SIU News

Meridian Village Residents Enjoy Non-Traditional Museum Experience Thanks to SIUE/Community Collaboration

April 26 2018

A carved ivory chess set, circa 1960 from Vietnam; an early 20th century Mahjong set of carved and painted bone and bamboo tiles in a hand carved box from China; and clay marbles from the Mississippian period were among the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville University Museum’s artifacts displayed at Meridian Village in Glen...
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Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts Clean The Gardens at SIUE in Honor of Earth Day

April 26 2018

While working at The Gardens at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts from the Metro East learned that taking care of the Earth can be a tedious job, but they did not mind. More than 110 scouts, troop leaders and parents participated in Alpha Phi Omega’s Scout Sustainability Day at The Gardens on Saturday,...
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High School Students from Across the Region Participate in SIUE WeCode Event

April 26 2018

More than 30 high school students from across the region developed their own computer program during the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Engineering’s (SOE) WeCode event on Saturday, April 21. Hosted by the SOE Department of Computer Science, participants from Edwardsville, Greenfield, Alton, Jerseyville, Waterloo,...
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Radiologic Sciences Scholar Bowl team finishes second in statewide event

April 26 2018

Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Radiologic Sciences Scholar Bowl team finished second last week in a statewide competition in East Peoria.
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SIUE Disability Support Services Director Introduces Exam Reader Pen Just in Time for Finals

April 25 2018

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville students, who are dyslexic or have difficulty reading, should not have to wait for others to read to them. This reasoning prompted Dominic Dorsey II, director of Disability Support Services (DSS), to introduce a new resource to better help students take their exams.  “The C-Pen Exam...
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KMOV Features School of Nursing Students for Work on Community Gardens

April 25 2018

SIUE School of Nursing students are giving back to the East St. Louis and Brooklyn communities by helping plant gardens that offer convenient access to healthy foods. KMOV featured the students’ work in a news story that aired Tuesday, April...
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SIUE School of Education, Health and Human Behavior Honors Celebration Features Increased Donor Support

April 25 2018

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Education, Health and Human Behavior (SEHHB) spotlighted student achievement and recognized generous donor support during its annual Honors Celebration on Saturday, April 21 in the Morris University Center. Nearly $23,000 in scholarships and awards were presented, more than doubling last...
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SIU engineering students host annual conference, do well in competitions

April 25 2018

Teams from Southern Illinois University Carbondale placed well in annual engineering competition hosted by the university last weekend.
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SIU places at CFA Research Challenge

April 25 2018

For the third consecutive year, Southern Illinois University Carbondale students had a top two finish in the St. Louis Regional CFA Institute Research Challenge, a worldwide contest wherein student teams perform financial analysis on a publicly traded company.
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The Gardens at SIUE "Grow the Gardens" Event Raises Nearly $12,000

April 24 2018

The Gardens at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s sold-out “Grow the Gardens” event successfully raised nearly $12,000 to support its continued efforts of growth and sustainability on Friday, April 13 at the Wildey Theatre. The event’s 150 guests included SIUE campus community members, The Gardens...
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Students, Faculty and Community Members Honored at SIUE Kimmel Leadership Awards

April 24 2018

Being a good leader is not about power and position, but it is having the energy, charisma and character to convince people to do the right thing, make healthy choices and do their best, said Southern Illinois University Edwardsville sophomore Christopher Cole Egland. Egland was one of several honored at the University’s 28th Annual...
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SIUE Athletics Mourns Passing of Tim Tighe

April 24 2018

SIUE Athletics mourns the passing of Tim Tighe, a member of SIUE's inaugural soccer team, and a 2015 SIUE Athletics Hall of Fame inductee. Tighe passed away April 20, at age 71, following a lengthy battle with cancer. “Tim was a great man who taught us all how to live a life of joy and giving,” SIUE men’s soccer Head...
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SIUE Alumni Among BizJournal's CFO of the Year Awardees

April 24 2018

Three Southern Illinois University Edwardsville alumni are among the St. Louis Business Journal’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Year awardees. According to the BizJournal, the awards recognize “financial professionals in the St. Louis region for outstanding performance in their roles as corporate financial...
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SIUE School of Engineering Students Receive ASHRAE Scholarships

April 24 2018

Five Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Engineering (SIUE SOE) students received scholarships at the annual American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) St. Louis Chapter’s awards ceremony on Monday, April 16 at the Missouri Vineyards restaurant at St. Louis Lambert International...
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SIUE Springfest Offers Fun and Fresh Air Ahead of Finals

April 24 2018

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s longest running annual event on campus, Springfest, featured a week of fun traditions, entertainment and activities April 16-20. The 2018 theme was “Stranger Things.” “Every year I look forward to Springfest,” said junior mass communications major...
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Fashion design majors to show their creations Thursday

April 24 2018

The clock is ticking. For August Morgan Bishop, Joshua Gavel, Emily Hennenfent and Olivia Martinez, a process that seemed far off when they were freshmen in Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Fashion Design and Merchandising program is now just days away.
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Law school bar passage rates above Illinois, Missouri averages

April 24 2018

New results from February 2018 bar exams in Illinois and Missouri show a higher percentage of recent SIU School of Law graduates are passing than state averages.
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SIU hosting 2018 Sustainability Celebration on April 27

April 24 2018

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is hosting a Sustainability Celebration this week to recognize people for their commitment to sustainability, award grants to further enhance the “green” campus and encourage everyone to learn more and get involved in making more sustainable daily choices.
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SIUE School of Nursing Hosts 11th Annual Scholarship Luncheon

April 23 2018

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Nursing (SON) celebrated generous donor support and outstanding student achievement at its 11th Annual Scholarship Luncheon held Thursday, April 19 in the Morris University Center. More than $31,000 in annual and endowed scholarships was presented to 32 student recipients. During the...
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SIUE’s Campbell Receives AHIMA Merit Scholarship

April 23 2018

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Angela Campbell, of Westfield, is the recipient of an American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Foundation Merit Scholarship valued at $2,000.   Campbell received the MTT Entrepreneurial Scholarship awarded to currently employed learners who are working...
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SIUE Faculty, Alumna Among 2018 YWCA Women of Distinction

April 23 2018

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville faculty member Alicia Alexander and alumna Stephanie Elliot were among the 2018 Alton YWCA Women of Distinction honorees who were recognized at the 28th annual Women of Distinction dinner on Thursday, April 19. The event honors women who “through their boundless commitment to the community...
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University Housing Participates in Denim Day

April 23 2018

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s University Housing will participate in Denim Day at noon Wednesday, April 25 at the Cougar Statue in front of the Morris University Center. The Denim Day campaign, coordinated by Peace Over Violence, has been taking place for the past 19 years and is held in honor of Sexual Violence Awareness...
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CAS TFI Supports Upgrades to SIUE Geospatial Technology Lab

April 23 2018

With a $20,934 grant from the College of Arts and Sciences’ (CAS) Target Funding Initiative (TFI) program, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Department of Geography is getting much-needed technological upgrades in its geospatial technology laboratory. The department teaches 15 distinct geospatial technology courses...
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SBDC at SIUE Helps Bring Polynesian Culture to Metro East

April 23 2018

Polynesian Breeze owner Michele Goldsmith has been working with the Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for the Metro East at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville since last summer to prepare and perfect her business. Goldsmith will soon open Polynesian Breeze in Collinsville and introduce Polynesian culture to the area with...
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Enrollment Management Leader to Join SIU Carbondale

April 23 2018

Jennifer DeHaemers, former associate vice chancellor for student affairs and enrollment management at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, will join Southern Illinois University Carbondale as associate chancellor for enrollment management on May 14, 2018.
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Tickets still available for Ice Cube Concert

April 23 2018

Time is running out to get your tickets for the big Ice Cube concert at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
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SIUE School of Engineering Hosts Changshu Institute of Technology

April 22 2018

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Engineering (SOE) hosted Changshu Institute of Technology (CIT) on Friday, April 20, as the institutions seek to establish faculty and student exchange programs. SIUE Chancellor Randy Pembrook greeted the visiting delegation and engaged in working meetings to establish a formal partnership...
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SIUE School of Pharmacy Pinning Ceremony Marks Symbolic Transition

April 21 2018

SIUE School of Pharmacy (SOP) year three students marked their transition toward becoming pharmacists at the School’s Pinning Ceremony, held Thursday, April 19 in the Meridian Ballroom. Pins were presented to 79 students, signifying their transition to Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences. It concluded with the students reciting the...
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Veterans and families invited to canoe the Cache for free

April 20 2018

All veterans and their families can enjoy a free cookout and professionally guided canoe tour of one of the nation’s most ecologically diverse areas courtesy of Veteran Adventures at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
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2018 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients to be honored

April 20 2018

Southern Illinois University Carbondale will honor three individuals during the annual SIU Distinguished Alumni Award ceremony on April 27.
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Six to receive Faculty-Staff Excellence Awards

April 20 2018

Southern Illinois University Carbondale will honor six members of the faculty and staff for superior scholarship, teaching and service.
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SIU’s Rehabilitation Counseling Program earns a top national ranking again

April 18 2018

The tradition of excellence continues. Once again, Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Rehabilitation Counseling program has earned a top five ranking from “U.S. News & World Report,” coming in at the No. 4 spot on the 2018 Best Rehabilitation Counseling Programs list, released recently.
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SIU unveils impressive new boathouse

April 17 2018

Southern Illinois University Carbondale will unveil an impressive renovation of the Campus Lake boathouse on April 28.
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New York Times’ chief Washington correspondent to share thoughts on current political landscape

April 17 2018

Carl Hulse, the chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, will visit SIU Carbondale later this month and discuss the present state of politics in the nation’s capital.
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