SIU Today - June 03, 2021

Interdisciplinary scientist named new CALPS dean

Eric Brevik, a professor of geology and soil science at Dickinson State University, will be the next dean of the College of Agricultural, Life and Physical Sciences. He will begin his duties at SIU on July 1, pending approval from the SIU Board of Trustees.

Saluki Pride: Lilia Angel-Post finds creative ways to assist students learning English

Lilia Angel-Post, interim assistant director of the Center for English as a Second Language (CESL), is extremely hard-working and has a passion to assist international students and her colleagues. She is featured this week in Saluki Pride, which profiles faculty and staff whose work is integral to the university’s success. Nominating a colleague is easy; simply fill out this form.

In-person and virtual summer camps return to SIU

The return of in-person and virtual summer camps at SIU starts next week and will offer plenty of fun and educational opportunities for children, youths, college students and adults.

Virtual conference will look at COVID-19’s impact on health policy

A virtual conference on Tuesday will examine medical, legal and policy efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic and their impact on health policy.

SIU offers area children free dental care at clinics this summer

Children from throughout the region will be able to get free preventive dental services this summer at a variety of different sites and dates courtesy of the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Dental Sealant Grant Program.

Flying Salukis’ ground work leads to another top 3 national finish

Under the direction of Nathan J. Lincoln, coach and senior lecturer in aviation management and flight, the Flying Salukis finished third in the National Intercollegiate Flying Association, marking the 10th straight year the squad has finished third or higher in the nation.

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