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SIU celebrates sustainability during Earth Month

Salukis are getting greener all the time, and Southern Illinois University Carbondale is recognizing that growing commitment to sustainability in a number of ways during April. The month-long Earth Month commemoration will wrap up April 30 with a big Sustainability Celebration.

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Activist and civil rights leader Charles Neblett, to receive honorary degree

During a time when many newspapers refused to carry the truth of segregation, violence and inhumane acts against people of color, “The SNCC Freedom Singers” took to the streets to spread their message. In honor of his remarkable work as a civil rights activist and leader, founding member Charles Neblett will receive an honorary doctor of humane letters at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s May 2019 commencement.

McNair Scholars alumna returns to inspire students

Krystelle Jean-Michel, an alumna of Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s McNair Scholars Program, will present the keynote address next week when the program celebrates graduates and new scholars.


'Bare' A Musical Take on Life in a Catholic Boarding School

Many teens search for a place to belong, and often wonder how they will fit into the world. For the teenage protagonists in the musical “Bare,” this experience is intensified by the inherent conflict of Catholicism and same- sex relationships.

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