SIU Today - November 01, 2018

Leading the Pack: Henson’s work prepares area for earthquake, students for STEM

Harvey Henson has been shaking things up for years at SIU, first as geology researcher, where he got involved in preparing the public for the inevitable earthquake that someday will rock the region and later as an administrator pushing STEM education as a priority. Full story

Chancellor’s memorial service online

A video of the Oct. 23 memorial service for Chancellor Carlo Montemagno is available online.

SIU to host lectures on human trafficking in Illinois, human rights and social media in Myanmar

Human trafficking in Illinois is the focus of a presentation at 7 p.m. on Thursday in the University Museum auditorium. Full story

Expert to discuss U.N. climate report at next Saluki Energy Forum

An expert in climate variability and change will give a keynote presentation at the next Saluki Energy Forum on Nov. 8. Full story

Clara Kridle Memorial Scholarship established at SIU’s College of Business

Southern Illinois University Carbondale served as the launch pad for Clara Kridle’s successful accounting career, so when her colleagues created a memorial scholarship in her honor, they and her family chose to help propel future Salukis toward successful careers in the world of business by establishing the Clara J. Kridle Memorial Scholarship Endowment. Full story

Learn to manage debt, build savings and win ‘the Money Game’ at free presentation

Adam Carroll, an internationally recognized financial literacy expert with the National Financial Educators, will present “Winning the Money Game” at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Student Center Ballroom D. The lecture is open to all students, faculty, staff and the community. Full story

Saluki Success Program is there for students

With a national trend where 40 percent of college freshman do not make it to graduation, the faculty within SIU’s Saluki Success Program are working to increase students’ chances for achievement. Full story

School of Art and Design visiting artist lectures set

The School of Art and Design welcomes ceramic artists Linda Nguyen Lopez and Matthew McConnell for the upcoming Visiting Artist Lecture on Nov. 8. Full story

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