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July 24, 2014

Employees can sign up to receive emergency messages

The university is in the process of switching to the Rave Mobile Safety alert system to send emergency messages to cell phones and campus e-mail addresses.

July 23, 2014

Media Advisory – McNair Scholars Research

Twenty-three undergraduate students in a Southern Illinois University Carbondale program that prepares them for careers in research will present their work on Friday, July 25.

July 22, 2014

Library gala will highlight Fuller’s work

R. Buckminster Fuller, the late Southern Illinois University Carbondale designer, educator, inventor and visionary, will be the focus of a performance and special exhibit coming to the university this fall.

July 21, 2014

McNair Scholars summer program is Friday

Twenty-three undergraduate students in a university program that prepares them for careers in research will present their work at the 11th annual McNair Summer Research Symposium on Friday, July 25.

July 18, 2014

Seven alumni join SIU Foundation Board

Seven alumni of Southern Illinois University have joined the SIU Foundation Board of Directors. They are serving three-year terms that will conclude on June 30, 2017.

July 17, 2014

‘Southern Adventure’ camp slots available

A few spots remain for the Southern Adventures Day Camp at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Environmental Center.

July 17, 2014

Important reminders for the campus community

As the university began a new fiscal year on July 1, here are a few important reminders for the campus community.

July 16, 2014

SIU earns five-star rating from Campus Pride

Southern Illinois University Carbondale received a five-star rating for the first time from Campus Pride, a leading LGBTQ campus rating and information index.

July 11, 2014

Dates set for 2014 Family Weekend, Homecoming

The dates are set for two popular Southern Illinois University Carbondale fall traditions: Saluki Family Weekend and Homecoming.

July 11, 2014

Media Advisory -- Summer Camps July 13-26

Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s summer camps offer numerous opportunities for reporters, photographers and news crews to find many interesting stories.

July 11, 2014

Du Quoin fair to showcase Illinois food, wine

The 2014 Illinois Food and Wine Products Show at the Du Quoin State Fair will offer a special promotional opportunity for Southern Illinois businesses.

July 10, 2014

‘Free Movie Night at Saluki Stadium’ is July 15

Saluki Athletics and SIU Extended Campus will host the second “Free Movie Night at Saluki Stadium” at 7 p.m., Tuesday, July 15.

July 09, 2014

Media Advisory – Give Adults a Smile

The fourth annual “Give Adults a Smile Day” event will return to Southern Illinois University Carbondale on Friday, July 11, giving community members access to free dental services.

July 09, 2014

Mediation training sessions available

An upcoming basic and family mediation program for social service and legal professionals is set for Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

July 08, 2014

Dr. Paul Sarvela to be Acting Chancellor

SIU System President Randy J. Dunn has appointed Dr. Paul D. Sarvela to serve as the acting chancellor of the SIU Carbondale campus.

July 01, 2014

Workshops planned for small businesses

If you are considering starting or expanding your own business, there are several summer and fall workshop offerings by Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Illinois Small Business Development Center/International Trade Center.

July 01, 2014

‘Spamalot’ comes to McLeod Summer Playhouse

“Monty Python’s Spamalot,” the silly musical based on the film “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” is coming to Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s McLeod Summer Playhouse this summer.

June 30, 2014

University is hosting 20 central Asia students

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is hosting 20 of central Asia’s most promising undergraduate students will be on campus for the next four weeks to study the United State’s political system and gain a better understanding of Southern Illinois.

June 30, 2014

Miners Tickets Available

About 100 vouchers for free tickets to 2014 Southern Illinois Miners baseball games are available on a first-come, first-served basis to SIU faculty and staff.

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