SIU Today - September 10, 2020

Grant supports expanded COVID-19 testing for Jackson County, SIU

A $2.8 million grant resulting from a partnership between the Jackson County Health Department, Southern Illinois Healthcare and Southern Illinois University Carbondale will bring expanded COVID-19 testing to the county and SIU campus.

Former presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg highlights Simon Institute’s fall lineup

Pete Buttigieg, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, headlines the fall schedule of speakers hosted by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute.

Microsoft Teams online introductory sessions offered

The Office of Information Technology has developed an introductory session to show the many uses of Microsoft Teams and will offer it twice this month.

Registration is open for Touch of Nature’s ‘Leave No Trace’ course

A course at Touch of Nature Environmental Center next month will prepare participants to promote responsible use of the outdoors.

For Jocelyn Ortiz, the McNair summer research program opens up opportunities 

Jocelyn Ortiz, a senior in psychology who recently earned a McNair Scholar cash prize for her research, found numerous research opportunities at SIU.

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