SIU Today - February 25, 2021

SIU is celebrating Women’s History Month

The university is commemorating Women’s History Month in March with an eclectic selection of special events, including acclaimed guest speakers. The theme is “Refusing to be Silenced.”

SIU’s Saluki Student Investment Fund outperforms professionals

The Saluki Student Investment Fund (SSIF) has outperformed the majority of professionally managed investment funds as its student members manage real money for a real client. Even in a recession driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, the SSIF’s record remains intact.

Possible updates to faculty, staff email clients will begin March 10 

As a part of the university’s ongoing effort to combat cybercrime, the Office of Information Technology is reminding faculty and staff that they will be required to use one of the supported and trusted ways to access SIU email.

Virtual appointments for faculty and staff regalia orders available

University Events and Protocol is announcing a virtual faculty and staff regalia sale through Herff Jones, a national provider of custom regalia. Graduate students wishing to purchase regalia rather than rent are also welcome. 

Visiting Artist Program to feature photographer Ami Vitale

The School of Art and Design is hosting a free virtual talk next week with Ami Vitale, who will share her experiences as a war, travel and National Geographic contract photographer.

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