SIU News

SIUE School of Engineering Offers Kaskaskia College 2+2 Students a Glimpse into the Future

October 19 2018

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Engineering (SOE) introduced students pursuing the Kaskaskia College 2+2 program to the numerous academic and experiential learning opportunities it has to offer during a campus visit on Friday, Oct. 12. “Each campus visit from our Kaskaskia 2+2 associates helps strengthen our...
Read more...

SIUE Names Staples as East St. Louis Center Interim Exec. Director

October 19 2018

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Denise Cobb, PhD, has named Timothy Staples, EdD, as interim executive director of the SIUE East St. Louis Center (ESLC) Grant Programs. In July, Staples returned to SIUE to serve as director of the new Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion (CSDI). An...
Read more...

Professional Grounds Management Society Honors SIUE Landscape

October 19 2018

For the second time, the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) has honored Southern Illinois University Edwardsville with a Green Star Award® Merit Award for being among the best-maintained landscapes in the nation. SIUE was recognized at the 2018 PGMS annual awards dinner on Thursday, Oct. 18 at the Galt House in...
Read more...

Friends of Art 42nd Annual Auction in March 2019

October 19 2018

The Friends of Art, along with the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Department of Art and Design, will host its 42nd annual Art Auction on Friday, March 22, 2019. The site will be in the Art West Gallery located in the Art and Design West building on the SIUE campus. The 2019 auction will offer original artworks donated by faculty,...
Read more...

State political analyst Jim Nowlan will look at Illinois’ past challenges and future opportunities

October 19 2018

Longtime state government and political analyst Jim Nowlan will offer an assessment of Illinois’ past struggles and future challenges during a lecture at Southern Illinois University Carbondale next week.
Read more...

SIUE’s Zamiran Receives ASCE 2018 Young Engineer Award

October 18 2018

The St. Louis Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) presented its annual Young Engineer Award for Professional Achievement to Siavash Zamiran, PhD, adjunct professor of civil engineering in the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Engineering. Zamiran received the honor during the 2018 Annual Awards Dinner on...
Read more...

SIU SDM Student Earns National Scholarship for Academic Excellence and Giving Heart

October 18 2018

“In order for mankind to move forward, we must continue to give back.” That phrase is at the heart of the actions and aspirations of Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine (SIU SDM) fourth-year student Jaterra Castine-Ross. Castine-Ross, of Chicago, has been awarded a $5,000 scholarship from the Dental Trade...
Read more...

SIUE Department of Civil Engineering Boosted by Industry Support

October 18 2018

Industry donations are supporting curriculum advancement in Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Engineering’s (SOE) Department of Civil Engineering, as it prepares industry leaders who will excel in an ever-changing world. MiTek USA, Inc. has contributed $10,000 in direct support of the Department of Civil...
Read more...

SIUE Nursing Administration Program Ranked 6th Nationally

October 18 2018

Nursing advocacy organization RegisteredNursing.org has ranked the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Nursing’s (SON) online nursing administration program sixth nationally. “There have been several recent changes to our healthcare and nursing administration program (HCNA) that make it desirable for adult...
Read more...

City of Trenton Hosts SBDC for the Metro East on Nov. 9

October 18 2018

The City of Trenton invites local and regional business owners and entrepreneurs to meet the staff of the Illinois Small Business Development Center for the Metro East (SBDC) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville to participate in one-on-one counseling sessions. The event runs from 10 a.m.-noon, Friday, Nov. 9 at the Trenton Education...
Read more...

Juried art exhibition at SIU is open for student and community entries

October 18 2018

Artists from across the region are invited to submit entries to the 12th annual C4 Juried Art Exhibition at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, hosted by the Critical Forum student organization.
Read more...

Sixth annual HackSI programming event set for Nov. 3-4 at SIU

October 18 2018

HackSI, an annual event for college students or anyone of any age with an interest in computers and programming, returns to Southern Illinois University early next month.
Read more...

SIUE Introduces 100% Online MBA

October 17 2018

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is implementing a 100 percent online MBA program, offering the same academic excellence as on-campus instruction, delivered in an accelerated, online format. “The SIUE School of Business has a long history of providing high-quality business education in formats that are convenient for working...
Read more...

Differences Celebrated, Barriers Challenged during SIUE’s Inaugural Diversity Day

October 17 2018

Hundreds of students, faculty, staff and community members of varying ethnicities, ideologies, gender identification and sexual orientation took part in Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Inaugural Diversity Day 2018 on Tuesday, Oct. 16 on the University’s Edwardsville, East St. Lois and Alton campuses.  The...
Read more...

NSF Awards SIUE $598,402 to Advance Flipped Teaching in STEM Education

October 17 2018

Flipped teaching, a creative approach that shifts lectures from scheduled class time to other formats like online video, has been shown to increase student learning and motivation. Yet, barriers and resistance to the instructional reversal remain. Now, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $598,402 in funding to Southern Illinois...
Read more...

2018 SIUE Project Management Symposium Registration Now Open

October 17 2018

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s School of Business has opened registration for its 2018 Project Management Symposium. The event is 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16 at the Morris University Center on the SIUE campus. The annual one-day event focuses on cultivating the art and science of project management. Project management...
Read more...

Flying Salukis once again headed for national competition after eighth straight Region VIII win

October 17 2018

The Southern Illinois University Carbondale Flying Salukis punched another ticket to the national finals with the team’s eighth straight National Intercollegiate Flying Association Region VIII title Oct. 13 at Purdue University.
Read more...

Cedarhurst exhibition to highlight SIU photography professor’s work

October 17 2018

Photographers operate on curiosity. For Daniel Overturf, a professor in the cinema and photography degree program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, the curiosity is endless.
Read more...

Complete your college degree through SIU’s off-campus program at NAS Pensacola

October 17 2018

Off-campus learning is on-target for many adult learners these days. For people who are already working, these programs allow them to meet their educational and career advancement goals while still handling their daily work and life obligations.
Read more...

Explore the Possibilities at the SIUE Graduate School Open House, Oct. 30

October 16 2018

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Graduate School will host its annual Open House on Tuesday, Oct. 30. The event will consist of two identical sessions: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. in the Morris University Center’s Meridian Ballroom. Register now at siue.edu/graduate-admissions/visits! Prospective graduate students will...
Read more...

Jason Seaman returning to hero’s welcome as SIU’s Homecoming 2018 grand marshal

October 16 2018

The last time Jason Seaman crossed the field at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Saluki Stadium, the defensive lineman was a football and academic standout.
Read more...

Southern Illinois Symphony Orchestra opens season with distinguished soloists and music from Bach to the present

October 16 2018

The Southern Illinois Symphony Orchestra is back at SIU with a new season full of exciting performances. The upcoming series features selections by renowned composers such as Bach, Haydn, Tchaikovsky and many more, while also spotlighting distinguished soloists from across the state.
Read more...

United Airlines-SIU Aviation to host career day Saturday

October 16 2018

When United Airlines Capt. John White and first officer Alicia Edmondson pilot the Airbus A320 into Southern Illinois Airport on Oct. 20, a tradition that began nearly 25 years ago will continue.
Read more...

SIUE School of Nursing Enriches Simulated Experiences with Revolutionary Anatomage Table

October 15 2018

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Nursing’s (SON) new technological centerpiece, an Anatomage Table, is enabling students to explore the human body like never before. Students in the nurse anesthesia program are using the life-size, 3D table to virtually dissect and study the human anatomy and structural...
Read more...

Fight back against Parkinson’s with SIU’s Rock Steady Boxing

October 15 2018

While there’s no cure for Parkinson’s disease or the tremors, unsteadiness and other physical changes that come with it, Jim Oberg and his wife, Mari Ann, were excited to hear about a program near their winter home that has been proven to slow or perhaps even reverse the Parkinson’s progression.
Read more...

Devil’s Kitchen Literary Festival is back with genres for all audiences

October 15 2018

The Devil’s Kitchen Literary Festival is back at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, with a full schedule of readings and panels scheduled for Oct. 24-26.
Read more...

SIU 2018 Homecoming court elections underway

October 15 2018

Southern Illinois University Carbondale students are now voting for their 2018 homecoming king and queen.
Read more...

Open studio tours give community a unique look into SIU’s Art and Design creative space

October 15 2018

Another year of intriguing open studio tours from the school of Art and Design at Southern Illinois University Carbondale are on tap for Oct. 19.
Read more...

Lovejoy Library Love Story: SIUE Alumni Celebrate 50th Anniversary

October 12 2018

True to its name, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Lovejoy Library brought both love and joy to alumni Richard and Ann Moss who met there as student workers in the fall of 1966. A lot has changed in the library since then, but remaining steadfast has been the love shared by Richard and Ann. In honor of their 50th wedding...
Read more...

Buy a glass pumpkin and see a live demonstration at 2018 Glass Pumpkin Patch

October 12 2018

Back by popular demand, the countdown is on for the 13th annual Great Glass Pumpkin Patch at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Read more...

Future Educators Explore EarthCaches at SIUE, Community Invited to Participate

October 11 2018

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s expansive 2,600-acre campus offers ample hands-on learning opportunities for students preparing to teach the next generation of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) learners. This semester, a cohort of elementary, early childhood, and special education majors are exploring...
Read more...

SIUE SOP Students Receive Traditional White Coats

October 11 2018

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy (SOP) presented 82 students, comprising its class of 2022, with their professional white coats during the 14th White Coat Ceremony held Friday, Oct. 5 in the Morris University Center’s Meridian Ballroom. The official garment acknowledges the students’ important...
Read more...

2018 Celebration of World Faiths at Center for Spirituality and Sustainability

October 11 2018

The Center for Spirituality and Sustainability will be holding its Annual Celebration of World Faiths at the Fuller Dome on the campus of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20. The program will be a presentation on “Religious Freedom in America: Building Bridges of Trust.” Dr. Jaymeson Stroud,...
Read more...

FOX2 News Features SIUE’s Cougar Cupboard

October 11 2018

SIUE’s Cougar Cupboard, a donation-driven food pantry located in the Morris University Center, was featured on FOX2 News on Wednesday, Oct. 10. Reporter Patrick Clark detailed the new initiative in this news...
Read more...