SIU News

SIUE Fall Commencement Bestows Degrees Upon Graduates

December 15 2018

The 2018 Fall Commencement exercises concluded today in the Vadalabene Center at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville as Chancellor Randy Pembrook, PhD, bestowed degrees upon 1,217 eligible graduates during three ceremonies over two days.   Commencement Ceremony Videos“We are proud of our 2018 SIUE fall graduates, who no...
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Discover how to start a business at SIU’s Small Business Development Center workshops

December 14 2018

Want to be your own boss? Got a good idea for a product or service that a new business could provide?
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How Sweet it is Camp provides children Valentine weekend fun

December 14 2018

Valentine’s weekend could be a little sweeter for children and their parents thanks to Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Environmental Center.
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SIUE’s Mora Shares Delicious Grilled Cheese Recipes on Show Me St. Louis

December 13 2018

SIUE School of Education, Health and Human Behavior’s Kathy Mora, PhD, RD, assistant professor of nutrition, shared a delicious array of “fancy” grilled cheese sandwiches with Show Me St. Louis viewers on Thursday, Dec. 13. The inspiration behind the sandwiches came after Mora and her nutrition students visited...
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SIU Trustees Approve SIUE Parking Lot Improvements

December 13 2018

The Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees, at its regularly scheduled meeting on the Carbondale campus today, approved SIUE to move forward with resurfacing parking lots on the Edwardsville campus, and development of plans and cost estimates for a graduate dental clinic on the Alton campus. It also granted a temporary construction...
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John M. Dunn appointed interim SIU Carbondale chancellor

December 13 2018

The SIU Board of Trustees today (Dec. 13) appointed John M. Dunn as interim chancellor of SIU Carbondale effective Jan. 1.
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The Potential and Pitfalls of Digital Media: SIUE STEM Faculty Fellow Explores the Intersection of Technology Usage and Higher Education

December 12 2018

Technology is intertwined with most everything we do. That’s especially true for current college students, often referred to as digital natives, who have grown up with devices constantly at their fingertips. This population’s media immersion prompts questions from academic scholars like Southern Illinois University...
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Edwardsville Rotary Selects Kayla Link of SIUE as Student Leader of the Month

December 12 2018

Hospice work is not glamorous. However, it is vital to those in need. The Edwardsville Rotary Club recognized Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy student Kayla Link, of Springfield, for her dedicated service as president of the University’s Hospice Volunteer Initiative and other community work.  Link, a...
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DACA student sees only positives from earning his cinema degree

December 12 2018

There have been struggles and uncertainty the last 15 months for Giovanni Galindo, but the Southern Illinois University Carbondale senior kept everything in perspective.
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Centerstone Names SIUE Alumna Dellamano Dir. Of Quality Improvement

December 11 2018

SIUE alumna Emily Dellamano has been promoted to director of quality improvement at Centerstone, a non-profit healthcare organization. Dellamano earned both a bachelor’s and master’s in social work from SIUE in 2009 and 2010, respectively. Details on her new leadership role are available in an article posted Sunday, Dec. 9 on...
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Follow First, Lead Second: SIUE Senior Aims High and Inspires Others

December 11 2018

“You need to humble yourself to follow and learn from others before you can become a successful leader.” The wise words of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville senior Yelana Moton demonstrate her modest and fiercely focused approach to life. The East St. Louis native will achieve a bachelor’s in construction...
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Therapy Dogs Comfort Students During Finals Week

December 11 2018

Finals week in college often brings increased stress as students strive to finish the academic semester strong. Bringing relaxed reassurance and a little lightness to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville students during the pressure-filled time of year are therapy dogs. Studies show interacting with therapy animals increases oxytocin and...
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ITC at SIUE Invites Businesses to Participate in South America Trade Mission

December 11 2018

The International Trade Center at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (ITC at SIUE) announces the 2019 Southwestern Illinois Trade Mission to Peru, Chile and Colombia from March 24-30, 2019. The Southwest Illinois Trade and Investment Council (SWITIC) will lead the trade mission with the full support of the ITC at SIUE, the Office of Trade...
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Chicago consumer law attorney to keynote ‘Women in Leadership’ dinner

December 11 2018

Aurora Abella-Austriaco, a Chicago consumer law attorney and past president of the Chicago Bar Association, is the keynote speaker at the SIU School of Law “Women in Leadership” networking dinner at Southern Illinois University Carbondale in January.
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Give children summer camp fun and save money now

December 11 2018

Want to give a child that special gift that will be enjoyed long after the ornaments and holiday décor are packed away for another year?
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SIUE Receives IDHR Human Rights Day Award

December 10 2018

The Illinois Department of Human Rights recognized Southern Illinois University Edwardsville among six recipients of its Human Rights Day Award today at Harold Washington College in Chicago. Honorees were selected based upon their organizational work helping to affirm the values of fairness, equality and non-discrimination. SIUE was selected for...
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Delicious Late Night Breakfast Kicks Off Finals Week for SIUE Students

December 10 2018

Nearly 700 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville students enjoyed a hearty breakfast Sunday night, served by SIUE administrators, faculty and staff. SIUE Chancellor Randy Pembrook, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Jeffrey Waple, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Denise Cobb, and Vice Chancellor for Administration Rich Walker...
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SIUE Celebrates Kwanzaa in the Spirit of Umoja

December 10 2018

Students, staff, faculty and children gathered Thursday, Dec. 6 for Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s campus-wide celebration of the African American holiday, Kwanzaa, to promote unity and culture, among other things.  The SIUE Black Faculty and Staff Association (BFSA), SIUE Black Studies Program, the SIUE National...
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SIUE’s Educational Outreach Program Wins International Award for Excellence in Programming

December 10 2018

When Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Office of Educational Outreach charted one of its new programs this fall, expectations were high. Still, while the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Remote Pilot Certification course was enthusiastically received, the office did not forsee an international award to land in its...
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Endowed Scholarship Ensures Woman’s Heartfelt Support of SIUE Students Lives On

December 10 2018

Devoted employee Mary Rast’s dedication to biology students at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville continues through a newly endowed scholarship in her honor.  Rast had been the laboratory manager in the College of Arts and Sciences’ (CAS) Department of Biological Sciences for 45 years at the time of her death...
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SIUE Fall Commencement Features More Than 1,200 Graduates

December 10 2018

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Chancellor Randy Pembrook, PhD, will oversee the 2018 Fall Commencement exercises Friday and Saturday, Dec. 14-15. Ceremonies in the Vadalabene Center on campus for the 1,217 eligible graduates will be Friday at 2 p.m., and Saturday at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. SIU System Interim President Kevin J. Dorsey, PhD,...
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SIUE Black Faculty and Staff Association Hosts “Selfies with Santa”

December 07 2018

Santa Claus stopped by the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Goshen Lounge Thursday, Dec. 6 to hear Christmas wishes, bring holiday cheer, and take selfies with students, faculty and staff. The SIUE Black Faculty and Staff Association (BFSA) hosted Santa’s visit. SIUE’s personal contact with the North Pole...
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Mitchell Hill Shows What It Means to Be Saluki Strong

December 07 2018

After being diagnosed with a brain tumor at the age of two, it was unclear if Mitchell Hill would ever live a normal life. Forty MRI’s and three brain surgeries later, and Hill is preparing to graduate from Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a degree in Communication Studies.
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SIUE’s Williams Earns Competitive Statewide Public Health Scholarship

December 06 2018

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville senior Tiffany Williams has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Illinois chapter of the Society for Public Health Education (ISOPHE). The competitive award is granted annually to three public health students from across the state. The ISOPHE Student Scholarship honors those who demonstrate academic...
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SIUE Community Showers Head Start Parent with Support after House Fire

December 06 2018

The big, beautiful eyes of Tyra Parker, of East St. Louis, filled with water as she talked about the horrifying experience of losing her home to a fire on the evening of Oct. 26. The pregnant woman’s tears remained there as she gave thanks for the lives of her four children, and the generosity of the Southern Illinois University...
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“Maybe Life is Only Stories:” SIUE’s DeSpain Talks of Bridging Generational Divides through Digital Storytelling

December 06 2018

Judgments are often cast on who or what comprises the traits of a certain generation. But what if we rid ourselves of generalizations and pervasive stereotypes through the simple act of listening? What if instead of perpetuating negative assumptions, we engaged in conversation and shared stories to gain a bit more clarity? The scholarly work of...
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SIUE’s Annual Arts and Crafts Fair Adds to the Holiday Spirit

December 06 2018

The tradition of bringing arts and crafts to the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville campus for the holidays is a long and treasured one. The University’s annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair was held Tuesday-Wednesday, Dec. 4-5 in the Morris University Center (MUC).  “This fair is highly anticipated each year by...
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Novel bacterium designated ‘SIUC-1’ likes it hot, may make history

December 06 2018

Life: You find it in the darnedest places, and in all its weird glory.
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With the help of a recent grant, student conducts research on decomposition patterns in high altitudes

December 06 2018

Body decomposition may not be a very popular conversation point, but when law enforcement officials are in the middle of a forensic investigation or recovery mission, the topic becomes one of extreme importance. Seeing just how vital this information is for solving complex cases, SIU anthropology student Christiane Baigent is out to improve upon the current research.
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SIU Carbondale 2018 fall commencement is Dec. 15

December 05 2018

The academic achievements of nearly 1,300 Southern Illinois University Carbondale students will be celebrated at fall 2018 commencement exercises on Dec. 15.
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NSF grant funds physics researcher’s work on quieting ‘noise’ in futuristic quantum computers

December 04 2018

Mark Byrd is working on correcting errors that have yet to be made.
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REACH awards competition opens this week

December 03 2018

The 2019-2020 Research-Enriched Academic Challenge (REACH) award competition is open now and closes Feb. 4 for full-time Southern Illinois University Carbondale undergraduate students.
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Learn how businesses can use Google Analytics at SIU’s SBDC

December 03 2018

How can small business owners calculate the effectiveness of their marketing and advertising efforts?
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SIU students getting special entrepreneurship training and experience

November 28 2018

Several Southern Illinois University Carbondale students are participating in a unique program designed to help them become more innovative, creative and entrepreneurial and to foster those traits in fellow students.
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