SIU Today - January 22, 2015

David Axelrod to present Morton-Kenney lecture

David Axelrod, a political adviser who served as a key senior strategist for President Barack Obama’s two presidential campaigns and later as White House adviser, will discuss his more than 40 years in politics this spring. More

SIU Carbondale to comply with labor board decision

Southern Illinois University Carbondale will comply with an order by the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board to “make whole” employees in three collective bargaining groups who were required to take unpaid furlough days in the 2011-12 fiscal year. More

Debate team begins new year on strong note

The university’s debate team brought home tournament championship trophies as its first act of the new year. With this latest victory, the team is poised to make a run at another national championship. More

‘Fixit’ stations assist bicyclists on campus

The university’s continuing commitment as a “green” campus continues with Saluki Spokes Service stations at seven locations, featuring all the tools necessary for basic bicycle repairs and maintenance. More

Saluki aviators to compete in Air Race Classic

Four women in the Aviation Management and Flight program will compete in June in the 2015 Air Race Classic. More

‘Hack SI’ focuses on innovation, creativity

The Hack SI “hackathon,” an event for high school and college students or anyone else with an interest in computers and programming, returns to campus the weekend of Jan. 30 to Feb. 1. More

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