SIU Today - September 25, 2017

Luis Rodriguez to deliver Glassman lecture 

A community and urban peace activist who also happens to be a former poet laureate of Los Angeles visits this week to talk about “Hearts and Hands: Creating Community in Troubled Times” for the Michael and Nancy Glassman Distinguished Lecture. More

State of the University address is Tuesday

Chancellor Carlo Montemagno will deliver the 2017 State of the University address at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26. The address will take place in Shryock Auditorium. Individuals with disabilities are welcomed. Call 618/453-5738 to request accommodations. More

Banned Books Week highlights McCoy Collection, buffet  

The university is recognizing Banned Books Week in several ways. More

Touch of Nature to host paddling event Oct. 7 

What better way is there to appreciate a fall day in Southern Illinois than by paddling on a scenic lake? More

School of Art and Design hosts Open Studio tours 

The School of Art and Design invites the community into its creative space during its annual Open Studio, set for Oct. 13. More

Tickets available for annual ‘buffalo tro’ 

It will be a step back in time, a unique dining experience and a benefit all wrapped in one as the “buffalo tro” returns to the Touch of Nature Environmental Center on Oct. 20. More

“Vanya on the Plains” launches Kleinau Theatre season 

Elijah has a hard job. He’s a “content moderator,” coping with the technological divide that separates him from his family. More

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