SIU in the News - October, 2018

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SIUC administrators vow to continue Montemagno’s academic restructuring

Southern Illinoisan – Oct. 15, 2018

Late Chancellor Carlo Montemagno’s signature plan to reorganize the academic structure of Southern Illinois University Carbondale will continue, despite his passing last Thursday …

Vigil held to honor Montemagno

WSIL-TV - Oct. 12, 2018

The community gathered to honor Chancellor Carlo Montemagno Oct. 12.

SIU community remembers Montemagno: ‘He had such a vision’

Daily Egyptian – Oct. 12, 2018

SIU Student Affairs held a candlelight vigil honoring Chancellor Carlo Montemagno Friday evening.

Women at Work: Latina empowerment luncheon aims to inspire next generation

WSIL-TV – Oct. 11, 2018

Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations continued on Southern Illinois University's campus Thursday with a discussion aimed at empowering young Latina women.

This SIU Carbondale staff member saved her own money to create a DACA scholarship

Southern Illinoisan – Oct. 9, 2018

… student documentary called “I, Too, Dream American,” about undocumented students at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Sarvela was moved by the film’s portrayal of …

InFocus: SIUC Chancellor Carlo Montemagno 

WSIU Radio – Oct. 9, 2018

Chancellor Carlo Montemagno updates his reorganization proposal, talks about recruitment efforts and community outreach, and discusses free speech issues on campus.

SIUC's first-ever scholarship for DACA students

Southern Illinois University Carbondale administrator recently started the school's first-ever scholarship just for DACA students. Debra Sarvela, director for the Center for Environmental Health …

WSIL-TV – Oct. 9, 2018

Professor: No answers in high cost of Illinois governor’s race – Oct. 9, 2018

… too much into the spending tea leaves, said professor John Jackson with SIU Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute.

SIUC Aviation shines at Regional Fly-In

Southern Illinoisan – Oct. 6, 2018

… Southern Illinois, said Mike Burgener, the department chair of SIUC’s Aviation programs, the culmination of years lobbying from SIU Carbondale and …

AOPA Breaks Big News at Carbondale Fly-In – Oct. 6, 2018

… senior aviation technologies student at Southern Illinois University who works at the airport’s FBO, and Kyle Stuhrenberg—a student pilot who also works …

Now without toxic algae, SIU Carbondale’s Campus Lake is a favored fishing spot

Southern Illinoisan – Oct. 4, 2018

... spot on the north side of SIU Carbondale’s Campus Lake that would make any Southern Illinois angler jealous. Last Monday evening ... 

SIUC Laser Expert Talks About Advancements After Nobel Prize Winners Announced

WSIU Radio – Oct. 4, 2018

... create ultra-fast laser pulses. SIU-Carbondale chemistry and biochemistry professor Gary Kinsel has been working with lasers since ...

This hospice worker has life lessons everyone should live by – Oct. 3, 2018

… emphasis on hospice care and spirituality. Currently a professor in the School of Social Work at Southern Illinois University and the author of Hospice Social Work, Reese says: “We have a saying in hospice …

Freedom of Speech highlighted by speaker at SIU Law School

WSIU Radio -- Oct. 3, 2018

... Nadine Strossen spoke at the SIU School of Law on Wednesday about the importance of freedom of speech. Strossen says she ... 

Southern Illinois Airport to host large fly-in event

WSIL-TV – Oct. 3, 2018

… Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) will join with SIU Aviation for a major fly-in event at the airport. "It's a free event. People can come look around, get up …

Internationally Recognized Explorer is Back at SIUC to Talk About Uncovering Lost City

WSIU-FM – Oct. 2, 2018

… his evening to share his story. Southern Illinois University Carbondale alum Steve Elkins embarked on an effort …

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