SIU Today - April 01, 2019

SIU Carbondale earns National Weather Service ‘StormReady’ designation 

With the May 2009 derecho that caused nearly $9 million in damage to facilities, research and grounds on campus still a vivid memory for many, the National Weather Service on Wednesday will recognize the university for its proactive response to emergency management storm preparedness. Full story

SIU celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in April 

The university is recognizing April as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with numerous special events including demonstrations, workshops and guest speakers. Full story

SURS general retirement session is April 24 

University employees may participate in the upcoming State Universities Retirement System (SURS) general retirement session on April 24. This presentation is for all SURS Tier I and Tier 2 participants. Full story

Towards a greener tomorrow: Saluki Energy Forum focuses on sustainability 

A forum that is free and open to the public will provide tips on how to make greener energy choices that impact the campus and the planet at-large during the next Saluki Energy Forum on Thursday in the Morris Library Rotunda. Full story

Lecture explores the use of big data in environmental health 

Understanding applications of biological data for environmental health is the focus for the fourth “Big Data” lecture Thursday in Life Science III Auditorium. Full story

Inaugural ‘Alums in April’ to highlight mass communication and media arts graduates 

A new program featuring College of Mass Communication and Media Arts alumni kicks off on Tuesday. Full story

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