SIU Today - March 31, 2016

Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month events set

The university will celebrate Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in April with special activities and presentations. More

Fellow applications are due April 8

The Office of Associate Provost for Academic Programs is announcing that applications are available for two Fellow opportunities – a Faculty Fellow for Service Learning and Volunteerism, and an Assessment Fellow position –for the fall 2016 semester. More

SURS to host general retirement session

University employees may participate in a State Universities Retirement System (SURS) general retirement session on April 20. This presentation is for all SURS Tier I participants -- those hired and certified prior to Jan. 1, 2011. More

Research, creative activities to take center stage

The university will put a new twist on its annual showcase of research and creative activities beginning Friday, April 1, when Da Vinci Days takes center stage. More

Google Apps domain reminder

The Office of Information Technology is reminding faculty, staff and students who still use their university email address “” to access Google services, that access to the Google Apps domain will close May 17. More

SIU to celebrate ‘Shakespeare Day’ April 6

The university will celebrate ‘Shakespeare Day’ next week with a variety of events. More

Water seminar is April 7

The Center for Ecology and the Universities Council on Water Resources will host a water seminar next week in Morris Library’s John C. Guyon Auditorium. Richard Cruse, director of the Iowa Water Center and agronomy professor at Iowa State University will present, “Soil and Water: Resources with decreasing life expectancy.” The free event is at 10 a.m., April 7, and the public is invited.

Law school earns recognition from National Jurist

The SIU School of Law is again earning national recognition as one of National Jurist magazine’s “Best Schools for Practical Training” for 2016. More

SalukiTech March 2016 Newsletter now online

In the March SalukiTech newsletter, learn important information regarding Google Services via your SIU account, and how to protect yourself from malware. Find out more.

Tuesday Trek set for April 5

The next “Tuesday Trek” is at 12:15 p.m., April 5. The 1.5- to 2.5 mile walk will being at the Student Services Building Pavilion and go around campus lake. The trek will last about 45 minutes. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be May 3. If you are unsure whether the trek will be held, please email Brittany Pender or call the Personal Wellness and Fitness Studio at 453-1272. Heart disease is the nation’s No. 1 killer, but exercising for as little as 30 minutes each day can reduce the risk.

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