SIU Today - March 23, 2017

‘The Big Event: A Saluki Day of Service’ set for April 1 

Nearly 1,000 Salukis will say “thanks” to the community for its ongoing support by participating in the biggest one-day service project in the university’s history. More

Assessment Fellow applications are being accepted 

The Office of Associate Provost for Academic Programs is announcing that applications are available for Assessment Fellow positions for the fall 2017 semester. More

SIU to close Schneider Hall to prepare for demolition 

To prepare for the construction of new residence halls, the university will close Schneider Hall, one of three halls commonly referred to as “the towers,” following the Aug. 21, 2017, total solar eclipse. More

SURS general retirement session is set 

University employees may participate in a State Universities Retirement System (SURS) general retirement session on April 19. This presentation is for all SURS Tier I and Tier 2 participants. More

Memorial recital will honor SIU’s David Lyons 

David Lyons was a collaborative pianist at the university for nearly a decade. He was also a composer. A memorial recital in his honor will feature his music exclusively as performed by SIU faculty and students. More

Women’s leadership retreat is next month

The university next month will play host to two days of leadership enrichment and personal development for women. More

‘Celebrate Women’ tickets still available 

Tickets are still available for the “Celebrate Women: Honoring Inclusive Excellence” reception and award ceremony on March 30. More

University Museum offers research fellowship 

The University Museum is seeking proposals from current university faculty who are interested in curating an exhibition for the museum’s upcoming exhibition schedule. More

Track and field hosts meet on Saturday 

The Saluki track and field squads host their only outdoor home meet of the season on Saturday, March 25, in the 2017 Bill Cornell Spring Classic at the Lew Hartzog Track and Field Complex. More

‘Pianos and Strings Concert’ is March 25 

The School of Music will present a “Pianos and Strings Concert” in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Illinois Federation of Music Clubs. More

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