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News Archive - Past 30 Articles

July 29, 2021

Saluki Pride: Tammy Kochel brings real-world experiences, research to the classroom - Tammy Rinehart Kochel, professor, criminology and criminal justice, has been at the forefront of policing research for more than 20 years, even predating significant incidents that contributed to police reform in places such as Ferguson, Missouri, notes Matthew Giblin, director, School of Justice and Public Safe

July 29, 2021

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.

July 22, 2021

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.

July 22, 2021

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.

July 22, 2021

Media advisory: SIU to hold in-person open house July 23 - Reporters, photographers and news crews are invited to cover Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s in-person open house for prospective students on July 23, the first since November 2019. The free, daylong event is for students who will be new to SIU in fall 2022 or later and their families.

July 21, 2021

SIU to test electricity as a weed killer - Southern Illinois University Carbondale is collaborating on a project testing the use of electricity to control weeds in agricultural settings.

July 19, 2021

SIU law school adds holistic bar exam prep program to assist students - Starting this fall, Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s School of Law students will have an affordable advantage of working with a holistic bar exam preparatory program while in law school and after graduation as they prepare to become licensed attorneys.

July 16, 2021

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.

July 15, 2021

SIU to hold in-person open house for prospective students - Southern Illinois University Carbondale will hold its first in-person open house for prospective students since November 2019 on July 23. The free, daylong event is for students who will be college freshmen in fall 2022 or later and their families.

July 14, 2021

Media advisory: Seymour Bryson Scholars on campus - A group of 28 newly admitted Saluki students is visiting the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus this month for the immersive Dr. Seymour Bryson Future Scholars Program, which will give them a jumpstart on their college careers.

July 14, 2021

Media Advisory – SIU Carbondale Summer Camps July 18-end of summer - Southern Illinois University Carbondale has welcomed hundreds of children and youths to a wide variety of camps this summer and the excitement continues for a few more weeks. The camps offer myriad opportunities for reporters, photographers and news crews to obtain engaging activity stories, photographs and video.

July 12, 2021

Media advisory: SIU marks 1,000-day eclipse countdown, offers expert commentary - Tuesday (July 13, 2021) marks the beginning of the 1,000-day countdown to the total solar eclipse that will occur at Southern Illinois University Carbondale and the greater area about 2 p.m. April 8, 2024. Carbondale is uniquely positioned in the Solar Eclipse Crossroads, having experienced a total solar eclipse in 2017.

July 8, 2021

New Arts Jazztet will perform Sunday - New Arts Jazztet, a Southern Illinois jazz group comprising SIU faculty, will perform at Jazz Vespers, an evening prayer service at Epiphany Lutheran Church, 1501 W. Chautauqua St., Carbondale, at 5 p.m. Sunday, July 11.

July 8, 2021

Media advisory: SIU Ag Field Day to address latest trends - Reporters, photographers and news crews are invited to cover the 2021 SIU/ Illinois Nutrient Research and Education Council Agriculture Field Day at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, set for Friday, July 9, at University Farms, 2704 Union Hill Road. The event will go on rain or shine. About 100 people are expected to attend.

July 2, 2021

SIU architectural master’s degree graduate blazes a trail - After earning his degree in civil engineering from Virginia Tech in 1994, Matthew T. Bundy always planned to return to graduate school to pursue architecture. An initiative started in fall 2018 by Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s School of Architecture made that possible.