SIU Today - August 21, 2014

Fermentation institute puts SIU 'on cutting edge'

Opportunities for a new field of study and interdisciplinary research are on tap at SIU Carbondale. More

2014-2015 Information guide for faculty, staff

The 2014-2015 Information Guide for university students, faculty and staff that provides access to important information and resources is available. More

SIU Day at the Du Quoin State Fair is Aug. 26

SIU will host SIU Day at the Du Quoin State Fair on Tuesday, August 26, to showcase the university's commitment to Southern Illinois. Visitors may stop by the SIU tent to register to win football tickets and other prizes; talk with representatives from admissions, athletics and the SIU Alumni Association; meet students, faculty and staff; and pick up the 2014 Saluki dawg fan. Faculty and staff may also attend a 6 p.m. barbecue dinner with alumni and friends on the governor's lawn at the fairgrounds. Cost for the dinner, which requires advance registration, is $10 per person.  Seating is limited, and reservations must be made by noon on Friday, August 22.

Partridge named faculty athletic representative

Interim Chancellor Paul D. Sarvela has appointed Julie A. Partridge, associate professor and graduate coordinator in the Department of Kinesiology, as the university’s Faculty Athletics Representative. More

EndNote Desktop available to faculty, students

Faculty and graduate students, including SIU School of Medicine faculty, students, and residents, have a new way to organize their research and keep track of citations: EndNote Desktop. More

SIU Family Carnival is Saturday

The university’s 11th family carnival, designed with SIU students with children in mind and also open to faculty and staff, is Saturday, Aug. 23, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Student Recreation Center’s west gymnasium. More

Film, discussion will examine river science

IGERT, the Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship, is among the organizations bringing the film “DamNation” to campus on Sept. 4. More

Garden of the Gods trail cleanup is Saturday

Join Touch of Nature Environmental Center staff on Saturday, Aug. 23, for a trail cleanup day at the Garden of the Gods Recreation Center. More

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