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Speaker to share ‘A Journey Back from Sexual Assault’

Sheri Poe is a nationally recognized entrepreneur, an acclaimed speaker, a women’s advocate and the mother of four. She is also the victim of a sexual assault that she suffered as an idealistic 19-year-old college freshman, and she will share the story of her journey from survivor to “thriver” during a September visit to Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Family Carnival, resource fair set for Aug. 29

The 13th Southern Illinois University Carbondale Family Carnival, designed specifically for SIU families with children, is an afternoon of fun, activities and connections on Saturday, Aug. 29.

Fall conference schedule announced

Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Continuing Education and Outreach is coordinating a variety of conferences this semester.

SIU to host Library Freedom Project on Sept. 8

The Library Freedom Project, an event at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Morris Library on Sept. 8, will focus on privacy and the role libraries play regarding freedom of information and keeping patron information safe.

Loretta Swit to attend documentary’s premiere

Emmy Award-winning actress Loretta Swit will be at Southern Illinois University Carbondale next month for the local premiere of a documentary that chronicles how Americans held as Japanese POWs during World War II used ingenuity, creativity and humor to survive.

Project could give boost to marine aquaculture

When you pick up those swordfish or tuna steaks at the grocery store, chances are they were imported from another country, where the fish were caught or grown in a marine aquaculture operation.

Library exhibit highlights Black Sun Press

A new exhibit at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Morris Library highlights Black Sun Press, a Paris publishing company founded in 1927 by wealthy ex-patriates Harry and Caresse Crosby.

Book group planned for women veterans

A book reading and discussion group for women veterans will start later this month at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Morris Library.

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