SIU Today - October 15, 2018
Services for Chancellor Montemagno announced
A public memorial service honoring Chancellor Carlo Montemagno will take place at 1 p.m. on Oct. 23 in Shryock Auditorium on campus. Graveside services with full military honors will be held 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Mound City National Cemetery in Mound City, Illinois.
To learn more about the chancellor’s distinguished career, many awards recognizing his work, and dedication to family, please see his obituary. Faculty, staff and community members are still welcome to share a story or memory on the chancellor’s blog.
Flu immunizations for all active and retired SIU Carbondale employees, as well as surviving spouses enrolled in a state-sponsored health plan will be available on campus Oct. 17. Full story
Another year of intriguing open studio tours from the school of Art and Design are on tap for Oct. 19. Full story
While there’s no cure for Parkinson’s disease or the tremors, unsteadiness and other physical changes that come with it, Jim Oberg and his wife, Mari Ann, were excited to hear about a program near their winter home that has been proven to slow or perhaps even reverse the Parkinson’s progression. Full story
John S. Jackson, visiting professor at the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, will be the guest speaker at the Emeritus Faculty Organization fall program on Oct. 24. Full story
University employees may participate the upcoming State Universities Retirement System (SURS) general retirement session on Oct. 17. This presentation is for all SURS Tier I and Tier 2 participants. Full story
Students are now voting for their 2018 homecoming king and queen. Full story