SIU Today - September 12, 2016

Constitution-related events feature debate, lecture 

A debate on Fifth Amendment protections involving eminent domain and a discussion on fulfilling promises of equal justice in communities, are among the activities that focus on the nation’s Constitution. More

NSF grant funds biodiversity scholarship program 

A grant from the federal government will help natural history and biology students finish their educations. More

SPC looking for speakers for ‘PechaKucha’ night 

The Student Programming Council is looking for speakers for a “PechaKucha” Night, set for Oct. 5 in Morris Library’s John C. Guyon Auditorium. More

Workshop to examine ‘Decision-Making’ 

A workshop this week will use neuroscience research to explain how faculty and staff educate and motivate students. More

Presentation focuses on campaign finance reform 

A presentation next week will help shed light on campaign finance reform in the state. More

‘Black Out Cancer’ game is Saturday

A tradition unique to the university and Saluki football resumes Saturday, Sept. 17, with the “Black Out Cancer” game against Murray State at 6 p.m. at Saluki Stadium. The team wears special black jerseys with a name on the back that represents a family or person affected by cancer. Proceeds from the jerseys support the SIH Foundation and cancer research in Southern Illinois. The special jerseys are worn once and only for the Black Out Cancer game. Fans are encouraged to wear black and support the team. Tickets are available by calling 877-SALUKIS (725-8547), visiting, or getting tickets the day of the game.

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