The scourge of chlamydia is well known. The sexually transmitted disease typically wreaks havoc on younger people in the prime of their lives, resulting in infertility and in some cases life-threatening conditions.
Derek Fisher, right, associate professor of microbiology at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, works with Tayla Harvey, left, and Ellen Werderitsch, center, both seniors in microbiology, in his laboratory. Fisher is teaming up with and Kyle Plunkett, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, to study ways to prevent chlamydia, a sexually transmitted disease that affects millions of people. Their work just received a second round of funding from the National Institutes of Health. The latest NIH grant of $442,000 brings the total to almost $860,000 since 2014 for the research. (Photo by Russell Bailey)
Solving tomorrow’s energy needs and challenges is the primary goal of seed grants awarded to several faculty at Southern Illinois University Carbondale by an energy research center on campus.
An acclaimed author on the U.S. Senate and international trade policy expert who played a critical role in negotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement will discuss challenges facing the nation next week at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
After uncovering a legendary lost city, internationally recognized explorer is back to tell the story
For generations, tales of a city lost in the Honduran jungle were whispered about by explorers, archaeologists, gold prospectors, drug smugglers and geologists. While some claimed discovery, no proof was ever given.
Nelson Fernandes’ research, predominately involving energy, had already earned him numerous awards as a high school student when it came time to choose a college. He said he was drawn to Southern Illinois University Carbondale “because of the limitless resources the university has to offer for an education in energy.”
While most of the world was held captive by the story of 12 boys and their coach trapped in a dark cave, a specialized team was working frantically to fix the problem. One member on the rescue mission was local restaurant owner Thanet Natisri. Now, Natisri is sharing the real story of the incredible rescue.
The yearly lecture hosted by the University Honors Program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale has been turned on its ear by bringing in a one-man live performance of the critically acclaimed play, “Churchill.”
For a second consecutive year, the Daily Egyptian, Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s student-produced newspaper, is a finalist to receive one of the nation’s top online collegiate awards.
Is President Donald Trump wrong about his constitutional claims surrounding the ongoing investigation by special counsel Robert S. Mueller? That question will be explored during a student debate during Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Constitution Day activities.
Outstanding efforts in the classroom, leadership and community service are among the qualities of the six students chosen as inaugural 2018 Chancellor’s Transfer Scholars at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Agriculture competitions, trainings and tailgate parties bring over 1200 high school students to SIU
From horse judging contests, to FFA conferences and tailgate parties, an estimated 1200 prospective students are joining Southern Illinois University Carbondale and the College of Agricultural Sciences on campus for a September full of activity.
If you’re a veteran, here’s your chance to find out how to start or grow a business.