SIU Today - February 10, 2020

Open forums set for SIU Carbondale’s reaccreditation

Open forums are scheduled next week as the university seeks reaffirmation of accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Ken Jennings, Greatest Jeopardy! Player of All Time, coming to SIU March 27

Ken Jennings, the greatest Jeopardy! player of all time, will present “The Future of Knowing Stuff: Knowledge and Learning in the Age of Artificial Intelligence” at Shryock Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. on March 27.

‘Renewing’ Illinois, statesmanship programs highlight Simon Institute lineup

The Paul Simon Public Policy Institute will focus on renewing Illinois and restoring American statesmanship with a spring program that features nationally recognized experts who will discuss leadership challenges in the state, nation, and the world.

Tunnel of Oppression tours start Tuesday

Visitors to the Tunnel of Oppression on campus Tuesday through Thursday will experience for themselves the discrimination and injustice that some people encounter on a daily basis.

View this month’s ‘Saluki Watch Dawg’

The Department of Public Safety’s February 2020 issue of the ‘Saluki Watch Dawg’ is available. This month’s edition includes safety advice regarding stalking; personal safety tips and strategies; information on heart disease, and Polar Plunge 2020.

Microsoft Teams training is available

The Office of Information Technology is now offering training for Microsoft Teams, which provides shared online workspace that allows team members to collaborate in real-time regardless of distance.

Plan now to attend SIU's 2020 Maple Syrup Festival

Maple syrup really does come from trees and discovering how that happens and tasting fresh maple syrup is the magic of the annual Maple Syrup Festival and Pancake Breakfast, Feb. 22-23, at Touch of Nature Environmental Center.

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