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April 24, 2017

Chancellor forums continue this week - The public forums for the final two chancellor candidates will take place this week in Morris Library’s John C. Guyon Auditorium.

April 24, 2017

Annual fashion show, student showcase is April 27 - Work produced by the students in Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Fashion Design & Merchandising program will be presented at the annual student showcase and fashion show, Thursday, April 27, in the Student Center ballrooms.

April 24, 2017

WED degree program available to John A. Logan students - Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Workforce Education and Development bachelor’s degree program will be available for off-campus students at John A. Logan College beginning with online classes this summer.

April 21, 2017

NASA, other eclipse partners to visit SIU in May - With the total solar eclipse only a few months away, the planning group at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is nailing down details on how the university and its partners will handle one of the highest-profile celestial events in the country in years.

April 21, 2017

Media Advisory – United Airlines-SIU Aviation Career Day - Prospective aviation students will tour Southern Illinois University Carbondale this weekend when a United Airlines A320 Airbus touches down at Southern Illinois Airport just before 9 a.m., Saturday, April 22, for the United Airlines-SIU Aviation Career Day.

April 20, 2017

Media Availability – Planetary Radio’s Mat Kaplan - Reporters, photographers and news crews are welcome to attend a media availability with Mat Kaplan, host and producer of Planetary Radio, and host of the total solar eclipse day activities in August at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

April 20, 2017

Tree-planting event re-scheduled - With storms in the forecast for Friday, April 21, a campus-wide tree planting event has been re-scheduled to April 28.

April 20, 2017

Facebook Live session on eclipse is Friday - The SIU Social Media Team, part of University Communications & Marketing, will host a Facebook Live session with Mat Kaplan, host and producer of Planetary Radio, and Michelle Nichols, master educator from Chicago’s Adler Planetarium, on Friday, April 21, at 10:45 a.m. Both will be on campus to discuss SIU’s plans for the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse.

April 20, 2017

Dance company performances are April 28-29 - The Southern Illinois Dance Company will bring hip-hop, jazz, contemporary and modern dance to Pulliam Hall’s Furr Auditorium for a spring dance concert April 28-29.

April 20, 2017

New Arts Jazztet spring concert is Sunday - The New Arts Jazztet, a top-flight ensemble made up of Southern Illinois University Carbondale faculty musicians, presents its spring concert on Sunday, April 23.

April 19, 2017

Media Advisory – Diversity Conference Change - Due to the weather forecast calling for rain and possible thunderstorms, a change has been made in the schedule for Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Unity March and Celebration event on Thursday, April 20.

April 19, 2017

Debater finishes in top 10 at national championship - Arielle Stephenson, a senior at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, finished in the top 10 as a solo debater at the National Forensic Association National Championship Tournament Lincoln-Douglas Debate.

April 17, 2017

Annuitants Association meeting is April 27 - Linda Brookhart, executive director of the State Universities Annuitants Association, will speak about pensions and benefits and how what is happening in Illinois will affect them at the SIU Carbondale Annuitants Association spring membership meeting on April 27.

April 17, 2017

Chancellor candidate withdraws; forums continue - Chancellor candidate J.S. (Jeff) Elwell has withdrawn from the search due to his appointment as president of Eastern New Mexico State University. Public forums continue for other candidates for the position.

April 17, 2017

University to honor its authors on Thursday - Southern Illinois University Carbondale will celebrate the accomplishments of faculty and staff who have recently seen their works through to book publication.

April 14, 2017

NASA eclipse webinars available to area educators - Southern Illinois University Carbondale, a prime viewing location and site of NASA’s global webcast of the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse (eclipse.siu.edu), is inviting educators from around the region to participate in a NASA webinar series focusing on eclipse instruction.

April 13, 2017

New Student Programs planning for fall semester - New Student Programs is preparing for the fall 2017 Saluki Startup and Weeks of Welcome programs, along with supporting the exciting events taking place around the total solar eclipse.

April 13, 2017

Faculty/Staff appreciation game is Tuesday - All university faculty and staff will receive free admission to the Salukis’ baseball game against Belmont at 5 p.m., Tuesday, April 18, at Abe Martin Field.

April 12, 2017

Impact of leadership program felt in Brazil - When a group of Brazilian college students found their way into an engineering leadership program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Bruce DeRuntz could not have anticipated the impact the program and the students would have on that country.