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News Archive - Past 30 Articles

January 19, 2017

University Honors accepting course proposals - From “Irish Culture and Communication” to “Journalism Ethics in the Movies,” University Honors Program courses offer faculty a chance to share with students a specialized area of research or inquiry in a University Honors course.

January 19, 2017

Media Advisory -- FTC Robotics Competition - A regional robotics competition featuring 14 teams of about 70 junior high and high school students from central and Southern Illinois will take place Saturday, Jan. 21, at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Transportation Education Center at the Southern Illinois Airport.

January 17, 2017

Simon Institute recognizes students - Two students who work with Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute are receiving the Mike Lawrence Scholarship and the institute’s Director’s Award.

January 17, 2017

Linguistics olympiad open to middle, high school students - Some people are born problem- and puzzle-solvers. They are the people who might be able to translate a few basic, English sentences into the Austronesian language Malay, or figure out Cistercian monk sign language, with just a few hints.

January 17, 2017

Media Advisory -- Textbook Awards Ceremony - Reporters, photographers and news crews are invited to a ceremony where more than 30 Southern Illinois University Carbondale students will receive SIU Alumni Association awards for textbooks and supplies for the spring 2017 semester.

January 12, 2017

Textbook Awards Ceremony is Jan. 17 - More than 30 students will receive the funds necessary for textbooks and supplies for the 2017 spring semester from the SIU Alumni Association during a ceremony at the Student Center on Tuesday, Jan. 17.

January 12, 2017

Classroom equipment training is available - Faculty, staff and teaching assistants who will be teaching in the university’s open-access, technology-enhanced classrooms are encouraged to attend classroom equipment training over the next week.

January 12, 2017

Chancellor’s Message to the Campus Community - The Non-Instructional Program Review Committee has submitted its final report and recommendations, which I have reviewed and now share with the university community. The committee’s charge was to “review administrative and operational structure and expenses with a focus on identifying potential cost savings through increased efficiency, consolidation or other matters.”

January 11, 2017

Media Advisory -- Drone Operator Class - Reporters, photographers and news crews are welcome to attend a course offered by Southern Illinois University Carbondale that allows drone operators to gain Federal Aviation Administration certification to operate unmanned aircraft systems.

January 11, 2017

Online MBA program earns recognition - For the third consecutive year, Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s online MBA program has earned a spot among the top 40 “Best Online MBA Programs” according to U.S. News and World Report.

January 9, 2017

‘HireTouch’ will assist in hiring efforts - Late last year, the university started implementation of HireTouch™, a new software system that will streamline and simplify recruiting and hiring processes.

January 9, 2017

Saluki “Black Out Cancer” games on tap - The Saluki men’s and women’s basketball teams will join Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH) this week in the fight against cancer in Southern Illinois.

January 9, 2017

Workshop to focus on invasive pests, oak diseases - Finding and responding early to invasive pests is the key to managing them and the First Detector Workshop hosted by Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Environmental Center later this month is the place to be to learn more.

January 6, 2017

SIU will not adopt sanctuary campus designation - Southern Illinois University System President Randy Dunn today (Jan. 6) announced that none of SIU’s three locations -- Carbondale, Edwardsville and the School of Medicine in Springfield -- will be designated a sanctuary campus.

January 3, 2017

Law school hosts ‘Women in Leadership’ workshop - Judge Jessica Arong O’Brien, the first Filipina elected to the Circuit Court of Cook County, will be the keynote speaker at the SIU School of Law Women in Leadership workshop at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

December 21, 2016

Hannah Sweitzer wins ID photo contest - Hannah K. Sweitzer’s photo of Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s iconic Paul and Virginia statue is the winner of the Student Center’s recent SIU ID Photo Contest.

December 20, 2016

Media Advisory -- UN Secretary-General’s Visit - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who leaves office at the end of the month, will deliver his last public lecture at Southern Illinois University Carbondale on Wednesday, Dec. 21.

December 19, 2016

Two students named University Innovation Fellows - Two Southern Illinois University Carbondale students are participating in a national leadership program that provides essential information, tools and training that will enable them to help foster innovation, creativity, entrepreneurship and design thinking among their fellow students.

December 16, 2016

Saturday Young Artist Workshop begins Jan. 8 - Young artists in the area may join students from the School of Art and Design at Southern Illinois University Carbondale to share a passion for creating and learning about art in the Saturday Young Artist Workshop, set to begin Jan. 8.

December 15, 2016

SIU, Faculty Association reach tentative agreement - SIU Carbondale and the SIUC Faculty Association (IEA/NEA), which represents approximately 500 tenured and tenure-track faculty on the SIU Carbondale campus, have reached tentative agreement on a collective bargaining agreement that will be in place until June 30, 2018.

December 15, 2016

UN secretary-general to speak at SIU on Dec. 21 - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who leaves office at the end of the month, will deliver his last public lecture at Southern Illinois University Carbondale on Wednesday, Dec. 21.