SIU in the News - January, 2020
WCIA-TV – Jan. 22, 2020
Tuesday, Governor JB Pritzker announced the release of $8.3 million to begin renovation and expansion of SIU-C’s Communications Building. The funding begins the design phase for the estimated $83 million project for the state-of-the-art facility.
Illinois Business Journal – Jan. 22, 2020
Surrounded by stakeholders and faculty and students, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Tuesday the release of $8.3 million to begin renovation and expansion of the Communications Building at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
WSIL-TV – Jan. 21, 2020
SIU Carbondale has seen a decline in enrollment over the last decade, so the university is working to recruit and retain students.
Forbes – Jan. 21, 2020
… of many a startup. But according to linguist Jeffrey Punske, director of undergraduate studies in Linguistics at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, it’s worth pumping the brakes—or at least …
WSIL-TV – Jan. 21, 2020
After more than 20 years of trying to make improvements SIU leaders are finally getting the chance to upgrade the communications building.
Daily Egyptian – Jan. 21, 2020
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced the release of $8.3 million in funding to SIUC for renovations to the communications building at a press conference while visiting campus Tuesday.
WSIU Radio – Jan. 21, 2020
Illinois Governor J-B Pritzker visited the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus Tuesday to highlight the state's capital program funding for higher education.
KFVS-TV – Jan. 21, 2020
Governor Pritzker announced the release of $8.3 million to begin renovations and expansion on the communications building on SIUC’s campus.
WPSD-TV – Jan. 17, 2020
A university is doing its part to end the special education teacher shortage in southern Illinois. Southern Illinois University Carbondale is using more than $300,000 from the state for its new special education program, Grow Your Own. The first group of students is set to graduate in December of 2021.
WILL Radio – Jan. 16, 2020
... more about all this, we spoke with John Groninger, Acting Associate Dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale …
Southern Illinoisan – Jan. 16, 2020
In the three semesters since Southern Illinois University Carbondale launched SIU Day, the campus-wide open house for Southern Illinois high schoolers has nearly doubled in attendance.
CNN.com – Jan. 15, 2020
Todd Graham, director of debate at Southern Illinois University, gives performance grades for the Jan. 14 Democratic presidential candidate debate.
Nature.com – Jan. 15, 2020
gene editing in human cells. “We’re pretty sure that what we have works better than all the best anti-CRISPR proteins out there already,” says Keith Gagnon, an RNA biochemist at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale who led the research.
WSIU InFocus – Jan. 8, 2020
WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Southern Illinois Symphony Music Director and Southern Illinois Music Festival Artistic Director Ed Benyas about Lionel Semiatin's “American Symphony” being honored at the national level.
KFVS-TV – Jan. 6, 2020
Interim Dean of SIU’s Law School Cindy Buys also agrees. Buys is an immigration law and constitutional law professor and she suggests, “If you are not a U.S. citizen, you do not partake in drugs.”
Archaeology – Jan. 6, 2020
… human remains unearthed in Black Mesa, Arizona, between 1977 and 1983 by archaeologists from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, have been repatriated to the Navajo Nation and the Hopi Tribe for reburial …
Southern Illinoisan – Jan. 5, 2020
... woodwinds and beating drums fill Saluki Stadium each weekend as the Southern Illinois University football team battles on the gridiron — the rhythms and melodies of the Marching Salukis.
WPSD-TV – Jan. 3, 2020
Political expert John Jackson with the SIU Paul Simon Public Policy Institute is watching what's happening in Iraq closely.
FarmWeekNow – Jan. 3, 2020
A panel of researchers from Southern Illinois University (SIU), the University of Illinois and Western Illinois University (WIU) reported on their universities’ involvement with industrial hemp at the recent Illinois Department of Agriculture hemp summit.
Southern Illinoisan – Jan. 2, 2020
From 1977 to 1983, Southern Illinois University Carbondale led a massive series of archaeological digs at Black Mesa, in Northern Arizona, where Peabody Energy leased land from the Navajo Nation and the Hopi Tribe to strip mine for coal.
WSIU InFocus – Jan. 2, 2020
A new form of bacterial life has been discovered by a team of SIU Carbondale researchers, led by Microbiology Assistant Professor, Dr. Scott Hamilton-Brehm.
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