SIU in the News - March, 2024

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Downstate Illinois congressional race highlights the GOP’s hard move to the right

John Shaw and John Jackson, Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, discuss the political dynamics in the 12th District Republican primary.

Chicago Tribune/Yahoo News and other outlets — March 4, 2024


Women in agriculture conference brings 600 high school students to SIU

The Women Changing the Face of Ag Conference, which featured Illinois Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton as keynote speaker, is highlighted.

Southern Illinoisan/WPSD-TV — March 1, 2024


SIU Carbondale holds women in agriculture event

Illinois Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton spoke to about 600 young women from Illinois FFA high school chapters, along with industry supporters, at the Women Changing the Face of Ag Conference.

WSIL-TV — March 1, 2024


SIU holds Aviation Career Fair in Murphysboro

The School of Aviation’s fall aviation career fair is highlighted.

WSIL-TV — March 1, 2024


SIU Carbondale hosts NASA astrophysicist for solar eclipse talk

Nour Rawafi, the astrophysicist leading NASA’s Parker Solar Probe project, spoke on March 1 as part of the “Journey to the Eclipse” series.

WPSD-TV — March 1, 2024


Day of Giving Success: More than 2,600 Salukis Donate Over $3.1M

The success of the Feb. 28 SIU Day of Giving is highlighted.

WSIU Radio — March 1, 2024


SIU student discusses trans-Atlantic slave trade, ancestral healing for BHM

Mildred Williams, program coordinator, Student Multicultural Resource Center, discusses the 2024 Black History Month theme, “Ancestral Healing.”

Southern Illinoisan — March 1, 2024


SIU Carbondale holds Women's History Month event

A March 2 artist talk with Mel Watkin as part of Sharp Museum's Women's Voices 4: Pushing Boundaries exhibition is highlighted.

WSIL-TV — March 1, 2024


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