SIU Today - June 11, 2015

Study challenges old notions about Earth’s mantle

Geology Professor Eric Ferré and colleagues are in the midst of a two- to three-year study examining the magnetic properties of the internal structure of the Earth, specifically the upper mantle, and in doing so are challenging notions scientists thought they put to bed nearly 40 years ago. More

Team exploring life and death in ancient Egypt

Gretchen Dabbs, an associate professor in anthropology, is co-director of a research project that focuses on the North Tombs Cemeteries at Amarna in Egypt. More

Nurse Aide Testing Project promotes engaged learning

A program with a long legacy of contributing to the health care industry is now sharing its innovations and expertise across the campus – and beyond. More

SIU police provide boost to Special Olympics

Members of the SIU Department of Public Safety participated this week in two events in support of Special Olympics efforts. More

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