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News Archive - Past 30 Articles

May 24, 2024

SIU researchers study moral injuries of war, advocate for veterans - Moral injuries of war can be just as harmful, even deadly, as physical wounds or PTSD and just as detrimental and costly to families and society, says a Southern Illinois University Carbondale researcher who is leading an effort to change policy and remove barriers to treatment.

May 23, 2024

SIU’s Paul Simon Institute awards four Simon Democracy Prizes - The Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University Carbondale today (May 23) announced the recipients of the Paul Simon Democracy Prize. The institute is awarding four prizes of $5,000 each to current Illinois college or university students for the design and implementation of projects to revitalize democracy in their communities.

May 23, 2024

New leadership in Faculty Senate - Yueh-Ting Lee, a professor in the School of Psychological and Behavioral Sciences, has been chosen for his third term as president of the Faculty Senate.

May 20, 2024

SIU lab works with ‘tiny psychologists’ to learn how babies and children get social skills - How do newborns evaluate, develop and reason as they grow, and how do they become children with the skills to navigate the social world? By working with countless “tiny psychologists,” as they call their infant and children volunteers, the student and faculty researchers at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Social Cognitive Development Lab (SCD) are exploring these questions and more.

May 17, 2024

SIFest’s 20th season features D-Day concert, opera, ballet and more - The nationally recognized Southern Illinois Music Festival (SIFest) will start its 20th season this week by providing the region an opportunity to enjoy the finest professional singers and instrumentalists from the United States and Europe, along with a mix of select Southern Illinois University Carbondale faculty and students.

May 16, 2024

Decals-By-Mail program available through June 7 - The Department of Public Safety Parking Division’s Decals-By-Mail program for eligible faculty and staff for the fiscal year 2025 is available through June 7. This is for those choosing payroll deduction. The salary ranges for decal categories have not been increased.

May 15, 2024

SIU researchers mitigate two problems by transforming waste plastic into food - In the 1970s, it was Tang, the orange-like drink of astronauts, that found its way into the Earth-bound consumer market. Sometime during the next few years, it could be µBites – created by a team of researchers at Southern Illinois University Carbondale – that splashes down on dinner tables and helps solve an ecological problem.

May 9, 2024

Submit proposals now for new Saluki Success Scramble - A new event is coming to Saluki Startup 2-4:30 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Student Center, courtesy of Student Affairs, and organizers are asking faculty, staff, graduate students and returning undergraduates to submit proposals for the Saluki Success Scramble sessions by May 31.

May 9, 2024

2 SIU seniors win NSF Graduate Research Fellowships - Two Southern Illinois University Carbondale seniors have won prestigious fellowships from the National Science Foundation, which they will use to pursue their passions in chemistry and biodiversity.

May 8, 2024

SIU’s Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders changes lives and communities - Colleen, a Southern Illinois mother, knew something about her adorable son George was a little different by the time he was about 9 months old. Around his 1st birthday, George’s early interventionist suggested the boy might have autism. The possibility brought many fears and questions. George’s nurse practitioner suggested they check out Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Colleen said it has been a life-changing decision for the family.

May 2, 2024

SIU’s Pancake Study Jam is Sunday - When finals loom, Southern Illinois University Carbondale faculty and staff go all the way to provide support for students facing this stressful time of year. This weekend, students will be able to avail themselves of a studious – and delicious – tradition.

May 1, 2024

Media advisory: New teacher graduate pinning ceremony - The newest group of 87 graduates from Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Teacher Education Programs will be recognized during a special pinning ceremony at 5 p.m. May 8 at Shryock Auditorium.

April 30, 2024

SIU’s Small Business Development Center named Illinois SBDC of the Year - The Illinois Small Business Development Center at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is the 2024 Illinois SBDC of the Year, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. The prestigious award will be presented during a special public ceremony at 10 a.m. May 2 at the Dunn-Richmond Economic Development Center, 1740 Innovation Drive.

April 29, 2024

Analysis of 2024 ‘active threat’ training - The 2024 annual emergency exercises were successful, allowing professionals in several campus departments to ascertain how the university provides services for its community in the hours after an immediate threat to safety has passed, officials say.

April 29, 2024

SIU Automotive student to show off skills in international competition - Since he was a child, Nathan Bulthuis has been “taking stuff apart and working with my hands.” That acumen will allow Bulthuis, a junior in Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s School of Automotive, to show his skills on an international stage this fall.