SIU Today - April 20, 2015

University to host noted physicist Michio Kaku

Michio Kaku, a best-selling author and theoretical physicist whose work includes predicting trends affecting business, commerce and finance, will visit campus on Wednesday, April 22, as part of the Distinguished Speaker Series. More

University again earns recognition for ‘green’ efforts

SIU Carbondale has earned national recognition for its commitment to sustainability and green initiatives for the third year in a row and the fourth time in six years. More

National association honors Barbara Hagler

Barbara E. Hagler, an associate professor and director of undergraduate programs in the Department of Workforce Education and Development, is the 2015 National Business Education Association Outstanding Collegiate Teacher of the Year. More

Program offers guidelines to student crime victims

A program this week will provide guidelines for aiding students who become victims of crime. The program is at 4 p.m., Thursday, April 23, in Grinnell Hall upstairs. More

Illinois Policy Institute CEO to visit region

John Tillman, CEO of the Illinois Policy Institute, will discuss free markets, income disparities and government spending during a visit to the region next week. More

University Bookstore hosting faculty/staff event

University Bookstore will host a faculty/staff appreciation event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., May 5-6. There will be a 30 percent discount on select merchandise, and refreshments will be available.

WellSIU ‘Tuesday Trek’ is April 21

‘Tuesday Trek’ is at 12:15 p.m., Tuesday, April 21. 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

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