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July 12, 2018

McNair Scholars will present work on July 20 - Twelve undergraduate students in a program that prepares them for careers in research will present their work at the 15th annual McNair Summer Research Symposium next week.

July 11, 2018

Simon Institute details recommendations to improve political town hall meetings - Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute is making recommendations to improve congressional town hall meetings in Illinois. The Institute has been working for several months with the Lugar Center in Washington, D.C., on its University Project for Bipartisan Collaboration. The center asked eight universities to develop programs to improve bipartisanship and civil discourse in their respective states.

July 9, 2018

Plan now to attend SIU’s Saluki Comic Con 2018 Sept. 29-30 - Samantha Newark is the voice of Jem and Jerica on the classic Jem and the Holograms cartoon and part of the Transformers guest-star cast. Trevor Von Eeden is co-creator of the first original black superhero to have his own title and both the first black artist and the youngest hired by DC.

July 5, 2018

Summer camps and conferences bring thousands of youths to SIU - Thousands of young people from all over the country are visiting the SIU campus and Touch of Nature Environmental Center this summer to participate in dozens of academic, athletic, music, artistic and outdoor experiential camps.

June 28, 2018

Study abroad program in Alcalá opens new doors for students - More children than ever are entering public schools as English language learners (ELL), prompting teachers and school administrators to be more prepared to help them excel. To build a knowledge base for themselves, several students at Southern Illinois University Carbondale decided to spend a summer studying in Spain.

June 21, 2018

Upcoming ‘Summer Summit’ conferences scheduled - Upcoming “2018 Summer Summit” professional development conferences for faculty and staff are June 27 and July 24. The conference is designed for deans, associate deans, assistant deans, faculty, academic advisors, assessment committee members, recruitment and retention coordinators, the registrar’s office, and undergraduate admissions staff.

June 15, 2018

Four agriculture students accepted into GROWMARK internship - Summer internships are often a key way for young people to launch into specific careers after graduation. And for the students in Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s College of Agricultural Sciences, these opportunities just keep coming.