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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

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

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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