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Mining dust control

Southern Illinois University Carbondale researchers John Pulliam, center, and Harrold Gurley, right, along with Dave McBride of American Coal Co., discuss the technical aspects of outfitting a continuous mining machine with dust control technology developed at SIU. The researchers worked with Yoginder “Paul” Chugh, professor of mining and mineral resources engineering at SIU, to develop the technology, which recently received a patent and licensed for use. (Photo provided)

Mine dust control research hits marketplace

A new technology for controlling dust in underground mining operations, developed by researchers at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, has made its way into the marketplace.

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SIU will celebrate non-traditional students

Southern Illinois University Carbondale will celebrate National Adult Student Recognition Week with a variety of special activities, beginning Monday, Nov. 3. The celebration runs through Nov. 7.

Touch of Nature amphitheater event is Nov. 1

An amphitheater that overlooks Little Grassy Lake and was designed and built by Southern Illinois University Carbondale architecture and design students will officially open Saturday, Nov. 1.

Ceramics students work to help community

Ceramics students at Southern Illinois University Carbondale are reaching out to help feed their community, and they are doing it one handcrafted bowl at a time.

SBDC helps histology firm go beyond concept

Maureen Doran was not quite ready to give up her career interests when she retired as director of the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Histology Center. So Doran, who has more than three decades histology experience, collaborated with Deborah Jung, a former business manager of the SIU School of Medicine’s physiology department, to create their own business.

Opportunity to ‘Ask an Archivist’ is Thursday

Archivists from the Special Collections Research Center at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Morris Library will participate in a national Twitter event from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30.

Poll: Illinois voters support ballot initiatives

The constitutional amendments and advisory referenda on the ballot in Illinois for the mid-term elections appear headed to victories by comfortable margins. That is the indication of a statewide poll sponsored by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Revised elementary education program gains approval

The redesigned Elementary Education program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is among the first 10 university programs in the state to earn approval from the Illinois State Board of Education’s Illinois State Educator Preparation and Licensure Board.

SIU to host intercollegiate flying competition

Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s defending national champion Flying Salukis will look to win their seventh regional title in eight years this week when they host the National Intercollegiate Flying Association’s Region VIII competition.

Veterans alumni group to host military reunion

The SIU Alumni Association will soon be honoring Salukis who have, and continue to serve, in the United States military. The Saluki Veterans Alumni Group will host its inaugural military reunion on Nov. 14, in Marion.

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