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Nicole Gorman, a graduate student in zoology and research assistant at Cooperative Wildlife Research Laboratory at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, fits a captured bobcat with a GPS tracking collar.  Gorman is studying bobcat and coyote movement in Southern and Central Illinois and their impact on areas where they live. She is focusing on multispecies systems and the spatial behavior of wildlife in the two different environments – one forested and the other agricultural and more influenced by humans. (Photo provided)

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Morris named interim associate provost for academic administration

Marc E. Morris, director and professor in SIU Carbondale’s School of Accountancy, has been named the interim associate provost for academic administration. He replaces David DiLalla, who retires Sunday, Aug. 1. The appointment, effective July 23, is pending approval by the SIU Board of Trustees in September.

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SIU’s School of Education dean chosen for elite national fellowship

M Cecil Smith, dean of Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s School of Education, has been selected as an Impact Academy fellow for the coming year by Deans for Impact. He is one of just 24 educational leaders chosen from around the country to collaborate on ways to positively transform teacher preparation programs.

Students receive 2021 SIU System Distinguished Service Awards

Four students from SIU Carbondale, including one each with the School of Law and School of Medicine, received the inaugural 2021 SIU System Distinguished Service Award at the SIU Board of Trustees meeting on July 15. In addition, seven students earned honorable mention and 12 other students were nominated.

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SIU’s Saluki Summer Bridge program helps new students transition to college successfully

Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Saluki Summer Bridge is a unique, free two-week program that gives first-year students a head start toward college success as they participate in enrichment courses, leadership activities, check out the learning platforms utilized on campus and get acquainted with all SIU has to offer. They also connect with faculty, staff and administrators and meet other first-year students.

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