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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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Foul-Smelling Flower Captivates EIU Greenhouse Visitors [VIDEO]

Hundreds visited the greenhouse to get a peek at the reeking corpse flower. While the brief bloom has ended for 2018, it is predicted to bloom again in 2020. | news

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EIU's Heinz Overwhelmed by Teammate, Public Support During Cancer Battle [VIDEO]

EIU soccer player Hannah Heinz has been overwhelmed by the support she's received through St. Jude's and the general public--including Cubs star Anthony Rizzo. | news

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Best College Reviews Names EIU as #1 Online MBA Program in Illinois

EIU has earned widespread acclaim for its online MBA program, and the latest comes from Best College Reviews. | news