SIU Today - April 11, 2019

Leading the Pack: Sally Wright loves helping people improve their quality of life through activity

Interacting with people and having a positive impact on their lives – that’s what Sally Wright loves most about her job with SIU’s Recreational Sports and ServicesFull story

Open forums for interim vice chancellor for research finalists set

Three internal candidates for the position of interim vice chancellor for research will meet with constituents during a series of forums beginning next week. Full story

Horticultural Association plant sale is next week

The annual Horticultural Association Plant Sale is returning to the School of Agricultural Sciences’ Breezeway, April 17-19. Full story

SIU celebrates sustainability during Earth Month 

Salukis are getting greener all the time, and the university is recognizing that growing commitment to sustainability in a number of ways during April. The month-long Earth Month commemoration will wrap up April 30 with a big Sustainability Celebration. Full story

Emeritus faculty lecture will look at leadership challenges ahead in Illinois and Washington, D.C 

John Shaw, director of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, will discuss the leadership challenges facing political leaders in Washington, D.C. and in Springfield later this month. Full story

Student Speakers Forum will focus on finances and the future 

Six undergraduate students will share their thoughts on finances and the future in a student speakers’ public forum on Tuesday in the Student Center Auditorium. Full story

There’s still time to purchase blocks at SIU Touch of Nature Welcome Plaza 

It’s happening; construction is beginning April 22 on the new multi-purpose Welcome Plaza at Touch of Nature Environmental Center. Full story

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