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News Archive - Past 30 Articles

October 20, 2014

ISAT research forum is Friday - The third Information Systems and Applied Technologies Research Forum is at noon, Friday, Oct. 24, in the College of Applied Sciences and Arts Building, Room C0111.

October 17, 2014

Poll: Illinois gubernatorial race ‘tied’ - Democrat Illinois Governor Pat Quinn enjoys a two and one-half point lead among registered voters over Republican challenger Bruce Rauner, according to the latest statewide poll from the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

October 17, 2014

Symposium will look at community issues - The Southern Illinois University Carbondale School of Journalism, “Imagining Geographies,” and the Carbondale Human Relations Commission will host a symposium to discuss race, policing and justice issues in the midst of recent events in Ferguson, Mo.

October 17, 2014

College of Business ranks among the nation’s best - Once again, Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s College of Business earned national recognition as one of the country’s top business schools, according to The Princeton Review.

October 17, 2014

‘Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’ is in time for Halloween - Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Department of Theater brings a special production to the stage in time to set the Halloween mood. “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” will play at the C. H. Moe Theater in the Communications Building, Thursday Oct. 23 through Oct. 26.

October 16, 2014

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.

October 16, 2014

Property Control reorganizes - Property Control is a reorganized department comprised of staff that formerly reported to Accounting Services and Procurement Services (Surplus Property). The reorganization will allow maximum efficiency, centralized services and a “cradle-to-grave” management of fixed assets under one department.

October 16, 2014

Grant search database available on campus - The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research subscribes to a grant search database that faculty, staff and students can use to search for external funding opportunities.

October 16, 2014

Talk will examine Champaign’s revitalization - A lecture next week at Southern Illinois University Carbondale will provide insights into the downtown revitalization of another university community in the state.

October 16, 2014

Jacobs to present Tenney Distinguished Lecture - Former U.S. ambassador Janice L. Jacobs, who is teaching this fall at Southern Illinois University Carbondale as a visiting lecturer, will offer her perspectives of 21st Century diplomacy next week.

October 16, 2014

Literary festival will highlight top authors - The winners of the 2014 Devil’s Kitchen Reading Awards will highlight the annual Devil’s Kitchen Literary Festival at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

October 15, 2014

River Region Evening Edition students earn awards - Students and recent graduates in Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Department of Radio, Television, and Digital Media program earned top honors at the Illinois Broadcasters Association Silver Dome Student Awards.

October 15, 2014

Media Availability – Dan Long - Dan Long, executive director of the Illinois Council on Government Forecasting and Accountability, will be available for interviews with reporters, photographers and news crews at 10 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 16.

October 15, 2014

Wagner, Simmons to give emeritus faculty lecture - Two longtime faculty members in Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s School of Music will discuss and perform examples of the musical interplay between a singer and pianist this month.

October 15, 2014

Museum offers ‘Completely Free’ workshops - Area children who participate in the “Completely Free” workshops in Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s University Museum know museums are not always places where whispering and solemnity are the rule. During these workshops, the museum is more like a visual playground.

October 15, 2014

Carbondale native, concertmaster Kim to perform - David Kim, concertmaster of the Philadelphia Orchestra and a sought-after violin soloist, joins two Southern Illinois University Carbondale ensembles for two days of performances.

October 13, 2014

‘Expanding Your Horizons’ registration underway - Young women will be able to explore potential career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics during an annual hands-on workshop at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

October 13, 2014

MRI grant pre-proposal deadline is Nov. 14 - Internal pre-proposals for the 2014 National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation (NSF MRI) program are due to the Office of Sponsored Projects Administration by Nov. 14.

October 13, 2014

Online ethics training begins Tuesday - Mandatory online 2014 ethics training for all permanent faculty, staff, student employees and graduate assistants takes place from Tuesday Oct. 14 to Nov. 7, on the training website: workplaceanswers.com/uillinois.

October 13, 2014

Southern Illinois University Arts and Cultural Events - This weekly email brings together all the arts and cultural events happening in a two-week period at SIU Carbondale. From music to art, film to dance, guest lectures to workshops and theater, you will find the information here. Please note that information listed under “for the media” is to assist reporters and is not intended to be published or aired. Also, event information is subject to change.

October 10, 2014

Media Availability – Irfan Ashraf - Reporters, photographers and news crews can contact Irfan Ashraf, a Pakistani journalist who spent time with 2014 Nobel Peace Prize recipient Malala Yousafzai, regarding today’s (Oct. 10) award announcement.

October 10, 2014

Expert to discuss state’s economic/budget issues - Dan R. Long, executive director of the state’s Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability, will provide an update on Illinois’ economic and budget issues next week at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

October 9, 2014

Bequests support student scholarships, research - Bequests totaling more than $1 million will enhance student scholarship, teaching and research opportunities in two Southern Illinois University Carbondale departments.