SIU Today - October 15, 2015

Reception planned to welcome Colwells

Members of the faculty and staff are invited to a welcome reception honoring Interim Chancellor Brad Colwell and Mary Colwell. The event is set for Monday, Oct. 19, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Student Center’s John W. Corker Lounge, and will include light refreshments and a meet-and-greet with Dr. Colwell.

Rankings reflect SIU’s commitment to diversity

Recently released national rankings prove the university’s longstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion remains strong. More

Flu immunizations begin Friday

Free flu immunizations for all active and retired university employees, as well as surviving spouses who are enrolled in a state sponsored health plan, begin this week. Immunizations are available for those whose last names begin with N-Z on Friday, Oct. 16; they are available for those whose last names begin with A-M, Tuesday, Oct. 20. More

Flying Salukis win fifth straight regional title

Another dominating performance, including top finishes in seven of nine events, paved the way for the Flying Salukis to win the National Intercollegiate Flying Association Region VIII title Saturday, Oct. 10. More

Live music soundtrack to accompany screening

A screening of the science-fiction movie classic “Metropolis,” a 1927 silent film in the German expressionist tradition, will include a live organ-music soundtrack. The film is at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 16, in Shryock Auditorium.  More

SalukiTech October 2015 newsletter online

In the October 2015 “SalukiTech” newsletter, learn about the latest Project Management Office news and more on staying up-to-date on computer safety during National Cyber Security Month.

Touch of Nature to host Haunted Hollow festival

A transformation will take place this fall as Touch of Nature Environmental Center becomes a Haunted Hollow, filled with fun for the entire family. More

Jorge Galan to present Ogur Memorial Lecture

Jorge E. Galan, professor of cell biology and chair of the Department of Microbial Pathogenesis at Yale University, will present the Maurice Ogur Memorial Lecture next week. More

Altgeld Trio to offer preview concert

In advance of a performance in China next month, the Altgeld Trio will offer a free noon recital Nov. 13 in the Morris Library rotunda. More

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