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Wind turbine project shelved, not cancelled

By Tara Kulash

April 25, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

The chair of the SIU Sustainability Council says he wants to squash negative rumors about the university’s wind turbine project.Jonathan Gray, associate professor of speech communication and founding member of the Sustainability Coun...

Student loan interest rate increases worries campus

By Matt Daray

April 25, 2012

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Students are encouraged now more than ever to get involved in politics as a popular loan program is in jeopardy.Congress has until July 1 to extend the interest rate of the Stafford Loan program, a fixed-rate student loan for u...

GPSC holds roundtable with trustees

By Lauren Duncan

April 25, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

The university’s mission was the focus of discussion between about a dozen graduate students and four SIU Board of Trustees members Tuesday.At the Graduate and Professional Student Council meeting, a roundtable discussion was held with Tru...

Kony sparks interest in Africa Week

By Matt Daray

April 19, 2012

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As a part of the university's acknowledgment of Africa Week, students, faculty and staff will discuss African guerrilla leaders and their effect on the continent today.Today is Cover the Night, an international event created by...

Honors program sees dramatic increase in numbers

By Matt Daray

April 13, 2012

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Intelligence proves popular at SIU, with numbers in honors program showing a drastic increase.SIU has reported a substantial increased number of students in the university's honors program. The number of participants has doubled si...

College of Education receives national honors

By Matt Daray

April 12, 2012

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Three College of Education and Human Services teaching programs have earned national recognition, and one has been cited as a model for other school programs.The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education awarded...

USG candidates in debate for upcoming election

By Matt Daray

April 10, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

Candidates for president and vice president of Undergraduate Student Government debated who was more qualified for the position Monday at the Student Center.Jeff Rusin, a freshman from Schaumburg studying business administratio...

Event raises awareness of rape, sexual assault

By Matt Daray

April 5, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

Students who walked through the Faner Breezeway Tuesday had the opportunity to learn more about sexual assaults and rapes on campus, and how to prevent them.The “We Demand A Rape Free Campus” event brought these issues to ...

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