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News Archive - Past 30 Articles

November 15, 2019

Creative thinking is abundant as HackSI 2019 draws largest crowd in history - Creativity and innovative thinking were in abundant supply when hundreds of technology enthusiasts converged at Southern Illinois University Carbondale for the seventh annual HackSI event, Nov. 2-3. The “hackathon” has grown by leaps and bounds since it began just a few years ago and at the end of the two-day brainstorming session, several teams and individuals walked away with bragging rights and prizes.

November 14, 2019

Daily Egyptian earns a third straight online collegiate newspaper award - It’s difficult to “three-peat” in any sport or competition. But the Daily Egyptian, Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s student-produced newspaper, accomplished that earlier this month in capturing one of the nation’s top online collegiate awards.

November 7, 2019

Veterans Appreciation Lunch is Monday - Students in the SIU Honors Assembly are hosting a free lunch for all military veterans and their families on Monday in the Student Center Ballrooms. The SIU Honors Assembly is comprised of students in the SIU Honors Program.

November 7, 2019

Campus Reminder: Prepare for Inclement Weather - Faculty and staff should take two important steps to prepare for inclement weather: review the campus policy and ensure that the university has your accurate cell phone number if you want to receive emergency text alerts.

November 7, 2019

New Arts Jazztet will perform Sunday - New Arts Jazztet, a Southern Illinois jazz group comprised of SIU faculty, will perform at Jazz Vespers, an evening prayer service, at Epiphany Lutheran Church, 1501 W. Chautauqua St., Carbondale, at 5 p.m. on Sunday.

November 7, 2019

Documentary to examine voter suppression - A documentary film next week on campus will examine how groups have worked with certain states to make it more difficult for minority groups and young people to vote.

November 6, 2019

Media advisory – SIU’s 150th Anniversary roadshow visits Marion - SIU Carbondale’s state-wide road show celebrating its 150th anniversary continues in Marion on Thursday, Nov. 7. Chancellor John M. Dunn will host alumni and friends at the Miner’s Stadium Diamond Club from 6 to 8 p.m. Former Chancellor John Jackson will sign copies of the anniversary book “Southern Illinois University at 150 Years: Growth, Accomplishments and Challenges.”

November 5, 2019

Vigil honoring nation’s veterans begins Friday - Southern Illinois University Carbondale this week will remember those who have served the country with a time-honored tradition that precedes Veterans Day on Monday, Nov. 11.

November 5, 2019

Media Advisory – State of the University Address - Southern Illinois University Carbondale Chancellor John M. Dunn will deliver the 2019 State of the University address at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 6. The address will take place in the Student Center Ballrooms on campus.

November 4, 2019

SIU Chancellor to Deliver State of the University Address - Southern Illinois University Carbondale Chancellor John M. Dunn will deliver the 2019 State of the University address at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 6. The address will take place in the Student Center Ballrooms on campus.

November 4, 2019

SIU Carbondale to welcome new executive director of SIU Alumni Association - Jeff Gleim, a veteran alumni relations professional who brings experience from two universities, will become the new executive director of the SIU Alumni Association and associate vice chancellor for development and alumni relations at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

November 4, 2019

‘150 Challenge’ deadline is extended - The deadline for faculty, staff and students to get creative and show their Saluki Pride as the university celebrates its 150th anniversary is extended to next spring.