SIU News

SIU Carbondale makes climate commitment

February 20 2020

Southern Illinois University Carbondale reaffirmed the university’s longstanding commitment to sustainability when Chancellor John M. Dunn signed the Second Nature Climate Commitment on February 20, 2020.
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SIUE’s Bouvier Named U.S. Air Force Academy Distinguished Visiting Professor

February 19 2020

The United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) has invited Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Dennis Bouvier, PhD, to enrich Academy Cadets’ academic experience as a Distinguished Visiting Professor of Computer and Cyber Sciences from June 2020-May 2021. Located in Colorado Springs, the USAFA’s highly ranked...
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SIUE School of Business Among College Factual’s Top 15 Nationally

February 19 2020

College Factual’s 2020 Best Value Business Administration Schools report ranks Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s School of Business 12th among 711 programs nationally and #1 in Illinois as “Best Value for the Money.” SIUE’s business administration program stands among the top 2% of all...
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Bioethicist lecture to look at Medical Aid in Dying possibilities in Illinois

February 19 2020

A presentation that assesses why a proposal that would allow terminally ill patients to obtain medical assistance to end their lives should be passed by the Illinois General Assembly is the focus of the 2020 John and Marsha Ryan Bioethicist in Residence lecture next week at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
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SIUE’s Snipes Talks about Atheism in Black Communities

February 18 2020

There are no African American atheists, right? If there are, they are immoral. These counternarratives were addressed in the presentation, “Ain’t I Black too: Counternarratives of Black Atheists in College,” given by J.T. Snipes, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Educational Leadership at Southern Illinois...
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SIUE School of Pharmacy Hosts “Locked in to Stay Out”

February 18 2020

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy (SOP) will engage 5th-8th grade students in discussions about prescription drug abuse, vaping and the associated dangers during “Locked in to Stay Out,” a free overnight education event from 8 p.m. Saturday, April 4 until 7:30 a.m. Sunday, April 5 in...
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SIU SDM Hosts “Creating Awareness in Academic Dentistry”

February 18 2020

Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine (SIU SDM) students’ eyes were opened to the wide world of career possibilities within the dentistry profession beyond the clinic, with a focus on the significance of academia, diversity, inclusion, leadership and mentorship. Funded by a grant from the American Dental Education...
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A Head Start on Service: SIUE Students Complete Peace Corps Prep Program

February 18 2020

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Engineering alumna Dana Sigman and College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) senior Brett Bertok are one step closer to leading lives full of educated and impassioned global service. The duo has completed the United States Peace Corps Prep Program to earn a spot among the top 400 applicants in a pool...
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SIUE School of Business Named IAEP Internal Audit Foundation Program

February 18 2020

The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Academic Relations Committee (ARC) has accepted Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s School of Business into its Internal Auditing Education Partnership Program (IAEP) program as an IAEP Internal Audit Foundation Program. SIUE is the only university affiliated with the St. Louis Chapter of...
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Creative Thinking and Problem-Solving at SIUE East St. Louis Charter High School

February 18 2020

It was a day of skill, wit, challenge, experimentation and fun that yielded a time of learning in the areas of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) that instructors hope will incite their students’ desire for learning well into the future. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville East St. Louis Charter...
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SIU SDM International Advanced Placement Program Advances Careers

February 18 2020

Established international dentists are perfecting their skills and pursuing doctor of dental medicine (DMD) degrees through the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine’s (SIU SDM) competitive International Advanced Placement Program (IAPP). The program launched in 2016, offering a unique opportunity for dentists who...
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‘The Musical of Musicals’ fills McLeod Theater this week

February 18 2020

Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Darryl Kent Clark first saw a production of “The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)” nearly a decade ago. Over the next nine years, Clark, an assistant professor in Theater specializing in musical theater dance, kept the idea of the performance in the back of his mind. This weekend, the hilarious musical will be a reality on the McLeod Theater stage.
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Labs to help SIU students think differently about math

February 18 2020

Southern Illinois University Carbondale students will have the chance to think outside the box about math starting this week with a new series of customized “labs” from the mathematics faculty.
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Manufacturing group cites SIU technology program for continuous improvement efforts

February 18 2020

A statewide organization is recognizing the applied engineering and technology programs at Southern Illinois University Carbondale for its pursuit of excellence.
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SIUE’s Clark Named Finalist for Prestigious Tufts Poetry Award

February 17 2020

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Department of English Language and Literature Assistant Professor Tiana Clark has been named one of five finalists in the prestigious 2020 Kate Tufts Discovery Award for her poetry book, “I Can’t Talk About the Trees Without the Blood.” The Kate Tufts Discovery Award is...
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SIU to celebrate 150 years of success, look to future with the Day of Giving on March 4

February 17 2020

Southern Illinois University Carbondale has spent its 150th anniversary year celebrating its past and looking toward its future. The focus on the future continues with the 2020 Day of Giving on March 4, when university alumni and friends can support a range of programs and initiatives that will move the university forward.
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Bentley Earns St. Louis Visionary Award for Contributions to the Arts

February 14 2020

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Department of Theater and Dance Associate Professor and Black Studies program Director Kathryn Bentley has earned a 2020 Saint Louis Visionary Award in the Outstanding Working Artist category. The award celebrates Bentley’s acclaimed work in the arts both at SIUE and in the...
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Hundreds of students set to compete at SIU’s 2020 Accounting Challenge

February 14 2020

Hundreds of high school and community college students from throughout the region will be competing for scholarships, trophies and the chance to best their peers at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s 22nd annual Accounting Challenge on Feb. 21.
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SIUE’s Danielle Lee Featured on NOVA Documentary “Dog Tales”

February 13 2020

SIUE’s Danielle Lee, PhD, assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Biological Sciences, shared her insight on dog domestication and what science says about dogs’ love in a NOVA documentary titled “Dog Tales.” The documentary premiered Wednesday, Feb. 12 on...
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SIU Trustees Approve $7.4M for SDM Advanced Care Clinic Contracts

February 13 2020

The Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees, at its regularly scheduled meeting on the Edwardsville campus today, approved contracts totaling more than $7.4 million toward the School of Dental Medicine’s (SDM) Advanced Care Clinic (ACC) at the Alton campus.   During its December 2019 meeting, the board provided budget...
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SIU Board of Trustees Keeps SIUE Student Fees Flat

February 13 2020

The Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees today maintained the general student fee (GSF) charge for the Edwardsville campus for the fall and spring terms of the 2020-21 academic year. The board’s decision came at its meeting on the Edwardsville campus. Instituted during the 2018-19 fiscal year, the consolidated GSF charges a...
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SIU Board of Trustees Approves SIUE Flat Undergraduate Tuition for 2020-21

February 13 2020

The Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees today approved a tuition freeze for the second consecutive year for all new undergraduate students at SIUE, effective fall 2020. The board met on the Edwardsville campus. Tuition for the 2020-21 academic year will remain $9,123 for new, full-time undergraduate students (15 hours per semester)...
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3 Day Startup Unlocks Entrepreneurial Potential of SIUE Students

February 13 2020

An integrated luggage system, a drone-based security system, a hydro-electric energy harvesting product - the next great startup idea may have been conceived on the campus of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Those were just three of five products pitched during the 3 Day Startup (3DS) hosted by the Schools of Engineering and Business...
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The Pettys – Longtime Activists, Educators – Bring their Stories to SIUE

February 12 2020

Eighty-four-year-old Reginald Petty is known for his expertise, passion and longevity in the areas of civil rights, community activism and historical preservation. His wife, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Alumni Hall of Fame inductee and celebrated fabric artist Edna Patterson-Petty, is widely recognized for her art and art therapy,...
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SIUE’s Kathryn Bentley Directs “XTIGONE,” a Story of Urban Violence

February 12 2020

Violence and death. They are as old as humankind is, but through the ages, the narratives and means have changed. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Department of Dance and Theater Associate Professor Kathryn Bentley will direct “XTIGONE,” a play about urban violence, written by award-winning playwright and actress Nambi...
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SIUE Nursing Students Return to Costa Rica

February 12 2020

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s commitment to service was on display for the third consecutive year as the School of Nursing (SON) took a 12-person team comprised of students and faculty to Costa Rica Jan. 4-11, where they saw approximately 850 patients in four days at different locations. Valerie Griffin, DNP, SON assistant...
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SIUE’s Redmond and His Writers Club Honor the Past in Poetic Offering of Black History

February 12 2020

The Eugene B. Redmond Writers Club, named for Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s emeritus professor of English, will present its annual Black History Month Celebration at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18 at the East St. Louis Higher Education Campus. “From Black Kingdoms to Black Shackles to Black...
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Statewide innovation and research effort includes $2.5 million for SIU

February 12 2020

An effort at Southern Illinois University Carbondale that seeks to enhance research and innovation in Illinois food, entrepreneurship, research and manufacturing is among those that will benefit from a state funding proposal announced by Gov. JB Pritzker Wednesday.
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University Honors’ Tenney lecture will focus on impact of climate change

February 12 2020

Justin Schoof, geography professor and director of Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s School of Earth Systems and Sustainability, wants people to understand that climate change is real and impacting nearly every part of the world.
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Veterans and families can enjoy free kayaking at SIU

February 12 2020

Veterans and their families can participate in three upcoming kayaking clinics courtesy of several groups, including Veteran Adventures at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Environmental Center.
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Craft Shop offers Valentine’s Day help along with several spring workshops

February 11 2020

A Valentine’s Day Craft Sale and a wide array of workshops are happening at Southern Illinois University Carbondale this semester courtesy of the Student Center Craft Shop.
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University Museum is hosting ‘Fields and Figures’ art exhibit

February 11 2020

Local artist Mary Pachikara’s passion for art began in grade school.
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SIU dining halls are offering meal specials to showcase new Mongolian-style grill

February 10 2020

The university community and public can feast on a made-to-order Asian grill bowl meal or any of the other scores of all-you-can eat options and take advantage of meal specials this month at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
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Open forums set for SIU Carbondale’s reaccreditation

February 07 2020

Open forums are scheduled this month as Southern Illinois University Carbondale seeks reaffirmation of accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).
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