fiction of human enhancement
7:30 PM WIU Concert Band presents "Tales of Adventure" - Dr. Matt Thomas, conductor

Friday, April 13

All Day Advance Registration for Summer/Fall
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM RPTA Professional Development Conference
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM The 59th Ralph Dirksen Tech Expo and Engineering Technology Open House
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Discover Engineering
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM RPTA 50th Anniversary Celebration Social

Saturday, April 14

1:00 PM A Centennial Honors College Project Recital "A Study of Song Cycles": Benjamin Rogers, baritone and Minjung Seo, piano
3:00 PM Graduate Recital: Brian Martin, trumpet
5:00 PM Centennial Honors College Project Recital: Tyler Guthrie, trombone with Liang-yu Wang, piano
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Western Illinois University Donor Appreciation Banquet
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM 75th Anniversary Celebration of Greek Life at Western Illinois University
7:30 PM Annual Masterworks Concert featuring the WIU Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hughey, conductor and the WIU Choirs, James Stegall and Jason Hawkins, conductors with guest Amanda Ensign, Soprano

Sunday, April 15

All Day WIU Horn Festival 2018 - featuring guest performers, clinicians and a 1pm Matinee Performance and 7:30pm Grand Finale Performance
3:00 PM Student Recital: Kosuke Uchikawa, cello, and Nathalie Hernandez, cello with Po-Chuan Chiang, piano (at First Presbyterian Church, Macomb)
7:30 PM WIU Horn Festival Performance featuring Debra Sherrill-Ward, Tomasz Binkowski, Guest Hornists, WIU Hornists, and Festival Horn Choir

Monday, April 16

All Day Advance Registration for Summer/Fall
3:30 PM Better Together Event/First Year Experience (FYE) Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, April 17

All Day Advance Registration for Summer/Fall
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM iSleep: Illinois Sleeping Longer Everyday Establishes Productivity
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Springfield Alumni & Friends Legislative Reception

Wednesday, April 18

All Day Advance Registration for Summer/Fall
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Thomas E. Helm Undergraduate Research Day
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Thomas E. Helm Undergraduate Research Day
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Detox Your Brain
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Decatur Alumni & Friends Social
7:30 PM Jazz Studio Orchestra (JSO) Concert - John Cooper, director - featuring Dr. James Stegall, Dr. Randall Faust, Dr. James Caldwell, and WIU Vocal Jazz Ensemble

Thursday, April 19

All Day Advance Registration for Summer/Fall
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM It's Spring! Don't Fall!
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Depression & Anxiety in the Elderly Population
7:30 PM Vocal Jazz Ensemble Concert - Jason Hawkins, director with the Jazz Studio Orchestra

Friday, April 20

All Day Advance Registration for Summer/Fall
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Graduate School Open House
2:00 PM Student Recital: Vlad Hontila, violin and Erik Ghukasyan, violin with Po-Chuan Chiang, piano, Orlando Riveros, piano and Liang-yu Wang, piano
4:00 PM Viola Studio Recital: students of Istvan Szabo
5:30 PM Organ Studio Recital - students of Linda Andrews at First Presbyterian Church, Macomb
7:30 PM Play: ONE-ACT Festival
7:30 PM Faculty Recital: Jeffrey Brown, piano

Saturday, April 21

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Lambda Alpha Epsilon Fallen Officer 5K
11:00 AM Senior Recital: Nathan Ankrom, percussion
1:00 PM Percussion Ensemble Spring Concert - Rick Kurasz & Kevin Nichols, directors
3:00 PM Faculty & Guest Recital: Tiburon V Woodwind Quintet
5:00 PM Sigma Alpha Iota Spring Recital
7:30 PM Plays: ONE-ACT Festival
7:30 PM Centennial Honors College Project Senior Recital: "A Study of Clarinet Repertoire from the Classical Era through the 20th Century" - Madison Thielsen, clarinet and Liang-yu Wang, piano

Sunday, April 22

1:00 PM Student Recital: Claire Elizabeth Ryterski, soprano & Callen Brown, trumpet with Liang-yu Wang, piano
3:00 PM Faculty and Guest Recital: An Afternoon of Compositions of Randall E. Faust
5:30 PM Graduate Recital: Amanda Ensign, soprano and Minjung Seo, piano
7:30 PM Senior Recital: Andrew Siwek, alto saxophone with student combo

Monday, April 23

All Day Open registration begins
5:00 PM Senior Jazz Recital: Chase Suchy, guitar & combo
7:30 PM Graduate Duo Piano Recital: Gwangwon Park & Hyunjin Jang

Tuesday, April 24

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM Purple and Gold Day Alumni Breakfast
1:00 PM Graduate Choir Conducting Recital: Torren Friberg with the University Singers
2:00 PM Student Showcase Convocation Recital II
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM St. Louis Purple & Gold Day
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Macomb Purple & Gold Day
7:30 PM Jazz Band Concert - Michael Stryker, director

Wednesday, April 25

2:00 PM Student Composers Recital
3:30 PM Reception honoring School of Music Retirees Drs. Caldwell, Faust, Huff, Paccione & Stegall - Sherman Hall 3rd Floor Auditorium
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Seeking Help After Rape: Does Race Matter?
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Professor Mary Hogg, Ph.D., "Last Lecture"
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Department of Sociology and Anthropology Spring Festival
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM From the Margins: the History of Puerto Rico, P.R.O.M.E.S.A. and What the Hurricane Maria Revealed
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Grad Blast
7:30 PM Classical Guitar Ensemble - George Turner, dir.

Thursday, April 26

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Grad Prep Day-QC Campus
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Veterans Health & Well Being
5:00 PM Faculty Recital: Julieta Mihai, violin and Po-Chuan Chiang, piano
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Cancer Prevention & Education in Rural Communities
7:30 PM WIU Chamber Orchestra Concert - Richard Hughey, conductor

Friday, April 27

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Grad Prep Day-Macomb Campus
7:30 PM 6th Annual WIU Piano Festival Recital featuring special guest Mei-Hsuan Huang, piano

Saturday, April 28

10:00 AM WIU Piano Festival Masterclass with special guest Mei-Hsuan Huang
12:00 PM WIU Music Therapy Association Recital
7:30 PM WIU Steel Band Spring Concert - Rick Kurasz, director

Sunday, April 29

11:00 AM Graduate Recital: Eric Linke, horn; Minjung Seo, piano
2:00 PM Senior Centennial Honors College Project Recital: Heidi Maier, flute - First Presbyterian Church, Macomb
3:00 PM WIU Choirs Student Conductors Concert
5:00 PM Trumpet Studio Recital - students of Dr. Bruce Briney
7:30 PM Jazz Guitar Ensemble Concert - George Turner, director

Monday, April 30

10:00 AM Inaugural Business Leadership Symposium
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Blood Drive
5:30 PM Trombone/Euphonium Studio Recital - students of John Mindeman


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