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Tapanuli orangutan

A Tapanuli orangutan, a newly discovered third species of the great ape, hangs in a tree in North Sumatra, Indonesia. Southern Illinois University Carbondale anthropology doctoral student Matthew Nowak is among the international team of researchers who recently made the discovery. Their work is being published today in the journal Current Biology. (Photo provided by Maxime Aliaga)

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Jeanne Simon Memorial Scholarship recipient -- Kelli Tilford

Tilford receives Jeanne Hurley Simon Memorial Scholarship

Kelli Tilford of Normal, a senior in political science and pre-law at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, is the 2017 recipient of the Jeanne Hurley Simon Memorial Scholarship. The Paul Simon Public Policy Institute awards the scholarship to assist undergraduate women seeking careers in public service.

Phonics are ‘Shaking it at Shryock’

The Phonics will guest star as the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Student Center and the Carbondale Park District partner for “Shaking it at Shryock,” an evening of rhythm and blues, Motown, soul and funk.

The robotics team at Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Robotics team dominates for second-straight year

The robotics team at Southern Illinois University Carbondale continued its dominance at a national engineering competition, winning top honors in three out of four categories and wining the overall competition.

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