SIU Today - March 24, 2016

SIU plans ‘Innovation and Sustainability Hub’

A new Innovation and Sustainability Hub will showcase campus innovation activities and sustainability initiatives and serve as a collaborative space to share information and engage the campus with these activities. More

Sturgis Public Service Award nominations sought

The nomination deadline for the annual Lindell W. Sturgis Memorial Public Service Award, which recognizes outstanding public service work by an SIU Carbondale employee, is Monday, March 28. Nomination forms are here.

Law school to host Gene and Katy Simonds Lecture

One of the nation’s top experts on firearms and the Second Amendment will present the inaugural Gene and Katy Simonds Lecture later this month. More

Plans underway for third ASA Research Symposium

The College of Applied Sciences and Arts’ third multidisciplinary research symposium is set for Oct. 14-15. More

‘Coffee With a Cop’ is March 31

The next “Coffee With a Cop” event for the semester is from 9:30 to 11 a.m., March 31, at the north entrance of the Student Center. The setting provides an informal and neutral location to discuss community issues, build relationships and drink coffee with a Department of Public Safety officer. The event is a return to police officers and the community getting to know each other at times other than just during emergencies.

Distinguished Alumni Award recipients named

The university will honor four individuals during the annual SIU Distinguished Alumni Award ceremony at 3:30 p.m., April 29, in Morris Library’s John C. Guyon Auditorium. More

Accounting students offer tax return assistance

A group of students within the College of Business is helping fellow students and community members with tax return preparation this spring. More

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