SIU News

SIUE Alum Opens Chiropractic Office in Edwardsville

January 22 2019

SIUE alumnus Tyler Yungck, BS exercise science 2014, has opened Revive Chiropractic in Edwardsville. Intelligencer reporter Julia Biggs profiled Yungck in this story posted Dec....
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Cougar Fest Merchant and Volunteer Fair Brings Opportunity to SIUE

January 22 2019

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Cougar Fest: Merchant and Volunteer Fair connected area businesses and non-profit organizations with students on Tuesday, Jan. 22. Students learned about the products and mission of area merchants, and engaged with representatives about volunteer opportunities. “We’ve...
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Students from SIUE and East St. Louis Charter High School Participate in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Service Project

January 22 2019

The first Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. service project at the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville East St. Louis Center (ESLC) included a unity walk around campus, a call to action, and a poster contest illustrating influential and successful East St. Louisans.  More than 50 SIUE students, including those from Collegiate 100, Black...
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SIUE Carnegie Rating Moves Up to Doctoral/Professional

January 22 2019

The Carnegie Commission on Higher Education has upgraded Southern Illinois University Edwardsville to the newly created doctoral/professional universities category. SIUE was previously considered a master’s-large institution. “This new categorization better reflects the powerful array of programs that SIUE offers and...
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SIUE Alumnus Goacher Named Chairman-Elect of RBGA Board of Directors

January 18 2019

SIUE alumnus Brad Goacher, vice president and chief operating officer at Alton Memorial Hospital, has been named chairman-elect of the RiverBend Growth Association (RBGA) Board of Directors. Goacher earned a master’s in business administration from SIUE in 1998. The RiverBender.com detailed his professional career in an article posted...
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SIUE iCARE Program is 2019 Arcus Award Finalist

January 18 2019

The St. Louis Regional Chamber announced that Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s iCARE program is a finalist in the sixth annual Arcus Awards Ameren Corporate Citizenship Award category. The award is for enhancing the quality of life and making positive changes that impact St. Louisans across the social, cultural and economic...
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SIUE’s New Sustainability Group, From the Ground Up, Offers Insights to Your Food

January 18 2019

Do you know the journey, processing and environmental costs involved in getting the corn, green beans or carrots to your plate? Members of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s new sustainability group, From the Ground Up, want to inform you.  “People are becoming more aware of what they put in their...
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SIUE Head Start/Early Head Start Gives Away Free Car Seats to Families

January 18 2019

For several parents and grandparents, it was as though the Christmas season was extended. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Head Start/Early Head Start Discovery Center for Little Scholars gave free car seats to 16 preschoolers on Wednesday, Jan. 16.  The gift was made possible by the Illinois State Police and two anonymous...
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Register now for the 34th annual “Conference on Teaching Mathematics”

January 18 2019

There’s a trick to making math understandable and helping people comprehend and learn it. The 34th annual Conference on Teaching Mathematics is full of valuable information about doing just that for teachers, college students and anyone with an interest in math.
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SIUE Names Wasserman Men's Soccer Head Coach

January 17 2019

SIUE Director of Athletics Dr. Brad Hewitt has named Cale Wassermann as the eighth SIUE men’s soccer head coach in the program’s storied history.  Wassermann comes to SIUE after serving as recruiting coordinator and assistant coach at Michigan State for the past four seasons. He assisted in all facets of the...
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SIUE Executive Education 2019 Professional Development Workshops

January 17 2019

The SIUE School of Business Executive Education program has announced its 2019 professional development courses and workshops.  To register, call Kristine Jarden at 618-650-2668 or Deanna Lotter at 618-650-5440 or visit: siue.edu/business/executive-education/index.shtml. Excel Fundamentals Friday, Feb....
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SIUE Alumnus Releases New Book on Lincoln’s Life

January 17 2019

SIUE alumnus Tom Emery is giving the public a fresh look at Abraham Lincoln by sharing lesser-known stories from the President’s life in his new book: “Moments in Lincoln’s Life.” Emery earned a master’s in business administration from SIUE in 1995. He is a freelance writer and historical...
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Tech Fusion and JB’s Smartphone Repair Share Space in Troy with Help of IL SBDC for Metro East at SIUE

January 17 2019

Two clients of the Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for the Metro East at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Tech Fusion and JB’s Smartphone Repair, decided to share space for their respective businesses with a ribbon cutting on Friday, Jan. 4. Tech Fusion owners Julian Smith and Diego Espinoza met JB Smartphone...
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NAACP 2019 MLK Breakfast to feature speakers, music and more

January 17 2019

Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Student Center will host the Carbondale NAACP 2019 Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast on Monday in the Student Center ballrooms.
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SIU 2019 astronomy observations kick off Sunday with total lunar eclipse

January 17 2019

The moon will turn an eerie shade of red this weekend before disappearing completely during a total lunar eclipse. The event marks the first official public astronomy 2019 observations hosted by the Department of Physics at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
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Test your analytical skills at the North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad

January 17 2019

Local high school and junior high students can test their analytical and language skills by competing in the upcoming North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad. The internationally organized event provides young people the opportunity to explore the complexity of language by solving a variety of puzzles based on authentic linguistic phenomena, all in a competitive and fun environment.
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SIUE’s Tiana Clark Addresses Black Burnout on BuzzFeedNews.Com

January 16 2019

Being an African American woman can be hard. But when burnout is added to the mix, it can seem even more so. Tiana Clark, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville assistant professor in the Department of English Language and Literature, shares her feelings and struggles of burnout from a black woman’s perspective.  Read...
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SIUE’s Zhang Advances Development of Remote Robotic Teaching Platform as STEM Center Faculty Fellow

January 16 2019

The research title says it all: “Improve Remote Education Using Telepresence Robots with Social Capacities.” The associated possibilities for educational advancement are endless. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Engineering’s Mingshao Zhang, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical...
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See today’s new releases at SIU for free or very low prices

January 16 2019

You can enjoy some of today’s latest movies at bargain basement prices, or even free, at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
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Charting Illinois’ future, statesmanship initiatives, speakers lead Simon Institute spring 2019 schedule

January 16 2019

A summit of Illinois college students in March to consider the state’s future is one of the featured events planned by SIU Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute this spring.
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KMOX Radio Features Black’s Research on St. Louis Winter Drivers

January 15 2019

Anyone connected with SIUE, who had to drive on area roadways during last Friday’s snowstorm, certainly has an opinion about St. Louis area drivers and their winter driving capabilities. KMOX Radio featured research from SIUE’s Alan Black, assistant professor of geography in the College of Arts and Sciences, who compared St....
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SIUE Twins Featured on KSDK-TV

January 15 2019

SIUE basketball players Cam and Kelsie Williams are twins, and their story was featured on KSDK-TV Sunday, Jan. 13. They're both playing for the Cougars while remembering their late father. View Josh Helmuth’s...
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SIUE Alumni Named to BizJournal’s Elite 40 Under 40 List

January 15 2019

Two Southern Illinois University Edwardsville alumni are among the rising leaders named to the St. Louis Business Journal’s exclusive 40 Under 40 Class of 2019. The annual list showcases St. Louis area movers and shakers in both business and the community. Among the honorees are alumni Lissa Johnson-Lewis and Ryan Perryman. Johnson...
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Empyre Laundry Uses IL SBDC Metro East at SIUE Expertise, Launches Family-Owned Laundromat in East St. Louis

January 15 2019

The Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for the Metro East at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville has equipped Empyre Laundry with the expertise to successfully launch its first laundromat in East St. Louis. Empyre Laundry’s ribbon cutting takes place from 9:30 -11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19 at 3600 State St. Empyre...
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SIU’s Online MBA program tops for Illinois public universities

January 15 2019

Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s online MBA is the highest ranked public university online MBA in the state of Illinois and among the top 1/3 of all rated programs in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report’s “2019 Best Online Programs” rankings released today.
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‘Spare Parts’ returning to SIU with free concert

January 15 2019

Another semester of exciting music launches at Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a free concert featuring the all alumni band, “Spare Parts.”
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SIUE Students Enjoy Warm, Encouraging Welcome Back for Spring Semester

January 14 2019

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville students were greeted by friendly faces, offered direction to classes, assisted in finding their textbooks and surprised with delicious hot chocolate as the spring 2019 semester kicked off on Monday, Jan. 14. The Office of Student Affairs coordinated the warm welcome. “Being greeted this...
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SIUE’s Hohlt Receives U.S. State Department Grant

January 14 2019

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Marc Hohlt, a senior chemistry and international studies double major, will spend the spring 2019 semester in Heredia, Costa Rica thanks in part to a generous grant from the Benjamin Gilman Scholarship Fund through the U.S. State Department. “As a Gilman recipient, I look...
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Minority police officers may suffer from less “Ferguson effect,” new research says

January 14 2019

With law enforcement job interest plummeting nationwide, conversation continues to swirl about the impact public scrutiny has on current and prospective officers. Terms such as the “Ferguson effect” have increased attention to this issue, but researchers are still working to understanding what this means and how it effects officers and their work.
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SIU’s Craft Shop is open to all with numerous spring activities planned

January 14 2019

Did you know that virtually any craft activity you can imagine happens at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Craft Shop?
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African judge to discuss judicial independence

January 11 2019

Judicial appointments and threats to an independent judiciary in the African nations of Botswana, South Africa and Swaziland will be discussed at the SIU School of Law later this month.
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Devil’s Kitchen Literary Festival open to book submissions for 2019 awards

January 11 2019

With the annual Devil’s Kitchen Literary Festival on the horizon, authors and publishers are invited to submit books published in 2018 to be considered for a 2019 Devil’s Kitchen Reading Award.
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Lectures, tours and workshops highlight fiftieth anniversary of Buckminster Fuller’s design revolution

January 10 2019

In 1969, designer, scientist, developer, writer and Southern Illinois University Carbondale professor Buckminster Fuller published his manifesto for a design revolution. Now, fifty years later, Fuller’s work will be recognized as part of the Charles D. Tenney Lecture series at SIU.
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Female SIU students can apply now for two SIU Women’s Club scholarships

January 10 2019

Applications are now being accepted for two SIU Women’s Club scholarships, presented annually to female students.
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