SIU Today - August 27, 2015

University Honors accepting course proposals

The University Honors program offers opportunities for faculty and staff as well as for students. More

Volunteers can still help with Weeks of Welcome

As members of the campus community settle into the fall semester, there are still plenty of opportunities for faculty and staff to volunteer during Weeks of Welcome, which run through Sept. 12. More

Speaker to share ‘A Journey Back from Sexual Assault’

Sheri Poe is a nationally recognized entrepreneur, an acclaimed speaker, a women’s advocate and the mother of four. She is also the victim of a sexual assault that she suffered as an idealistic 19-year-old college freshman, and she will share the story of her journey from survivor to “thriver” during a September visit. More

$2.8 million NIH grant advances hearing loss research

School of Medicine researcher Kathleen Campbell, professor in the Department of Surgery, has secured a five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to advance her decades of research in hearing loss prevention and treatment. The total budget for the project is $2.8 million. More

Family Carnival, resource fair set for Aug. 29

The university’s 13th Family Carnival, designed specifically for SIU families with children, is an afternoon of fun, activities and connections on Saturday, Aug. 29. More

Women’s Leadership proposal deadline is next week

The deadline for faculty, staff and graduate students to submit conference proposals for next month’s Women’s Leadership Conference is Friday, Sept. 4. More

SIRIS vintage record sale is Sept. 12-13

The eighth annual SIRIS Classic Vinyl & Media Sale will be at University Mall in Carbondale next month. More

Session added to CASA symposium

A new session is added to the College of Applied Sciences and Arts’ second multidisciplinary research symposium on Nov. 21. More

Gender-based violence training sessions available

The Office of Diversity and Equity, along with the Department of Public Safety, is offering Gender-based Violence Training. More

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