SIU Today - September 08, 2016

Campus Lake, Thompson Woods valued as campus resources 

SIU students, faculty, staff and community members value Campus Lake and Thompson Woods as natural and educational resources that add appeal to the campus, according to the results of a survey conducted last spring. More

Office of Diversity and Equity sponsors training sessions 

The Office of Diversity and Equity will be sponsoring three open-campus training sessions this month. All sessions are in Morris Library combination rooms 752 and 754. More

Award-winning journalist to speak on campus 

Carol Marin, a Peabody and Emmy Award-winning investigative journalist, will visit campus next week to share her views on national, state and local politics. More

SalukiNet is receiving a sleek, new look 

The Office of Information Technology is upgrading the look, mobility and accessibility of SalukiNet in an easy-to-use portal that will be available on Oct. 1. The robust improvement will be useful on all devices -- including smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktops. More

Special production of ‘Vigils’ set for Sept. 15-18 

Hilarious and heartbreaking, “Vigils” comes to the C.H. Moe Theater as a special production. More

Researcher to discuss childhood obesity 

Jebaraj Asirvatham, assistant professor of agribusiness economics, is researching the role of peer influence on childhood obesity. He will discuss his soon-to-be-published research as the first speaker in the Vandeveer Chair Speaker Series for the fall 2016 semester on Friday, Sept. 9. More

SIU offering ‘Life Long Leisure Programs’ 

Are you searching for a new hobby, skill, or the opportunity to get in shape this fall? The university is offering a number of “Life Long Leisure Programs” starting this month. More

Microsoft classroom seminar is next week 

Seats are still available for a Microsoft seminar taught by Microsoft training experts, Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 13-14. More

20th century wars among museum’s exhibits 

There’s something about a multipurpose museum that makes a person expect to take a step back in time. This fall at University Museum, visitors even have a timeline to follow, one that goes down a specific path -- war. More

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