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News Archive - Past 30 Articles

December 18, 2014

Help SIU Save Energy Costs Over Break - In an effort to control campus energy costs, Plant and Service Operations asks employees to help conserve energy by following some simple suggestions before leaving campus for the holiday break:

December 18, 2014

A/P Staff Council expands; seek nominations - Elections next month for the university’s Administrative/Professional (A/P) Staff Council will provide for a larger, more representative group. The deadline to return nominations for constituency sectors with vacancies is Jan. 6.

December 18, 2014

Center helps pet food firm find new markets - Building on 26 years of success, a Southern Illinois pet food business is targeting new markets as far away as West Africa with the help of the Illinois Small Business Development Center at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

December 18, 2014

New degree program responds to growing need - A new bachelor’s degree program in Behavior Analysis and Therapy offered by Southern Illinois University Carbondale will be the only such program in Illinois and one of only two in the nation.

December 17, 2014

Wilderness medical training classes available - Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Environmental Center is hosting two intensive wilderness medical training workshops for students and other outdoor professionals and enthusiasts.

December 12, 2014

Budzban earns ‘First-Year Student Advocate’ honor - Gregory Budzban, professor and chair of the Department of Mathematics at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, is receiving national recognition as an outstanding advocate for undergraduate first-year students.

December 12, 2014

Graduate combines technical savvy, love of history - Katherine Orze isn’t one much for specialization. She prefers to follow all of her interests. Fortunately, this form of intellectual eclecticism aligns perfectly with her career goals.

December 11, 2014

Student uses her path of discovery to help others - Brooke Patton knelt by the side of a small, shallow reservoir near the village of Mutoku in Zimbabwe, taking water samples and watching dozens of local people draw water from the area’s main source.

December 11, 2014

Board OKs honorary degrees, service awards - The Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees this week voted to recognize a number of individuals with honorary degrees and distinguished service awards, approved renovation and improvement projects, and discussed the search for a permanent chancellor at SIU Carbondale.

December 11, 2014

‘Teaching Triads’ to launch next semester - Teaching Triads is a peer-observation program launching next semester designed to help faculty members grow and develop as teachers. The program is through the Center for Teaching Excellence.

December 11, 2014

Men’s basketball holiday ticket special - Saluki Athletics has a holiday ticket special for men's basketball home games, in which fans can purchase lower bowl seats in either end zone for just $10.

December 11, 2014

Center helps company expand to international markets - Little River Research & Design has grown from a garage project that began in 1991 into an international business that educates people on how rivers and river ecosystems work. The Illinois Small Business Development Center at Southern Illinois University Carbondale has played a major role in the company’s development.

December 10, 2014

Media Advisory – Veterans Deer Camp - Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Environmental Center is hosting its inaugural Veterans Deer Camp this weekend and reporters, photographers and news crews are welcome to attend.

December 8, 2014

Hands-on experiences prepare student for career - Lane Kreiling, a plant and soil science major graduating from Southern Illinois University Carbondale on Dec. 13, said that at first, leaving his “comfort zone” was difficult. Yet, almost right away at SIU, he tried something new and unexpected, and it changed his whole approach to his education and his career.

December 5, 2014

Media Advisory –Sustainability Grant Recognition - Reporters, photographers and news crews are welcome to attend a recognition ceremony at 10 a.m., Monday, Dec. 8, at the Community Dental Center at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. The dental center is at 1365 Douglas Drive in the College of Applied Sciences and Arts building.

December 4, 2014

Reminder: Prepare for inclement weather - Faculty and staff should take two important steps to prepare for inclement weather: review the campus policy and ensure that the university has your accurate cell phone number if you want to receive emergency text alerts.

December 4, 2014

Researchers studying Illinois’ river otters - Every species of animal presents its own challenge for researchers. For a team at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, the river otter poses several, including: How do you monitor an animal too sleek to wear a tracking collar?

December 3, 2014

Savage named Provost Faculty Fellow - Mandara Savage, associate professor of technology and chairperson of that department, will be the Provost Faculty Fellow for the spring 2015 semester.

December 3, 2014

SBDC helps translate skills into ownership - When three Southern Illinois women found themselves unemployed, they created a business to put their 60 years of combined experience into use. The Illinois Small Business Development Center at Southern Illinois University Carbondale has been on board with valuable assistance.