Life: You find it in the darnedest places, and in all its weird glory.
Amanda Blocker, senior in microbiology, and Scott Hamilton-Brehm, assistant professor of microbiology, look at a sample in a laboratory at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Working under the guidance of Hamilton-Brehm, Blocker is studying a microbe that he isolated from a 900-meter-deep borehole located on the border between California and Nevada. The novel anaerobic microorganism, designated “SIUC-1,” loves hot temperatures, thriving at 150 degrees Fahrenheit. Blocker’s successful characterization of SIUC-1 would make her one of the few researchers in the world who will have named the first novel bacterium of a phylum.
There’s a trick to making math understandable and helping people comprehend and learn it. The 34th annual Conference on Teaching Mathematics is full of valuable information about doing just that for teachers, college students and anyone with an interest in math.
Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Student Center will host the Carbondale NAACP 2019 Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast on Monday in the Student Center ballrooms.
The moon will turn an eerie shade of red this weekend before disappearing completely during a total lunar eclipse. The event marks the first official public astronomy 2019 observations hosted by the Department of Physics at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Local high school and junior high students can test their analytical and language skills by competing in the upcoming North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad. The internationally organized event provides young people the opportunity to explore the complexity of language by solving a variety of puzzles based on authentic linguistic phenomena, all in a competitive and fun environment.
You can enjoy some of today’s latest movies at bargain basement prices, or even free, at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Charting Illinois’ future, statesmanship initiatives, speakers lead Simon Institute spring 2019 schedule
A summit of Illinois college students in March to consider the state’s future is one of the featured events planned by SIU Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute this spring.
Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s online MBA is the highest ranked public university online MBA in the state of Illinois and among the top 1/3 of all rated programs in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report’s “2019 Best Online Programs” rankings released today.
Another semester of exciting music launches at Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a free concert featuring the all alumni band, “Spare Parts.”
With law enforcement job interest plummeting nationwide, conversation continues to swirl about the impact public scrutiny has on current and prospective officers. Terms such as the “Ferguson effect” have increased attention to this issue, but researchers are still working to understanding what this means and how it effects officers and their work.
Did you know that virtually any craft activity you can imagine happens at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Craft Shop?
Judicial appointments and threats to an independent judiciary in the African nations of Botswana, South Africa and Swaziland will be discussed at the SIU School of Law later this month.