SIU Today - October 01, 2020
A team of SIU researchers led by Sally Potter-McIntyre recently discovered the Mississippi River began flowing about 70 million years ago, about three times longer than previously thought.
Registration is now underway for a series of October workshops created to help assure that the university’s employment process has no implicit bias or discrimination and to enhance the workforce diversity on campus. Anyone involved in a campus employment search process is encouraged to attend a session.
Acclaimed broadcast journalist Judy Woodruff will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award Oct. 13 as the Gateway Journalism Review/St. Louis Journalism Review celebrates its 50th anniversary with a virtual event hosted by the School of Journalism.
The Office of Information Technology wants to remind the campus community that October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Throughout the month, OIT will be sharing information and resources to raise awareness about cyber security threats and increase resiliency against them.
A virtual discussion next week hosted by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute will center on the importance of philanthropy in promoting economic, social and racial justice in the United States.
The Department of Theater on Saturday will introduce audiences to this year’s new theater majors through a bit of a twist – virtual performances.