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Weather balloon launch

A team of students and researchers from Louisiana State University plans to launch two large weather balloons like the one shown here from Saluki Stadium in order to take real-time video and conduct scientific experiments during the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, 2017. Scientific instruments and video equipment will be suspended from the balloon, as shown in this picture of a previous launch. (Photo provided)

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Concert to feature ‘carols old and new’

It is music to chase away the Grinch. Or anyway, that’s Susan Davenport’s theory about the upcoming Southern Illinois University Carbondale Concert Choir and Choral Union concert at Shryock Auditorium.

Aviation students earn scholarships

Ten students enrolled in Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s nationally recognized aviation programs received scholarships during the recent fall aviation banquet.

Education college plans showcase of faculty work

Research, community service, education and much more take place each day in Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s College of Education and Human Services, and the public can get a quick snapshot of these activities during a special event.

Employees will be honored for service, commitment

Southern Illinois University Carbondale Interim Chancellor Brad Colwell will recognize 358 employees for their service to the university in a ceremony and reception Friday, Dec. 2, in Student Center Ballroom D.

University will honor 123 retiring employees

Southern Illinois University Carbondale Interim Chancellor Brad Colwell will recognize 123 employees for their service to the university in a ceremony and reception Friday, Dec. 2, in the Student Center Ballroom D.

Art Over Easy set for Dec. 2 in Surplus Gallery

For a dozen years, Art Over Easy, the biggest fundraiser for the School of Art and Design at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, has struck exactly the right balance between gala art auction and fun-spirited art show.

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