Educational pumpkin display hosted at WIU library


A Western Illinois University tradition is back again for another fall season. The pumpkin variety show is on display on the second floor of malpass library. It showcases 10 different varieties of pumpkins you may not see every day, along with information about each one.

The educational display of pumpkin varieties were grown by university employee Greg Phelps, library operations associate.

Phelps said there are are many varieties of pumpkins throughout the world, so he enjoys bringing in a few to show to students.

To check out the pumpkin display, go to malpass library on campus. For more information about WIU libraries, visit

Previous articleFlu shot clinic available for WIU students
Next articleAnother Women’s Soccer Season in the Books