SIU News

Bouvier Recognized as SIUE Paul Simon Outstanding Teacher-Scholar

May 24 2022

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Dennis Bouvier, PhD, professor in the School of Engineering’s Department of Computer Science, is the recipient of the 2022 Paul Simon Outstanding Teacher-Scholar Award. The highly competitive award is annually presented by the SIUE Graduate School to a faculty member who has a proven...
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SIUE East St. Louis Charter High School Graduating Class Instructed to Turn Fear into Fuel

May 23 2022

Run towards your fear, not away from it. This was the advice given to the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville East St. Louis Charter High School (CHS) Class of 2022’s 30 graduates by Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Jessica Harris, PhD.  Harris offered the commencement address at the CHS...
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SIUE ESLC Performing Arts Takes Spring Show on the Road

May 23 2022

Students in the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville East St. Louis Center (ESLC) Performing Arts program could feel the love as they danced and played for adoring and supportive family and friends Wednesday, May 18 on the stage of the Multipurpose Room in Building D at the East St. Louis Higher Education Campus.  The students...
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International Fulbright, Japanese students, engage in service projects while at SIU

May 23 2022

A group of 18 international students, including 15 Fulbright Scholars and three Japanese college students from Reitaku University in Kashiwa, Japan, are visiting Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Center for English as a Second Language to enhance their English skills while also giving their time and energy to help several local service organizations through the center’s Community Engagement Program.
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Sign up now for SIU’s second annual Saluki Triathlon on June 18

May 23 2022

The Saluki Triathlon is coming to Southern Illinois University Carbondale on June 18, and all are welcome to participate.
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SIU’s Flying Salukis finish in top 5 in nation for 13th year

May 23 2022

The Southern Illinois University Carbondale Flying Salukis continued to be a consistent power in collegiate aviation with a fifth-place finish at the recent National Intercollegiate Flying Association championships.
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SIUE’s Burrell Earns Distinguished Statewide Award for Dedicated Servant Leadership

May 20 2022

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions Director Todd Burrell was honored for his profound impact in higher education with his receipt of the Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling’s (IACAC) highest award. During the IACAC Conference held in Chicago in April, the...
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2022 Sunset Concerts kick off June 30

May 20 2022

It’s back! The Sunset Concerts Series, a popular summer tradition since 1978, is returning in 2022 with six weeks of free musical entertainment for all ages and interests.
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SIU seeking tutors to help schoolchildren impacted by COVID pandemic

May 20 2022

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic may be felt in countless ways for many years to come, but Southern Illinois University Carbondale is launching an intensive, research-based tutoring program to support the children whose learning progress stalled because they were unable to attend classes as usual.
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Dr. Keith Ware is SIUE’s East St. Louis Center’s New Associate Director

May 19 2022

Helping to broaden the scope of the needful and impactful work of the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville East St. Louis Center (ESLC) is the goal of its new associate director, Keith Ware, EdD.  “In my new position, I will make sure our Center continues to grow and develop in varying capacities that continue to shed...
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SIU’s inaugural Diversity Prelaw Summer Institute aims for more inclusive legal profession

May 19 2022

Fifteen high achieving juniors and seniors from colleges around the country will gain insight on legal careers and preparing for law school at the Southern Illinois University School of Law’s inaugural Diversity Prelaw Summer Institute, May 25-29 – part of SIU Carbondale’s commitment to diversifying the legal profession.
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SIU Carbondale awards Provost’s Scholarships to local community college students

May 19 2022

Eleven high achieving community college students from Illinois will be receiving Southern Illinois University Carbondale 2022 Provost’s Scholarships, which covers tuition and mandatory fees for two years.
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SIUE’s Gopalan Awarded Prestigious Fulbright Excellence Award

May 18 2022

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Chaya Gopalan, PhD, has received a Fulbright Academic and Professional Excellence Award presented by the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB), supporting her international application of flipped classroom techniques. Gopalan is a professor in...
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SIUE’s Dorris Achieves Goal of Finishing Boston Marathon

May 18 2022

SIUE Information Technology Services (ITS) Associate Director of Learning Spaces in Academic and Client Support Services Mark Dorris, of Glen Carbon, realized a dream milestone by finishing in the top 15% of 30,000 racers at the 2022 Boston Marathon. Dorris is a two-time SIUE alumnus, having earned a bachelor’s in computer management...
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Illinois Program Connecting Farmers to Mental Health Resources Visits SIUE Research Center

May 17 2022

As part of an ongoing campaign to connect the Illinois farming community to mental health resources, Illinois Department of Agriculture Director Jerry Costello II visited the National Corn-to-Ethanol Research Center (NCERC) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville on Thursday, May 12 for a press conference highlighting the Farm Family Resource...
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SIUE LIS Interim Dean Ruckh Proves Strong Steward of the Library

May 17 2022

As you travel through Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Lovejoy Library, you will see that libraries are evolving to be utilized by students in new ways with technology, opportunities for greater collaboration and engagement, maker-spaces, and other possibilities. Library and Information Services (LIS) is advancing under the...
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Showcase performances highlight Southern Illinois Music Festival, June 6-26

May 17 2022

The 18th annual and nationally recognized Southern Illinois Music Festival (SIFest) returns to promote the region’s cultural activity by again featuring a strong blend of professional singers and instrumentalists along with select SIU Carbondale faculty and students.
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New York Times economics correspondent to discuss new book on billionaires profiting from COVID

May 17 2022

New York Times global economics correspondent Peter S. Goodman will discuss how several billionaires exploited the COVID-19 pandemic in a virtual conversation next week hosted by Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute.
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SIUE’s International Studies Days Featured Presentation on Ukraine, Highlighted Program Success

May 16 2022

The fifth edition of International Studies Days at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, held virtually May 3-6, was as successful as previous editions in helping address important global issues. The series of events included senior assignment presentations, panel discussions on organizations with an international focus regionally and...
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SIU hosting virtual symposium May 25 in recognition of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May 16 2022

Southern Illinois University Carbondale will be celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with a special symposium at 4 p.m. May 25. Everyone is invited to tune in for “Asian American and Pacific Islanders’ Contributions and Challenges in American Society.”
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Dates set for 2022 SIU Family Weekend, Homecoming

May 16 2022

Mark your calendars, make your reservations and plan to attend the 2022 Family Weekend and Homecoming celebrations at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. The dates have been set, with Family Weekend on Sept. 23-25 and Homecoming on Oct. 10-15.
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SIUE’s URCA Program Recognizes Exceptional Faculty Mentors and Student Researchers

May 13 2022

Each semester, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (URCA) program recognizes outstanding faculty mentors and student researchers through four awards. The URCA program encourages, supports and enables undergraduate students of all disciplines to participate in research and creative...
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SIU Automotive continues its 70-year history of setting the pace

May 13 2022

Whether the work was in temporary military buildings or a state-of-the-industry facility, the strength of Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s nationally recognized automotive program continues to resonate through seven decades.
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SIU SDM Research Day Honors Students for Projects with Broad Professional and Academic Impact

May 12 2022

Throughout the year, dental students engage in intense and advanced research that brings them closer to their career paths. Following months of innovative and creative work, either individual or collaborative, Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine (SIU SDM) recognizes the global significance of such outstanding research at an...
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SIUE Police Remind Motorists to ‘Click It or Ticket’ and Drive Sober

May 12 2022

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Police Department is stepping up enforcement for the Memorial Day “Click It or Ticket” campaign from May 13-31 to remind motorists to buckle up. “Click it or Ticket” focuses on safety education and law enforcement support to save lives. “Seat belts...
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Longtime SIU professional Amanda Everett to serve as director of admissions

May 12 2022

Amanda Everett, a longtime professional at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, will serve as director of admissions.
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SIUE East Louis Learning Resource Center Prepares the Community for Careers

May 11 2022

George Beck of East St. Louis finally snagged a job after filling out 22 applications. Rita McKnuckles and Eloise Taylor, both of East St. Louis, eagerly await their weekly Google Digital Skills class. These are just a few examples that prove how valuable the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville East St. Louis Learning Resource Center (LRC)...
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Chicago Tribune reporter to discuss Madigan book

May 11 2022

Chicago Tribune investigative reporter Ray Long will discuss his recent book about former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan in a virtual conversation hosted by Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute.
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SIU’s fitness program for cancer survivors and caregivers transforms lives, gives priceless experience in new facility

May 11 2022

Cancer – it’s a word that strikes fear and changes lives in an instant. It happened to the family of Phil Anton, associate professor and director of the exercise science program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, when his cousin and childhood best friend, Julie Honerkamp, was diagnosed at the age of 13.
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SIU System Campuses Partner to Provide Tutoring for K-12 Students who Have Fallen Behind Amid Pandemic

May 10 2022

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Education, Health and Human Behavior (SEHHB) and the Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC) School of Education are partnering with colleges and universities across the state to provide high impact tutoring that supports students whose learning has been impacted by the COVID-19...
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SIU’s state-of-the-art lab helps health care management students jumpstart their careers

May 10 2022

Thanks to a specialized lab and training offered at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, health care management graduates have an edge over many of their peers when they enter the job market, officials and graduates say. The system allows students to review patient medical records, analyze charts and risk factors for better patient outcomes, process billing data to facilitate revenue cycle improvements, review insurance claims data for accuracy and integrity, create disease outbreak models a...
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SIUE Police Announce Distracted Driving Enforcement Results

May 09 2022

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Police Department’s distracted driving enforcement throughout April resulted in 26 handsfree law violations, 13 speeding violations, one suspended driver, 13 expired registration, one disobeyed stop sign, three uninsured motorists, and one violation for no brake lights.“Distracted...
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Style and Smiles Shine During SIUE Meridian Derby Event: “All About That Hat”

May 09 2022

The Kentucky Derby is notorious for its showing of not only incredible horse racing, but also fabulous hats and fascinators brimming with color and flowers galore. During the main event on Saturday, May 7, Rich Strike stunned audiences worldwide with its top finish at the 148th Kentucky Derby. In preparation and anticipation of the big race, the...
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SIUE School of Business Announces TheOther40 Competition Winners

May 09 2022

TheOther40 business plan competition gives Southern Illinois University Edwardsville students real-world experience to develop business plans, pitch business ideas, and learn what it takes to launch a new business. The SIUE School of Business and Entrepreneurs’ Club hosted its 12th competition in 2022, which concluded on April 21. Eight...
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