SIU Today - April 28, 2016

Message to Faculty and Staff

A number of you have asked about expectations for faculty and staff on May 2. More

$1 million NSF grant fuels energy scholarships

A national research agency has awarded the university a new $1 million grant aimed at helping community college students prepare for careers in the energy sector. More

‘Illinois Ethics Matters’ newsletter available

The monthly “Illinois Ethics Matters” newsletter for April 2016 is now available.  The Office of Executive Inspector General publishes the newsletter to allow state employees to stay informed of current issues relating to ethics. The SIU system Ethics Office website contains information regarding how to file a complaint, relevant contact information, and many other resources.

Academic, art camps planned for summer

The university will host dozens of academic and art camps and workshops this summer, giving children of all ages enriching, educational, enjoyable experiences. More

Saluki softball hosts Northern Iowa; will honor Brechtelsbauer

The Saluki softball team will host Northern Iowa in its final home series of the season this weekend, and honor legendary SIU Hall of Fame Coach Kay Brechtelsbauer.  More

Tuesday Trek set for May 3

The next “Tuesday Trek” is at 12:15 p.m., May 3. 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 canceled. Research has shown that walking at least 30 minutes once a day helps reduce the risk of osteoporosis, as well as many other illnesses.

Saluki baseball is looking to ‘Retake the Hill’ 

Saluki baseball is looking to “Retake the Hill” during this weekend’s series against Wichita State, Friday through Sunday, April 29-May 1. More

Yoga sessions on tap at Student Recreation Center

Faculty and staff are welcome to attend three yoga programs at the Student Recreation Center. More

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