SIU Today - April 02, 2018


Community service is at the heart of SIU’s mission. This Saturday, hundreds of Salukis will fan across Southern Illinois to participate in community service projects during The Big Event. More

Komarraju nominated as university’s interim provost

Meera Komarraju, dean of the College of Liberal Arts, will become the university’s interim provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs pending approval of the university’s Board of Trustees. More

Touch of Nature to celebrate Special Olympics 50th anniversary

Special Olympics is coming full circle by celebrating its 50th anniversary with a kickoff event at the place where the idea originated. The festivities start April 6 at SIU’s Touch of Nature Environmental Center. More

SURS general retirement session is April 25

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

Simonds lecture looks at causes and consequences of Illinois’ fiscal woes

Eileen Norcross, one of the nation’s top experts on public finance, will present the SIU School of Law 2018 Gene and Katy Simonds Lectureship in Democracy at 5 p.m., Thursday, April 5 at the SIU School of Law. More

Film Fridays to feature a unique look at classic cinema 

Film Fridays, hosted by the Department of Cinema and Photography, will look at love and death in cinema during a presentation on April 6. More

Horace Pippin’s life and art are the focus of an event Thursday 

The life and works of Horace Pippin, the African-American soldier and self-taught painter, will be explored during a presentation at Morris Library at 5:30 p.m. on April 5. More

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