SIU Today - May 09, 2019

From the Chancellor

Congratulations, graduates!

This weekend, nearly 2,600 students will walk across the stage, diplomas in hand, ready to start the next phase of their lives. Whether they are planning to continue their education or enter the workforce, I would like to take a moment to congratulate them. Full story

Leading the Pack: Students are always the priority for ‘Forestry Mom’ Patti Cludray

Every student needs someone to talk to while away from home. Thankfully, SIU forestry degree program students have Patti Cludray. Full story

Earth carbon-cycling process examined by team including SIU geologist 

Daniel Hummer, assistant professor in the geology degree program, was part of a team of scientists that recently found microbes consume and help trap carbon in one of the most geologically dynamic places on Earth: subduction zones on the ocean floor. Full story

‘Decal-By-Mail’ program available through June 3 

The Department of Public Safety Parking Division’s “Decal-By-Mail” for eligible faculty and staff will be available through June 3. Full story

A winning ‘tag team’ as Marion couple prepare to earn degrees 

Although they will soon be moving to another state and new journey, the path for Jonathan and Samantha Shankle might become a bit easier and less stressful. Full story

After four years of service, Emily Buice wins the 'Service to Southern Award' 

For graduating senior Emily Buice, college is more than a time to grow personally, it also presents the perfect opportunity to give back. Full story

Miners baseball tickets available

About 200 vouchers for free tickets to 2019 Southern Illinois Miners baseball games are available on a first-come, first-served basis to SIU faculty and staff. Full story

Health law conference to examine nation's mental health dilemma 

The 20th annual SIH/SIU Health Policy Institute, “Beyond Stigma: Developing Workable Behavioral Health Policies,” is May 17 at the Hiram H. Lesar Law Building Auditorium. Full story

New Arts Jazztet will perform Sunday

"New Arts Jazztet,” a Southern Illinois jazz ensemble comprised of SIU faculty, will perform at Epiphany Lutheran Church, 1501 W. Chautauqua St., Carbondale, at 5 p.m. on Sunday. Full story

SIU Today schedule change reminder 

This is the last issue of SIU Today for the spring semester. After a short break, SIU Today will begin its summer schedule. Issues will come out once a week, each Thursday, beginning May 23.

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