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SIU School of Law Professor Cindy Buys recently spent two months teaching in Poland and saw firsthand the Ukrainian refugee situation in that country. (Photo by Russell Bailey)

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Saluki Pride: Jim Nelson makes analytics and artificial intelligence understandable, usable and relevant

Jim Nelson, an associate professor and coordinator of the analytics program in the School of Analytics, Finance and Economics and the director of the Pontikes Center for Advanced Analytics and Artificial Intelligence, is largely responsible for putting the “analytics” in SIU’s College of Business and Analytics, and he’s introducing analytics and artificial intelligence to students in relevant ways, according to colleagues and students.

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SIU, SIH expand partnership to address nursing shortage

If you’ve earned a bachelor’s degree or accumulated a significant number of hours toward a degree and have ever considered a career in nursing, you will want to check out a new Southern Illinois University Carbondale program that allows qualified candidates to earn their Bachelor of Science in nursing degree in about a year with a fully funded scholarship.

Saluki Pride: Daniel Silver is proud to guide his paralegal studies students to success

Daniel Silver, a clinical associate professor in paralegal studies within the School of Justice and Public Safety, has received the university-level 2022 Teaching Excellence Award (non-tenure track). Silver developed a wide range of law-related courses over the years designed around what is in the best interests of the students, the most recent being Cannabis Law.

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SIU names new dean for the College of Arts and Media

Hong Cheng, dean and professor in the School of Communication at Loyola University Chicago, will be the dean of the College of Arts and Media (CAM) at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Cheng will begin his duties at SIU on July 1.

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SIU doctoral student researches how a devastating disease spreads among deer

White-tailed deer are so plentiful in Southern Illinois that seeing a group of them sauntering through a neighborhood at dusk or dawn is almost as common as seeing a squirrel. The animal is also a mainstay on the campus of Southern Illinois University Carbondale, where woods and waterways meander among the academic buildings and residence halls, inviting wildlife of all kinds.

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