SIU in the News - November, 2019

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Websites give out your information, but why?

KFVS-TV -- Nov. 26, 2019

... they’ll give you a criminal record or reputational score,” Jennifer Brobst, associate professor of law at SIU Carbondale said. “It appears when you go in there and it appears almost, it could be with your name that there is criminality, and it ends up being that there’s a warrant out for neighbor down the street. They’re tying the criminal history of your entire neighborhood now.”


Debate coach: Buttigieg and Yang stole the show

CNN.com – Nov. 21, 2019

Todd Graham, Communication Studies, analyzes the Oct. 15 debate performances of among the candidates running for the Democratic nomination for president.


2019 Black Friday Freshness Report: About 2 in 10 Deals from 2018

WalletHub.com -- Nov. 19, 2019

Omid Kamran Disfani, Marketing, provides insight into recycled Black Friday deals.


Dozens of children create unique stained glass art

WSIL-TV – Nov. 17, 2019

…  tenth year for the stained glass workshop, and it operates with the help of student volunteers from Southern Illinois University.


Camp Offers Fun And Safety For Kids With Diabetes

WILL Radio – Nov. 14, 2019

Children ages 9-15 who have Type 1 diabetes enjoy Camp B.E.T.A at Touch of Nature Environmental Center.


Recreational cannabis will not be allowed at SIU in 2020, despite new law

WSIL-TV – Nov. 13, 2019

Southern Illinois University Carbondale says cannabis will still be banned on SIU's campus and in its dorms. 


Nipping it in the bud; SIU does not plan to change policies regarding Marijuana use

Daily Egyptian – Nov. 13, 2019

SIU is a smoke-free campus, in compliance with the Illinois Smoke Free Campus Act, which went into effect July 1, 2015.


SIUC Chancellor on State of the University

WSIU InFocus – Nov. 12, 2019

Chancellor John M. Dunn discusses goals, challenges and expectations for the future after the 2019 State of the University Address on Nov. 6.


VetLAMP program to assist veterans in claiming disability benefits

WSIL-TV – Nov. 11, 2019

Martin Parsons, SIU School of Law, discusses VetLAMP, a collaboration involving students and faculty from the SIU School of Law and SIU School of Medicine designed to streamline and bolster disability claims for Illinois military veterans.


Simon Leadership Program helps prepare students for college

WSIL-TV – Nov. 10, 2019

Several dozen students attended the annual Simon Leadership Program at SIU Saturday and Sunday.


SIU introduces Veterans Legal and Medical Partnership

WSIL-TV – Nov. 9, 2019

With Veterans Day around the corner, SIU is announcing a new collaborative program aimed to help Illinois military veterans get their disability benefits.


More than 11,000 scientists issue fresh warning: Earth faces a climate emergency

1stNews.com -- Nov. 6, 2019

“I was concerned that we are now making the environment a political issue; and the environment should not be seen as a partisan issue,” Leslie Duram. Duram is a professor of geography and environmental resources at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale; and she said this …


Campus Group To Hold Veterans Day Vigil

WSIU InFocus – Nov. 6, 2019

The SIU Carbondale U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army ROTC units will hold the annual Veterans Day 24-hour vigil at the flagpole near Woody Hall, Nov. 8-9.


Chancellor: SIUC still leads its Illinois peers, despite recent struggles

Southern Illinoisan – Nov. 6, 2019

For years now, enrollment numbers have defined the narrative about Southern Illinois University Carbondale. That was not so Wednesday afternoon during Interim Chancellor John Dunn’s 2019 State of the University speech.


Interim chancellor Dunn acknowledges budget challenges in University address

KFVS-TV – Nov. 6, 2019

Southern Illinois University Carbondale Interim Chancellor John M. Dunn delivered the 2019 State of the University address.


Chancellor John Dunn delivers the State of the University address

WSIL-TV – Nov. 6, 2019

Chancellor John Dunn presents the 2019 State of the University address.


More than 11,000 scientists issue fresh warning: Earth faces a climate emergency

NBCNews.com – Nov. 5, 2019

“I was concerned that we are now making the environment a political issue, and the environment should not be seen as a partisan issue,” Leslie Duram, a professor of geography and environmental resources at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, said of her motivation to endorse the study’s findings.


Students name baby dinosaurs at SIU

KFVS-TV – Nov. 5, 2019

Dinosaur siblings at Southern Illinois University have new names thanks to a school in northern Illinois.


Experts: Trump, graduated tax could drive high turnout in 2020

Decatur Herald&Review – Nov. 5, 2019

John Jackson, SIU Carbondale Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, discusses the potential for high voter turnout in the 2020 elections.


WHAT EXPENSIVE MEN’S HAIRCUTS ARE REALLY SELLING YOU

Melmagazine.com – Nov. 5, 2019

There’s a reason one specific cheap cut is still in fashion, says Kristen Barber, associate professor of sociology at Southern Illinois University and author of Styling Masculinity: Gender, Class and Inequality in the Men’s Grooming Industry. “The World War II soldier was a key figure in selling …


State grant to fund solar-plus-storage pilot at Southern Illinois University

Energy News – Nov. 1, 2019

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency in September announced it’s granting $900,000 to Southern Illinois University in Carbondale to help support a new solar-plus-storage project …


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