SIU in the News - August, 2020
KFVS-TV – Aug. 28, 2020
John Jackson, of the Paul Simon Institute on the campus of Southern Illinois University, explained what the fair tax could mean for residents if the proposal wins.
WSIU Radio – Aug. 26, 2020
Equity and accountability were two major themes from Southern Illinois University's second "Conversation of Understanding" event - held Tuesday online.
KFVS-TV – Aug. 25, 2020
As school is back in session, Southern Illinois University is ramping back up its programs. Base Camp is officially back open for the community to rent out outdoors equipment.
WSIU Radio – Aug. 25, 2020
Students are back in class both on- and off-campus across the Southern Illinois University system, and administrators hope they can continue through the fall semester with little interruption.
WSIU InFocus – Aug. 25, 2020
SIU President Dan Mahony discusses how COVID-19 has changed SIU's Fall 2020 semester and the conversation addressing racism in higher education.
WPSD-TV – Aug. 21, 2020
Students and faculty discuss the first week of classes.
Southern Illinoisan – Aug. 20, 2020
The scholarship will benefit a student in SIU Carbondale’s newly established Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. Preference will be given to BSN students who have expressed interest in working at Southern Illinois Healthcare after graduation.
KFVS-TV-Aug. 17, 2020
The Fall semester is officially underway at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Wall Street Journal – Aug. 17, 2020
“In recent years, the DOJ has encouraged business organizations to actively utilize this procedure,” said Mike Koehler, a law professor at Southern Illinois University’s School of Law who runs a blog on FCPA issues, called “The FCPA Professor.”
WSIL-TV – Aug. 17, 2020
SIU's public policy expert, John Jackson, says some of Thompson's best efforts in rebuilding Illinois includes new infrastructure projects, recognizing public employee unions and raising their pension.
Southern Illinoisan – Aug. 15, 2020
Lynn Andersen Lindberg, interim executive director of SIU’s Office of Innovation and Economic Development, said, unquestionably, these are difficult times for the many small businesses who make up the regional economy.
Daily Mirror – Aug. 14, 2020
Researchers from Southern Illinois University Carbondale have looked at the effects of class A drug use in US military personnel, in which blindness is more common than it is among civilians.
WPSD-TV – Aug. 13, 2020
Southern Illinois University students are back on campus in Carbondale. More than 2,000 students moved back to campus. University leaders said that's 300 students more than last year.
KFVS-TV -- Aug. 12, 2020
Housing on college campuses nationwide is going to look a lot different across the country. Southern Illinois University students started the move-in process on Wednesday.
Southern Illinoisan – Aug. 12, 2020
Southern Illinois University Carbondale students and their families on Wednesday descended onto campus from around the state and country for the first of five student move-in days. While the campus move-in rite of passage looks a bit different this year, students are optimistic as they start their college journeys.
WSIL-TV – Aug. 12, 2020
SIU Carbondale's first day of move-in kicked off Wednesday with some new rules.
WJPF Radio - Aug. 11, 2020
Chancellor Austin A. Lane discusses student move-in, enrollment, and meeting student expectations thanks to the quality of faculty.
WPSD-TV – Aug. 11, 2020
More than two thousand students are preparing to move back to the SIUC campus starting August 12.
WSIU InFocus – Aug. 11, 2020
SIUC Chancellor Austin Lane discusses preparations for the new school year that begins Monday, Aug. 17, amid a global pandemic.
KFVS-TV – August 6, 2020
The festival is set to take place throughout the region. Director of the festival is SIU’s own Edward Benyas. He said safety is their number one priority.
KFVS-TV – Aug. 3, 2020
Southern Illinois University is doing the best they can to stop the spread of the pandemic on its own campus.
WSIL-TV – Aug. 3, 2020
SIU Carbondale is working with the Jackson County Health Department to help limit the spread of COVID-19.
Southern Illinoisan – Aug. 1, 2020
As Southern Illinois University Carbondale prepares to welcome thousands of students onto its campus for the fall semester, officials have worked with county and state public health organizations to develop plans to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
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