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SIU Carbondale receives $50,000 geothermal grant

Southern Illinois University Carbondale recently received a $50,000 GeoAlliance grant to help fund the installation of a highly energy efficient and environmentally friendly geothermal heat pump heating and cooling system for a portion of the Transportation Education Center.

Veteran Adventures Deer Camp set for Dec. 11-13

Student veterans from throughout Southern Illinois will gather for the second annual Veteran Adventures Deer Camp Dec. 11-13 at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Environmental Center.

Bull Test Center

Performance-tested bull sale planned for 2016

The pens are full of young bulls and that means one important thing for area cattle buyers and breeders: The annual performance-tested bull sale is back on at Southern Illinois University Carbondale for the first time in two years.

Laboratory learning

Researcher exploring spread of ranavirus

Most viruses are – thankfully – very specific to the animals they impact. It’s very difficult and unusual for a single virus to wreak havoc in several species.

Jak Tichenor to deliver commencement address

Jak Tichenor, a veteran news broadcaster, public affairs reporter and now retired senior producer at WSIU-TV, will be the keynote speaker for Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s commencement exercise on Dec. 19.

Bach, Birch named University Innovation Fellows

Southern Illinois University Carbondale students Daniel Bach and Thomas Birch are now part of a national program that is providing them with tools and knowledge to help increase entrepreneurship, creativity, innovation and design thinking among fellow students.

Aviation students receive scholarships

Fourteen students enrolled in Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s nationally recognized aviation programs received scholarships during the recent fall aviation banquet.

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