SIU Today - November 04, 2019

Chancellor to Deliver State of the University Address 

Chancellor John M. Dunn will deliver the 2019 State of the University address at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 6. The address will take place in the Student Center Ballrooms on campus.

SIU Carbondale to welcome new executive director of SIU Alumni Association 

Jeff Gleim, a veteran alumni relations professional who brings experience from two universities, will become the new executive director of the SIU Alumni Association and associate vice chancellor for development and alumni relations.

Southern Illinois Symphony to honor SIU’s sesquicentennial 

The Southern Illinois Symphony Orchestra’s season at Shryock Auditorium continues on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. when it commemorates SIU’s 150th anniversary with 150 years of American music.

University Honors course deadline is Nov. 25 

The University Honors Program is accepting course proposals for the fall 2020 and spring 2021 UHON seminars. 

School of Art and Design’s Sculpture Fall Iron Pour, metalsmithing is Nov. 8-9 

The power and strength of molten iron and metals be on display as the School of Art and Design hosts its fall iron pour and metalsmithing conference on Friday and Saturday.

‘150 Challenge’ deadline is extended 

The deadline for faculty, staff and students to get creative and show their Saluki Pride as the university celebrates its 150th anniversary is extended to next spring.

Forum will examine energy-influenced climate and ecosystem challenges 

The relationship between energy, climate change and the environment is the topic of the next Saluki Energy Forum event on Nov. 14.

Performance will examine ‘flyover’ country’

“Inheritance of a Flyover,” a play by doctoral student Anna Wilcoxen, dissects stereotypes about the Midwest -- often referred to by people on both American coasts as “flyover country.”

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