SIU Today - January 25, 2021

Got a houseplant as a gift? Learn how to sustain it through winter 

Houseplants are popular holiday gifts, but caring for them through winter with its shorter days, low humidity and lower light intensity presents challenges. Clinton Chamness, a greenhouse manager on campus, has tips for winter plant care.

Green Fund virtual workshops set for this semester

The Sustainability Council will be hosting a series of virtual workshops this semester to give faculty, staff and students an opportunity to learn more about the Green Fund proposal process.

Nominate an inspiring colleague for a Sturgis Public Service Award

Know someone who inspires you for their commitment to public service and community? Nominations for the Lindell W. Sturgis Memorial Public Service Award are being accepted.

Time to review exempt status on W-4 forms

It is time for employees who have previously marked exempt status on their Form W-4 (Employees Withholding Allowance Certificate) to review their filing status for the 2021 tax year.

Diversity workshops on hiring process are set

Registration is underway for a series of workshops this semester created to help reduce the impact of implicit bias or discrimination on the university’s employment process and to enhance the workforce diversity on campus. Anyone involved in a campus employment search process is encouraged to attend a session.

University Museum to present several exhibitions this spring 

Southern Illinois University alumnus and local artist William H. Thielen and artist and educator Craig M. Cully will be featured at University Museum this spring. With the start of the spring semester, several exhibitions are already underway.

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