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May 23, 2016

Historical society recognizes SIU Press books - Southern Illinois University Press brought home several awards for books it released this past year during the 117th annual meeting of the Illinois State Historical Society.

May 20, 2016

38th season of Sunset Concerts opens June 16 - The Sunset Concert Series, a popular tradition dating back nearly four decades, returns to Southern Illinois University and the city of Carbondale on June 16.

May 19, 2016

Summer openings available at Rainbow’s End - Rainbow’s End Child Development Center has an exciting summer program planned for children who have completed kindergarten through second grades, starting Monday, May 25.

May 19, 2016

Crosby named Provost Faculty Fellow - Garth V. Crosby, associate professor of technology in the College of Engineering, will be the Provost Faculty Fellow for the fall 2016 semester.

May 19, 2016

Art camps available this summer - Conference and Scheduling Services is offering art camps again this summer for pre-k through high school students.

May 18, 2016

Local youths’ views on TV programs part of festival - Findings about children’s television programs judged by local youths earlier this year will be part of an international festival where the focus is on promoting quality television for children throughout the world.

May 16, 2016

Flying Salukis finish second at championships - While the dream of a “three-peat” as National Intercollegiate Flying Association champions fell a few points short, the legacy of the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Flying Salukis continues to grow.

May 16, 2016

Music students part of production in Ireland - The Gaiety School of Acting, also known as The National Theatre School of Ireland, hosts a program in which a director, a playwright, and a group of university students create from scratch a play to perform at the Smock Alley Theatre 1662 in Dublin at the conclusion of the workshop period – about two weeks. Most universities send drama students. Southern Illinois University Carbondale sends students from the School of Music.

May 13, 2016

Theater grad gets a jump on her career - She started out as a backstage dog care ninja and now she’s joined the Glimmerglass Festival in Cooperstown, N.Y., the second Southern Illinois University Carbondale theater student to do so in as many semesters.

May 12, 2016

Google Apps will end on Tuesday - The Office of Information Technology reminds faculty, staff and students who still use their university email address “@siu.edu” to access Google services, that access to the Google Apps domain will end permanently on Tuesday, May 17.

May 12, 2016

Chance encounter leads grad student to SIU degree - Mairead O’Hara’s journey from a working cattle ranch “in the middle of nowhere” to graduating with her master’s degree from Southern Illinois University Carbondale on Saturday, May 14, hinged on a chance encounter.

May 12, 2016

Geography department recognizes students - In a room ringed with research posters, the Department of Geography and Environmental Resources at Southern Illinois University Carbondale honored its top and graduating students with an informal awards reception – a gathering of like-minded friends and colleagues preparatory to the college and university-wide commencement ceremonies.

May 11, 2016

Math conference isn’t just for mathematicians - Mathematics – that is, pure mathematics – is the subject of an upcoming conference at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. But even if you’re the type who dislikes math tasks as simple as balancing your checkbook, you might enjoy this discussion.

May 11, 2016

Graduating senior carves out niche at SIU - Nigel Cardriche sat in the car with his family, stuck in traffic on the outskirts of New Orleans. It was late August 2005, and the 11-year-old boy had always looked forward to what he and his friends slyly called “hurricane break” with enthusiasm.

May 11, 2016

Law students mentor Boys and Girls Club members - A project with the Boys and Girls Club of Carbondale is giving Southern Illinois University School of Law students a chance to introduce young people to life skills and the wide range of careers within the legal profession.

May 10, 2016

Law school commencement ceremony is Friday - Kim Foxx, a former Cook County assistant state’s attorney and two-degree Southern Illinois University Carbondale alumna, will deliver the keynote address during the commencement ceremony for the SIU School of Law on Friday, May 13.

May 10, 2016

Dental clinics set for community members, vets - Two upcoming events at Southern Illinois University Carbondale will offer free dental services for community members, including an inaugural event to assist veterans.