SIU Today - March 21, 2016

‘Decal-by-Mail’ program will be available in May

The Parking Division “Decal-by-Mail” vehicle registration program for eligible faculty and staff for 2016-2017 will be May 1 through June 1. Additional vehicle registration information is here.

Indonesia eclipse offers trial run for researchers

A trio of university researchers gathered valuable data and captured amazing images in Indonesia during a total eclipse of the sun this month, in a trial run for the same astronomical event in Carbondale next summer. More

U.S. agriculture secretary to speak at SIU

U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will present the Morton-Kenney Public Affairs Lecture at 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 23, in the Student Center Auditorium. More

Concrete, asphalt recycling a ‘win-win’ for SIU

The university has initiated a program to recycle campus concrete and asphalt, saving thousands of dollars and significantly reducing landfill waste. More

Homecoming, Family Weekend dates set

The dates are set so you can mark your calendar now and plan to attend the university’s 2016 Homecoming and Family Weekend. More

Fulbright Program presentation is today

James Miller, executive director of the Moroccan-American Commission for Educational & Cultural Exchange, the Fulbright Program office for Morocco, will give a presentation to faculty and students today (March 21). More

Symposium will explore human rights reporting

The College of Mass Communication and Media Arts will host a symposium that will examine human rights reporting and global journalism on Tuesday, March 22. More

‘Working with Military Veterans’ set for March 28

A workshop that will help people gain a better understanding of the transition that veterans face in making the transition to civilian life is set for Monday, March 28. More

Study explores black women’s involvement in ILGWU

A study of black women and their involvement with the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union that was conducted in Morris Library is the basis for a new book and a special presentation at the library on Tuesday, March 22. More

Research project focuses on the state’s wetlands

Michael Eichholz, associate professor of zoology, is trying to create models that will predict when wetlands in Illinois will become saturated with water. More

Inaugural ‘Communication Day’ set for March 25

The Department of Communication Studies will launch Communication Day, an inaugural event the department hopes will grow over time, on Friday, March 25, in Morris Library’s John C. Guyon Auditorium. More

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