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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.

June 29, 2015

WIU Faculty Promotions

Forty-two Western Illinois University faculty members have been promoted, effective Fall 2015. Read more.


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Living Lands and Water Tree Wrapping Event

LASSO participated in the Living Lands and Water Tree Wrapping Event on March 26th. The Western-Quad Cities group prepared 100 saplings. Over the next 40 years, the 100 saplings LASSO prepped will sequester nearly 5000 tons of carbon dioxide!

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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