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Mining dust control

Southern Illinois University Carbondale researchers John Pulliam, center, and Harrold Gurley, right, along with Dave McBride of American Coal Co., discuss the technical aspects of outfitting a continuous mining machine with dust control technology developed at SIU. The researchers worked with Yoginder “Paul” Chugh, professor of mining and mineral resources engineering at SIU, to develop the technology, which recently received a patent and licensed for use. (Photo provided)

Mine dust control research hits marketplace

A new technology for controlling dust in underground mining operations, developed by researchers at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, has made its way into the marketplace.

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Poll: Illinois gubernatorial race ‘tied’

Democrat Illinois Governor Pat Quinn enjoys a two and one-half point lead among registered voters over Republican challenger Bruce Rauner, according to the latest statewide poll from the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Symposium will look at community issues

The Southern Illinois University Carbondale School of Journalism, “Imagining Geographies,” and the Carbondale Human Relations Commission will host a symposium to discuss race, policing and justice issues in the midst of recent events in Ferguson, Mo.

‘Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’ is in time for Halloween

Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Department of Theater brings a special production to the stage in time to set the Halloween mood. “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” will play at the C. H. Moe Theater in the Communications Building, Thursday Oct. 23 through Oct. 26.

Jacobs to present Tenney Distinguished Lecture

Former U.S. ambassador Janice L. Jacobs, who is teaching this fall at Southern Illinois University Carbondale as a visiting lecturer, will offer her perspectives of 21st Century diplomacy next week.

River Region Evening Edition students earn awards

Students and recent graduates in Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Department of Radio, Television, and Digital Media program earned top honors at the Illinois Broadcasters Association Silver Dome Student Awards.

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