SIU Today - April 20, 2017

Facebook Live session on eclipse is Friday

The SIU Social Media Team, part of University Communications & Marketing, will host a Facebook Live session with Mat Kaplan, host and producer of Planetary Radio, and Michelle Nichols, master educator from Chicago’s Adler Planetarium, on Friday, April 21, at 10:45 a.m. Both will be on campus to discuss SIU’s plans for the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse. More

Tree-planting event re-scheduled

With storms in the forecast for Friday, April 21, a campus-wide tree planting event has been re-scheduled to April 28. More

Expert will talk about the region’s mushrooms

Michael Kuo, an amateur mycologist who is an expert in the field of identifying fungi, will have two discussions this week on mushrooms. More

Texas A&M law professor to discuss Cairo civil rights movement

A law professor who was once involved in the civil rights movement in Cairo in the early 1970s while working as a substitute teacher there will discuss her experiences next week. More

Dance company performances are April 28-29

The Southern Illinois Dance Company will bring hip-hop, jazz, contemporary and modern dance to Pulliam Hall’s Furr Auditorium for a spring dance concert April 28-29. More

New Arts Jazztet spring concert is Sunday

The New Arts Jazztet, a top-flight ensemble made up of university faculty musicians, presents its spring concert on Sunday, April 23. More

‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ comes to McLeod stage

Peter Pan’s “origin story” comes to McLeod Theater next week with the production of “Peter and the Starcatcher.” More

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