SIU Today - March 26, 2015

Astronomer to launch solar eclipse events

The first in a series of educational events leading up to the total solar eclipse in 2017 is set for next week in Lawson Hall 161. Admission is free. More

A/P performance evaluations due April 1

If you have not completed and returned performance evaluations for Administrative/Professional staff, please do so by April 1. These evaluations are for the 2014 calendar year. If you have questions, please contact Pat Latch at 453-6660.

Asian-American Heritage Month events set

Asian-American Heritage Month events start Tuesday, March 31, and include numerous special events and guest speakers in April. More

‘Outside the Box’ music festival starts Saturday

The spring-like weather entices nearly everyone outside -- including the School of Music. In this case, it’s outside -- the box. The annual new-music festival known as “Music Outside the Box” is Saturday through Friday, March 28 to April 3, under the guidance of new faculty member and composer Armando Bayolo. More

Creative, scholarly efforts will be on display

Creativity is the force that makes things happen at SIU Carbondale, whether it happens in the laboratory, on the stage or in the classroom. More

SIU, Mexican university sign agreement

A new agreement with Universidad de Monterrey (UDEM) in Monterrey, Mexico, will create enhanced educational experiences for students and a variety of other benefits. More

‘Lullaby’ performance set at Kleinau Theater

A performance at Kleinau Theater offers a “Lullaby” that just might wake you up. “Lullaby” runs today, March 26 through Saturday, March 28, with performances beginning at 8 p.m. Tickets are $7, $5 for students, and are available at the Kleinau Box Office before the performance, or by phone reservation at 453-5618. More

Diversity video screening is Tuesday

A video to help people recognize and respond effectively to the similarities and differences among groups that make up their organization will be shown on Tuesday, March 31. “Just to be F.A.I.R.: A Practical Approach to Diversity in the Workplace,” will be from 2 to 4 p.m. in Morris Library’s John C. Guyon Auditorium. The Office of the Associate Chancellor for Institutional Diversity and the Office of Diversity and Equity are sponsoring the screening. If accommodations are necessary, please contact the Office of Diversity and Equity at or 453-4807.

‘DIY’ theater workshops on campus next week

The Department of Communication Studies welcomes Donna Oblongata for a one week residency where she will lead workshops, describe her performance philosophy and the history of her work, and help participants present a performance created during the week. More

Students will focus on foreign languages and history

More than 1,500 high school and junior high students from throughout the region will visit the university to learn more about foreign languages and history. More

IT scan of employee workstations is this weekend

As part of an ongoing effort to assess campus computers for sensitive information and comply with state requirements, the Information Security team will perform another campus-wide scan of all employee workstations Saturday and Sunday, March 28-29. More

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