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February 8, 2016

Darwin Week activities begin Tuesday - Activities for the 11th annual “Darwin Week” include two lectures by Scott V. Edwards, professor and curator of ornithology in the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University. The events also include art, and research and film discussion in honor of Charles Darwin’s 207th birthday on Friday, Feb. 12.

February 8, 2016

Seven students earn cybersecurity scholarship - Seven students from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and regional community colleges are recipients of a National Security Agency grant-funded scholarship that will prepare them for careers in cybersecurity.

February 8, 2016

Sculpture professor forms niche in art world - There was the time he brought a piece of his art to a gallery in his backpack, hoping to show it to the curator and get an exhibition. It worked. It might not be the standard way to go about things, but it worked.

February 5, 2016

Artifact collection includes rare mastodon bone - It’s one of those “you can’t easily mistake it for something else” kinds of finds. But when it’s the only one ever recorded in Jackson County, Ill., it’s almost hard to believe it’s a mastodon bone.

February 4, 2016

‘Sibs and Kids Day set for March 5 - Faculty, staff and students may invite any child, sibling, niece, cousin or friend to campus next month to experience the excitement of life as a Saluki.

February 4, 2016

REACH application deadline is March 1 - The Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities is accepting applications for this semester’s Research-Enriched Academic Challenge (REACH) grants during the month of February.

February 4, 2016

Faculty performance set for Saturday - Partly to encourage their students, partly to keep performance highly tuned and partly because it’s what they do, the performance studies and other communication studies faculty present “Faculty Performance Hour” at the Kleinau Theater on Saturday, Feb. 6.

February 4, 2016

Heartland Honor Band, Choir event is Feb. 11-13 - Music students from a dozen area high schools will attend the annual Heartland Honor Band and Choir event at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, which will include music performances that bring them all together as a single band and a single choir.

February 3, 2016

Southern Illinois University Arts and Cultural Events - This bi-weekly email brings together the highlights of arts and cultural events at SIU Carbondale. From music to art, film to dance, guest lectures to workshops and theater, you will find the information here. Event information is subject to change.

February 3, 2016

Alumni Association awards textbooks, supplies - Thirty-eight Southern Illinois University Carbondale students received textbooks and supplies from the SIU Alumni Association during a Jan. 19 ceremony on campus. The textbooks and supplies are valued at more than $20,000.

February 2, 2016

SIU Carbondale enrollment down as anticipated - Spring enrollment at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is down as anticipated following a decline in fall enrollment, according to Interim Chancellor Brad Colwell.

February 1, 2016

High-achieving students, families, to visit SIU Carbondale - Southern Illinois University and the Carbondale community will welcome nearly 400 high-achieving high school seniors and their family members on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 5 and 6, for the Chancellor’s and University Excellence Scholarship Interview Weekend.

January 28, 2016

CASA hosts robotics competition Saturday - The College of Applied Sciences and Arts will host a robotics competition on Saturday, Jan. 30, that features 23 teams of junior high and high school students from three states. The competition will be at the Transportation Education Center at the Southern Illinois Airport.

January 27, 2016

Media Advisory – Robotics Competition - A robotics competition featuring 23 teams of junior high and high school students from three states will take place Saturday, Jan. 30, at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Transportation Education Center at the Southern Illinois Airport.

January 27, 2016

Popular maple syrup festival, pancake breakfast set - The 2016 Maple Syrup Festival and Pancake Breakfast, a special learning and dining experience offered by Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Environmental Center, is set for Feb. 27-28.

January 27, 2016

35 students selected for Women’s Civic Institute - Thirty-five female students at Southern Illinois University Carbondale have been selected to participate in the Women’s Civic Institute, a program designed to promote personal development, enhance civic involvement and promote an understanding of democratic leadership principles.

January 26, 2016

Deadline approaches for Green Fund applications - The deadline is fast approaching for members of the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus community to apply for Green Fund grants to cover costs of enhancing sustainability at SIU.

January 26, 2016

Touch of Nature to host mini eco-camps - Children and their families can explore various elements of nature and have a great time at a series of mini eco-camps taking place at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Environmental Center during the coming months.