SIU Today - January 21, 2016
Important information for faculty, staff and students
This 2015-2016 guide provides important information and resources to faculty, staff and students. The information includes policies, along with available programs and services.
A reminder on inclement weather procedures
Faculty and staff are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the university's policy and procedures regarding inclement weather. More
Morris Library study hours extended
The extended hours area of Morris Library will be open two hours later during the spring semester, according to Interim Chancellor Brad Colwell. More
University Honors accepting course proposals
The University Honors program offers opportunities for faculty and staff as well as for students. More
Biology may be key to coal-to-gas conversion
Two university researchers are working on a way to convert the innate power of coal into something far more environmentally friendly, and doing so using a technique based on a natural and sustainable process that has gone on for millions of years. More
Walker’s passes are available
Recreational Sports and Services is offering a walker’s pass for faculty and staff who like to walk to stay healthy. The pass allows access to the Student Recreation Center’s upper and lower tracks, Monday through Friday, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., through May 31. The pass is $25, and is available at the facility’s Member Services Center, located on the Student Recreation Center’s upper level.
SIU launches ‘Book in Every Home’ campaign
The university’s Head Start program is launching its “Book in Every Home” campaign. Longtime educator Ronda Dunn, wife of SIU President Randy Dunn, is once again chair for this year’s drive, which runs through March 1. More
‘Saluki Watch Dawg’ January issue is available
The Department of Public Safety’s January 2016 issue of the ‘Saluki Watch Dawg’ is available. This month’s edition includes information on the university’s “SAFE at SIU” website, tips on crime reporting, spring semester checklist, and education and awareness program information. The newsletter is also available on the department’s website.