SIU Today - March 22, 2021

SIU Carbondale welcomes opportunities of joining Common App

Joining the Common Application for first-year students fits well with SIU Carbondale’s recent initiatives to provide access to higher education and the distinctive opportunities Salukis have, said Chancellor Austin A. Lane.

SIU employees eligible for vaccine

Beginning today, March 22, all SIU Carbondale employees, including student workers, are eligible for COVID vaccinations. For more information about making an appointment, visit the Jackson County Health Department website.

Simon Institute virtual discussion to examine racial inequality, urban unrest

Historian Elizabeth Hinton, a professor at Yale University, will discuss her research on poverty, racial inequality and urban unrest in the United States during a discussion this week hosted by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute.

SIU students, faculty research area’s history of race and law

School of Law faculty Nolan Wright and Sheila Simon are overseeing a project to examine the historical connections between slavery, race and the law in Southern Illinois, funded by a "Healing Illinois" grant.

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