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May 22, 2017

Music festival: ‘An offer you can’t refuse’ - Gangster-style -- not generally the first image that comes to mind when one thinks of a Mozart opera. However, the Southern Illinois Music Festival aims to make this featured performance of the 13th annual festival an unforgettable experience. One might almost say: It’s an offer you can’t refuse. That’s also the festival title this year.

May 12, 2017

Geography-Environmental Resources students honored - Students in the Department of Geography and Environmental Resources at Southern Illinois University Carbondale received year-end awards last week during a pre-finals reception. The scholarships and honors are the most prestigious the department awards.

May 11, 2017

Summit to focus on technology platforms - Three upcoming conferences for faculty and staff will examine the interconnectedness of technology platforms and the significance of technology in higher education.

May 11, 2017

Associate chancellor-CDO search to reopen later this year - After the cancellation of campus visits by two of the three finalists, the search committee for the associate chancellor and chief diversity officer position recommended earlier this week to close that search and conduct a new search later this year.

May 11, 2017

Media Advisory – Spring 2017 Commencement - Reporters, photographers and news crews are welcome to cover commencement ceremonies Friday and Saturday, May 12-13, at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. More than 2,200 professional, graduate and undergraduate students are candidates for degrees.

May 10, 2017

Student selected for UN Association fellowship - Mary McGee, an English literature and psychology major at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, has been selected for a prestigious United Nations Association fellowship.

May 9, 2017

Graduate focused on excellence in academics and in life - Whether she was competing on the track in junior Olympics or high school, participating in her volunteer activities, or maintaining a perfect 4.0 grade point average, Avona Greene always focused on her goals.

May 9, 2017

‘Eclipse Comic Con’ planned for eclipse weekend - Eclipse Comic Con, a galactic event in more ways than one, is coming to Southern Illinois University Carbondale on Aug. 19-20, one of many events planned in conjunction with the total solar eclipse.

May 8, 2017

Student earns international reporting fellowship - A Southern Illinois University Carbondale student whose interest in photography began in middle school will spend time in Mexico later this year documenting the lives of migrant workers who travel to and from Southern Illinois.

May 8, 2017

SIU Foundation can assist in crowdfunding projects - The SIU Foundation has invested in SalukiFunder, a crowdfunding platform, that makes the process simpler and more effective for departments, programs and organizations on campus that are turning to this mechanism for helping finance important projects.

May 5, 2017

Symposium will explore the future of U.S. health care - A symposium in Springfield will examine the rapidly evolving proposals to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act and the impact on medicine and quality of patient care both nationally and in Illinois.