SIU in the News - February, 2018

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How Media ‘Tribalism’ Gives Americans Conflicting Views of Reality – Feb. 28, 2018

... when there isn’t agreement on the facts,” said William Freivogel, a professor of journalism at Southern Illinois University and publisher ... 

Missouri governor trouble familiar to Illinois' governor past

KFVS-TV — Feb. 23, 2018

... no stranger to governors getting in trouble. John Jackson from SIU's Paul Simon Public Policy Institute analyzed ... 

Democratic Governor primary race heating up

WSIL-TV – Feb. 20, 2018

...  close up at the end,” said John Jackson, professor with the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute. “That’s just the nature ...

Big Muddy Film Festival Opens 40th Anniversary

WSIU Radio – Feb. 19, 2018

Hassan Pitts, Mass Communication and Media Arts, and Kelechi Agwuncha, a senior in cinema, discuss this week’s Big Muddy Film Festival.

SIU Gets 115-Pound Black Carp Specimen for Further Study

U.S. – Feb. 18, 2018

Researchers at Southern Illinois University have received what could be one of the largest black carp ... 

More students applying to be PAs than ever

KFVS-TV – Feb. 14, 2018

... runs the PA program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He believes the key factors in more students going ... 

115-pound black carp caught on Mississippi River in Cape Girardeau; to be studied at SIUC

 KFVS-TV – Feb. 13, 2018

...   River in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Dr. Greg Whitledge, SIU Professor of Fisheries, says the fish is rare. “This is the biggest  ... 

Illinois Issues: A Call For Immunization

WCBU – Feb. 8, 2018

... no link between vaccinations and autism," says Dr. Craig Batterman, an associate professor of pediatrics at SIU School of Medicine. "That's been proven again and again and ...

University Museum at SIU reopens

WSIL-TV -- Feb. 6, 2018

... forced to close for six months due to budget cuts, SIU's University Museum reopened its doors to the public ... 

SIUC opens weeklong International Festival with colorful Parade of Flags

Southern Illinoisan – Feb. 5, 2018

... braved the bitter cold Monday morning to march in Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s annual Parade of Flags. The colorful ... 

Researchers put oleic oil on the map

Agri-News – Feb. 2, 2018

...  at Southern Illinois University have helped unlock the healthy goodness of olive oil, literally placing its coveted oleic acid ... 

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