SIU Today - March 28, 2019

Leading the Pack: Davis sees family all around her 

Before Julie Davis was a student herself and later associate professor and director of Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) program, she had the unique opportunity to consider program faculty a part of her family. Full story

SIU partners with UM on major economic development portal 

SIU will play a major role in an innovative economic development effort aimed at helping businesses and entrepreneurs in Missouri as well as central and southern Illinois have better access the expertise of its faculty, students and other resources. Full story

2019 Rickert-Ziebold Trust Award finalists announced: exhibits open Monday 

Nine finalists are gearing up to compete for the university’s most prestigious art and design award, the Rickert-Ziebold Trust Award. Full story

Facebook group will be honored for 2019 Day of Giving efforts 

A Facebook group that came together and raised more than $42,300 for the 2019 Day of Giving campaign on March 6 will be honored Friday. Full story

Big Muddy New Play Festival: a celebration of student written plays 

The Big Muddy New Play Festival is back April 4-7 for another year of fun and entertainment at the Christian H. Moe Laboratory Theater. With five full-length stage readings from graduating students, the weekend offers a unique taste of contemporary theater. Full story

MFA Thesis Exhibitions set for April and May at the Surplus Gallery and University Museum

The School of Art and Design will present the 2019 MFA Thesis Exhibitions at the Surplus Gallery at the Glove Factory and the University Museum. These exhibitions display the culminating work of seven artists who will graduate this May. Full Story

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