SIU Today - July 14, 2016

SIU board adopts framework for system-wide diversity initiatives 

The Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees today (July 14) unanimously adopted a framework for system-wide diversity and inclusion initiatives. More

McNair Scholars summer program is Friday 

Twelve undergraduate students in a program that prepares them for careers in research will present their work at the 13th annual McNair Summer Research Symposium on Friday, July 15. More

Clark named business college dean 

Terry Clark, longtime marketing professor is the new dean of the university’s College of Business. More

Research focuses on demise of Texas horned lizard 

The horned lizard is well-loved part of culture in its range, which stretches from Kansas through Oklahoma and into Texas. But the once plentiful species has been harder to find in recent years.  More

‘Illinois Ethics’ newsletter is available

The monthly “Illinois Ethics Matters” newsletter for July 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.

Researchers shining light on food waste, freshness 

Ruplal Choudhary, a bioprocess engineer and associate professor of plant, soil and agricultural systems, and other researchers are working at several stages of the farm to table (and beyond) cycle to find ways to reduce waste without sacrificing nutrition and taste. More

Undergraduate assistantship applications available 

Undergraduate assistantship (UGA) applications for the 2016-2017 academic year are available. The application deadline is Aug. 28. More

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