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August 17, 2017

‘HireTouch’ is available to assist student hiring - Earlier this year, the university implemented HireTouch™, a software system that streamlines and simplifies hiring processes. As of Aug. 1, all student and graduate assistant positions are created and posted in HireTouch.

August 17, 2017

Classroom equipment training available - Faculty, staff and teaching assistants who will be teaching in the university’s open-access, technology-enhanced classrooms are encouraged to attend classroom equipment training over the next week.

August 17, 2017

Auditions set for 2017-18 season theater productions - The Southern Illinois University Carbondale Department of Theater will hold open auditions for two upcoming fall productions. Open auditions means community members as well as students, faculty and staff members are eligible to audition.

August 16, 2017

‘Blindfold chess king’ will hold exhibition on Monday - Imagine playing multiple games of chess while blindfolded and riding a stationary bicycle. With an amazing memory and a brain studied by neuroscientists at UCLA, chess grandmaster Timur Gareyev does not just play the games – he usually wins.

August 16, 2017

SIU families to celebrate Superheroes - “Celebrating Superheroes” is the theme for the fall 2017 Southern Illinois University Carbondale Family Carnival, a morning of fun and games for all students with families.

August 15, 2017

Success Coach to Help Make Dreams Come True - There’s always a first step when turning dreams into reality. To help people take that first step by clarifying their dreams and goals, Southern Illinois University Carbondale is sponsoring The BIG Dream Gathering with author Mitch Matthews.

August 11, 2017

University prepares to document total solar eclipse - As media from around the world and thousands of eclipse enthusiasts descend on the region later this month, a Southern Illinois University Carbondale documentary crew will capture every moment.

August 10, 2017

SPC film lineup for fall semester is set - A variety of current box office flicks, along with a couple of older favorites, are part of the fall lineup for Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Student Programming Council Film Series.

August 9, 2017

SIU ready to welcome students - Southern Illinois University Carbondale will launch the fall 2017 semester with a wide variety of special events and activities to welcome new and returning students.

August 3, 2017

Staff/faculty information on Eclipse Day - Where do I park on eclipse day? Will I get safety glasses? Will university offices be open? How do I volunteer? These are among the questions that may be on faculty and staff members’ minds as Aug. 21 approaches.

August 3, 2017

Student photographers capture region’s landscape - For recent Southern Illinois University Carbondale cinema graduate Anna Petrelli, the chance to take an intense summer class that allows her to document the region’s natural beauty and sharpen her photography skills was one she could not pass up.

July 31, 2017

SIU Researchers explore weed suppression - Everyone likes a win-win situation. Researchers from Southern Illinois University Carbondale are conducting studies at Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge to find the right formula for a win-win for farmers and insects that are pollinators.

July 27, 2017

Volunteers sought for the eclipse - Staff, faculty, students and university retirees who would like to volunteer during the eclipse activities on campus can now sign up online.

July 26, 2017

Community listener’s program available - If you’ve ever wanted to enhance your education by taking part in a college class without earning college course credits or grades, you’ll want to take advantage of Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Community Listener’s Program.

July 24, 2017

SIU researchers conducting pollinator insect inventory - Armed with butterfly nets and pan traps, a team of researchers from Southern Illinois University Carbondale visits flowers in the Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge and the Shawnee National Forest. Its members are stalking bees, butterflies, moths, flies and beetles – all known as pollinators.