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August 8, 2022

Register now for SIU’s Rocky Ledges 5K/10K Trail Run - Registration is now underway for the Rocky Ledges 5K/10K Trail Run, a unique race that takes place among the beautiful, forested lakeside trails at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Outdoor Education Center. Everyone is welcome.

August 5, 2022

SIU star viewing party set for Aug. 6 - Southern Illinois University Carbondale and its partners will host a star viewing party from 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Aug. 6, at the SIU Farms Astronomy Observation Area west of Carbondale.

August 4, 2022

New digital signatures initiative will save time, paper - A new digital signatures initiative being rolled out throughout campus will make the work lives of faculty and staff easier, expedite required approvals and reduce the amount of paper used by the university.

August 1, 2022

SIU to host community employment fair Aug. 17 for 125+ jobs - Southern Illinois University Carbondale is hosting a public employment fair on Aug. 17, inviting community members to apply for a variety of full-time, entry-level positions where they can obtain university benefits and perks.

July 27, 2022

Media Advisory: SIU profs can discuss Fed’s interest rate hike, rising inflation - Responding to rapid inflation, Federal Reserve officials today announced plans to raise interest rates 0.75% for the second consecutive month. Two professors from Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s College of Business and Analytics, are available for interviews regarding that action, inflation, and the impact on people and families.

July 20, 2022

‘Grease: School Version’ is the word at SIU’s McLeod Theater, July 28-31 - The “word” is definitely “Grease” when talented high school students and recent graduates from throughout the region gather in Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s McLeod Theater later this month to tell the tale of a 1950s coming-of-age love story through the early sounds of rock ’n’ roll, hotrods and malt shops.

July 19, 2022

Youths with diabetes may register now for SIU’s Camp BETA - Camp BETA, the free overnight camp for youths ages 10-16 who have Type 1 diabetes, is returning to Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Outdoor Education Center this fall. The popular camp, set for Sept.10-11, had been on hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

July 18, 2022

Media Advisory: SIU summer camps from now through end of summer - Southern Illinois University Carbondale continues to host an assortment of camps for children and youths of all ages this summer, offering diverse opportunities for reporters, photographers and news crews to capture engaging activity stories, photographs and video.

July 14, 2022

Event submissions sought for Saluki Startup, Weeks of Welcome - New Student Programs is seeking event submissions for Saluki Startup (Aug. 18-21) and Weeks of Welcome (Aug. 22-Sept. 24). The goal is to promote as many events as possible so students see all of the opportunities available to them.

July 14, 2022

Effective immediately: Update to COVID testing - In accordance with Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker’s July 13 executive order, SIU Carbondale will no longer require weekly testing for most faculty, staff or students who have not been fully vaccinated for COVID-19. However, in accordance with this order, students and employees in specific locations, such as the Student Health Center, who are not fully vaccinated must continue to test.