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Base Camp kicks off summer hikes into the Shawnee and beyond

By Caleb Motsinger

June 11, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

High above the Mississippi River floodplain and 15 minutes southeast of Murphysboro, a limestone overhang dubbed Inspiration Point juts atop the LaRue Pine Hills in the Shawnee National Forest.SIU’s Base Camp had its most r...

Director educates Malaysia on presidential election

By Austin Flynn

June 5, 2012

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International understanding and strengthened relations with a trading partner are a of couple goals the director of Paul Simon Public Policy Institute hoped to accomplish in his trip to Malaysia.David Yepsen departed May 11 and re...

New deans appointed across campus

By Tiffany Blanchette

June 5, 2012

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Three colleges at the university will undergo new leadership July 1 as their dean positions are filled, and Library Affairs will follow with a change in administration July 16.The College of Applied Sciences and Arts, the Col...

SIUC works around budget

By Tara Kulash

May 29, 2012

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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

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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

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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

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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 ...

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