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January 21, 2021

Conversation about COVID-19, its racial implications and the SIU System is Tuesday - Faculty, staff, students, alumni and community members from across the SIU System are invited to join a live virtual conversation next week about the COVID-19 pandemic, its racial implications and the impact on the SIU community. The panelists will also discuss testing and treatment, as well as related directions for faculty, staff and students for the spring 2021 semester.

January 14, 2021

SIU’s Conference and Scheduling Services offers virtual educational options and event support - Want to expand your horizons or your knowledge? Experience something new? Or do you need help making a virtual event come to life? Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Conference and Scheduling Services is offering a wide variety of opportunities for virtual continuing education and professional and personal development along with workshops, programs and even support to enable people to host a virtual event.

January 14, 2021

SIU research discovers new, dominant variant of U.S. COVID-19 virus - A team led by a researcher at Southern Illinois University Carbondale has discovered a new variant of the COVID-19 virus that is specific to and dominant in the United States, adding to the growing list of mutations such as those discovered in the United Kingdom and South Africa. It might be more easily transmissible than other variants, and its impact on vaccines is uncertain.

January 12, 2021

Expert on American politics to discuss expectations of Biden administration - Timothy Lynch, an internationally recognized expert on American politics and foreign policy from the University of Melbourne in Australia, will discuss global expectations for the incoming Biden administration during a virtual conversation next week hosted by Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute.

January 8, 2021

Media advisory: Agreements between SIU and Girls Inc., East St. Louis schools - Reporters and news crews are invited to attend signing ceremonies in the St. Louis area on Monday, Jan. 11, for new agreements between Southern Illinois University Carbondale and Girls Incorporated of St. Louis and SIU and East St. Louis School District 189. These pacts will provide mentoring and educational opportunities, summer camps and potential scholarships.

January 7, 2021

Media advisory: Experts available to discuss impact of Capitol Hill protests - Southern Illinois University Carbondale has experts available to assist reporters and news crews with perspective on the Jan. 6 Capitol Hill protests. The experts can discuss law enforcement dealing with public protests, historical and contemporary U.S. extremist violence, legal issues and the political impact for parties and the nation.

January 4, 2021

Media advisory: Experts on impact of U.S. Senate run-off elections in Georgia - Southern Illinois University Carbondale has several experts available to assist reporters and news crews with perspective on the Tuesday, Jan. 5, runoff races for U.S. Senate in Georgia and the policy and political implications for the country. The experts’ specialties include political polarization, American politics and campaign finance.