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The Department of University Marketing and Communications (UMAC) is your source for EIU-related news. Our office's duties include handling inquiries from the media and the public, writing and distributing press releases, and writing and editing copy for various university publications.



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Entrepreneurship Growing on Campus

WCIA Reporter Anna Carrera featured a student's on-campus hair salon. The student business is another example of the growing entrepreneurship culture at Eastern Illinois University.  | news

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Living History Program Revives Historical Female Figures

The JG-TC featured Eastern Illinois University's Living History program. The annual program portrays women in history at local elementary schools during Women's History and Awareness Month in March. | news

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David Glassman Named Eastern's Next President

Glassman named the 12th president of Eastern Illinois University by the Board of Trustees. His tenure as president will start June 1.   | news