SIU Today - March 20, 2017

SIU earns Tree Campus USA designation 

For the second consecutive year, the university has earned the Tree Campus USA designation. More

CAStLE sessions set for spring semester

Conversations About Student Learning and Engagement (CAStLE) are scheduled for the spring 2017 semester. More

Education college climbs to No. 72 in U.S. News rankings 

The university moved up 27 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings for best schools of education in the graduate school rankings released last week. More

Sturgis Award nomination deadline is April 1 

The nomination deadline for the Lindell W. Sturgis Memorial Public Service Award is extended to April 1. More

Law school ranked among ‘Best Schools for Practical Training’

For a fourth consecutive year, the SIU School of Law earned recognition as one of National Jurist magazine’s “Best Schools for Practical Training.” More

Robotics teams take top spots in Midwest contest

Two robotics teams at Southern Illinois University Carbondale came home with the top spots after competing at the Midwest Robotics Design Competition, March 10-11. More

Lyles named one of 25 ‘Law School Students of the Year’ 

Willie Lyles III, a third-year student at the SIU School of Law, believes a primary purpose in his life is giving back to others in ways that help them attain their own success. More

Saluki baseball fish fry and auction is Friday 

The Saluki baseball team will host the 21st annual “Fish Fry & Memorabilia Auction,” Friday, March 24, at the Carbondale Civic Center. More

‘Records in the Archives: An Afternoon of Sound’ set at library 

A screening of the first stereo sound film, a record-cutting demonstration and musical performance are among the highlights of an event at Morris Library this week. More

Softball, baseball return home this week 

The approach of spring means the crack of bats and a day at the ballpark. The Saluki softball and baseball teams return home to busy schedules. More

‘Conversation with Model UN students’ is Wednesday 

Model United Nations students, including those from the university, will give presentations during a discussion on Wednesday, March 22, at the SIU School of Law. More

Energy Boost Scholarships deadline is extended 

Faculty and staff are asked to make students aware that the application deadline for fall 2017 Energy Boost Scholarships from the university’s Advanced Coal and Energy Research Center is March 31. More

‘Greyscale’ hits Kleinau stage this week 

A performance that explores what it means to be an ally and how we can relate to those who have different values than our own hits the Kleinau Theatre stage this week. More

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