SIU Today - March 25, 2019

SIU zoology collections a treasure for students, researchers 

The first thing to strike a visitor to the anteroom housing SIU’s massive collection of bird specimens is its seeming guardian: An enormous, immature bald eagle frozen in full spread-wing pose, magnificent and menacing. Full story

‘The Big Event: A Saluki Day of Service’ is Saturday 

Nearly 700 students, faculty and staff will be donating their time and energy on Saturday to 18 service projects throughout the community during the third annual “The Big Event: A Saluki Day of Service.” Full story

John Frost is SIU’s new director of admissions

With over 10 years of higher education experience, John Frost joined the university as the new director of admissions, beginning March 1. Full story

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Day offers insights from a business expert 

James “Jim” Dreher, a successful southern California entrepreneur, will share his business and innovation expertise Tuesday at the Dunn-Richmond Economic Development Center. Full story

A/P performance evaluations due by April 1 

University policy requires that all Administrative/Professional staff have their work evaluated on an annual basis between Jan. 1 and March 31. The rating period used for evaluation is January through December of the previous calendar year. The evaluation form is on the AIS e-forms website. Completed evaluations should be sent to Labor and Employee Relations prior to April 1. If you have questions, or need additional information, please contact Labor and Employee Relations at 453-6691.

Grammy Award-winning soprano and others to join SIU for “Verdi Requiem” 

Famed soprano Christine Brewer will be among the internationally recognized soloists performing Guiseppi Verdi’s famed “Messa di Requiem” next month on campus. Full story

Michael McNerney wins 2019 SIU Delta Award from SIU’s Friends of Morris Library 

Michael J. McNerney, retired archaeologist and author, will be honored with the 2019 Delta Award from the Friends of Morris Library April 17 at Morris Library. Full story

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