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Former astronaut, previous chancellor join list of SIUC commencement speakers

By Evan Jones and Anna Spoerre, Daily Egyptian

May 10, 2016

Filed under Campus, City, News

Joan Higginbotham will speak at the 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. commencement ceremonies Friday.Higginbotham, a 1987 SIU graduate from Chicago, is the third African-American woman to take a shuttle into space. "My career plan origina...

Saluki to compete in NCAA Championship

By Matt Wells, @mattwells_DE

March 17, 2015

Filed under Sports, Swimming

SIU Diver Kaixuan "Sherry" Zhang is competing for the second year in a row in the NCAA Diving Championships starting Thursday.Zhang qualified in both the 3-meter and 1-meter dives with scores of 682.45 and 634.05 respectively at...

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