SIU Today - November 19, 2015

CASA research symposium is Saturday

The second Applied Sciences and Arts Research Symposium, featuring presentations from faculty, research assistants and students, will take place Saturday, Nov. 21. More

Researcher exploring spread of ranavirus

Robin Warne, assistant professor of zoology, is studying the spread of ranavirus, which hits several species of vertebrates, including fish, amphibians and reptiles. More

Inaugural ‘Day of Percussion’ set for Saturday

Drumroll please! The School of Music is hosting the first “Day of Percussion,” an event organizers hope will become an annual event. More

Whiles named to statewide advisory panel

Matt Whiles, professor of zoology and interim director of the Cooperative Wildlife Research Laboratory, will serve on a statewide advisory committee tasked with protecting water supplies in Illinois. More

Liberal Arts is conducting holiday food drive

Liberal Arts Leaders, a registered student organization, is inviting the campus community to participate in its canned food drive to benefit those in need this holiday season. More

Men’s, women’s basketball teams in action next week

The Saluki men’s and women’s basketball teams return to the SIU Arena with a pair of games to kick off the holiday break. The men face Oakland University at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 24, as part of the Corpus Christi Coastal Challenge; the women host Tennessee-Martin at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 25.

Group rates are available for those holiday outings with friends and family. Tickets are available by calling 877-SALUKIS (725-8547), visiting, or getting tickets the day of the game.

‘Saluki Watch Dawg’ November issue is available

The Department of Public Safety’s November issue of the ‘Saluki Watch Dawg’ is available. This month’s edition includes holiday season crime prevention tips, domestic violence awareness, a reminder of emergency kit necessities, and a look at the department’s work in the community. The newsletter is also available on the department’s website.

SalukiTech November newsletter online

In the November SalukiTech newsletter, learn about telephone etiquette training, the new VPN service, a new Information Security program, and the latest deals at the SalukiTech Computer Store. Find out more here.

SIU Today holiday schedule

SIU Today will have the following holiday schedule. There will not be an issue on Thursday, Nov. 26, due to Thanksgiving. The last issue prior to Christmas break will be Dec. 21. SIU Today will resume on Jan. 7.

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