SIU Today - November 05, 2015

Rehabilitation Counseling Program wins grant

The Rehabilitation Counseling Program in the university’s Rehabilitation Institute is the recipient of a new $1 million grant to train new counselors in an effort to address a national shortage. More

AT&T support benefits high school, SIU students

Students at Southern Illinois University Carbondale and high school students from the Metro East are receiving mentoring, career coaching and other educational benefits thanks to a contribution from AT&T. More

Lee, Stemper earn Global Music Gold Medal Award

The CD “Blue 13,” by Junghwa Lee, associate professor of piano and composer Frank Stemper, professor emeritus, has earned a Global Music Gold Medal Award. More

Public welcome at Saturday’s iron pour

There’s something dramatic about molten iron. The red-orange color. The 2,700 degrees Fahrenheit. The change from hunk of metal to river of metal to sculpture. Art students in the School of Art and Design invite the public to witness the transformation on Saturday, Nov. 7. More

Sustainability Council seeks faculty, student members

The Sustainability Council currently has openings for both a faculty member and a student member. More

Tuesday Trek set for Nov. 10

The next “Tuesday Trek” is at 12:15 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 10. The 1.5- to 2.5 mile walk will begin at the Student Services Building Pavilion and go around Campus Lake. More

One-day stand against tobacco challenge is Nov. 19

The university will participate in a national “1 Day Stand Against Tobacco” campaign from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nov. 19, in the Student Center. More

SIU Music Showcase set for Paducah on Nov. 10

The School of Music presents an SIU Music Showcase at the Luther F. Carson Center for the Performing Arts in Paducah beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 10. More

Mooney brings “Molière Mania” to SIU

Special guest artist Timothy Mooney brings Molière mania to the McLeod Theater with his hit, one-man show “Molière than Thou.” More

Men’s basketball returns to SIU Arena Monday

The Saluki men’s basketball team opens the 2015-16 season with a pre-season exhibition game against Division II Maryville at 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 9. Tickets are available by calling 877-SALUKIS (725-8547) or visiting More

REACH Awards temporarily suspended 

Due to budget concerns, the 2016-2017 Research-Enriched Academic Challenge (REACH) award competition is temporarily suspended. The application will not be available until further notice.

 “The university remains committed in its support of undergraduate research and creative activities,” James Garvey, interim vice chancellor for research, said.

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