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September 27, 2022

SIU workshop to address economic prospects beyond coal - Representatives from federal agencies, along with state officials, will visit Southern Illinois University Carbondale on Thursday to announce a program and hold a free, daylong workshop, both aimed at finding economic opportunity amidst the decline of coal-related industries in the region.

September 26, 2022

Mandatory annual Ethics Act training begins Saturday - Mandatory 2022 annual Ethics Act training for all SIU Carbondale faculty, staff, graduate assistants, undergraduate assistants, volunteers, student workers and extra help workers will take place Oct. 1-31 on the D2L platform. School of Medicine employees on the Carbondale campus will complete training using HealthStream.

September 23, 2022

SIU honors three Families of the Year for 2022 - Southern Illinois University Carbondale is honoring three families as the 2022 Saluki Family of the Year winners during this weekend’s Family Weekend celebration (Sept. 22-24).

September 23, 2022

SIU honors the inaugural Women of Action award winners - Southern Illinois University Carbondale recently presented the inaugural Women of Action awards to recognize “everyday heroes” from diverse backgrounds who lead, inspire and serve at SIU and in the community. Organized by the Women’s Resource Center, the awards recognize women who overcome adversity in their workplaces and communities to prevail and advocate for anti-racism, diversity, equity and inclusion.

September 22, 2022

Southern Illinois Piano Festival returns to SIU next month - After a lapsed year due to COVID-19 restrictions, Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Southern Illinois Piano Festival returns for a third run next month. The biennial classical music festival once again features the artistry and works of renowned pianists, master classes and clinics open to the community.

September 22, 2022

Conversation on combatting ‘diversity fatigue’ at SIU is Tuesday - This academic year, six “Conversations of Understanding” will focus on findings from the 2022 Viewfinder Campus Climate Survey. Next week’s conversation will address “diversity fatigue” among faculty, staff and students and include a discussion about why diversity fatigue is important and how to combat it at SIU. Faculty, staff, students, alumni and community members are invited to join the live virtual discussion at noon Tuesday, Sept. 27.

September 20, 2022

Media Advisory: SIU to provide update to area schools, local legislators - Southern Illinois University Carbondale Chancellor Austin A. Lane and other university officials will provide an update to superintendents and principals with nine Southern Illinois area schools, along with local legislators, from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Sept. 21 at the Student Center, Chancellor’s Lounge at Old Main.

September 19, 2022

SIU hosts Fresh Check Day to support students’ mental health - Southern Illinois University Carbondale is hosting Fresh Check Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22. This fun, informative event brings together the entire campus community and serves as a “check in” for SIU students’ wellness and mental health and to ensure they have access to valuable resources.

September 15, 2022

SIU updates virus information dashboard, monitors situation - As fall classes progress, the Emergency Operations Center continues to meet periodically to monitor the public health concerns caused by COVID-19 and monkeypox, and adjust our plans as needed. In the interest of transparency, the dashboard on the Virus Information website has been revised.

September 15, 2022

SIU recognizing Hispanic/Latinx Heritage with many special activities this fall - Southern Illinois University Carbondale is celebrating Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month, which runs mid-September through mid-October, with a wide variety of special activities including guest speakers, music and dance, cultural events and festivals, tailgating, workshops and much more. All of the events are free and open to the public, except as noted.

September 15, 2022

SIU Morris Library display commemorates Constitution Day - An exhibit that chronicles that controversy surrounding the appointment of Roland W. Burris to the U.S. Senate in 2009 is available for viewing as Southern Illinois University Carbondale celebrates Constitution Day on Saturday, Sept. 17.

September 15, 2022

Saluki Takeover Tour: Chicago 2022 starts today - During this year’s Saluki Takeover Tour: Chicago, SIU leaders, faculty, staff and students are enhancing connections in Chicago through meetings with several schools and receptions with alumni and friends. The Saluki Takeover starts today, Sept. 15, and culminates with SIU’s game against Northwestern at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17.

September 15, 2022

Media Advisory: SIU prof can discuss averted rail strike, other supply chain issues - — Gregory D. DeYong, a Southern Illinois University Carbondale associate professor of operations management, is available for interviews about the already precarious supply chain and the impact of the tentative agreement approved early Thursday morning with unions representing more than 60,000 railroad employees averting a freight railroad strike that would have been a huge blow to the supply chain, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR). The pact is still subject to ratification by the union membership, and the agreement doesn’t include paid sick leave, which is reportedly one of the sticking points, according to members. Friday was the deadline set for a strike vote.