SIU in the News - February, 2019

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SIU celebrates National Girls & Women in Sports Day

WSIL-TV – Feb. 17, 2019

SIU Celebrated National Girls and Women in Sports Day during the Women's basketball game Sunday.

As Spring 2019 Progresses, Enrollment, Tuition, and New Programs Top the Priority List for John Dunn

WSIU InFocus – Feb. 12, 2019

Chancellor John Dunn discusses the university’s enrollment, tuition and fee proposals for 2019-2020, and Illinois’ proposed minimum wage increase.

SIUC research team evaluates the impact of human civilization on the common striped skunk

Southern Illinoisan – Feb. 10, 2019

... a team of researchers at Southern Illinois University Carbondale are conducting a detailed study on striped skunks in Southern Illinois to build a better understanding ...

Inside Bucky Fuller’s FBI file: Agents interviewed him in Carbondale

Southern Illinoisan – Feb. 7, 2019

… connected with Southern Illinois University as a research professor. He has been in contact with …

Fifty years of Fuller: SIU Carbondale celebrates iconic architect, futurist

Southern Illinoisan – Feb. 6, 2019

On Wednesday afternoon, visitors to the SIU Carbondale Design Department got a crash course in thinking like Buckminster Fuller.

Buckminster Fuller's work highlighted at SIU

WSIL-TV – Feb. 6, 2019

Former Southern Illinois University Professor Buckminster Fuller is being recognized 50 years after his manifesto for a design revolution "A Operating Manuel for Spaceship Earth". It was published during his time in Carbondale. 

2019 International Fest activities highlighted

WSIL-TV – Feb. 5, 2019

SIU Carbondale students Mayowa Olaoye and Yukiyo Soejima discuss 2019 International Fest activities on campus.

Illinois Schools Collaborate to Launch STEM Tech Camp for Teens From Underrepresented Groups

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education – Feb. 5, 2019

“These are future leaders,” said Meera Komarraju, interim provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. “Even one kid, if they …

SIU Carbondale kicks off annual international fest with parade of flags

Southern Illinoisan – Feb. 4, 2019

Bearing the flags of their home countries, dozens of international students and professors marched through the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus Monday, smiling, hugging and taking selfies.

SIUC Opens International Fest 2019

WSIU Radio – Feb. 4, 2019

SIU Carbondale International Student Council President Mayowa Olaoye and Vice President Yuki Soejima about International Festival 2019.

Parade of Flags kicks off 2019 International Festival

Daily Egyptian – Jan. 4, 2019

The SIU Carbondale 2019 International Festival is showcased through a multimedia display.

Local artist and SIU professor emeritus shares 35 years of cave photography

WSIL-TV – Feb. 1, 2019

Charles Swedlund is a former professor at Southern Illinois University, who is bringing nearly 35 years of his cave photography to the SIU University Museum.

3 student projects shape healthier future of SIU's Campus Lake

Southern Illinoisan – Feb. 1, 2019

In sickness and in health, Southern Illinois University’s Campus Lake brings people together.

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