Every species of animal presents its own challenge for researchers. For a team at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, the river otter poses several, including: How do you monitor an animal too sleek to wear a tracking collar?
Studying otters -- Southern Illinois University Carbondale graduate student and field researcher Andrew Rutter is part of a team of researchers studying the status of the river otter in Illinois. The field team is live trapping otters in several locations. They are outfitting the otters with radio transmitters so they can study their movement, access the population health, and when needed, determine cause of death. (Photo by Russell Bailey)
Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Environmental Center is hosting two intensive wilderness medical training workshops for students and other outdoor professionals and enthusiasts.
Gregory Budzban, professor and chair of the Department of Mathematics at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, is receiving national recognition as an outstanding advocate for undergraduate first-year students.
Katherine Orze isn’t one much for specialization. She prefers to follow all of her interests. Fortunately, this form of intellectual eclecticism aligns perfectly with her career goals.
Staci Schoenfeld has won awards for her writing before, but this one may be a game-changer.
The Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees this week voted to recognize a number of individuals with honorary degrees and distinguished service awards, approved renovation and improvement projects, and discussed the search for a permanent chancellor at SIU Carbondale.
Brooke Patton knelt by the side of a small, shallow reservoir near the village of Mutoku in Zimbabwe, taking water samples and watching dozens of local people draw water from the area’s main source.
Little River Research & Design has grown from a garage project that began in 1991 into an international business that educates people on how rivers and river ecosystems work. The Illinois Small Business Development Center at Southern Illinois University Carbondale has played a major role in the company’s development.
For Chol “Simon” Ajoksis, there is no looking back -- only working hard to realize his future.
Commencement exercises for fall 2014 graduates at Southern Illinois University Carbondale are set for Saturday, Dec. 13.
“Good-bye” has been Sindy Amador’s least favorite word the past couple of years.
Lane Kreiling, a plant and soil science major graduating from Southern Illinois University Carbondale on Dec. 13, said that at first, leaving his “comfort zone” was difficult. Yet, almost right away at SIU, he tried something new and unexpected, and it changed his whole approach to his education and his career.