SIU Today - September 27, 2018

From the Chancellor

Research that matters

We have long taken pride at SIU in our ability to involve students in research and creative activities as early as the freshman year. We deliver on this promise, and it distinguishes us from other, larger research institutions. Full story

Online ethics training begins Monday

Mandatory online 2018 ethics training for all permanent SIU faculty, staff, graduate assistants, and volunteers takes place Oct. 1-31. School of Medicine civil service employees located on the Carbondale campus will complete training using their D2L account.

The online ethics training is separate from the sexual harassment training, also available via D2L, which must be completed by Oct. 1. All employees must complete both trainings. Full story

SIU recognizes LGBTQ History Month with storytelling, pride walk, picnic, movies, drag show and more

A keynote presentation and a unique storytelling workshop, spotlighting the “new trad” storytelling genre pioneered by Laura Packer and Danielle Bellone, are among the highlights of October’s LGBTQ History Month commemoration on campus. Full story

Office of Information Technology to host cybersecurity events

As a part of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month in October, the Office of Information Technology is hosting several workshops to provide cybersecurity information and safety tips. Full story

Public demonstration, lecture and auction highlight SIU’s 2018 metalsmithing conference

Home of the only blacksmithing university program in the nation, students are gearing up to share their unique work with the local community. Full story

Family of the Weekend for SIU is Anuj Pawar’s family

Anuj Pawar has only been a Saluki for a few weeks, but he and his family are already loving Southern Illinois University Carbondale. And they say that was the case even before their Mundelein, Illinois, family was chosen as the 2018 Family of the Weekend for Saluki Family Weekend 2018 festivities Sept. 28-30. Full story

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