Western Illinois University And Pulitzer Legacy

Small is beautiful.

It may not always be true, but it is truer here than anywhere else in the world.

Four Pulitzer Prizes and five Emmy Awards are associated with Western Illinois University (WIU) Department of Broadcasting and Journalism. A Chicago Sun-Times reporter received the Pulitzer Prize for Continue reading




 “天生丽质难自弃,养在深闺人未识。” 西伊利诺伊大学,英文Western Illinois University,简称西伊大。除了西伊大,美国还有东伊大(Eastern  Illinois University)、南伊大(Southern Illinois University)和北伊大(Northern Illinois University) 。东南西北都全了。这四所大学可以并称为美国伊利诺伊公立大学系统的“四姐妹。” 虽然她们共同代表了美国公立大学的高水平,但毕竟不如美国最顶尖名校来得高大上,而且由于地处相对偏僻的中西部,媒体曝光也少,长期以来 Continue reading

How far can a WIU journalism graduate go?

How far can a journalism graduate from Western illinois University go? Kevin Mowbray is a good example. Mowbray graduated from WIU with a degree in journalism. Today, he is a top leader in the business world. Mowbray is chief operating officer and vice president of Lee Enterprises, a huge media company based in Davenport, Iowa. He is also the publisher of Lee’s largest newspaper, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. It is an inspiring story for WIU students, isn’t it?