SIU Today - September 24, 2018

Training relating to sexual harassment deadline is Oct. 1 

Faculty, staff, graduate assistants and student employees are reminded of required training relating to sexual harassment. The deadline to complete the training is Oct. 1. This training is in addition to the federally required “Preventing Discrimination and Sexual Violence” training program. Employees will need to access their D2L account at https://mycourses.siu.edu and take the mandatory training online. Contact the Office of Equity and Compliance with questions at odetraining@siu.edu or 453-4807. 

In addition, the state’s mandatory online 2018 ethics training for all permanent SIU faculty, staff, graduate assistants, and volunteers will take place Oct. 1-31. 


Energy Forum set for Friday will entertain, educate on sustainability 

Nothing happens without energy, and finding new, cleaner and more sustainable ways to produce it is a major challenge facing humans everywhere. Full story


Regional aviation ‘fly-in’ will showcase SIU’s program

Local residents and general aviation enthusiasts have an opportunity to get involved next month when the university’s nationally recognized aviation program hosts more than 500 pilots from across the nation at a regional fly-in. Full story


Concerts, workshops and classes coming to 2018 Guitar Festival 

For the fifth consecutive year, music enthusiasts will be charmed and inspired by the unique Guitar Festival hosted this week by the music department. Full story


Theater season opens with a post-apocalyptic retelling of the musical “Pippin” 

What’s better: five minutes of fame, or a long and boring life? Full story

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