SIU Today - October 30, 2014

SIU will celebrate non-traditional students

The university will celebrate National Adult Student Recognition Week with a variety of special activities, beginning Monday, Nov. 3. The celebration runs through Nov. 7. More

Touch of Nature amphitheater event is Nov. 1

An amphitheater that overlooks Little Grassy Lake and was designed and built by architecture and design students will officially open Saturday, Nov. 1. More

Ceramics students work to help community

Ceramics students in the School of Art and Design are reaching out to help feed their community, and they are doing it one handcrafted bowl at a time. More

SIU Board of Trustees met earlier this week

The SIU Board of Trustees met Wednesday at SIU Edwardsville. Here is a summary of actions taken.

Deadline for research, creative, scholarly activity awards set

The application deadline for the annual Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity Awards for women assistant professors is Dec. 1. More

‘Saluki Watch Dawg’ November issue is available

The Department of Public Safety’s November issue of the 'Saluki Watch Dawg' is available. This month’s edition highlights theft and identity theft prevention, bicycle theft prevention and an upcoming women’s self-defense class. The newsletter is also available on the SIU Police website.

WellSIU ‘Tuesday Trek’ is Nov. 4

The next 'Tuesday Trek' of the fall semester is at 12:15 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 4. The 1.5- to 2.5-mile walk will begin at the Student Services Building Pavilion. In the event of inclement weather, the location will be the Student Recreation Center indoor track.

More than 145 million adults now include walking as part of a physically active lifestyle. More than six in 10 people walk for fun, relaxation, exercise or transportation. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the percentage of people who walk at least once for 10 minutes or more in the previous week rose from 56 percent in 2005 to 62 percent in 2010.

Information on this and other “WellSIU Employee Wellness Initiative” programs available to faculty and staff is here.

‘SalukiTech’ October 2014 newsletter online

In the October 2014 ‘SalukiTech’ newsletter, learn about the success of the university’s ‘Mobile Dawg’ tablet initiative, the new Information Security website, and encryption and payroll time entry training updates. Find out more here.

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