SIU in the News - February, 2017

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WSIU InFocus: Simon Institute to Host Ed Funding Conference

WSIU-FM – Feb. 28, 2017

Jak Tichenor and Delio Calzolari, Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, discuss the March 10 conference at the Student Center that will examine fair school funding in Illinois.

Inside Forensics: Learning about forensic anthropology at SIUC

KFVS-TV – Feb. 27, 2017

... version. Southern Illinois University at Carbondale houses one of the only decomposition research facilities in the world. Gretchen Dabbs ... 

SIU lawyer details ICE detention experience

Southern Illinoisan – Feb. 24, 2017 

... is not the brightest place, said Cindy Buys, a law professor at Southern Illinois University. The Department of Homeland Security's ...

New kiosk to teach earthquake hazards and safety in Carbondale

WPSD-TV – Feb. 21, 2017

... could happen and what to do about it," Southern Illinois University geologist Dr. Harvey Henson said. Henson said the area does measure ... 

SIU honors the life of the first African-American male student

WSIL-TV – Feb. 16, 2017

... sat in on a presentation on Alexander Lane titled "From Slavery to Freedom." If an effort to celebrate SIU's long history of diversity and inclusion, ...

SIU professor weighs in on biotech bill

KFVS-TV – Feb. 14, 2017

... sell renewable products from biomass. One Southern Illinois University professor is hopeful the legislation passes. "It will certainly help the companies ... 

Eclipse seminar teaches best way to capture event

WSIL-TV – Feb. 7, 2017

... this is really great event coming up for Southern Illinois." Instructors at an SIU seminar Monday night demonstrated the best ... 

SIUC’s annual International Festival kicks off with Parade of Flags

Southern Illinoisan – Feb. 6, 2017

... before Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s annual Parade of Flags kicked off Monday, International Student Council President Ramesh Neupane gave ...

SIU professor weighs in on methodology of polling

KFVS-TV -- Feb. 6, 2017

... just before the election. Southern Illinois University's top political science professor said that comparison ... 

Aug. 21 eclipse expected to draw thousands to southern Illinois

State Journal-Register – Feb. 5, 2017

... to be impressed. It's the biggest astronomical object you're going to see in the sky," said Baer, a specialist with the Department of Physics at SIU-C and ... 

Know, respond quickly to thwart invasive plants – Feb. 2, 2017

... of cure.” Karla Gage, weed science and plant biology assistant professor at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, advises farmers and landowners ... 

SIU Law Professor Examines Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

WSIU Radio – Feb. 1, 2017

... SIU School of Law says he believes President Trump's nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court will fit in nicely with the other eight members on the nation's high court. Assistant professor Ed Dawson says ...

WSIU InFocus: SIU Professor Analyzes Legality of Executive Order

WSIU Radio – Feb. 1, 2017

Cindy Buys, School of Law, examines President Trump’s executive order on immigration and international travel and the effect the news rules may have in the United States and abroad.


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