Geology professor at sea

Most scientists study their field in a laboratory, but one university professor will embark on a journey across seas to be part of a worldwide study. Eric Ferré, a professor of geology, has been nominated to be a part of the International Ocean Discovery ... Continue Reading →
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Morris Library upgrades with new renovations

Students can now enjoy and attend classes in Morris Library’s newly renovated sixth and seventh floors, both equipped with technology to allow them to connect their devices to flat- screen monitors. The renovations cost $5.4 million, and include technological ... Continue Reading →

Parking prices increase as safety precaution

  The parking division of SIU has increased prices to cover various expenses on campus. Commuter stickers went from 75 dollars last year, to 90 dollars this year. The prices have increased the last two years for parking decals on campus. The previous ... Continue Reading →

University interperets concealed carry laws

  The statewide conceal carry law that was passed in June, has restrictions for all schools throughout the state, including universities. Concealed firearms will not be allowed on campus even with the new law in place. The campus police along with ... Continue Reading →

Casting in the cool

A fisherman casts into Campus Lake near Thompson Point Tuesday in Carbondale. Many runners and joggers were taking advantage of the cooler temperature brought on by the rainstorm. Weather.com predicts temperatures in the 80s tomorrow for July 4 celebrations. Chris ... Continue Reading →

Hillel House closes after funding cuts

A campus organization has had to shutter its meeting space because of budget issues. The Hillel organization, also known as The Foundation for Jewish Life on Campus, has provided Jewish college students a Registered Student Organization to help establish ... Continue Reading →

Campus cools down as classes kick off

Students walk across the icy bridge between the Brush Towers and West Campus Monday. Students returned to classes this week as temperatures dropped below freezing. According to Weather Channel’s website, temperatures are expected to be in the high 40s ... Continue Reading →

Two faculty receive layoff notices

Enrollment deficits in campus programs have led to layoffs. Two SIUC non-tenure track faculty members received notification Friday that they will be laid off, said Kitty Martin, Non-Tenure Track Faculty Association spokesperson. Martin said the notification ... Continue Reading →

GPSC discusses budget, research grant changes

A new policy put in place at the semester’s start has become a concern for some graduate students. The Graduate and Professional Student Council discussed the new policy at its regular meeting Tuesday, GPSC president Blaine Tisdale said. The policy ... Continue Reading →

Police Blotter 5/3/12

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