SIU Today - March 27, 2017

‘The Big Event’ collection drive underway 

Faculty and staff can get a jump on the biggest one-day service project in the university’s history by donating a variety of items to help students and children. More

‘Da Vinci Days’ highlight research, creative activity 

The university will honor the spirit of research and creativity next month when Da Vinci Days arrive again on campus. More

Annual Edible Book Festival set for April 4 

Good books are made by the creative use of words, but an event coming to Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Morris Library in April takes the challenge up a notch as people are invited to depict their favorite piece of literature in an edible form. More

Sturgis Award nomination deadline is Saturday 

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

Artist’s work centers on journey with late wife 

Tim Guthrie, a visiting artist from Creighton University, will present his multimedia creative work, “Virtual Beth and Missing Piece,” at 4 p.m., Thursday, March 30, in Communications Building, Room 1116. More

Student group, high school partner on backpack drive 

Circle K International, a registered student organization, along with faculty and staff at Carbondale Community High School, have organized a backpack drive for the 2017-18 academic year. The “Backpacks for Success” effort is under way. More

Research symposium proposals due June 2 

The 2017 ASA Multidisciplinary Research Symposium is set for Nov. 4 at the university’s Transportation Education Center. More

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