SIU Today - June 10, 2021

Forensic psychologist named CHHS dean

Robert D. Morgan, a professor of psychological sciences at Texas Tech University, will be the dean of the College of Health and Human Sciences.

Saluki Pride: Steven Turnipseed’s enthusiasm and devotion fuels architecture students

Steven Turnipseed, senior lecturer in the School of Architecture, encourages innovative solutions to student projects while fostering a dynamic interaction with his colleagues and peers. He 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.

New York Times cybersecurity reporter to present lecture

The New York Times reporter and author Nicole Perlroth will join the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute next week for a virtual discussion about cybersecurity and the cyber weapons arms race.

Southern Illinois Music Festival returns to the region, July 6-18

The 17th annual and nationally recognized Southern Illinois Music Festival returns to the region next month, featuring a strong lineup of concert and opera performances that will attract both young and older audiences.

Discussion on SIU alumnus, social activist Dick Gregory is June 18

Author and radio talk show host E. Faye Williams will share her personal reflections of SIU alumnus, comedian, author and activist Richard “Dick” Gregory during a June 18 program at Morris Library.

Fireworks return July 4

SIU and the city of Carbondale announced the return of the annual fireworks display on campus. The show will be held at 9:15 p.m. July 4. Learn more about the show and parking details.

SIU announces updated schedule for free summer dental clinics for children

The summer schedule for the Dental Sealant Grant Program’s free dental clinics for children has been revised and updated. A variety of factors prompted the changes, including a particularly heavy demand for services in part of the region, staffing and the participation of volunteer dentists.

Virtual orientation sessions set for student employment supervisors

The Student Employment Office has a series of virtual student employee supervisor orientations starting later this month.

New Arts Jazztet will perform Sunday

New Arts Jazztet, a Southern Illinois jazz group comprising SIU faculty, will perform at Jazz Vespers, an evening prayer service at Epiphany Lutheran Church, 1501 W. Chautauqua St., Carbondale, at 5 p.m. Sunday, June 13. 

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