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October

Lake Zurich native uses passion, energy to revitalize spirit squad Oct-29
EIU Spirit Cheerleader Spreads Blue Throughout Community Oct-22
Panther Pride Turning Campus, City Blue in Time for EIU Homecoming Weekend Oct-22
EIU Alumni Awards to be Presented During Homecoming Oct-21
Astronomy 'Hobbyist' Designs, Owns World's Largest Privately Owned Telescope Oct-17
Santana Named Alumnus of the Year by EIU Journalism Department Oct-17
‘How to Start a Business’ Workshop Offered in Greenup Oct-16
Appearance of Nev Schulman Canceled; Rescheduled Date Pending Oct-13
Former Students Give the Gift of Music for Retired Professor’s 90th Birthday Oct-10
Host of MTV’s ‘Catfish’ to Speak on Safety in the Digital World Oct-06
Investigative Journalist/Author/Alumnus to Discuss 'Bloody Lies' on EIU Campus Oct-03
U.S. News & World Report Recognizes EIU's Commitment to Veterans Oct-01

September

International Alumnus Establishes Link Between EIU, Chinese University Sep-30
Sen. Durbin, EIU Discuss College Affordability in Student Panel Sep-25
38th Annual Panther Marching Band Festival Set for Oct. 4 Sep-24
Expert Brings ‘Human Approach’ to Conference on Autism Spectrum Disorders Sep-23
Eastern Illinois University Named a Lead Institution in Civic Engagement by National Association Sep-16
EIU Moves Up in U.S. News & World Report's Annual Rankings Sep-12
Tickets Still Available for Sinbad Comedy Show Sep-11
Admission Standards Retained; Enrollment Strategies Advance Sep-10
EIU Student Recognized as 13th in Nation for Baton Twirling Sep-09
EIU Professor Named President on International Franchising Board Sep-08

August

Freshmen received training before first night at EIU Aug-26
EIU to Reap Research Opportunities Through Land Use Partnership Aug-22
Area High School Students Welcomed at O’Brien Stadium for Home-opener Tailgate Aug-22
Community Invited to Share in EIU First Night Activities Aug-20
EIU Faculty Laureate Seeks to Eliminate “Cow Talk” Aug-15
Videos, Website Bring Honors to EIU Web Team Aug-13
Fallen Branches Mean the End for EIU's Iconic Old Oak Tree Aug-08
EIU Credits Loyal Alumni, Friends for Continuing Fundraising Success Aug-07

July

EIU Student Describes Experience as Miss United States Competitor Jul-21
Dearth Selected as New Director of Admissions at EIU Jul-01

June

EIU’s Oldest Graduate Passes Away at 106 Jun-30
Corpse Flower to Bloom at EIU Jun-25
More Than 250 East Central Illinois Teachers to Attend Professional Workshop at EIU Jun-20
EIU Volunteers Help Staff Free Summer Meals Program for Children in Charleston, Ashmore Jun-19
Professional Development Program Helps Martinsville Teachers Navigate Common Core Jun-19
EIU History Professor to Journey on America’s Oldest Commercial Whaling Ship Jun-16
With Committee in Place, EIU Presidential Search Ready to Begin Jun-11
Cavaliers to Host 2014 Season Kickoff, Fan Appreciation Night at EIU Jun-11
Firefighter Training To Continue On EIU Campus Jun-06
New EIU Grant Helps Some Middle Class Families Afford College Jun-05

May

Community Members Invited to Lawn of Old Main for Live Music, Food May-29
An Eagerness to Teach: First-year Teacher Wins Statewide Award May-23
Camps are an Important Summer Business at EIU May-22
EIU Launches Master of Arts in Art Hybrid Degree May-22
New Online Options Add Flexibility to EIU Hybrid Transfer Programs May-19
EIU's Old Main to Celebrate Coles County High School Students' Graduations May-15
EIU to Reduce Summer Hours; Booth Library, Admissions Among Exceptions May-12
Nearly 1,500 Students to March in EIU Commencement Ceremonies May-07
Student Commencement Speakers Named at EIU May-07
Workshops Create Community of Active Bystanders at EIU May-05
School of Continuing Education’s Mobile App Recognized May-02

April

High School Seniors Awarded EIU Honors College Scholarships Apr-30
EIU to Offer ‘Money Smart’ Program for Older Adults Apr-29
EIU Names Honors College for Alumni Couple Apr-25
EIU Continues Dedication to Emerging Field of Clean Energy Apr-25
Ten are Winners of National Medal for Museum and Library Services Apr-24
EIU Named a Tree Campus for Fourth Consecutive Year Apr-23
Learning the Ins and Outs of an Emerging Field: CHS Students Learn, Grow from Guidance at EIU Apr-22
U.S. Rep. John Shimkus Tours EIU's Renewable Energy Complex Apr-17
More Than 40 Students Presented Research Projects at National Conference Apr-07
EIU Admissions Counselor to Recruit Families, Not Just Students Apr-01
Annual English Studies Conference Expanded Apr-01

March

‘Red Flag Campaign’ to Focus on Bystander Intervention Mar-31
Fires, Floods and Trebuchets: EIU A Safer Place, Thanks to Gary Hanebrink Mar-28
EIU President Bill Perry to Complete Presidential Service in 2015 Mar-27
Jonathan McKenzie Named New Executive Officer of EIU Foundation Mar-21
Thompson Square to Perform at EIU Mar-18
News of EIU Research Project Hits International Radio Airwaves Mar-13
Wall Street Journal Reporter and EIU Alumnus to Speak on Campus Mar-04
Booth Library Named Finalist for National Medal for Museum and Library Service Mar-03

February

EIU Student Graces Cover of National Magazine Feb-28
EIU History Professors Reflect on African-American History Month Feb-26
EIU Employees Honored for Continuous Years of Service Feb-24
Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’ to be Performed this Month Feb-21
Scholar to Give Two Lectures on Teaching and Learning in Diverse Classrooms Feb-20
School Districts to Seek Employees at Educators' Job Fair Feb-19
43th Annual Miss Black EIU Scholarship Pageant Open to the Public Feb-17
EIU Open House to Bring 1,000-Plus to Charleston, Campus Feb-12
EIU Students Operate Coffee Shop; Learn Ins and Outs of Restaurant Business Feb-07
Eastern Gives Darwin More Than One Day Feb-03

January

EIU Spring Enrollment Confirms Recruitment Efforts Are On Course Jan-30
Public Invited to January Open House at EIU Observatory Jan-30
EIU Receives Single Largest Gift in University History Jan-28
Award-winning Playwright to Speak about her Inspirations as a Writer Jan-27
Looking to the Future: EIU Works to Realign Resources Jan-24
EIU Runners to Shed Clothing for Local Charity Organizations Jan-21
Annual MLK Jr. Candlelight Vigil Planned At EIU Jan-17
Booth Library to Host 'Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys' Jan-17
EIU Consolidates Off-site Locations in Greater Chicago Jan-16
Every Reason to Hope: EIU Autism Center to open to serve individuals with Autism Jan-13