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Grant will help Veterans Service upgrade office

A $10,000 grant will help upgrade the existing Veterans Service office at Southern Illinois University Carbondale into a Veterans Center.

Students shine at NASA’s ‘Rover Challenge’

Engineering students at Southern Illinois University Carbondale finished in two of the three top spots at NASA’s annual Human Exploration Rover Challenge last week in Huntsville, Ala.


Welcoming the intellectually curious


‘alt.news 26:46’ wins seventh national award

For a second straight year, and the seventh time in program history, Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s “alt.news 26:46” took top honors as the best collegiate television magazine news show in the nation.

Smith named Student Employee of the Year

Southern Illinois University Carbondale honored outstanding student employees at a breakfast recognition ceremony April 17 as part of its observance of the annual National Student Employee Recognition Week.


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Seven to receive Faculty-Staff Excellence Awards

Southern Illinois University Carbondale will honor faculty and staff for superior scholarship, teaching and service during a reception on Monday, April 28. read more...

SIU earns ‘Green College’ recognition again

Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s ongoing commitment to sustainability and green initiatives is again gaining national attention. read more...

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Chancellor's Column

Jeanie Killian

Advisers instrumental in student success.

The Chancellor's Column appears every Friday in the Southern Illinoisan.

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