SIU Today - August 14, 2014

Violence protection training sessions set

Employees are reminded to attend one of the federally mandated relationship violence training sessions to help protect students from relationship violence. More 

Saluki soybeans begin ‘international career’

Saluki soybean varieties developed during research by Stella K. Kantartzi, associate professor in the Department of Plant, Soil, and Agricultural Systems, may soon take root in Greece. More

Study casts new light on insider trading 

New research by a team that includes Wanli Zhao, associate professor of finance, suggests that some illegal insider trading is the result of information leaks from state and federal regulatory agencies. More

SIU police website offers safety tips, resources

A new Department of Public Safety website offers a variety of educational resources designed to enhance safety on campus. More

SIUonline open lab assistance is Aug. 20

Instructors with questions about completing their fall course setup on SIUonline or third party tool and textbook integrations, can get answers Wednesday, Aug. 20. The Center for Teaching Excellence is hosting an SIUonline open lab from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Morris Library Room 174. The open lab, with one-on-one assistance from CTE staff, is available at your convenience to answer any technical issues or other Desire2Learn (D2L) questions. Pre-registration is not necessary.

August issue of ‘Saluki Watch Dawg’ is available

The Department of Public Safety’s August issue of the 'Saluki Watch Dawg' is available.  This month’s edition includes information on a new safety awareness facts and education website, crime reporting, and staying safe on campus at night. The newsletter is also available on the department’s website under the crime prevention tab.

Program will examine life, legacy of passenger pigeons

A program recognizing the death of the world’s last passenger pigeon 100 years ago and examining the reasons the birds became extinct is Tuesday, Aug. 19, in the Student Center Auditorium. More

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