SIU Today - February 18, 2021

Morris Library receives Buckminster Fuller’s books for research, study

Researchers wanting to know about former SIU professor R. Buckminster Fuller will soon have an opportunity to gain added insight into the thoughts of the noted futurist, architect and designer.

SIU School of Medicine receives major gift for Alzheimer’s research

A major gift to Southern Illinois University School of Medicine will transform the health care of people throughout Illinois and beyond. Dale and Deborah Smith recently donated a substantial financial gift to the Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders at SIU Medicine to expand research, enhance programming and improve care for people with Alzheimer’s disease and assist their caregivers. The center will now be named the Dale and Deborah Smith Center for Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment at SIU Medicine.

Conversation about how to best serve international students is Tuesday 

Faculty, staff, students, alumni and community members from across the SIU System are invited to join a live virtual conversation next week about how the university community can best promote a welcoming and supportive environment for international students.

New SIU homepage launched

The homepage has a new look. The new face of the website includes video, stronger visual features that align with the university’s recruitment initiatives and more.

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