SIU Today - August 20, 2015

Convocation ceremony set for Friday 

Faculty, staff and their families are invited to welcome the newest Salukis to campus at New Student Convocation, Friday, Aug. 21, at Saluki Stadium. More

Faculty, staff invited to welcome new and returning students

New Student Programs invites administrators, faculty, staff, and students to join in welcoming new and returning students during Saluki Startup and Weeks of Welcome.  More

Project could give boost to marine aquaculture

Jesse Trushenski, associate professor of zoology, is working with fellow researchers on a project that she and her colleagues around the country hope will lead to the first-ever approval of a pharmaceutical “tool” for marine aquaculture operators in the United States. More

August ‘Illinois Ethics Matters’ newsletter available

The monthly Illinois Ethics Matters newsletter for August is available. More

Performance auditions start next week

The School of Music has a wide variety of performance opportunities open to university faculty, staff and students.  More

Loretta Swit to attend documentary’s premiere

Emmy Award-winning actress Loretta Swit will visit campus next month for the local premiere of a documentary that chronicles how Americans held as Japanese POWs during World War II used ingenuity, creativity and humor to survive. More

9/11 'Run to Remember' 5K run/walk set

Veterans Services and Recreational Sports and Services are hosting the third annual 9/11 "Run to Remember" on Friday, Sept. 11. More

Library exhibit highlights Black Sun Press

A new exhibit at Morris Library highlights Black Sun Press, a Paris publishing company founded in 1927 by wealthy ex-patriates Harry and Caresse Crosby. More

Touch of Nature offers fall Traditions Respite Camp

The university’s Camp Little Giant is so popular that Touch of Nature Environmental Center is offering a fall Traditions Respite Camp 2015 that will be quite similar. More


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