SIU Today - April 09, 2015

Enhanced technology will benefit researchers

Researchers at SIU Carbondale soon will have a leg up in the need for powerful computers to crunch data, thanks to a brand new bank of computers linked together to form a mid-range super computer. More

Promotion and tenure workshops available

Workshops on the promotion and tenure process are still available. The workshops will be in Morris Library, room 752-754, and will include Desire to Learn (D2L)-specific information. More

SIU to honor four distinguished alumni

The university will honor four prominent graduates as 2015 SIU Distinguished Alumni Award recipients. A public ceremony and reception will take place at 3:30 p.m. on April 24 in Morris Library’s John C. Guyon Auditorium. More

SIU, Bosch Automotive celebrate partnership

The dedication today (April 9) of the Bosch Automotive Parts Center in the Transportation Education Center was a celebration of a longstanding partnership that benefits students while they are in school and after they graduate. More

Inaugural Saluki Service Days set for April 13-18

University students will be giving of their time and energy to better the campus and surrounding community during the inaugural Saluki Service Days set for Monday through Saturday, April 13-18. More

Graduate student wins prestigious NSF fellowship

Tayler D. Hill, a doctoral student in chemistry from Marion, has won a prestigious fellowship from the National Science Foundation. More

Writing Center conference set for Friday

An expert on the relationships between writing, language background, culture and pedagogy is the keynote speaker for “Facing the Future: A Writing Center Conference,” on Friday, April 10, in Morris Library. More

Rickert-Ziebold Award exhibition, reception set

The announcement of the annual Rickert-Ziebold Trust Award competition winners is at 3:30 p.m., Monday, April 13. The announcement will be in the School of Art and Design’s Surplus Gallery in the Studio Arts Building, formerly known as the Glove Factory, 432 S. Washington Ave., Carbondale. There are 11 senior art students vying for this year’s coveted award. A reception and awards presentation is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., April 17. The exhibition runs from April 13 to April 18.

SIU to host Great Cardboard Boat Regatta

The 42nd annual Great Cardboard Boat Regatta is coming to campus lake on April 25. More

Student’s background photo selected for ID cards

Beginning later this month, all university identification cards will include a background picture taken by Hannah Redenius of Minonk. More

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