SIU News

SIUE East St. Louis Learning Resource Center Offers the Community Free Diapers – Every Month

December 01 2022

It’s the holiday season, and the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville East St. Louis Learning Resource Center (LRC) would like to give away, to perhaps one of the most precious groups in the community, what they need the most: diapers.  “Diapers are an essential need for babies and not only are they expensive,...
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SIUE’s Houston Joins Interdisciplinary Conversation on Culturally Responsive and Sustaining Education

December 01 2022

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Derek Houston, PhD, associate professor in educational leadership, convened with fellow researchers, policymakers and practitioners at the Spencer Foundation’s convening on culturally responsive and sustaining education. Houston took part in the conversation in hopes to create...
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SIUE Graduate School Presents Research Grants to Outstanding Students

December 01 2022

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Graduate School is pleased to announce the fall 2022 Research Grants for Graduate Students (RGGS) award recipients. The awards, valued at up to $500 each, will support the research and creative activities of 34 graduate students studying in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Schools of...
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SIU Carbondale to investigate heating, cooling projects aimed at improving sustainability

December 01 2022

Southern Illinois University Carbondale officials will investigate the feasibility of three projects that could improve sustainability and better heat and cool campus buildings, following today’s (Dec. 1) vote by the SIU Board of Trustees.
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SIU Board of Trustees approve honorary degrees, Distinguished Service Awards

December 01 2022

Bryan Stevenson, founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, a human rights organization based in Montgomery, Alabama, will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree following approval by the SIU Board of Trustees today (Dec. 1). Stevenson is one of five individuals recommended by SIU Carbondale Chancellor Austin A. Lane for honorary degrees and Distinguished Service Awards.
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SIUE’s Mares Releases Problem-Oriented Policing Guide on Gunshot Detection Systems

November 30 2022

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Dennis Mares, PhD, professor in the Department of Criminal Justice, released a Problem-Oriented Policing (POP) guide, Gunshot Detection: Reducing Gunfire through Acoustic Technology, in early November, highlighting acoustic gunshot detection systems, which are sensors designed to recognize...
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SIU Innovation Showcase on Dec. 8 to include students selected for special innovation experience

November 30 2022

Three Southern Illinois University Carbondale students have been selected to participate in a unique experiential training program to help them become more innovative, creative and entrepreneurial and to foster those characteristics in their fellow students.
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SIUE’s School of Engineering Hosts Regional Robotics League

November 29 2022

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s School of Engineering (SOE) hosted the Southern Illinois For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Tech Challenge robotics league on Saturday, Nov. 19 in the SOE’s Enterprise Holdings Foundation Atrium. Eleven teams from the southern Illinois region came...
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Opera Edwardsville Returns to SIUE for 5th Anniversary Celebration and Holiday Concert as part of the Arts & Issues Series

November 23 2022

On Saturday, Dec. 3, at 7:30 p.m., Opera Edwardsville (OE) will return to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Dunham Hall for the second year with its Fifth Anniversary Celebration and Holiday Concert as part of the Arts & Issues series. "In the first half of the program, we highlight an operatic form known as the...
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SIUE East St. Louis Charter High School Gathers for Thanksgiving Meal

November 23 2022

Life, family and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville East St. Louis Charter High School (CHS) – these were some of the things that made the gratitude list of CHS students during the school’s annual Thanksgiving Day luncheon with all the trimmings on Friday, Nov. 18 at the Wyvetter H. Younge Higher Education Campus...
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SIU hosting “I Stand with Immigrants” events Nov. 28-30

November 23 2022

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is sponsoring “I Stand with Immigrants,” a three-day action campaign for education, promoting understanding and advocacy, Nov. 28-30.
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Art Over Easy returns to SIU’s Surplus Gallery Dec. 2

November 23 2022

Art Over Easy, the annual art auction and show hosted by Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s School of Art and Design, returns on Dec. 2.
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Making the case: SIU Law students get real-life experience in Metro East Criminal Justice Clinic

November 23 2022

Southern Illinois University Carbondale School of Law students David Voss and Jordan Blazek-Guinan are gaining an intimate look into the state’s legal system and taking an active role in criminal legal proceedings.
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SUAA Foundation Scholarship Awarded to First Year SIUE Student

November 22 2022

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Chapter of the State Universities Annuitants Association (SUAA) has announced Kaiden Hollerbach, of Collinsville, as a recipient of the SUAA Foundation Scholarship. Hollerbach is a first-year student in the School of Business. “The SIUE Chapter of the SUAA is proud to grant this...
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“Little Women” takes to SIU’s McLeod Theater stage Dec. 8-11

November 22 2022

Singing, dancing and merriment will burst onto the McLeod Theater stage in early December as Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s School of Theater and Dance present “Little Women, the Broadway Musical,” Dec. 8-11.
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SIUE Graduate School Announces 2022 Outstanding Thesis and Dissertation Awards

November 21 2022

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Graduate School has announced the recipients of the Outstanding Thesis and Dissertation Awards. The awards recognize a master’s student’s thesis and a doctoral student’s dissertation that have been identified as outstanding among all those completed in the previous...
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SIU hosting Transgender Day of Remembrance observance Nov. 30

November 21 2022

A Transgender Day of Remembrance observance will take place at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Becker Pavilion along Campus Lake from 4 to 6 p.m. on Nov. 30.
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Ceremony will recognize 122 retiring SIU Carbondale employees

November 21 2022

Southern Illinois University Carbondale will recognize 122 retired employees for their service to the university in a ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 29 in the Student Center Ballrooms.
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More than 275 SIU Carbondale employees will be honored for their service

November 21 2022

Southern Illinois University Carbondale will recognize 278 employees for their service and commitment in a ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 29 in the Student Center Ballrooms.
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SIU’s Paul Simon Institute to host discussion with Champaign mayor

November 18 2022

Champaign Mayor Deborah Frank Feinen is the next guest in the virtual Meet the Mayor series hosted by Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute.
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SIUE Leads Illinois Public Institutions in Graduating Student-Athletes

November 17 2022

SIUE is Illinois’ top public institution in graduating student-athletes and tied for fifth nationally, according to a report released by the NCAA. Six SIUE programs earned a perfect score of 100% in the latest Graduation Success Rate (GSR) figures. The men's golf, men's track and field and cross country, men’s basketball,...
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SIUE’s URCA Program Recognizes Exceptional Faculty Mentors and Student Researchers

November 17 2022

Each semester, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (URCA) program recognizes outstanding faculty mentors and student researchers. The URCA program encourages, supports and enables undergraduate students of all disciplines to participate in research and creative activities under...
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Wil Clark named SIU’s chief information officer

November 17 2022

Wil Clark, who has served as Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s chief information officer on an interim basis since December 2021, has been named to the permanent position, effective, November 4.
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SIU addressing students’ needs during holidays and all year

November 17 2022

As the holiday season approaches, Southern Illinois University Carbondale is offering students numerous options for dining, lodging and other support, both during the holidays when usual options aren’t available as well as throughout the year in conjunction with the university’s new Higher Education Resources and Opportunities for Salukis in Need (HEROES) program.
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SIU’s Thanks “Giving Back” Food Drive on Nov. 29 will benefit students

November 17 2022

A special event to benefit Southern Illinois University Carbondale students – the Thanks “Giving Back” Food Drive – returns in 2022 after a two-year hiatus. The collection effort is set for 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 29.
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Businesses can sign up now for February job and internship fair

November 17 2022

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is inviting businesses to register now for the spring 2023 Job and Internship Fair.
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Office of Military and Veteran Services Raises Awareness of Critical Issues, Builds Community of Support

November 16 2022

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s nationally-recognized Office of Military and Veteran Services is committed to providing support through education and resources to military-connected students as well as civilian campus community members for the mutually beneficial growth and understanding of all. Critical to that work is...
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Graduate School Presents 2022 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards

November 16 2022

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Graduate School is proud to announce recipients of the Outstanding Teaching Assistant (TA) Award at both the master’s and doctoral levels. The Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award is designed to recognize and reward graduate students for outstanding performance in teaching and...
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SIU’s 44th annual Holiday Craft Sale is Dec. 1-3

November 16 2022

The 44th annual Holiday Craft Sale at Southern Illinois University is a one-stop shop to find just the right gift for a special someone or for yourself this holiday season. It’s happening Dec. 1-3 at the Student Center.
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Donuts with the Dean Provides Platform for Interaction Between Dean Leonard and CAS Students

November 15 2022

As the final stretch of the fall 2022 semester begins, College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Dean Kevin Leonard, PhD, took time to meet, interact with and encourage students during a special Donuts with the Dean event organized by the SIUE Student Government. The event provided most CAS students with an opportunity to meet Dean Leonard for the first...
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SIU SDM Provides Over $45,000 in Free Dental Care to Veterans

November 15 2022

The Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine (SIU SDM) provided free dental care to 85 deserving veterans during the fifth annual Veteran’s Care Day on Thursday, Nov. 10. SIU SDM provided more than $45,000 worth of free dental treatment during the event, including cleanings, x-rays, fillings and extractions. Veteran...
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SIU student team advances to national business competition, after besting top schools in regionals

November 15 2022

A Southern Illinois University Carbondale business student team is heading for a national competition on business solutions, after taking top honors in the regional round where the Salukis bested two of the nation’s top finishers from the past two years.
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SIU Carbondale student from St. Louis named Lincoln Academy student laureate

November 14 2022

From her volunteer work with the Boys and Girls Club of Southern Illinois, helping with a music program through the Jackson County State’s Attorney’s Office and her numerous activities on campus, Myla M. Croft exemplifies the 2022 Lincoln Academy of Illinois student laureate for Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
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SIU’s Morris Library to host golden jubilee “Treemonisha” debut in Midwest on Nov. 16

November 14 2022

Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Morris Library will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the university’s 1972 production of the Scott Joplin opera “Treemonisha” on Wednesday, Nov. 16.
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