SIU Today - August 10, 2017

SIU ready to welcome students

The university will launch the fall 2017 semester with a wide variety of special events and activities to welcome new and returning students. More

Faculty, staff reminders for eclipse day

Faculty and staff are encouraged to review information about eclipse-day volunteering and parking, eclipse glasses and staffing of offices. The university is still seeking volunteers to assist on eclipse day. Employees can sign up online.

Fulbright Fellowship applications now being accepted 

Fulbright Fellowship applications are now under review by the university’s Fulbright committee. Project proposals and personal statements must be submitted no later than Sept. 15. Completed materials can be emailed to Melinda Yeomans, SIU Fulbright Program adviser and associate director, University Honors Program, and Cheryl Barnett, interim associate director, Center for International Education.

Alumnus returns to Schneider Hall 47 years later for eclipse weekend

For some, the university’s campus is not only one of the best places in the world to see the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse, it is also the only place to relive a slice of personal history. More

View this month’s ‘Saluki Watch Dawg’ 

The Department of Public Safety’s August 2017 issue of the “Saluki Watch Dawg” is available. This month’s edition includes information on the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse, violence prevention and response training offerings, and a reminder on parking decals.

SPC film lineup for fall semester is set 

A variety of current box office flicks, along with a couple of older favorites, are part of the fall lineup for the university’s Student Programming Council Film Series. More

‘Illinois Ethics Matters’ newsletter available 

The monthly Illinois Ethics Matters newsletters for August is available. The Office of Executive Inspector General for the agencies of the Illinois governor publishes the newsletter as a way to stay abreast of current issues relating to ethical matters. The university’s Ethics Office website is at The website contains information regarding how to file a complaint and the relevant contact information, as well as many other resources. 

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