Celestial observers soon will have an ideal spot from which to view the heavens at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Workers at Southern Illinois University Carbondale recently completed pouring a series of concrete pads at a spot near the University Farms in the countryside west of campus that will provide scientists as well as amateur astronomers with firm, level resting spots for their telescopes -- a key requirement for quality viewing and photography. The pads will facilitate observations of the Aug. 21, 2017, total solar eclipse. (Photo provided)
Southern Illinois University Carbondale will commemorate Native American Heritage Month with numerous special events in November.
With elections fast approaching, the impressions of 2016 political campaigns and of recent polls by Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute are up for discussion next week.
Students who work on the live student television newscasts at Southern Illinois University Carbondale recently captured statewide honors.
Jak Tichenor, whose journalism career with WSIU Public Broadcasting spanned nearly 34 years, will become interim director of Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute on Nov. 1.
Children see the world differently than adults do, it’s said, and the art they produce is a reflection of that different vision. The Saturday Young Artist Art Show at Southern Illinois University Carbondale gives a peek at that different vision with the work of artists from kindergarten through eighth grade enrolled in the School of Art and Design community outreach program.
The Center for English as a Second Language at Southern Illinois University Carbondale will host a group of 25 English teachers from 23 countries later this month for a two-week foray into American culture.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the creative writing master of fine arts degree at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, and the program faculty and the Department of English plan to mark the milestone with guest appearances from creative writing MFA alumni.
Three Southern Illinois University Carbondale faculty members in the College of Agricultural Sciences are the recipients of more than $158,000 in Illinois Department of Agriculture grants through the federally funded Specialty Crop Block Grant Program.
The Daily Egyptian, Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s student-produced newspaper, celebrates its 100th anniversary this week with events that include a panel discussion and release of a book recounting the publication’s history.
SIU System President Randy Dunn today (Oct. 17) named an 18-member committee to begin the process of selecting the Carbondale campus’ next permanent chancellor.
Most Illinois voters say they have a favorable overall opinion of labor unions, but their policy preferences are less like those of union leadership, according to the results of the latest poll from Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute.