SIU Today - April 10, 2018

From the Chancellor

Eight months of progress

Looking back at the last eight months, we have accomplished a great deal toward the revitalization of this great institution. Today, I am sharing an update outlining the progress we have made as a campus community. More

Flood control efforts cause bigger floods, says Nature article co-authored by SIU researcher

Flood control engineering along the Mississippi River during the last century has caused floods to increase in magnitude when they do happen, according to an article published last week in a leading scientific journal and co-authored by a researcher at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. More

2018 Rickert-Ziebold Trust Award exhibition underway 

The School of Art and Design will honor and reward outstanding graduating seniors with the prestigious Rickert-Ziebold Trust Award. The finalists’ exhibition is underway. More

Learn how to spot warning signs for suicide and take action 

“Talk Saves Lives” is set for 5:30-6:30 p.m. tonight at the Student Center’s Illinois River Room. Those attending will learn risk factors and warning signs of suicide and steps they can take to help prevent suicide. Afterward, the film “Suicide: The Ripple Effect” will air in Ballroom D at the Student Center. More

Law Journal symposium to examine ‘Heller’ decision a decade later

Register by Thursday for a symposium that will explore the Second Amendment a decade after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling upheld a person’s right to possess firearms, hosted by the SIU School of Law April 19. More

Chicago Tonight’s Vinicky to present Marmaduke lecture Thursday 

Amanda Vinicky, a correspondent and segment host with WTTW-TV’s Chicago Tonight, will present the Virginia Marmaduke Scholarship Lecture on April 12. More

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