SIU in the News - November, 2020
Insider.com – Nov. 24, 2020
Dr. James Daniels, SIU School of Medicine, discusses treatment for shin splints.
St. Louis Public Radio – Nov. 23, 2020
“The comments about a woman’s appearance, whether the woman is ugly or beautiful, they could equally be considered sex discrimination,” said Bill Freivogel, a professor of journalism at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. “That’s what happened here.”
KFVS-TV – Nov. 20, 2020
Lori Stettler, vice chancellor for student affairs, discusses students being urged to get COVID-19 testing before returning home for Thanksgiving.
SIU was 'very fortunate' to avoid large COVID-19 outbreaks, chancellor says, as students return home for semester
Southern Illinoisan – Nov. 20, 2020
Chancellor Austin Lane talks about the fall semester and the university’s pandemic response.
Belleville News-Democrat – Nov. 19, 2020
John Jackson, Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, discusses whether eliminating the Electoral College would be good for Illinois.
Tribune-Star – Nov. 19, 2020
An analysis by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University calculated that taxpayers in Cook County, Chicago’s home, get 53 cents back in services for every tax dollar they pay.
The Signal – Nov. 19, 2020
Walter Metz, a professor of Film Studies at Southern Illinois University, wants to create what he calls “middle-ground film criticism.”
The Center Square – Nov. 19, 2020
That is the opinion of John Jackson, a professor from the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute who recently took part in a University of Illinois extension program called “2020 Presidential, Congressional Elections: Rural America’s Impact and Stake.”
WPSD-TV – Nov. 17, 2020
Sarah Patrick, Public Health and Recreation Professions, discusses the COVID-19 vaccines.
WSIU – Nov. 16, 2020
The Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at SIU Carbondale is partnering with the University of Illinois Institute for Government and Public Affairs' Edgar Fellows program to highlight leaders in the state working for the greater good.
WSIU InFocus – Nov. 16, 2020
John Frost, Undergraduate Admissions, discusses recruiting students during a pandemic and the university’s virtual “Getting to Know SIU” family night on Nov. 17.
Southern Illinoisan – Nov. 16, 2020
John Shaw, Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, and former Illinois Gov. Jim Edgar discuss the Paul Simon-Jim Edgar Prairie State Statesmanship Award, an annual award for state and local government officials who show exceptional leadership.
Washington Post – Nov. 16, 2020
Rebekah Frumkin, English, offers a review of Becky Cooper’s book “We Keep the Dead Close.”
WSIL-TV – Nov. 11, 2020
Cadets with the university’s Air Force and Army ROTC units participated Wednesday in the time-honored tradition on Veterans Day.
WSIU InFocus – Nov. 10, 2020
Chancellor Austin Lane discusses plans for the remaining fall 2020 semester and looks ahead to spring 2021.
WSIL-TV – Nov. 10, 2020
Mike Burgener, SIU Aviation, discusses the history that some families have with the nationally recognized program.
Southern Illinoisan – Nov. 8, 2020
Mark Dolan, School of Journalism, discusses his storytelling of America’s obsession with barbecue.
WSIU Radio – Nov. 6, 2020
SIU School of Law Professor Cheryl Anderson discusses the National Health Law Moot Court competition that this year centers on wearing facemasks.
Rappler.com – Nov. 5, 2020
Raymund Narag, Criminology and Criminal Justice, discussed the Philippines’ Supreme Court decision on prisoner release during the pandemic in a webinar hosted by the Institute for the Administration of Justice at the University of the Philippines College of Law.
KMOX-Charlie Brennan Show – Nov. 4, 2020
John Shaw, Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, discusses election results from Illinois, including the Fair Tax initiative.
KFVS-TV – Nov. 4, 2020
Benjamin Bricker, Political Science, and John Shaw, Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, discuss the potential for legal challenges in the presidential election.
WSIU InFocus -- Nov. 3, 2020
John Jackson, Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, discusses Election Day 2020 issues voters are facing.
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