SIU in the News - September, 2018

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Oils with high SFA levels may support aqua feed fish oil reduction

FeedNavigator.com - September 21, 2018 

… the Center for Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences at Southern Illinois University. One interest of the examination was to find …


New Discoveries Show Child Labor is an Ancient Curse

Ancient Origins - September 21, 2018 

… ‘North Tombs Cemetery’ in 2015 were studied Dr Gretchen Dabbs of Southern Illinois University, who found that “90% of the skeletons have an ...


Dozens of SIU students attend Agriculture career fair

WSIL-TV - September 20, 2018

A great opportunity Thursday for dozens of Southern Illinois University students going into the Agriculture field. The students got …


Flooding by design: planning, development, and the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Houston

National Science Foundation - September 20, 2018 

… article in the series. Roberto Everardo Barrios, an associate professor of sociocultural anthropology at Southern Illinois University, has investigated perceptions about …


Banned Books Week recognized at SIUC’s Morris Library

Thesouthern.com - September 20, 2018 

… controversy and led to the banning of books. Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Morris Library is recognizing Banned Books Week on …


SIU brings Saluki Comic Con for sci-fi and comic book fans

WSIL-TV - September 20, 2018 

Sci-fi and comic book fans will gather again in Carbondale for Saluki Comic-Con. It's happening September 29 and 30 at the SIU Student Center …


Hundreds of high school students attend SIU Day

WSIL-TV – Sept. 19, 2018

Southern Illinois University welcomed more than 600 high school students to campus for SIU Day. Students from across the region had the …


SIU Day pitches endless possibilities

Southern Illinoisan – Sept. 19, 2018

… at the first-ever SIU Day, a campus-wide open house designed to convince local high schoolers to pick SIU Carbondale, in the face …


SIU Day Welcomes Hundreds of High Schoolers to Carbondale Campus

WSIU Radio – Sept. 19, 2018

SIU Day brought in several hundred students from 22 high schools around the southern Illinois region. Throughout the day Wednesday staff, students, and faculty discussed …


River-to-River Trail signs updated

The Daily Republican - September 19, 2018

… Resources, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, and Southern Illinois University. As part of the project, blaze markers, bearing the …


SIU School of Medicine starts Dept. of Population Science and Policy

Lady Click - September 19, 2018 

Southern Illinois University of Medicine has launched a new department, the Department of Population Science and …


Plans underway for welcome home celebration for Honor Flight 4

Thesouthern.com - September 19, 2018 

… every 30 minutes starting at 5 p.m. Members of Southern Illinois University ROTC program will be stationed in the parking lots to assist …


How Much Do Rising Test Scores Tell Us About A School?

Forbes - September 18, 2018 

… for instance, researcher Collin Hitt, of the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, and two coauthors examined the research on …


2018 Class of Leaders Among Us honored at Chambers luncheon

Thesouthern.com - September 18, 2018 

Karen Stallman, of Ellis Grove, director of community relations for Southern Illinois University Carbondale; • Nancy Young, of Anna, former …


Fact checking political ads in Illinois governor’s race

WPSD Local 6 - September 18, 2018

… campaign said it is false. Political expert John Jackson with the SIU Carbondale Paul Simon Public Policy Institute said, while …


Forget law, tech and medicine — these majors have the best ROI

MSN.com - September 18, 2018 

education majors, the 20-year net ROI is under $200,000. Southern Illinois University-Carbondale comes out on top, with an ROI of $196,000.


SIU students debate President Trump's constitutional rights

WSIL-TV – Sept. 17, 2018

… nationally-recognized Southern Illinois University student debate team is just beginning its season with brand new members, and already delving …


Voters pick Enrico Fermi, James Watson as top scientists in Illinois history

NewsChannel 20 - September 17, 2018

Buckminster Fuller, an architect and theorist who taught at Southern Illinois University; Percy Lavon Julian, who pioneered large-scale …


'Beyond the NICU' helps families thrive despite challenges

The State Journal-Register - September 16, 2018 

” said Dr. Beau Batton, chief of neonatology at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and director of newborn services at HSHS St. ...


Many cognitive, physical benefits to learning music later in life, experts say

Macomb Daily – Sept. 15, 2018

… Changes Affecting the Learning of Music Performance Skills for Older Adults” by James Reifinger of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, notes the right teaching …


Daily Egyptian Looks to Earn 2nd Straight Online Collegiate Award

HighBeam Research - September 15, 2018

... consecutive year, the Daily Egyptian, Southern Illinois University Carbondale's student-produced newspaper, is a finalist …


SIUC set to offer a bachelor's in nursing Southern Illinois Healthcare pledges support for program

The Daily Republican - September 14, 2018

… to create a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program on the campus of Southern Illinois University Carbondale next fall. The SIUC Faculty …


New original artwork and historical artifacts highlighted at free SIU University Museum reception

Southern Illinoisan – Sept. 13, 2018

… the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Museum welcomes a new season of exhibitions. The museum will hold a fall exhibition, showcasing …


State reps pitch in to up Southern Illinois school district participation in SIU recruitment day

Southern Illinoisan – Sept. 12, 2018

...  sign up Wednesday, local politicians lent a hand to help Southern Illinois University Carbondale boost attendance at its inaugural campus-wide ... 


September 2018 Fed Rate Hike Probability & Analysis

WalletHub.com – Sept. 11, 2018

 … associate professor, Department of Economics, Southern Illinois University Carbondale. How many Fed rate hikes do …


SIUC makes new play to boost enrollment with a 'hands-on' day for local high school seniors

Southern Illinoisan – Sept. 9, 2018 

On Sept. 19, Southern Illinois University Carbondale will put its laboratories, racecars, flight simulators and green rooftops on display, …


SIU ranks among top 500 universities

WSIL-TV – Sept. 7, 2018

Southern Illinois University Carbondale ranks among the Top 500 schools in the nation, according to the Wall Street Journal.


Southern Illinois woman arrested during Kavanaugh Senate confirmation hearing

WPSD-TV – Sept. 6, 2018

… confirmed,” said Malone. We asked John Jackson from the SIU Paul Simon Public Policy Institute several questions …


Illinois Issues: The People vs. The Budget

Illinois Public Media – Sept. 4, 2018

… cut of the pie?” asks John Jackson, a professor of political science at the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. “It's probably a more explosive question in Illinois because we have such …


SIUC’s New Enrollment Manager Says Listening Is Key

WSIU Radio – Sept. 3, 2018

SIU Carbondale Associate Chancellor for Enrollment Management, Jennifer DeHaemers, about expectations for on-campus enrollment …


Doctor in Texas Faces Fury For Saying Female Physicians Earn Less Because They 'Don't Work as Hard'

sciencealert.com – Sept. 3, 2018

The myriad responsibilities female doctors often bear can take a heavy toll. Far more female physicians grapple with burnout, according to Susan Thompson Hingle, a professor at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.


Trump weighs on House Republicans as midterm campaign starts

Aljazeera.com – Sept. 3, 2018

… re-election this year. "This is a competitive race that leans maybe slightly Republican is the way I would rate it," said John Jackson, a political science professor at the Paul Simon Institute of Public Policy at the University of Southern Illinois in Carbondale. In a telling sign, the Granite City steelworkers union …


In planting campus gardens, university students root themselves in the larger world

Washington Post – Sept. 1, 2018

… in the 80s and 90s, but around 2005 the idea took off around the country, said Leslie Duram, a Southern Illinois University professor of geography and director of environmental studies, who co-authored a 2015 study on university food gardens.


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