SIU Today - October 22, 2015

Homecoming kicks into high gear

A pep rally, parade, reunions, tailgating and football mark Homecoming 2015 festivities this week. More

Students, faculty, staff can apply for Green Fund grants

Proposals for the next round of Green Fund grants are now being accepted. More

Dependent Eligibility Verification Audit deadline near

The deadline for those covered under the State Employees Group Insurance Program (SEGIP) to submit information is Oct. 30. HMS Employer Solutions, an independent firm, is in the process of conducting the audit.

Additional information is available here.

Popular Great Glass Pumpkin sale is Saturday

Two student organizations offer sales of art that benefit art education and the community. More

Schmitz to deliver Emeritus Faculty Lecture

Suzanne J. Schmitz, who taught at the SIU School of Law for 18 years, will return to the law school to discuss the methods of legal compensation for mass catastrophe victims and whether it constitutes justice for the victims. More

SBDC hosting first round of InnovateHER Challenge

The competition is on to find the most innovative products and services designed specifically to have a positive impact on the lives of women and families. More

Metz to deliver lecture Nov. 5

Walter C. Metz, a professor of Cinema and Photography, will present “Color by Numbers: Science Fiction Film and the Nature of Art.” The lecture is at 4:15 p.m., Nov. 5, in the University Museum Auditorium in Faner Hall. The Humanities Faculty Writing Group and the Humanities Forum are lecture sponsors.

‘Rising Voices’ looks at the Lakota language

A documentary film about the endangerment and revitalization of the Lakota language is set for screening next month. More

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