SIU Today - March 22, 2018


The retention cycle is indeed magic. If we focus on quality education and support, our students have greater success, which drives greater retention, allowing us to have larger classes of juniors and seniors, generating more resources that we can reinvest in our programs. More

Rocketeers prepare for April competition in Kansas

‘Rocketeers of Southern Illinois,’ a student group currently made up of nine engineering and science students, spent the early part of 2018 building rockets to compete at The Argonia Cup next month in Kansas. More

Sturgis Public Service Award nomination deadline is March 30

Know someone who inspires you for their commitment to public service and community? The nomination deadline for the Lindell W. Sturgis Memorial Public Service Award is March 30. More

Metalsmith Aimee Howard to present lecture tonight

A metalsmith whose work has been shown nationally and internationally will present a visiting artist lecture at 7 p.m., March 22, in Morris Library’s John C. Guyon Auditorium. More

Vandeveer lecture looks at 2008 financial crisis recovery

The performance of the nation’s economy since the financial crisis a decade ago and the forecast for future economic growth is the focus of the Vandeveer Chair Public Lecture in Economics on March 28. More

Register now for 2018 Rocky Ledges 5K Trail Run

Registration is now underway for the sixth annual Rocky Ledges 5K Trail Run, a unique run that takes places at Touch of Nature Environmental Center. More

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