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IDHR and SIU-C Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

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The Illinois Department of Human Rights and SIU recognized those who promote fairness and equality for Hispanic Heritage Month.

Former ACLU President, Nadine Strossen spoke at the SIU School of Law on Wednesday about the importance of freedom of speech. 
 
Strossen says she has supported that freedom, even when the speech was not popular.

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Documentary filmmaker and discoverer of a lost ancient city in the Honduran jungle is coming back to his alma mater this evening to share his story.

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The president of Southeast Missouri State University is apologizing after he was captured on video drinking from a beer bong at a tailgate party in Carbondale.

Fire at Evergreen Terrace Displaces 14 SIU-C Students

Sep 24, 2018
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Fourteen SIU-Carbondale students are moving out of one of the school's housing units after a Sunday afternoon fire.

The fire at Evergreen Terrace on Pleasant Hill Road damaged apartments in the building including one belonging to Alma Alcala, a junior in Dental Hygiene.

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The inaugural SIU Day brought in several hundred students from 22 high schools around the southern Illinois region.

A flyer is floating around social media outing a student at SIU-Carbondale as a Nazi sympathizer.

The flyer claims the student is attending school on a scholarship and that students should contact the Financial Aid Department to demand SIU-C revoke the scholarship immediately.

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A southern Illinois man will discuss his work to help rescue a youth soccer team from a cave in Thailand.

This past summer, the players and their coach were trapped in a cave due to high water.

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For the first time in school history, the Saluki men's golf team is ranked the number one team in the country according to the Golfweek rankings.

SIU's rating is 67.90. Campbell University is second at 68.11 followed in the top five by Indiana, Missouri and Bowling Green.

Illinois has moved to the top of its class in a national college transfer report.

Data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center shows the state is number one for bachelor's degree completion among community college students.

Predictions of a notable shift in enrollment in the Southern Illinois University system have come true this fall.

Fall enrollment at SIU-Carbondale is down nearly 12-percent, but school officials say they are seeing some positive signs for the future.

Ten-day numbers released Tuesday show enrollment stands at 12,817 students.

SIU's IMAGE Center Holds Open House

Aug 24, 2018
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The Intergrated Microscopy and Graphic Expertise Center held an open house on the SIU Carbondale Campus Friday.

Almost everyone’s used a microscope before, but not one like this.

SIU Move-In Weekend is Underway

Aug 16, 2018
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Traffic is noticeably busier in Carbondale and the SIU-C campus as students move in for the upcoming fall semester.

Mayor Mike Henry even helped with the move-in along with plenty of other volunteers.

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A new defense attorney for the man convicted in the 2014 death of a Southern Illinois University Carbondale student has won a delay in his sentencing as he aims to have the conviction thrown out.

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The SIU men's basketball team is preparing to make a trip to Cuba.

The team leaves this weekend and will play three games next week against the Cuban National Team.

The faculty at SIU-Carbondale is working with the administration this summer on a reorganization plan for the campus.

Faculty Senate President Jonathan Bean says his group is studying both faculty and administration proposals and working on modifications.

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The SIU-Carbondale Faculty Senate says the system needs new leadership.

The group Tuesday issued a no-confidence vote in SIU President Randy Dunn.

Faculty Senate President Jonathan Bean says the organization wanted to make a strong statement to the community and the Board of Trustees.

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SIU-Carbondale Chancellor Carlo Montemagno has announced he is battling cancer.

In a blog post Wednesday, Montemagno said he had curtailed his public schedule recently to deal with significant back and hip pain, initially thought to be cysts.

The Southern Illinois University system may undergo a change in leadership.

The Executive Committee of the SIU Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Friday in Carbondale to consider placing system President Randy Dunn on administrative leave and naming an acting president.

Changes at SIU’s Saluki Express Will Expand Routes

Jun 4, 2018
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Students at Southern Illinois University Carbondale will soon have an easier time getting to St. Louis or Evansville Indiana at no extra cost with the help of Saluki Express.

The expanded coverage is available after SIU entered an agreement with Rides Mass Transit District. Starting June 11, RMTD will be the provider for Saluki Express.

Add State Representative Dave Severin to the list of southern Illinois lawmakers calling for the resignation of SIU President Randy Dunn.

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The House lawmaker who represents SIU–Carbondale is calling for SIU System President Randy Dunn to resign immediately.

State Representative Terri Bryant made her statement on the House floor Thursday in response to an op–ed in the Southern Illinoisan by SIU–C Faculty Senate Budget Committee co–chair Kathleen Chwalisz.

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A recent SIU graduate took home the gold, just before he walked across the stage.

Trenton Taylor, who graduated this past weekend, won first place at the Spring 2018 National Cyber League competition, where he competed against 3,300 students, and he says winning is exciting, because he's worked hard.

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A longtime film and television star is back at SIU-Carbondale this weekend to receive an honorary degree.

Richard Roundtree - who came to fame as the first black action hero in his portrayal of private detective John Shaft in the 1971 film  Shaft - will receive a Doctorate of Performing Arts during commencement exercises Saturday, May 12.

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SIU-Carbondale and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources will team up to conduct strategic planning studies of two IDNR sites in southwestern Illinois.

The sites are the World Shooting and Recreational Complex in Sparta and Pyramid State Park in Perry County.

SIU-C Introduces New Enrollment Manager

May 2, 2018
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In the midst of an enrollment crisis, SIU-C Chancellor Carlo Montemagno filled a position that had been vacant for years.

Jennifer DeHaemers will be the associate chancellor for enrollment at SIU-C.

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SIU-Carbondale's Campus Lake will be a busy place Saturday, with two major events planned: the dedication of the renovated Campus Lake boathouse and the 45th annual Great Cardboard Boat Regatta.

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Turning around SIU-Carbondale's declining enrollment is now in the hands of a woman who helped boost the numbers at another Midwest university.

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Two unions at SIU-Carbondale say they are owed contractually required pay raises.

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