SIU Today - July 16, 2020
Charlie Birger met his demise on a hangman’s gallows in Benton on April 19, 1928. It was Illinois’ last execution by hanging.
New chancellor Austin A. Lane will hold a virtual “meet and greet” event for faculty and staff from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, July 23.
The Office of Information Technology is working to enhance the user experience for faculty, staff and students on campus while improving security for accessing SIU systems and software.
Charles Ray, a former U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia and Zimbabwe, will reflect about the challenges of military service and diplomacy in a discussion next week hosted by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute.
The Student Recreation Center reopened on July 15 with extra health and safety precautions in place.
New U.S. restrictions on international students who take only online courses have been withdrawn following opposition by universities and higher education advocacy organizations.
Beginning this week, Recreational Sports and Services is offering a unique experience to participate in a virtual walk from Carbondale to Nashville, Tennessee.