SIU News

SIUE Alumna Named Dir. of Corporate Communications at BlueCross BlueShield

September 20 2019

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee has named SIUE alumna Dalya Qualls director of corporate communications. Qualls earned a master’s in mass communications from SIUE in 2005. Details on her career advancement were posted Friday, Sept. 13 in the...
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SIU Carbondale awards 25 Chancellor’s Scholarships for 2019-2020

September 20 2019

Exceptional efforts in the classroom and in their communities helped this year’s Chancellor’s Scholars at Southern Illinois University Carbondale stand out from their peers.
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‘Expanding Your Horizons’ conference is Oct. 19

September 20 2019

Registration is open for an annual program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale that emphasizes and encourages young women to explore careers in science and mathematics.
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SIU student innovators compete for cash prizes and a trip to the national elevator pitch contest

September 20 2019

How convincing can you be in 90 seconds?
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Exploratory Learning Application in Development at SIUE

September 19 2019

Personal curiosity inspired Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Dave Jennings, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, to create an interactive learning application that connects science and art. Sparked by the beauty of The Gardens at SIUE back in 2016, Jennings was curious to learn more, and also...
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October events, exhibitions highlight culture of life along the Mississippi

September 19 2019

Humans have a multiplicity of effects on the planet and its environment. Understanding, discussing, and ultimately improving that many-faceted relationship is the goal of a project coming to Southern Illinois University Carbondale in October.
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Get tickets now for SIU’s 2019-20 SIU Theater productions

September 19 2019

A comedic look at 1980s horror flicks, a classic Harper Lee story, a Pulitzer prize-winning drama and a musical to beat all musicals are all part of the 2019-20 season lineup for Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Department of Theater. To wrap up the season, there will also be a special free production, as part of the Big Muddy New Play Festival, featuring student works.
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SIUE’s Murphy Shares Insight on the Psychology of Hiring on WBGZ Let’s Talk

September 18 2019

SIUE’s Jason Murphy, PhD, instructor in the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior’s Department of Psychology, was featured on WBGZ’s Let’s Talk program for a discussion on the intersection of psychology and business on Monday, Sept. 16. Murphy shared insight on the use of psychological assessment...
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SIUE Secures $100,000 EPA Award to Improve Water Quality

September 18 2019

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded Southern Illinois University Edwardsville a $100,000 environmental education grant. The funding will support SIUE in its efforts to increase public awareness and knowledge regarding three critical clean water issues: regulated pollutants, emerging pollutants and biological...
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SIUE Receives 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

September 18 2019

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville has received the 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. SIUE joins a select group of 35 institutions that have earned the distinction for six consecutive years. As a...
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Sign up now to be part of SIU’s Night of the Living Dawg Zombie 5k Run

September 18 2019

A unique fun twist on the traditional 5k run is coming to Southern Illinois University Carbondale this Halloween season.
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Pulitzer Prize winning author, historian David Kennedy to present Morton-Kenney lecture

September 18 2019

Pulitzer Prize-winning author David M. Kennedy will deliver the Morton-Kenney lecture on Monday at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
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SIUE Student Dalyn Wells Enjoys Making his Way around Campus

September 17 2019

Intelligent. Communicator. Writer. African American. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville senior Dalyn Terrell Wells used these few words to describe himself. While Wells says he is grateful of being a unique individual, he delights in being part of the SIUE community, which is comprised of many diverse people.   As SIUE...
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SIUE Experiences $9M of Growth and Renovation

September 17 2019

When students came to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville this fall, they discovered enhancements and renovations to a campus, already known for its attractiveness. SIUE’s campus growth this year totaled approximately $9 million, according to Vice Chancellor for Administration Rich Walker.  “We continue to make...
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Free Dental Care at Annual Give Kids A Smile Day at SIU SDM

September 17 2019

Southern Illinois University’s School of Dental Medicine (SIU SDM) invites parents of qualified children between the ages of 3-13 to attend the 14th annual Give Kids A Smile Day from 7:30 a.m.-noon on Columbus Day, Monday, Oct. 14 at the SDM’s main clinic in building 263, 2800 College Ave. in Alton. Children qualified to...
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2019 Veterans Small Business Roadshow coming to SIU Sept. 25

September 17 2019

Here’s a special rollcall just for veterans. If you’ve ever considered starting your own business or if you own a business and would like to see it grow, check out the 2019 Veterans Small Business Roadshow at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
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Lift off to career success at SIU’s Launch Professional Development Conference

September 17 2019

A new professional development event at Southern Illinois University Carbondale can help you prepare for career success or lift off to a new level.
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Quilt Unveiled to Student Artists at the SIUE East St. Louis Center

September 16 2019

There was plenty of finger pointing and squeals, but it was done in amazement and joy. Students from the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville East St. Louis Center’s (ESLC) Project Success program viewed their finished work of art on Friday, Sept. 13.  Celebrated artist and SIUE alumna Edna Patterson...
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SIUE Names Dr. Timothy Staples Director of the East St. Louis Center

September 16 2019

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Denise Cobb, PhD, has named Timothy Staples, EdD, as director of the East St. Louis Center (ESLC), effective Monday, Sept. 23. Staples’ energetic and engaging commitment to the University was recognized during his tenure as the interim director of...
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Enterprise Holdings Foundation Donates $1.5M to SIUE School of Engineering

September 16 2019

The Enterprise Holdings Foundation has donated $1.5 million to the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Engineering (SOE). The three-year, $500,000 annual contribution marks the SOE’s largest gift to date, and further solidifies the nationally-recognized SIUE SOE as a top tier institution cultivating academically and...
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Learn to podcast at SIU presentation Sept. 19

September 16 2019

Podcasting is all the rage these days. But the truth is that anyone can get in on this audio or video broadcast on demand bandwagon; learn how at a free informational presentation at Southern Illinois University Carbondale Thursday.
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Sign up now for Pick Up and Paddle at SIU’s Touch of Nature Sept. 28

September 16 2019

Pick Up and Paddle is a two-pronged event giving people the opportunity to do something nice for Mother Nature and enjoy some of the amenities she offers.
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SIU BOT Extends Contract for SIUE Chancellor Pembrook

September 13 2019

The Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees yesterday extended Randy Pembrook’s contract as chancellor for the Edwardsville campus through June 30, 2023. He became the ninth chancellor in SIUE’s history in July 2016. “SIUE is an outstanding university that continues to provide excellent and unique educational...
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Cannabis in the Community Discussed at the East St. Louis Higher Education Campus

September 13 2019

A discussion on cannabis, which will soon be legal to use and sell in measured doses in Illinois, brought together a roomful of legislators, lawyers, law enforcement officials, community members and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville East St. Louis Center (ESLC) directors and staff members on Thursday, Sept. 12 at the East St. Louis Higher...
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NCERC at SIUE Hosts Boeing Presentation on Sustainable Aviation Fuels

September 13 2019

The NCERC at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville hosted a presentation from The Boeing Company’s Joe Ellsworth, regional director of environmental strategy and integration, who presented “Boeing and Sustainable Aviation Fuels,” in late August. Ellsworth also met with NCERC Director of Research Dr. Yan Zhang and...
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New York Art Residencies Inspire SIUE Senior’s Local Art Exhibit

September 13 2019

Water color paintings first sparked Southern Illinois University Edwardsville senior Sutton Allen’s passion for the arts at a young age. That passion intensified during visits to the St. Louis Art Museum, where the then teenager says he fell in love with 19th and 20th century European paintings. Now, Allen, of Highland, is an aspiring...
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SIUE Nutrition’s Kathy Mora Shares Baking Sheet Dinners on Show Me St. Louis

September 12 2019

Amidst the crunch of busy schedules, a homemade, healthy dinner can be difficult to accomplish. As an answer to that common obstacle, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Kathy Mora, PhD, RD, assistant professor in the Department of Applied Health’s nutrition program, shared simple, baking sheet dinner ideas on Show Me...
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SIU Trustees Approve SIUE Greenhouse Expansion and Transportation Contracts

September 12 2019

The Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees today approved the budget for the Greenhouse renovation and expansion, and contracts for various bus transportation services on the SIUE campus. The board approved a $2,550,856 budget for the SIUE Greenhouse renovation and expansion, which will include adding a 1,500 square foot wing, plus a new...
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From Awareness to Action: SIUE Diversity Day to Celebrate Cultural Responsiveness and Inclusion

September 12 2019

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s second annual Diversity Day celebration, under the theme “From Awareness to Action, SIUE Shaping a Changing World,” will be held Monday-Tuesday, Oct. 14-15 with educational and active engagement sessions at the Edwardsville, East St. Louis and Alton campuses. “We...
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SIUE Lovejoy Library Displays the Life of SIUE Distinguished Alumnus and Former East St. Louis Mayor Gordon Bush

September 12 2019

Photographs that depict the long and illustrious political, military and civic career of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Distinguished Alumnus and former East St. Louis Mayor Gordon D. Bush were unveiled during a reception in his honor held Tuesday, Sept. 10 at Lovejoy Library.  “I have tremendous appreciation for...
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NCERC Hosts Illinois Agricultural Leadership Foundation Session

September 12 2019

The NCERC at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and Executive Director John Caupert hosted the Illinois Agricultural Leadership Program Class of 2020 meeting in late August. The Illinois Agricultural Leadership Foundation (IALF) oversees the premier leadership program in Illinois, and has provided for and strengthened agricultural...
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SIU launches search for chancellor for Carbondale campus

September 12 2019

SIU Board of Trustees Chair J. Phil Gilbert has announced the launch of a search for a new chancellor for the Carbondale campus.
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SIU celebrates 2019 Hispanic-Latino Heritage Month Sept. 14-Oct.14

September 12 2019

Guest speakers, community service projects, discussions, an immigration simulation, movies, festivals and much more are planned as Southern Illinois University Carbondale celebrates Hispanic-Latino Heritage Month Sept. 14 to Oct. 14.
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Get outside to help SIU win the AORE Campus Challenge

September 11 2019

Southern Illinois University Carbondale has taken on a new challenge for 2019 and you’re invited to be part of this national “Mother Nature-meets March-Madness contest.”
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