SIU Today - March 03, 2016

SIU to celebrate Women’s History Month

The university will celebrate Women’s History Month with a variety of special events, guest speakers and presentations in March. More

University Communications and Marketing earns national honors

University Communications and Marketing is among the national winners in an educational advertising competition sponsored by the Higher Education Marketing Report. More

‘Celebrate Women’ recognizes faculty, staff and students

The 20th annual “Celebrate Women: Honoring Inclusive Excellence” luncheon today (March 3), recognizes the contributions of current faculty, staff and students, and former faculty, for their research, scholarly and creative achievements. More

Women’s basketball seeks conference title

The women’s basketball team has the opportunity to close out the regular season with a pair of victories this week and claim a share of the Missouri Valley Conference regular-season title. The Salukis host league-leading Northern Iowa in a “white out” game at 6 p.m., today (March 3), at the SIU Arena. The team then faces Drake at 2 p.m., Saturday on “Senior Day” at the arena. Fans can purchase tickets online at, by phone at 877-SALUKIS (725-8547), or in person at the Arena ticket office.

Regional Energy forum set for March 11

The future of energy in Southern Illinois is the topic of the next Regional Energy Forum. More

‘Saluki Watch Dawg’ March issue is available

The Department of Public Safety’s March 2016 issue of the ‘Saluki Watch Dawg’ is available. This month’s edition includes information on violence prevention and response training sessions, self-defense classes, online safety, and SIU police fraternal lodge fundraising efforts for two young girls suffering from a form of muscular dystrophy.

Review of Simon institute polls is Tuesday

An in-depth review of the latest polls from the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute will be March 8. More

Financial symposium for graduate students is Monday

A discussion of financial issues that students face during and after graduate school will be Monday, March 7, in Morris Library’s John C. Guyon Auditorium. More

Important Information Technology reminder

Faculty, staff and students who still use their university email address “” to access Google services, are reminded that the Office of Information Technology will close access to the Google Apps domain on May 14. More

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