SIU Today - August 06, 2015

Evans appointed director of admissions

Josephine Koonce Evans, who has served in campus admissions roles at SIU Carbondale and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is returning to SIU as its director of admissions effective Aug. 17. More

Jarvis earns recognition from business journal

A prestigious business journal has recognized an article co-authored by Cheryl Burke Jarvis, associate dean of the College of Business and marketing professor, as one of the most cited articles in the journal’s history. More

IT employees to share knowledge, network

Between 150 and 200 participants are expected on campus on Wednesday, Aug. 12, for a system-wide intercampus IT Day. The event is also for IT employees with the School of Medicine in Springfield and SIU Edwardsville. More

Volunteers needed at Saluki Startup and Weeks of Welcome

New Student Programs is seeking volunteers to help welcome new students to campus at events throughout Saluki Startup and Weeks of Welcome. More

SIU announces Chancellor’s Scholarship recipients

Exceptional efforts in the classroom and in their communities are among the qualities of the 23 students who comprise this year’s Chancellor’s Scholars, the university’s most prestigious award. More

CASA symposium submission deadline nears

The submission deadline for the College of Applied Sciences and Arts’ second multidisciplinary research symposium, set for Nov. 21, is approaching. More

Report challenges ‘Old Slave House’ legend

Mark Wagner, director of the Center for Archaeological Investigations, led an archaeological team excavating the yard surrounding the Crenshaw House in Gallatin County for the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency. More

Trial to examine flaxseed dietary supplements in ovarian cancer survivors

A two-year clinical trial by the School of Medicine is the first in the United States to examine the effects of flaxseed supplementation in women who have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. More

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