SIU Today - June 20, 2019

SIU researchers test method to remove contaminants from water 

Technology rises, but not always without a potential cost. Take the case of so-called “PFASs.”

Weeds may be a pest, but one researcher finds important benefits from the plants  

A research team working under the guidance of Karla Gage, assistant professor in the colleges of agricultural sciences and science, is making the case that certain weeds could bring more good than harm.

Automotive students will take to the road at upcoming Street Machine Nationals 

Students in the nationally recognized automotive technology program will be on hand this weekend when the thunder of high performance street machines, hot rods and trucks rumble through the region at the General Tire Street Machine Nationals.

McLeod Summer Playhouse lets loose with ‘The Full Monty’ 

McLeod Summer Playhouse bares it all with “The Full Monty.” The cult-favorite film-turned-Broadway musical will continue the 2019 Professional Summer Season with performances beginning Friday in the McLeod Theater. 

City of Carbondale fireworks display to be held at SIU 

The City of Carbondale is partnering with Southern Illinois University to bring the annual fireworks display back to campus. You can catch this year's show on Thursday, July 4 at 9:15 p.m. Parking will be available at the Banterra Center lots.

  ‘Tasty Tuesdays’ offer discounts for faculty/staff

“Tasty Tuesdays,” the Student Center’s summer dining promotion, allows faculty and staff to receive a 25 percent discount on food purchases at the Marketplace Food Court every Tuesday through July 30.

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