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February 20, 2017

‘In Service of Venus’ hits Kleinau stage this week - Digital matchmaking, “hookup” apps, service industries and body image come together in “In Service of Venus: A Show About Loving, Dating and Serving. And Jellyfish,” a solo and group performance, playing in the Marion Kleinau Theater.

February 20, 2017

SIU Faculty, Staff: - Saturday, April 1, is the date for “The Big Event: A Saluki Day of Service,” the largest one-day, student-led community service project in our university’s history. This is an opportunity for all of us to thank the community for its support of SIU, and I encourage you to participate.

February 20, 2017

Philosophy department conference is Feb. 23-24 - It’s a silver anniversary for Philosophical Collaborations: A Conference for Faculty and Graduate Students Interaction. The 25th annual conference is Thursday and Friday, Feb. 23-24.

February 20, 2017

McNair Scholars application deadline is March 9 - Faculty and staff are encouraged to submit names of undergraduate students they believe would be a good fit for the university’s McNair Scholars program. The deadline for submission is March 9.

February 17, 2017

Financial literacy expert to speak at SIU - Adam Carroll doesn’t want college students to wind up “broke, busted and disgusted.” Instead, he’d like today’s college students to understand the perils of credit card debt, and how to understand student loans with an eye to limiting education debt.

February 16, 2017

Big Muddy Film Festival opens Feb. 21 - The Big Muddy Film Festival built its reputation on strong documentaries that highlight social issues. That trend continues as the festival prepares for its 39th annual run next week.

February 16, 2017

Choir, Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band present concert - The SIU Concert Choir, Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band come together to present a concert featuring a variety of music, from classic composers most know by name to new composers due to visit Southern Illinois University Carbondale in person later this year.

February 15, 2017

SIU plans unique fundraising campaign for March 1-2 - Southern Illinois University Carbondale alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and community members can “Open The Door to Opportunity” by participating in a unique fundraising campaign on March 1-2.

February 15, 2017

Polar Plunge, Donut Dash will benefit Special Olympics - Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s College of Business American Marketing Association branch is co-sponsoring a Polar Plunge and Donut Dash on Feb. 25 to raise money for Special Olympics.

February 15, 2017

Jazz Festival returns to SIU - The SIU Jazz Festival returns to Southern Illinois University Carbondale on Feb. 25 and brings a Saluki home for a visit.

February 13, 2017

Nominations open for Student Employee of the Year - The deadline to submit nominations for the university’s 2017 Student Employee of the Year is Feb. 22. Student employees make valuable contributions to the university throughout the year.

February 13, 2017

Environmental education conference set for March 10-12 - Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Environmental Center is hosting the Student Experiential Environmental Education Conference (SEEEC) March 10-12 to give students, professional teachers and informal educators a unique and practical environmental education experience.

February 10, 2017

Presentation on Alexander Lane is Feb. 16 - Southern Illinois University Carbondale will celebrate its long history of diversity and inclusion with a special presentation honoring the university’s first African-American male student.

February 9, 2017

1967 NIT Championship team honored Saturday - The 1967 National Invitation Tournament Championship - one of the crowning achievements in Saluki Athletics history - will be celebrated Saturday, Feb. 11.

February 7, 2017

Spring program marks Simon Institute’s 20th anniversary - Former Illinois Gov. Jim Edgar will deliver the keynote speech of Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute’s spring 2017 event schedule to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the institute’s founding in 1997.

February 7, 2017

Openings available at Rainbow’s End - Rainbow’s End Child Development Center at Southern Illinois University Carbondale has openings in several age groups this spring.