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.
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.
Cindi Canary, director of the effort to adopt the Independent Map Amendment, will discuss potential legislative redistricting in Illinois on Monday, Sept. 28. More
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
Original theater of historical significance combined with fine dining is in store for participants in the 2015 Friends of Morris Library Gala weekend. More
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.