SIU Today - January 29, 2015

CASA hosts robotics competition on Saturday

The College of Applied Sciences and Arts is hosting a robotics competition on Saturday, Jan. 31, that features 20 teams of junior high and high school students from five states. The competition will be at the Transportation Education Center at the Southern Illinois Airport. More


Graduate school dean forum schedule updated

An open forum with a candidate for dean of the graduate school scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 3, has been canceled due to the candidate’s withdrawal from the search. Information regarding the open forums for the remaining three candidates, with their CVs, is available here.


Student Opportunity Center open to campus

The University Honors Program and the Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (CURCA) are co-funding the Student Opportunity Center, a database of more than 10,000 conferences, journals, internships and scholarships available to the university community. More


Center for Teaching Excellence hosting open labs

The Center for Teaching Excellence is hosting two sessions in February for faculty who have questions about the effective use of Desire2Learn (D2L) tools, SIUOnline technical issues, and third-party tool and textbook integrations. The sessions are from 10 a.m. to Noon, Feb. 10 and Feb. 11, in Morris Library, Room 174.


University Museum to highlight exhibitions

It’s not an Andy Warhol event without a camera. Not to worry -- the University Museum has that covered. More


Comic operas come to Shryock stage Feb. 6-8

The audience shares stage space at Shryock Auditorium for a double-bill of one-act comic operas set for Feb. 6-8. More


Touch of Nature outdoor trips planned for March

Outdoor enthusiasts will have two opportunities to enjoy spring break, March 7-14, in some of the most beautiful areas in North America through the Touch of Nature Environmental Center. More

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