SIU Today - February 06, 2020

Join SIU in celebrating a “Taste of Cultures” at International Festival 2020

International Festival 2020 is a celebration of the university’s diversity, inclusiveness and global reach. The 58th annual festival “Taste of Cultures” starts Monday and runs through Feb. 14.

Faculty, staff can volunteer for “The Big Event”

On March 28, more than 1,000 SIU Carbondale students, faculty, and staff will come together to say “thank you” to the Carbondale community at one of the largest, one-day, student-run service projects in the nation.

Alumni Center open house is Friday

The university community is invited to the join the SIU Alumni Association for an open house of its new Alumni Center from 3-5:30 p.m. Friday. The alumni center is located in the C-Wing of Woody Hall.

Darwin Week to celebrate renowned scientist's contribution to understanding nature

SIU will celebrate Charles Darwin during Darwin Week 2020, which starts Monday and runs through Feb. 13, featuring speakers, an art contest, student research symposium and other events on campus.

Opportunities to help with Saluki Transfer Day are available

The university will host its inaugural Saluki Transfer Day later this month and faculty and staff are welcome to help.

New Arts Jazztet will perform Sunday

New Arts Jazztet, a Southern Illinois jazz group comprised of SIU faculty, will perform at Jazz Vespers, an evening prayer service for peace, at Epiphany Lutheran Church, 1501 W. Chautauqua St., Carbondale, at 5 p.m. on Sunday. 

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