Western Illinois University http://peoriapublicradio.org en Western Illinois University researches Asian Carp mitigation http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/western-illinois-university-researches-asian-carp-mitigation <div>Western Illinois University faculty members are researching ways to mitigate Asian carp in the upper Mississippi River basin. IPR’s Emily Boyer reports they’ve received 30-thousand dollars of federal funds for a second year of the study.</div><div> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 20:24:41 +0000 Emily Boyer 25058 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Western Illinois University researches Asian Carp mitigation Changes coming to WIU faculty contract http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/changes-coming-wiu-faculty-contract <div>The union representing faculty at Western Illinois University has an agreement in principle with the school to help Western through some tough budget times. And the union leader is sharply criticizing the state for its role in the college’s budget woes. Illinois Public Radio’s Rich Egger reports.&nbsp;</div><div></div><p></p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 12:11:56 +0000 Rich Egger 14154 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Changes coming to WIU faculty contract WIU professor becomes Society of American Foresters Fellow http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/wiu-professor-becomes-society-american-foresters-fellow <div>A western Illinois University biology professor is being recognized for her accomplishments in a field dominated by men. Illinois Public Radio's&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Scott Stuntz has the story.</span></div><div></div><div>&nbsp;</div> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 11:17:09 +0000 Scott Stuntz 11070 at http://peoriapublicradio.org WIU professor becomes Society of American Foresters Fellow WIU professor studying how to better predict tornadoes http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/wiu-professor-studying-how-better-predict-tornadoes <div>Tornadoes are a fact of life in the Midwest. A researcher at Western Illinois University is using a mathematical approach to help better predict which storms will spawn the twisters. Illinois Public Radio's&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Scott </span>Stuntz<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports.</span></div><div></div><div>&nbsp;</div> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 11:23:29 +0000 Scott Stuntz 9686 at http://peoriapublicradio.org WIU professor studying how to better predict tornadoes Senate approves education funding http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/senate-approves-education-funding <p></p><div>Illinois Democrats continued approving a new state budget on party-line votes Wednesday.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Senate approved spending plans for education, from elementary and high schools to colleges and universities, with funding pretty much at last year's level.</span></div><p> Thu, 30 May 2013 12:05:00 +0000 Denise Molina & Brian Mackey 6469 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Senate approves education funding WIU announces budget cuts http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/wiu-announces-budget-cuts <p>Western Illinois University workers now have an idea of what the administration plans to do to cut costs. But the plan unveiled Tuesday is the first step in a long process. Illinois Public Radio’s Rich Egger reports.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 15 May 2013 12:13:06 +0000 Denise Molina 5621 at http://peoriapublicradio.org WIU announces budget cuts