SIU Today - August 28, 2023

48 students receive Chancellor’s and Provost’s Scholarships

Exceptional efforts in the classroom and in their communities helped this year’s Chancellor’s and Provost’s Scholars at SIU Carbondale stand out from their peers. 

Cannabis symposium to focus on controlled environmental agriculture technologies

SIU Carbondale will host “Controlled Environment Agriculture: From Home-Grown to Facilities” on Sept. 9 at the Student Center Auditorium. It is open to all interested in growing and processing cannabis. The symposium is the fourth such gathering hosted by the Cannabis Science Center.

Reminder: SIU Day at Du Quoin State Fair is Saturday 

SIU Day at the Du Quoin State Fair is Saturday, Sept. 2, with activities from noon to 3 p.m. in the Second Heat Building.

Reminder: SIU System Faculty Collaboration Award nominations due Thursday 

The Faculty Advisory Committee for the SIU System is accepting applications for its inaugural Faculty Collaboration Award. The annual award will recognize faculty for impactful collaborative endeavors across campuses in the areas of teaching, scholarship and creative activities, service, and/or antiracism, diversity, equity and inclusion. The nomination deadline is Thursday, Aug. 31.

Illinois Ethics Matters newsletter is available

The monthly Illinois Ethics Matters newsletter for August 2023 is available. The Office of Executive Inspector General publishes the newsletter to allow state employees to stay informed of current issues relating to ethics. The SIU System Ethics Office website is


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