SIU Today - March 02, 2015

Lecture will examine legal questions on death

Thaddeus M. Pope, director of the Health Law Institute at Hamline University School of Law, will present the 2015 John & Marsha Ryan Bioethicist-in-Residence lecture at the SIU School of Law Center for Health Law and Policy on Wednesday, March 4. More


WellSIU ‘Tuesday Trek’ is March 3

Tuesday Trek’ is at 12:15 p.m., Tuesday, March 3. The 1.5- to 2.5-mile walk will begin at the Student Services Building Pavilion. In the event of inclement weather, the location will be the Student Recreation Center indoor track. If you are unsure if the location has changed, please email Brittney Pender or call the Personal Fitness and Wellness Studio at 453-1272.

Research shows that walking at least 30 minutes a day can help reduce the risk of heart disease, which is the country’s No. 1 killer.

Information on this and other “WellSIU Employee/Retiree Wellness Initiative” programs available to faculty and staff is here.


University to host Region 8 Science Fair

Junior high and high school students from around the region will be on campus this week for the annual Illinois Junior Academy of Science Region 8 Science Fair. More


‘Saluki Watch Dawg’ March issue is available

The Department of Public Safety’s March issue of the ‘Saluki Watch Dawg’ is available. This month’s edition includes information about spring break safety, along with several crime prevention programs on campus. The newsletter is also available on the department’s website.


Touch of Nature to host bird-watching hikes

The Touch of Nature Environmental Center is hosting a series of bird-watching hikes this month. More


SIU Today will take a break

The last issue of SIU Today prior to the start of spring break will be Thursday, March 5. After that, SIU Today will resume on Monday, March 16.

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