SIU in the News - September, 2022

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What is quiet quitting?

Steven Karau, professor, School of Management and Marketing, talks about “quiet quitting” where employees meet just their basic job descriptions, what employers can do to change that, along with other workplace-related issues.

KMOX Radio-St Louis – Sept. 22, 2022


Economics professor says history shows interest rate hikes won’t rescue economy

Kevin Sylwester, professor and interim director, School of Analytics, Finance, and Economics, discusses the Federal Reserve Board's latest decision to hike interest rates in an attempt to curb inflation.

The Center Square – Sept. 22, 2022


Salukis join United Aviate

The recent partnership between the School of Aviation and United Aviate that provides SIU students a secure and direct path to becoming a United Airlines pilot is highlighted.

AOPA – Sept. 21, 2022


SIU expands reach in making higher education more attainable

Chancellor Austin A. Lane discusses the Saluki Step Ahead program that makes higher education more attainable for students and the Hope Chicago program.

FOX 32 Chicago — Sept. 20, 2022


Illinois' elimination of cash-bail sparks political battle

John Shaw, director, Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, discusses the political debate surrounding the state's Safety, Accountability, Fairness and Equality-Today law, or SAFE-T Act.

Chicago Tribune/Journal Gazette & Times-Courier — Sept. 19, 2022


Court vacancy and its impact on the administration of justice

Raymund E. Narag, associate professor, criminology and criminal justice, discusses the impact of court vacancies in Philippine lower courts.

Rappler.com — Sept. 20, 2022


InFocus: Jackson, MS, mayor pushes for ‘dignity economy’ as he looks to move his city forward

Chokwe Antar Lumumba, Jackson, Mississippi mayor, presented the University Honors Program's Glassman Lecture on Sept. 20.

WSIU InFocus — Sept. 20, 2022


SIU leaders discuss recruiting students from Southern Illinois

Chancellor Austin A. Lane and Wendell Williams, associate vice chancellor for enrollment management, discuss recruiting local students to SIU with local high school superintendents, principals and counselors.

Southern Illinoisan — Sept. 21, 2022


SIU celebrates Hispanic/Latinx Heritage month with a variety of events

Cristina Castillo, director of SIU's Hispanic/Latino Resource Center, discusses Hispanic/Latinx Heritage month

WSIU News -- Sept. 19, 2022


NewsRadio WJPF interview with Dale Buck Hales

Dale Buck Hales, chair, physiology and biochemistry and molecular biology, SIU School of Medicine Carbondale, discusses the Sept. 17 SIU Hemp/Cannabis Symposium.

NewsRadio WJPF — Sept. 15, 2022


Rail settlement avoids economic devastation

Gregory DeYong, associate professor, School of Management and Marketing, discusses the impact of a potential rail strike prior to a tentative settlement.

Jacksonville Journal-Courier — Sept. 16, 2022


More than 300 SIU business students attend career fair

Thomas Becker, program coordinator, College of Business and Analytics, discusses the college’s career fair that attracted more than 50 local and regional businesses.

KFVS-TV — Sept. 15, 2022


Chicago firefighter honored with posthumous degree at SIU

A Chicago firefighter was honored Friday with a posthumous degree from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Capt. Ronald Regan Jr., 58, died Dec. 19, 2021, following a COVID-19 diagnosis. SIU Carbondale said he was just one semester away from earning a bachelor’s degree in public safety management.

WGN-TV — Sept. 16, 2022


Rail companies and rail worker unions reach a deal averting a strike

Gregory DeYong, associate professor, School of Management and Marketing, discusses what a rail strike would have meant to the nation's supply chain.

WSIU News — Sept. 15, 2022


United Airlines signs deal with Illinois college to develop more pilots

The partnership between the SIU School of Aviation and United Aviate is highlighted.

KSDK-TV/St. Louis Business Journal — Sept. 15, 2022


InFocus: SIUC's chancellor discusses enrollment, pay raises

Chancellor Austin A. Lane discusses the fall 2022 semester enrollment, retention and a proposed 2% salary increase for university faculty and staff.

WSIU InFocus — Sept. 13, 2022


United Airlines signs deal with Southern Illinois University to develop more pilots

Chicago Business Journal/St. Louis Business Journal — Sept. 14, 2022 (Subscription required to read)


How colleges can prevent student suicides

Beth Morrison, assistant director, Student Health Services, discusses factors involved in working to prevent student suicides.

WDAF-TV-Kansas City — Sept. 14, 2022


Freight rail worker strike threatens supply chains

Gregory DeYong, associate professor, School of Management and Marketing, discusses the impact of a potential freight rail worker strike.

WSIL-TV – Sept. 14, 2022


‘Waiting in the wings’ SIU students ready for take off

SIU, United Airlines, aviation students and SIU aviation alums celebrate a partnership that provides an accelerated pilot program for students. The program was also featured during a live 6 p.m. program.

WSIL-TV Sept. 13, 2022


United Airlines, SIU partnership aims to help students and industry

SIU President Dan Mahony discusses the importance of SIU Aviation's partnership with United Airlines.

WSIU Radio — Sept. 13, 2022


SIU, United Airlines agreement creates pathways for future pilots

The partnership between the SIU School of Aviation and United Airlines is highlighted.

Southern Illinoisan/Travel Trade Today — Sept. 13, 2022


Illinois attorney general candidate Thomas DeVore has a record of suing critics

Benjamin Bricker, associate professor, political science, offers an opinion about lawsuits filed by Thomas DeVore, the Republican candidate for Illinois attorney general.

Chicago Tribune/Southern Illinoisan — Sept. 12, 2022


Southern Illinois University Carbondale sees largest freshman class in six years

Wendell Williams, associate chancellor of enrollment management, discusses the focus on local high school students and impact of creating new programs like Saluki Step Ahead in raising enrollment.

KFVS-TV — Sept. 12, 2022


Another use for Asian carp

Karolina Kwasek, assistant professor, School of Biological Sciences, discusses the need for using carp as baby food for farm-raised yellow perch.

WTAX-AM-FM/WLFZ-FM Springfield, Ill. — Sept. 11, 2022


Local ladies gear up to participate in Saluki Women's Weekend

Dean Camille Davidson, SIU School of Law, and Dawn Korte, chair, women's leadership council, discuss the Saluki Women's Weekend.

WSIL-TV -- Sept. 9, 2022


Kick off your tailgate right with tips from SIU "food nerd” and expert

Niki Davis, Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management Program manager and professor of practice, presents tips for safe tailgating.

Springfield Herald-News — Sept. 9, 2022 


Panel: Why are U.S. workers “quiet quitting”?

Steven Karau, professor, School of Management and Marketing, participates in a panel discussion on “quiet quitting,” where employees do just the minimal job expectations and resist pressures to go above and beyond that.

World Today, CGTN (China International Radio) — Sept. 9, 2022


Copi may be a great food source — for other fish

Karolina Kwasek, assistant professor, School of Biological Sciences, discusses using carp as baby food for farm-raised yellow perch.

WCBU.org Peoria Public Radio — Sept. 8, 2022


NewsRadio WJPF interview with Ken Anderson

Ken Anderson, professor, geology and director of SIU's Advanced Energy Institute, discusses coal and new technologies.

NewsRadio WJPF — Sept. 8, 2022


SIU Air Force ROTC pays tribute to 9/11 victims with stair climb

The SIU Air Force ROTC tribute honoring first responders, members of the military and civilians who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks is highlighted.

WSIL-TV — Sept. 9, 2022


SIU research team wins $1.33M NSF grant to train sustainability-focused geoscientists

The article features an SIU research team creating a scholarship program for low-income transfer students who will become the next generation of sustainability-minded geoscientists.

Environmental News Bits — Sept. 9, 2022


Southern Illinois University Carbondale to host meeting to examine hemp’s potential

Southern Illinois Hemp/Cannabis Symposium is highlighted.

Cannabis Business Times — Sept. 9, 2022


Southern Illinois University welcomes largest freshman class in 6 years

Chancellor Austin A. Lane discusses the dramatic increase in freshman enrollment in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

FOX 32 Chicago — Sept. 7, 2022


Carp-e diet: Researchers tout use of invasive carp as food for farmed fish. Even picky ones.

Karolina Kwasek, assistant professor, School of Biological Sciences, discusses research into using carp as baby food for farm-raised yellow perch.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch — Sept. 5, 2022


Saluki Women's Weekend coming up

SIU Foundation’s Sherrica Hunt, director of development for diversity, equity and inclusion, and Stephanie Taylor, College of Health and Human Sciences, discuss the inaugural Saluki Women’s Weekend, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 9-10.

WSIU Radio — Sept. 7, 2022


Southern Illinois leaders weigh in on proposed Workers Rights Amendment

John Jackson, visiting professor, Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, discusses the proposed Workers' Rights Amendment in Illinois that will be on the Nov. 8 ballot.

Southern Illinoisan — Sept. 2, 2022


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