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News Archive - Past 30 Articles

October 30, 2014

Touch of Nature amphitheater event is Nov. 1 - An amphitheater that overlooks Little Grassy Lake and was designed and built by Southern Illinois University Carbondale architecture and design students will officially open Saturday, Nov. 1.

October 30, 2014

SIU will celebrate non-traditional students - Southern Illinois University Carbondale will celebrate National Adult Student Recognition Week with a variety of special activities, beginning Monday, Nov. 3. The celebration runs through Nov. 7.

October 30, 2014

SBDC helps histology firm go beyond concept - Maureen Doran was not quite ready to give up her career interests when she retired as director of the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Histology Center. So Doran, who has more than three decades histology experience, collaborated with Deborah Jung, a former business manager of the SIU School of Medicine’s physiology department, to create their own business.

October 30, 2014

Hess receives Joseph Cyril Courtney Scholarship - He started working with trees when he was 10 years old, and his goal is to make a career of it. His work ethic is part of what made Jacob Hess a winning candidate for the 2014-15 Joseph Cyril Courtney Scholarship at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

October 30, 2014

Ceramics students work to help community - Ceramics students at Southern Illinois University Carbondale are reaching out to help feed their community, and they are doing it one handcrafted bowl at a time.

October 28, 2014

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

October 28, 2014

Opportunity to ‘Ask an Archivist’ is Thursday - Archivists from the Special Collections Research Center at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Morris Library will participate in a national Twitter event from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30.

October 28, 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 27, 2014

AIS offers more payroll time entry training - Due to the popularity and demand for the classes, Administrative Information Systems (AIS) is offering additional classes in time entry training for department timekeepers.

October 27, 2014

Poll: Illinois voters support ballot initiatives - The constitutional amendments and advisory referenda on the ballot in Illinois for the mid-term elections appear headed to victories by comfortable margins. That is the indication of a statewide poll sponsored by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

October 27, 2014

SIU to host intercollegiate flying competition - Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s defending national champion Flying Salukis will look to win their seventh regional title in eight years this week when they host the National Intercollegiate Flying Association’s Region VIII competition.

October 27, 2014

Revised elementary education program gains approval - The redesigned Elementary Education program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is among the first 10 university programs in the state to earn approval from the Illinois State Board of Education’s Illinois State Educator Preparation and Licensure Board.

October 27, 2014

Veterans alumni group to host military reunion - The SIU Alumni Association will soon be honoring Salukis who have, and continue to serve, in the United States military. The Saluki Veterans Alumni Group will host its inaugural military reunion on Nov. 14, in Marion.

October 23, 2014

Media Advisory – Simon Leadership Weekend - An annual leadership conference that seeks to influence the lives of young men from the Metro East takes place this weekend at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

October 23, 2014

Troy Hudson to discuss his career, book - Troy Hudson, former NBA player and Southern Illinois University Carbondale and Carbondale Community High School basketball standout, will speak at SIU on Saturday, Oct. 25.

October 23, 2014

Training grant to assist social work students - Graduate students in Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s School of Social Work will soon have the opportunity to receive specialized trauma-based behavioral health training through paid fellowships.

October 22, 2014

SIU Carbondale announces strategies to enhance safety - Southern Illinois University Carbondale will enhance campus safety by developing an ongoing awareness campaign, adding campus lighting, increasing public safety staffing, and evaluating all existing safety-related programs and policies, according to Interim Chancellor Paul D. Sarvela.

October 22, 2014

Media Advisory – American Airlines Career Day - Southern Illinois University Carbondale will host 115 Chicago-area high school and community college students during the 10th American Airlines-SIU Carbondale Aviation Career Day on Saturday, Oct. 25.

October 22, 2014

Sustainability Council awards ‘green’ project funds - A hydroponic workshop, a community-supported agriculture project, composting commodes and an alternative spring break service project are among the 13 “green” projects receiving funds from Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Sustainability Council.

October 22, 2014

Workshop will focus on outdoor recreation education - An upcoming event at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Environmental Center will give university students and educators an opportunity to enhance their outdoor recreation skills and knowledge.

October 21, 2014

Former U.S. Rep. Bob Barr to present lecture - Former U.S. Congressman Bob Barr of Georgia will present a lecture Wednesday, Oct. 22, at the Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s law school auditorium.

October 21, 2014

Ojewuyi earns Carnegie fellowship - Segun Ojewuyi, associate professor of theater at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, will spend a semester at the University of Ibadan in Nigeria as the recipient of a Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship.