SIU in the News - March, 2017

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University hosts its first ‘Big Event’ after two years of planning

Daily Egyptian - March 28, 2017

... than a dozen SIU departments and off-campus sponsors will come together Saturday to present the largest student-run service day ... 

Grazing cover crops a winning proposition for producers

Illinois Farmer Today – March 23, 2017

... benefits to the practice, said Southern Illinois University animal science specialist Rebecca Atkinson. “Using cover crops is a way ... 

A poet among us

Newnan Times-Herald - March 17, 2017

... month, Joseph, also a professor at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, had a limited visit of just two weeks. In that time, however, she managed to share ... 

Public radio faces the possibility of losing funding

WSIL-TV – March 17, 2017

... has provided the area with free education for years. Now, in the face of federal budget cuts, WSIU Executive Director Greg Petrowich will fight for ... 

What does GOP health plan mean for Illinois?

WSIL-TV -- March 8, 2017

... does it mean for Illinois? Linda Baker with SIU's Paul Simon Public Policy Institute said the Republican plan will create more problems for the cash-strapped state. "It will add to an already horrendous ... 

Medical students teach kids importance of doctor checkups

WSIL-TV -- March 8, 2017

... from the SIU Physician Assistant program spent Wednesday teaching children the importance of going to the doctor. Going to the doctor for the first time ...

SIU students heading to hacking competition

KFVS-TV – March 7, 2017

... own version of March Madness. The Security Dawgs at Southern Illinois University qualified for the Midwest Regional College Cyber Defense Competition. The team ...

WSIUInFocus: Tequia Hicks-Delgado

WSIU Radio – March 3, 2017

Alumna Tequia Hicks-Delgado, a Carbondale native who worked at SIU Carbondale's Paul Simon Public Policy Institute and later the White House for former President Barack Obama, discusses her experiences prior to presenting the Jeanne Hurley Simon Lecture on March 3.

Europe business humming, but ending visa-free travel would hurt

Travel Weekly – March 3, 2017

... this is going." Cindy Buys, a law professor and director of international law programs at Southern Illinois University School of Law, agreed that ...


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