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Algae bloom research

Students and faculty work on finding solutions to the problem of toxic algae blooms in a laboratory at SIU. Pictured here, left to right, are Sushmita Regmi, graduate student in civil engineering; Jia Liu, assistant professor in the School of Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering; Nafeesa Khan, graduate student in civil engineering; and Sudip Baral, graduate student in civil engineering. (Photo by Russell Bailey)

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Nominations open for first Simon-Edgar Statesmanship Award

Nominations are open for the inaugural Paul Simon-Jim Edgar Statesmanship Award, which will honor an Illinois elected official who has displayed a pattern of public service characterized by vision, courage, compassion, effectiveness, civility and bipartisanship.

man riding a bike on a bike trail

First phase of SIU’s premier multipurpose trail system opens to public

Years of planning. Countless hours of hard work. And now, Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Multiuse Trail System may be destined to become one of the Midwest’s premier mountain biking parks. It’s not only the first of its kind in the region, but also the only university-affiliated multiuse trail of this scope in the country.

Jason Williams

Scholars program helps minority doctoral students pursue faculty posts

Jason Williams can look at certain geological features of Earth and apply them theoretically to Mars. He soon will graduate with a doctorate in geology from Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s School of Earth Systems and Sustainability and will join the elite group of scientists who study such questions.

Chris Behan

SIU law school professor named Fulbright Specialist

Southern Illinois University Carbondale has been long known for its global reach, including welcoming its first international student in 1947. Christopher Behan, a professor with the SIU School of Law, is continuing the relationship with his recent selection as a Fulbright Specialist.

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