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News Archive - Past 30 Articles

April 29, 2016

Steel bridge, concrete canoe teams win contests - Students from Southern Illinois University Carbondale made history last week, winning the top spot in two regional competitions aimed at testing their abilities and creativity as up-and-coming engineers.

April 29, 2016

College of Business recognizes alumni - Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s College of Business recently inducted four accomplished alumni into its Hall of Fame.

April 27, 2016

Grace earns prestigious AUPHA award - Christopher Grace, a senior in health care management from Ava, is the recipient of a prestigious award from the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA).

April 27, 2016

Cinema and Photography students recognized - Twelve outstanding students in Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Department of Cinema and Photography recently earned scholarships and received awards. The awards were presented during Honors Day ceremonies earlier this month in the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts.

April 25, 2016

$1 million NSF grant fuels energy scholarships - A national research agency has awarded Southern Illinois University Carbondale a new $1 million grant aimed at helping community college students prepare for careers in the energy sector.

April 25, 2016

Media Advisory – Chancellor to Discuss Video - Southern Illinois University Carbondale Interim Chancellor Brad Colwell will be available to meet with reporters at 2 p.m. today (Monday, April 25) regarding a recent video promoting racism and violence on campus in the Balcony Conference Room in Anthony Hall.

April 25, 2016

Academic, art camps planned for summer - Southern Illinois University Carbondale will host dozens of academic and art camps and workshops this summer, giving children of all ages enriching, educational, enjoyable experiences.

April 22, 2016

Media Advisory – Remembering Prince - A faculty member in Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s College of Mass Communication and Media Arts had a close connection with the iconic performing artist Prince, who passed away Thursday at the age of 57. S. Todd Herreman, a senior lecturer in Radio, Television, and Digital Media, is available to share his thoughts about Prince.

April 22, 2016

Green Fund award recipients announced - New lighting, a lactation station, vermicomposting, green programming, and T-shirt and paper recycling are among the projects selected as the newest recipients of Green Fund awards at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

April 22, 2016

Media Advisory – High School Trade Shows - High school entrepreneurs from around the region will showcase their start-up businesses during three Southern Illinois CEO Trade Shows next week and reporters, photographers and news crews are welcome to cover the events.

April 21, 2016

Attempt to create record dreamcatcher is Saturday - An attempt to capture a spot in the “Guinness World Records” book for the largest dreamcatcher ever created is happening at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Environmental Center this weekend and the public is invited.

April 21, 2016

Media Advisory – Earth Day/Arbor Day Events - Reporters, photographers and news crews are welcome to cover activities planned for Friday, April 22, at Southern Illinois University Carbondale as part of an Earth Day/Arbor Day celebration.

April 20, 2016

SIU teams finish in top 10 in NASA competition - Two teams from Southern Illinois University Carbondale finished in the top 10 during this year’s Human Exploration Rover Challenge, held April 8-9 in Huntsville, Ala.

April 20, 2016

54 percent of voters support veterans’ courts - A recent poll by Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute shows 54 percent of Illinois registered voters support creating veterans’ courts. The courts would offer veterans charged with crimes to have treatment options for post-traumatic stress disorder or drug and alcohol addiction instead of going to jail.

April 20, 2016

‘Tartuffe’ closes out McLeod Theater season - The story of one of the most infamous scoundrels in literary history comes to the McLeod Theater at Southern Illinois University Carbondale as Molière’s “Tartuffe” closes the theater season.

April 19, 2016

Touch of Nature to host open house, paddling event - Paddling across the water, rock climbing, zip lining, interpretive hikes and assorted other adventures await participants at a free May 7 event at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Environmental Center. In addition, SIU’s Student Center, in conjunction with Touch of Nature, is hosting the Reel Paddling Film Festival, a documentary short film tour, and a silent auction on May 6.

April 18, 2016

United Airlines-SIU Aviation Career Day planned - Like many of his United Airlines co-workers, Capt. Michael Besley will make a return trip to Southern Illinois University Carbondale later this week for United Airlines-SIU Aviation Career Day.

April 18, 2016

Hannah Redenius wins ID photo contest - Southern Illinois University Carbondale student Hannah Redenius, a senior cinema and photography major from Minonk, submitted the winning SIU ID Photo Contest shot for the second consecutive year.

April 18, 2016

Media Advisory – Farm Tours - School children in kindergarten and first grade in the area are getting down on the farm at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

April 15, 2016

Beggs, Higginbotham to speak at commencement - A former chancellor whose relationship with Southern Illinois University Carbondale goes back nearly four decades, and the first known Saluki to fly aboard a space shuttle, will be commencement speakers in May.