Saturday, April 1

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Discover Western Open House
11:00 AM Men's Soccer vs. Lincoln College (Spring Game)
12:00 PM - 11:55 PM 4th Annual Dance Marathon for The Children's Miracle Network
3:00 PM Trumpet Studio Recital - students of Dr. Bruce Briney
5:00 PM Graduate Recital: Jonathan Banko, trumpet with Po-Chuan Chiang, piano and student brass quintet
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM CBT 50th Anniversary Trivia Night

Sunday, April 2

All Day Last day to drop regular 16-week course
All Day Last day for 30% refund/credit for total university withdrawal
All Day WIU HORN FESTIVAL 2017 - featuring guest performers/clinicians- 1pm & 7:30pm performances
All Day Last day to make a total University withdrawal
10:00 AM Blackhawks vs. Bruins Pregame Social & Hockey Game in Chicago - SOLD OUT

Monday, April 3

All Day Advance Registration for Summer/Fall
All Day Grade screens open for instructors to enter Final Grades for Spring 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM FILM CLUB SCREENING: True Grit (1969)

Tuesday, April 4

All Day Advance Registration for Summer/Fall
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Health Fair
7:30 PM Student Recital: Brian Backer, baritone saxophone and Nick Bruketta, bass with student combo

Wednesday, April 5

All Day Advance Registration for Summer/Fall
3:00 PM French Conversation Hour
4:00 PM Spiritual Health Panel
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Physics Research Day
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM EGO Roundtables: What to do with a Master's Degree in English
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM April 2017 Chicago Western Wednesdays After-Hours
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Springfield Alumni & Friends Legislative Reception
7:30 PM FIRST WEDNESDAY: Faculty Chamber Music Series Concert V featuring the Camerata Woodwind Quintet and the Julstrom String Quartet
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Theatre: Peter and the Starcatcher
10:00 PM - 3:00 PM Disability Culture Day

Thursday, April 6

All Day Advance Registration for Summer/Fall
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM Get Yourself Tested-Free STI & HIV testing
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM Get Yourself Tested-Free STI & HIV testing
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM 2017 Distinguished Faculty Lecture
6:30 PM "Sick Around the World" - Documentary Screening
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM 24th Annual Dealing With Difference Institute: Keynote Speaker Wilson Okello
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM 24th Annual Dealing With Difference Institute. Act Now: Everyday Advocacy, April 6-7, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Roger and Jean Morrow Lecture: "Adapt and Persist: How 7 Billion People can Help Sustain 9 Million Other Species on Earth" by Dr. L. Scott Mills, University of Montana
7:30 PM Faculty Recital: Moises Molina, cello and Liang-yu Wang, piano
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Theatre: Peter and the Starcatcher
8:30 PM "Get Yourself Tested"

Friday, April 7

All Day Advance Registration for Summer/Fall
All Day 24th Annual Dealing With Difference Institute. Act Now: Everyday Advocacy, April 6-7, 2017
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM WIU FFA Livestock Judging Contest
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM 58th Ralph Dirksen Tech Expo and Engineering Technology Open House
12:00 PM Women's Tennis vs. Omaha
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM "How Camouflage Hides Animals While Revealing Mysteries of Climate Change," by Dr. L. Scott Mills, University of Montana
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM School of Engineering Open House
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Game Studies Group: Literary Games
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Game Studies Group: Historical Games
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Murder at the Old Bailey: An Evening of Sherlockian Detection
7:30 PM Women of COFAC Faculty Vocalist Recital: Julie Baker, Kitty Karn, Mary McMurtery and Lauren Saeger, with Minjung Seo, Michael Stryker and Liang-yu Wang, piano
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Theatre: Peter and the Starcatcher
8:00 PM - 6:00 PM Inter Hall Council Presents: Kevin Bozeman

Saturday, April 8

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8th Annual Donna Phillips Run/Dog Walk
10:30 AM Men's Soccer vs. Hawkeye Community College (Spring Game)
12:30 PM Men's Soccer vs. Marshalltown (Spring Game)
2:30 PM Women's Soccer vs. Northern Illinois University (Spring Game)
3:00 PM Viola Studio Recital- Students of Istvan Szabo
5:00 PM Centennial Honors College Project Recital: Kaselyn Hart, soprano and Liang-yu Wang, piano
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM Performing Arts Society Once Upon a Time Gala and Auction
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Theatre: Peter and the Starcatcher

Sunday, April 9

12:00 AM - 6:00 PM Phi Kappa Phi Induction Luncheon
1:00 PM Student Recital: Dominique Archambeau, viola & Nathan Miner, bassoon and Liang-yu Wang, piano
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Theatre: Peter and the Starcatcher
3:00 PM Graduate Recital: Amanda Ensign, soprano and Po-Chuan Chiang, piano
5:00 PM Senior Recital: Rachel Norton, saxophone and violin with Minjung Seo, piano

Monday, April 10

All Day Advance Registration for Summer/Fall
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM WASC/WIU and Film Club's Special Film Event

Tuesday, April 11

All Day Advance Registration for Summer/Fall
All Day Elements Literary Magazine Accepting Submissions for 2017 Publication EXTENSION!
11:00 AM Women's Sexual Health Event
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Cultural Connections--Traditional Dress
2:00 PM Student Showcase Convocation Recital I - School of Music students perform
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Jeffrey Hayzlett Keynote Address
7:30 PM The Western Illinois University Singers and Concert Choir Performance - James Stegall and Jonathan Saeger, conductors

Wednesday, April 12

All Day Elements Literary Magazine Accepting Submissions for 2017 Publication EXTENSION!
All Day Advance Registration for Summer/Fall
3:00 PM WIU Cello Studio Recital - students of Dr. Moises Molina
3:00 PM French Conversation Hour
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM 2017 CAS Talks Series: Women and Environment in Pakistan and Beyond
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Washington D.C. Alumni and Friends Social
7:30 PM WIU Percussion Ensemble Concert - Rick Kurasz & Kevin Nichols, directors

Thursday, April 13

All Day Elements Literary Magazine Accepting Submissions for 2017 Publication EXTENSION!
All Day Advance Registration for Summer/Fall
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM "DEEP: Diabetes Education and Evaluation Program"
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Macomb Poetry Festival: Kevin Stein Poetry Reading
7:30 PM Graduate Recital: Ziyu Zhou, piano

Friday, April 14

All Day Elements Literary Magazine Accepting Submissions for 2017 Publication EXTENSION!
All Day Advance Registration for Summer/Fall
8:00 AM Beu Mussatto Invitational
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational
3:00 PM Guest Guitar Clinic & Recital featuring Faraz Chaudry and Marcos Rios
3:00 PM Baseball vs. South Dakota State
3:00 PM Softball vs IUPUI (DH)
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM "Let Go of the Chimney"
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM "Promoting a Healthy Diet for Healthy Living"

Saturday, April 15

8:00 AM Beu Mussatto Invitational
10:00 AM Masterclass with WIU Professor Emerita Anita Werling, organist - WIU organ students play the music of Jean Langlais - First Presbyterian Church, Macomb
11:00 AM Softball vs. IUPUI
1:00 PM Baseball vs. South Dakota State
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM "Reducing Stress for the Mind, Body, and Soul"

Sunday, April 16

1:00 PM Baseball vs. South Dakota State

Monday, April 17

All Day Advance Registration for Summer/Fall
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Blackout Poetry Workshop
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM Study Abroad Interest Meeting for London: The City Experience (Spring 2018)
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM FILM CLUB SCREENING: True Grit (2010) - canceled

Tuesday, April 18

All Day Advance Registration for Summer/Fall
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM School of Agriculture Legacy Sale
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Study Abroad Interest Meeting for London: The City Experience, Spring 2018
1:00 PM Graduate Choral Conducting Concert with University Singers
2:00 PM Student Showcase Convocation Recital II - School of Music students perform
4:00 PM Baseball vs. SIU-Edwardsville
5:00 PM WIU Clarinet Studio Recital - students of Eric Ginsberg
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Ag Olympics
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM The Fred Ewing Case and Lola Austin Case Writer-in-Residence: Amy Novesky
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Corbinstock
7:30 PM WIU Brass Ensemble Concert - Randall Faust, director

Wednesday, April 19

All Day Advance Registration for Summer/Fall
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Thomas E. Helm Undergraduate Research Day
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Cultural Cafe - Saudi Arabia
3:00 PM French Conversation Hour
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM Study Abroad Interest Meeting for London: The City Experience, Spring 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Human Resource Alumni Reunion and Student Networking Event
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Fred and Lola Case Writer-in-Residence: Larry Jones
7:30 PM The WIU Jazz Studio Orchestra (JSO) Student Composers' Concert - John Cooper, director

Thursday, April 20

All Day Advance Registration for Summer/Fall
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Cultural Expressions/Open Mic
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM English Department Awards Ceremony
7:30 PM WIU Vocal Jazz Ensemble Concert - Jonathan Saeger, director

Friday, April 21

All Day Advance Registration for Summer/Fall
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM Purple and Gold Day Alumni Breakfast
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 2nd Annual Macomb POETRY FESTIVAL: John Hallwas "Voices and Visions: Nineteenth-Century Illinois Poetry"
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Game Studies Group: Cooperative Narrative Exploration
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Theatre: A Doll House

Saturday, April 22

10:00 AM Women's Tennis vs. South Dakota State
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Earthfest 2017
11:00 AM Mu Phi Epsilon Spring Recital
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Warrior Dog Dash
12:00 PM Softball vs. North Dakota State (DH)
1:00 PM Senior Recital: Jillian Escobar, piano
1:00 PM - 3:15 PM CANCELLED: Rocky's Traditions Challenge
3:00 PM Student Recital: Heidi Maier, flute & Madison Thielsen, clarinet with Liang-yu Wang, piano
5:00 PM Graduate Trumpet Recital: Eli Deneke and Brian Martin with Po-Chuan Chiang, piano
7:30 PM WIU MASTERWORKS CONCERT, featuring the WIU Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hughey, conductor and special guest - Julieta Mihai, Violin
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Theatre: A Doll House

Sunday, April 23

9:00 AM Women's Tennis vs. Denver
11:00 AM Senior Jazz Recital: Troy Nussbaum, guitar
11:00 AM Softball vs. North Dakota State
1:00 PM Senior Centennial Honors College Project Recital: Paul Rich, piano
1:00 PM Men's Soccer vs. Indian Hills (Spring Game)
3:00 PM Student Recital: Austin Dunaway, trumpet & Tyler Guthrie, trombone with Liang-yu Wang, piano
3:00 PM Men's Soccer vs. Carl Sandburg College (Spring Game)
5:00 PM WIU Chapter of America Guild of Organists (AGO) Recital celebrating the works of Jean Langlais - First Presbyterian Church, Macomb
7:30 PM WIU Jazz Guitar Ensemble Recital - George Turner, director

Monday, April 24

All Day Open registration begins
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM Macomb Purple & Gold Day
5:00 PM WIU Classical Guitar Ensemble Recital - George Turner, director
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM Denver Area Purple & Gold Day

Tuesday, April 25

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Cultural Connections--Sports and Physical Activity
4:30 PM Student Composers Concert - School of Music composition students' works performed
5:30 PM Keynote Address: "Building Community Coalitions to Address Health Disparities" - Dr. Sameer Vohra
7:30 PM WIU Saxophone Studio Recital - students of John Vana

Wednesday, April 26

12:00 PM "Maternal Mortality in Nigeria: The Urban-Rural Divide"
3:00 PM French Conversation Hour
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Twelfth Annual WIU Authors Recognition Reception
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Sociology and Anthropology Spring Festival
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Sociology and Anthropology Spring Festival
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Ag Banquet
7:30 PM WIU Jazz Band Concert with guest Kevin Hart, vibraphone - Michael Stryker, director

Thursday, April 27

All Day Poem In Your Pocket Day
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Grad Blast
7:30 PM WIU Chamber Orchestra Concert - Richard Hughey, conductor w/soloist Penelope Shumate, soprano and the University Singers Chamber Choir and Jose Santana, graduate conductor
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Spring Gala Dance Concert

Friday, April 28

3:00 PM Baseball vs. Omaha
5:00 PM History of American Music Concert
7:30 PM WIU Concert Band Student Conductors Concert
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM "The Mountaintop" by Katori Hall is a play the explores Martin Luther King, Jr.'s last night on earth.
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Spring Gala Dance Concert

Saturday, April 29

11:00 AM Graduate Recital: Klaudia Jarosz, cello with Po-Chuan Chiang, piano
1:00 PM Student Recital: Sara Devine, flute & Camber Flick, oboe with Minjung Seo, piano - First Presbyterian Church, Macomb
1:00 PM Baseball vs. Omaha
3:30 PM Men's Soccer Alumni Game
5:00 PM InVOXicated - WIU A Cappella Ensemble - Sandburg Theatre (Union)
5:00 PM Women's Soccer Alumni Game
7:30 PM WIU Steel Band Concert - Rick Kurasz, director
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM "The Mountaintop" by Katori Hall is a historical fantasy play that explores MLK,Jr.'s last night on earth.
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Spring Gala Dance Concert

Sunday, April 30

9:00 AM Senior Recital: David Power, guitar
11:00 AM Student Recital: Brian Kalina & David Williams, marimba
1:00 PM Baseball vs. Omaha
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Spring Gala Dance Concert
3:00 PM WIU Student Choral Conductors Concert
5:00 PM Violin Studio Recital- Students of Julieta Mihai


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