SIU in the News - January, 2017

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Will Trump bring coal jobs back to Southern Illinois?

WSIL-TV – Jan. 19, 2017

... Wiltowski heads the Advanced Coal and Energy Research Center at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. He doesn't think Trump's pledge sounds as far-fetched as ...

The Big Event: A Saluki Day of Service is Coming April 1st

WSIU Radio – Jan. 17, 2017

... called The Big Event, a Saluki day of service. It’s the start of the Spring Semester, at SIU-C. It might be cold now, but ... 

Local drone operators get federally certified

WSIL-TV – Jan. 14, 2017

... technology is taking off in the business world and SIU hosted a workshop to federally certify southern Illinois employees. Jim Peterson, owner ... 

Going into Trump’s inauguration and beyond, who will lead the healing

National Catholic Reporter -- Jan. 14, 2017 

... more urban areas. Jesuit Fr. Joseph Brown, a professor of Africana studies at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, said the past half-decade has seen more ... 

SIU Law School hosts leadership event

WSIL-TV – Jan. 13, 2017

Prominent Illinois judges visited the SIU campus this week, to speak to students about leadership. The event comes as part of a "Women in Leadership" workshop ...

On the job over winter break

AgriNews Publications – Jan. 13, 2017

... students cannot wait for winter break, juniors Murron Qualls and Zachariah Bolander reported for work at Southern Illinois University Farms immediately after ... 

Colwell focuses on ‘bright spots’ for SIU during Monday evening’s ‘chat with the chancellor’

The Southern Illinoisan – Jan. 9, 2017 

... facing the state that are affecting Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Chancellor Brad Colwell noted there are still many good things taking place on campus. Colwell said ...

Illinois set to lose one, maybe two seats in Congress

Illinois News Network – Jan. 4, 2017

"llinois would lose one for sure; there is a chance that we could lose two,” Southern Illinois University Professor John Jackson said. “The state’s consistent population losses ... "

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