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News Archive - Past 30 Articles

March 27, 2017

Artist’s work centers on journey with late wife - Tim Guthrie, a visiting artist from Creighton University, will present his multimedia creative work, “Virtual Beth and Missing Piece,” at 4 p.m., Thursday, March 30, in Communications Building, Room 1116.

March 27, 2017

‘The Big Event’ collection drive underway - Faculty and staff can get a jump on the biggest one-day service project in the university’s history by donating a variety of items to help students and children.

March 27, 2017

44th annual boat regatta set for April 29 - When you combine sheets of cardboard, a bonding agent, ingenuity and fun-loving adventurers who create boats they hope can actually carry them across the water, it’s obviously time for a favorite Southern Illinois University Carbondale tradition – the Great Cardboard Boat Regatta.

March 27, 2017

School of Music hosts ‘Outside the Box’ April 4-8 - In order to score an invitation to perform at Outside the Box, the annual new music festival at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, you need to be more than a composer of “New Music.”

March 24, 2017

Poll: Half of Illinois voters want to keep Obamacare - A poll by Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute shows Illinois voters are divided on whether to repeal and replace the existing federal health care law.

March 24, 2017

Rocky Ledges 5K Trail Run set for April 15 - Registration is underway for the fifth annual Rocky Ledges 5K Trail Run on April 15 at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Environmental Center.

March 24, 2017

Media Advisory – 4H Horse Bowl - Approximately 100 area students from ages 8 through high school are expected at the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Agricultural Building on Saturday, March 25, for the Southern Region 4H Horse Bowl and Hippology Contest.

March 23, 2017

Track and field hosts meet on Saturday - The Saluki track and field squads host their only outdoor home meet of the season on Saturday, March 25, in the 2017 Bill Cornell Spring Classic at the Lew Hartzog Track and Field Complex.

March 23, 2017

SURS general retirement session is set - University employees may participate in a State Universities Retirement System (SURS) general retirement session on April 19. This presentation is for all SURS Tier I and Tier 2 participants.

March 23, 2017

University Museum offers research fellowship - The University Museum is seeking proposals from current university faculty who are interested in curating an exhibition for the museum’s upcoming exhibition schedule.

March 23, 2017

SIU to close Schneider Hall to prepare for demolition - To prepare for the construction of new residence halls, Southern Illinois University Carbondale will close Schneider Hall, one of three halls commonly referred to as “the towers,” following the Aug. 21, 2017, total solar eclipse.

March 22, 2017

SIU, ISBE collaborate on student assessment - The Illinois State Board of Education has partnered with Southern Illinois University Carbondale on a groundbreaking new process for scoring a large-scale student academic performance assessment.

March 22, 2017

SIU to host annual Math Field Day - Young mathematicians from throughout the area soon will once again travel to Southern Illinois University Carbondale for day of competitions, comradery and achievement.

March 22, 2017

Student group, high school partner on backpack drive - Circle K International, a registered student organization at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, along with faculty and staff at Carbondale Community High School, have organized a backpack drive for the 2017-18 academic year. The “Backpacks for Success” effort is under way.

March 22, 2017

Annual Edible Book Festival set for April 4 - Good books are made by the creative use of words, but an event coming to Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Morris Library in April takes the challenge up a notch as people are invited to depict their favorite piece of literature in an edible form.

March 22, 2017

Memorial recital will honor SIU’s David Lyons - David Lyons was a collaborative pianist at Southern Illinois University Carbondale for nearly a decade. He was also a composer. A memorial recital in his honor will feature his music exclusively as performed by SIU faculty and students.

March 21, 2017

SIU to host ‘Soldiers Who Salsa,’ Latin Dance Party - Salsa is a lifelong passion for Southern Illinois University Carbondale alumnus Julio Barrenzuela and this week, he returns to his alma mater for a pair of special events focusing on the popular social dance form.

March 21, 2017

Regional history fair is Saturday - Hundreds of high school and junior high school students from across the region will visit Southern Illinois University Carbondale to explain what “Taking a Stand in History” means to them.