SIU Today - November 07, 2016

Ethics training deadline is Tuesday

The deadline for mandatory online 2016 ethics training for all permanent SIU faculty, staff, and graduate assistants is Tuesday, Nov. 8. Additional information is here.

Vigil, ceremony highlight Veterans Day event

The university, VFW Post 2605, and the city of Carbondale will host a joint Veterans Day ceremony on Friday, Nov. 11, at the Veterans Memorial Plaza in Carbondale. More

South pedestrian overpass to close Tuesday, Wednesday 

The south pedestrian overpass walkway near the university’s power plant will close from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 8-9. Work on the power plant will require a crane to periodically lift items over the walkway during those times.

Liberal Arts dean to deliver Tenney lecture 

Meera Komarraju, dean of the College of Liberal Arts, will be the speaker at tonight’s Charles D. Tenney Distinguished Lecture Series, a University Honors Program event. More

Toner and ink cartridge program underway

The Sustainability Office is partnering with Office Max/Office Depot to recycle used and empty ink and toner cartridges to help divert waste from landfills. More

Researcher studying squid-human bacteria connection

Take a look at the probiotic movement among health-conscious people today -- from fermented foods like yogurt to pills containing bacteria -- and it’s easy to see how far humans’ thinking on bacteria has come. More

Immigration/employment seminar is Nov. 17

Attorney Nancy M. Vizer will provide essential immigration information for faculty, staff, and students during a seminar at 9:30 a.m., Nov. 17, in the SIU School of Law’s Hiram H. Lesar Building courtroom. More

View the ‘Saluki Watch Dawg’ November issue 

The Department of Public Safety’s November 2016 issue of the “Saluki Watch Dawg” is available. This month’s edition includes information reminders to protect yourself against identity theft; bicycle safety tips; free violence prevention and response training, and “Operation: Sgt. Santa.”

Hootin’ Annies event planned at Touch of Nature 

Hootin’ Annies, the family friendly outdoor series of fun evenings at Touch of Nature Environmental Center, returns Nov. 12. More

Faculty and staff appreciation games set

The faculty and staff appreciation games for the Saluki men’s and women’s basketball teams are set. There are half-priced tickets for up to five family members at both games. More

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