SIU in the News - March, 2020
Amid the pandemic, Illinois colleges are still trying to attract new students – even if they don’t know when classes will resume and can’t give tours
Chicago Tribune – March 30, 2020
Rae Goldsmith, a spokeswoman for Southern Illinois University Carbondale, said it’s too soon to know how the pandemic might affect student enrollment for next year. In the meantime, admissions staff is trying to reach applicants through video messages and field questions quickly through email and social media.
KFVS-TV – March 26, 2020
John Frost, SIU Carbondale Undergraduate admissions director, discusses the university’s virtual recruiting efforts.
Southern Illinoisan – March 24, 2020
Southern Illinois University Carbondale Interim Chancellor John Dunn is asking alumni to consider a donation to help students with meals, rent and other needs.
KFVS-TV March 24, 2020
Southern Illinois University is extending a helping hand to the community.
WJPF Morning Newswatch – March 23, 2020
SIU Carbondale Chancellor John M. Dunn discusses the university’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
CNN – March 16, 2020
Todd Graham, Communication Studies, discusses the March 15 debate of Democratic presidential candidates Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders.
WSIL-TV – March 16, 2020
… spring sports and championships canceled. We sat down with SIU athletic director Liz Jarnigan and she gave us insight on how the Salukis have had to react and handle these tough times.
TheHorse.com – March 15, 2020
“Mules can host the embryo of a mare, gestate normally, produce a good amount of milk, and have an incredible maternal instinct and ability,” said Eduardo L. Gastal, DVM, MS, Ph.D, professor in the Department of Animal Science, Food and Nutrition at Southern Illinois University, in Carbondale.
St. Louis Public Radio – March 15, 2020
This year's primary outcome will likely look similar to those states and not like the tight results of 2016, said John Jackson, a visiting professor at the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.
C-SPAN The Weekly – March 13, 2020
John Shaw, director of SIU Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, discusses the new citizen’s guide, “Restoring American Statesmanship.”
Southern Illinoisan – March 12, 2020
Southern Illinois University Carbondale officials are swiftly moving to respond to nationwide novel coronavirus concerns by extending spring break a week, moving classes online, canceling events expected to draw crowds of 25 or more — including the much-anticipated speech by "Jeopardy!" star Ken Jennings — and readying its health clinic to receive students should any display symptoms. It’s too soon to say whether the university will hold May graduation ceremonies, officials said.
WSIU Radio – March 12, 2020
The Chancellor's office took questions on Thursday, March 12th, regarding the changes to SIU Carbondale in an effort to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
WSIL-TV – March 11, 2020
WSIL-TV – March 11, 2020
Working with Southern Illinois University Carbondale to help develop research, the two quickly found their phone ringing as other farmers reached out for help.
In precautionary measure, SIU extending spring break, moving classes online in response to coronavirus
Southern Illinoisan – March 11, 2020
As a precautionary measure to contain the spread of COVID-19, Southern Illinois University Carbondale is extending spring break for students through March 22 …
WSIU InFocus – March 10, 2020
WCIA-TV – March 10, 2020
The Southern Illinois University (SIU) system has a new president. While many think about the southern part of the state when they think about the school, SIU’s new leader says he has big plans in the central part of the state.
The State-Journal Register – March 8, 2020
John Shaw, Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, notes the importance of the upcoming March 17 Illinois primary to national politics.
WSIL-TV – March 5, 2020
SIU Carbondale leaders say, to keep staff and students safe, they're canceling study abroad programs in areas that have a Level 3 travel warning, per the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Southern Illinoisan – March 5, 2020
The preliminary total raised through Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s fourth Day of Giving on March 4 reached more than $1.6 million. The total reflects more than 2,441 individual gifts from 43 states and 10 countries.
America – The Jesuit Review – March 5, 2020
Joseph Brown, S.J., a professor of Africana studies at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, said that the Springfield sisters’ work should be a model for religious communities nationwide looking to examine their relationship with racism.
KFVS-TV – March 4, 2020
Southern Illinois University’s new system president Dr. Dan Mahony officially started his first days on the job, and shared his vision for success at the University.
Business Insider – March 4, 2020
… likely Democratic voters in the state, in a late-February survey conducted by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.
WPSD-TV – March 4, 2020
It's a new day on the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus.
WSIL-TV – March 4, 2020
The new SIU system president spoke today about his many plans for the future.
Southern Illinoisan – March 4, 2020
Dan Mahony hasn’t been on the job very long, but is coming to his role as Southern Illinois University’s system president with ideas and a respect for on-the-ground leadership.
WSIU Radio -- March 4, 2020
SIU President Dan Mahony says he has a list of top priorities to tackle now that he's officially on the job.
Southern Illinoisan – March 4, 2020
… show that Illinois voters favor an amendment to the state constitution that would replace the current flat income tax with a graduated tax that would tax lower incomes at a lower rate than higher incomes. The Southern Illinois University Carbondale-affiliated institute …
KFVS-TV – March 3, 2020
The lab sits on Southern Illinois University’s campus. The facility is pretty restricted because it needs to be done in a room with a negative air pressure.
WSIL-TV – March 3, 2020
Southern Illinois University is cooking up something new that's tasty and healthy. Plus, there's almost unlimited options.
WSIU InFocus – March 2, 2020
Rae Goldsmith, chief executive officer, SIU Foundation, discusses the March 4 Day of Giving.
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