SIU Today - February 21, 2019

Leading the Pack: Recalling his own fears, Walter Davis mentors, encourages and advocates for students

Walter A. Davis III remembers what it’s like. After graduating from high school, he wasn’t sure he was cut out for college. Full story

Participants, judges needed for student creative, research activities forum

SIU is looking for student creative and research activities and a few good judges for an upcoming forum showcasing student research and creative activities. Full story

Don’t miss expanded Maple Syrup Festival this weekend 

The university’s annual Maple Syrup Festival and Pancake Breakfast just keeps getting bigger and better, with numerous new activities added to the lineup for Saturday and Sunday at Touch of Nature Environmental Center. Full story

Student survey seeks input on faculty/staff outdoor recreation activities 

Faculty and staff have the opportunity to participate in an anonymous survey for a Wildlife Administration and Policy class from the Department of Zoology on the types of outdoor recreation activities you participate in. Questions about the survey can be sent to Bruce Eichhorst, assistant professor, Department of Zoology.

Big Muddy Film Festival announces Michaels, Covell awards 

Documentaries that commemorate a 16-year civil war in Mozambique and the hazards of coal ash and its impact on communities across Alabama are 2019 Big Muddy Film Festival John Michaels Film Award winners. Full story

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