SIU Today - April 30, 2015

SIU goes smoke-free July 1

SIU Carbondale will become a smoke-free campus, in compliance with the Illinois Smoke Free Campus Act, effective July 1, 2015. More

Budget website updated

The chancellor’s office budget website has been updated to include information about the deferment of staffing commitments pending a clearer picture of state funding for the 2016 fiscal year. The site also includes information about next week’s town hall meetings, an FAQ, and a link to submit questions and ideas.

Nepalese students plan vigil, start relief fund

Nepalese students are coordinating a memorial and fundraising effort to help their countrymen following last weekend’s devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake. An earthquake candlelight vigil is at today, Thursday, April 30, at 7 p.m., at the fountain in front of Faner Hall. More

WSIU Public Radio captures key awards

WSIU Public Radio earned major honors at the Illinois Associated Press Broadcast Journalism Excellence Awards this weekend. More

Desire2Learn Open Lab is May 6

Faculty with questions about the effective use of Desire2Learn (D2L) tools, SIUOnline technical issues or third-party tool and textbook integrations can receive help next week from the Center for Teaching Excellence. A session will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, May 6, in Morris Library, Room 174.

Workshops focus on first-generation students

For some students, going to college is an expected path. For others, it’s uncharted territory. More

SalukiTech April 2015 newsletter online

In the April 2015 ‘SalukiTech’ newsletter, learn about students’ experiences as interns in the IT Project Management Office, and attending the IEEE Green Technologies Conference earlier this month. In addition, learn the latest security tips. Find out more here.

Students win statewide broadcast honors

Students who work on WSIU’s River Region Evening Edition captured statewide honors over the weekend. More

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