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SIUC works around budget

By Tara Kulash

May 29, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

State cuts could mean $14M funding decreaseIt’s likely state budget cuts will not lead to layoffs at the university.SIU President Glenn Poshard said instead, positions on campus will be left unfilled and programs will face consolida...

Faner to get pedestrian mall

By Tara Kulash

May 22, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

New sidewalks, lighting, landscaping and seating areas are being put in by Faner Hall.The $1.25 million project will improve student safety and beautify the area, according to a university press release.Chancellor Rita Cheng said...

SIU moves forward in recycling initiative

By Ashley Zborek

May 15, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

Southern Illinois University Carbondale has joined 32 other universities around the nation in expanding its recycling program by distributing new recycling bins around campus.Plant and Service Operations, The Center for Environment...

Students prepare for summer dig

By Austin Flynn

May 15, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

While many SIU students go home for summer, a group of anthropology students prepare for a hands-on class that features the digging of land where a large group of Native Americans once lived.The class, titled “Field Methods in ...

Board of Trustees raises tuition, fees

By Tara Kulash

May 10, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

Renovations also approved for Pulliam HallSIU Board of Trustees members voted to raise tuition and fees and renovate Pulliam Hall at Thursday’s meeting in Edwardsville.Trustee Roger Herrin said he, trustee Don Lowery and student...

Strategic plan drafts in final stages

By Lauren Duncan

May 9, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

The chancellor’s office is still taking input from students, faculty and staff in relation to a plan that will spell out the goals and mission of the university.It’s been more than one year since work began on a new strate...

Instructors show concern for Thompson Woods

By Matt Daray

May 9, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

Walking through Thompson Woods offers areas of forest teeming with life, but some parts of the campus' forest are nothing but dirt and remains of where trees once stood.These areas of the woods have been tampered with in order to ma...

Networking, Internet are best resources for job search

By Tara Kulash

May 9, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

With graduation just around the corner, some students are pressed to find a job or internship.Nathan Hentis, a senior from Red Bud studying marketing, said he started his job search about six months ago and has landed two inter...

Committees search for new deans, fresh ideas

By Tiffany Blanchette

May 7, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

As the spring semester ends, several colleges within SIUC and Library Affairs will continue to conduct candidate searches to fill dean positions.Of the university’s 11 colleges, three have new permanent deans, one has a new interim dean, who ...

Electronic voting considered for student election process

By Lauren Duncan

May 7, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

Elections for student leaders may be more accessible to students next year.A change to online voting for Undergraduate Student Government positions and the SIUC student trustee is under consideration by student election officials, Bet...

University wins grant from EPA

By Matt Daray

May 3, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

The future of environmental-friendly coal and concrete can be attributed to students and faculty of SIUC.SIUC won a $90,000 grant over a period of 18 months from the Environmental Protection Agency’s People, Prosperity and t...

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