SIU Today - March 19, 2015

SIU Board approves projects, elects officers

The Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees today (March 19) approved a number of improvement projects and held its annual election of officers. More

Researchers tracking threatened ‘mudpuppies’

These puppies won’t come when they’re called, so SIU Carbondale researchers catch them instead. More

Sen. Durbin supports research funding increase

SIU President Randy J. Dunn was among a group of university leaders from Illinois present on March 16 in Chicago when U.S. Sen. Richard Durbin called for a funding increase in basic scientific research. More

Debate team places second in NPDA tournament

The university’s Debate Team finished second in the National Parliamentary Debate Association (NPDA) championships, edged out in a narrow defeat that Todd Graham, debate program director, described as “heartbreaking.” More

SURS general retirement session is set

University employees may participate in a State Universities Retirement System (SURS) general retirement session on April 8. More

Seminar will link student veterans, employers

An upcoming seminar will provide an opportunity for student military veterans and potential employers to network. More

Library’s Edible Books Festival will be a treat

Morris Library will take “eating your words” to a new level during the fifth annual Edible Books Festival on April 1. More

Student Center to host a variety of events

The Student Center is the location for several special events this month with some specifically for students and some open to the general public. More

Screenwriter Amanda Seales to discuss sexism

Amanda Seales, comedian, screenwriter, host, disc jockey, producer and director, is coming to the university on Tuesday, March 24. More

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