SIU Today - September 21, 2015

State of the System address is Thursday

Members of the university community are invited to attend President Randy Dunn’s State of the System address at 9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, in Student Center ballrooms C and D. A reception will follow. 

SIU joins national inventors academy

The university is now a member of the National Academy of Inventors, a group that serves as the academic arm of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). More

Provide input on future of Carbondale

Faculty and staff are invited to provide input on the future of Carbondale as the city develops a downtown master plan. Visit the city's master plan development website to participate in residence and visual preference surveys and provide input through an interactive mapping tool. The university is partnering with the city to ensure that faculty, staff and students have the opportunity to weigh in on downtown development plans.

Lecture to focus on redistricting proposal

Cindi Canary, director of the effort to adopt the Independent Map Amendment, will discuss potential legislative redistricting in Illinois on Monday, Sept. 28. More

‘The Matter in Hand’ takes the stage Sept. 24-26

Jonny Gray, writer, director, performer and associate professor of communication studies, presents “The Matter in Hand,” an ensemble performance using puppets, masks and props to help explore the way we define animals and how our definitions color our relationships with them. More

Friends of Morris Library Gala weekend is Oct. 3-4

Original theater of historical significance combined with fine dining is in store for participants in the 2015 Friends of Morris Library Gala weekend. More

Touch of Nature sponsoring special excursions

A number of special excursions sponsored by Touch of Nature Environmental Center offer people the opportunity to explore some of the region’s hidden gems and natural sites. More

SalukiTech September 2015 newsletter online

In the September 2015 SalukiTech newsletter, you will find photos of move-in week, learn about this week’s scavenger hunt in the Computer Store, and information technology news and tips. Find out more here.

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