SIU Today - August 06, 2020

Fermentation Science Institute is producing ‘Saluki Sanitizer’ for campus

The mixture might not be barley and hops, yet the Fermentation Science Institute’s latest products will serve a vital role on campus beginning this fall. 

16th annual Southern Illinois Music Festival starts Saturday 

While the performances were delayed several months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Southern Illinois Music Festival shows once again that in a year like no other, the music will go on.

Chancellor will host Saluki Safety virtual review on Friday 

Faculty and staff are invited to join Chancellor Austin A. Lane for a virtual review of the university’s Saluki Safety plan for the fall semester. The discussion is from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday. Go to to link to it live. Viewers will have the opportunity to submit questions to the panel. A link will also be posted to the chancellor's website for viewing later. 

Student Employment is implementing added guidelines this fall

With the start of the fall semester just days away, Student Employment is implementing additional guidelines regarding student employment.

No mistaken identity: There’s an SIU Aviation program plane overhead

Instead of wondering now whether the sound you hear is a bird or a plane, a quick glance to the skies will have an indelible Saluki imprint.

Workers’ rights advocate to join virtual discussion on nation’s economy 

Carmen Rojas, president and CEO of the Marguerite Casey Foundation, will share her thoughts on how the COVID-19 pandemic has intensified the struggles for workers and families during a virtual discussion next week hosted by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute.

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