SIU in the News - December, 2018

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Cybersecurity tips for holiday shopping, travel

WSIL-TV – Dec. 12, 2018

… information while shopping online. Tom Imboden, Interim Director for SIU's School of Information Systems and Applied Technologies, says this is the type …

‘A realistic view’: SIU Carbondale lowers enrollment goals

Southern Illinoisan – Dec. 12, 2018

Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s enrollment goals have come back down to Earth.

SIU board to consider John Dunn for Carbondale interim chancellor

Southern Illinoisan – Dec. 11, 2018

SIU Carbondale is one vote away from its next leader, who will serve on an interim basis while the board searches for the campus' next permanent chancellor.

SIU Board To Vote on John Dunn as Interim SIUC Chancellor

WSIU Radio – Dec. 11, 2018

SIU Trustees are set to consider the appointment of John Dunn as Interim Chancellor for the Carbondale campus.

Cannabis, hemp are growing markets for Illinois farmers

Prairie Farmer – Dec. 5, 2018

… he’s excited to see Southern Illinois University starting a research institution devoted to the crop.

With new recruitment materials, SIUC hopes to entice more students

Southern Illinoisan – Dec. 5, 2018

Each year SIU Carbondale sends glossy recruitment publications to prospective students across the state and region, encouraging them to choose SIUC.

SIUC officials roll out new recruitment materials to boost enrollment

KFVS-TV -- Dec. 5, 2018

As Southern Illinois University Carbondale prepares for the fall semester and all the new students they hope to bring, they are getting ready to send out the reading materials they hope will persuade high schoolers ...

Soybean nematodes can destroy yields

Top – Dec. 4, 2018

… said Jason Bond, a professor and plant pathologist at Southern Illinois University. If soil tests reveal threshold populations of nematodes, …

Legal questions swirl around idea to offer $50 million penthouse to Putin in Trump Tower Moscow

ABC News – Dec. 3, 2018

But Mike Koehler, an FCPA expert and professor at Southern Illinois University School of Law, said there has to be a clear offer or payment of a bribe.

SIUC’s Simon Institute tackles ‘ugly’ politics with Statesmanship Initiative

Southern Illinoisan – Dec. 1, 2018

John Shaw wants to talk about statesmanship. The director of SIU Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute believes the university can lead a national discussion …

Illinois soybean researchers adjust following funding cuts

Associated Press – Dec. 1, 2018

… cuts have forced researchers to seek funding elsewhere and adapt their research approach, said Jason Bond, a plant pathology professor at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. “Today, I’m a better researcher …

Southern Illinois remembers President George H.W. Bush

WSIL-TV – Dec. 1, 2018

… that whole ethic is something that we ought to honor," said John Jackson, professor at SIU Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, who has …

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