SIU Today - March 31, 2020

Research continues at SIU as faculty make adjustments to health emergency

When it comes to ongoing, high-level research, a health emergency such as COVID-19 can impede and threaten projects that are in progress. On campus, where research is a hallmark setting it apart from many other institutions, faculty and student researchers are finding innovative ways to continue their work.

Time sheet and benefit reporting process updated 

Employees will not be required to complete “Employee Time Recording Sheets” (timesheets) in March and April due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Departments that require internal time reporting, such as plant and service operations, public safety, and others, may continue their usual practices.

Feeding the Saluki spirit: Alumnus, high schoolers donate 2,700 meals to food pantry 

As the nation grapples with effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Saluki spirit continues to shine. The kindness and generosity of one SIU Carbondale alumnus is one powerful example.

Microsoft Teams training is available online

The Office of Information Technology is moving to online Q&A sessions for Microsoft Teams (Teams) training through the end of the semester.

Be cyber safe when working remotely

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) wants to remind staff who are working remotely to be diligent in their cybersecurity precautions.

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