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Match point: ‘Soup Can Tennis’ clinics set

About 15 years ago Larry Geer, a tennis instructor and employee with Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Recreational Sports and Services, decided he wanted to do something “fun” that would help people in more ways than one. Soup Can Tennis was born.

River cane weaving workshop is April 11-12

Participants in a spring workshop at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Environmental Center will learn how to weave river cane into baskets and mats.

Poll: Illinois voters mixed on state revenue ideas

Three-fourths of registered voters in Illinois would support a 3 percent “millionaires’ tax” on income above $1 million, according to the results of a statewide poll released today (March 26) by Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute.

‘DIY’ theater workshops on campus next week

If, as Shakespeare famously asserted, life is a stage, then your closet can be a theater wardrobe and your workbench ready for set design. Putting it another way, “Our Theatre Company Could Be Your Life” can be more than just a title for those who attend Donna Oblongata’s workshops at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Minority Student Leadership forum is April 9

The 2015 Minority Student Leadership Conference at Southern Illinois University Carbondale offers students the opportunity to learn, celebrate their heritage and bridge the gap between minority groups through strategies focused on future success.

SIU, Mexican university sign agreement

A new agreement between Southern Illinois University and the Universidad de Monterrey (UDEM) in Monterrey, Mexico, will create enhanced educational experiences for students and a variety of other benefits.

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