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SIUC's reorganization proposal took center stage again at Wednesday's working session of the university's Board of Trustees.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Carbondale Mayor Mike Henry and City Manager Gary Williams about projects in the downtown area, as well as the "Town-Gown" relationship with SIUC.

An investigation into hiring at SIU Carbondale is being elevated to the Illinois Office of the Executive Inspector General.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Ramesh Neupane and Vamsi Manne about the upcoming SIUC International Festival.

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The Daily Egyptian says SIU's Office of Internal Audit, Compliance and Ethics has opened two investigations related to the hirings of Chancellor Carlo Montemagno's daughter and son-in-law.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Paul Simon Public Policy Institute Director John T. Shaw, who took over leadership in January.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU President Randy Dunn about the effects of the first year of the Trump Administration.

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WSIU's Jennifer Fuller interviews SIUC Chancellor Carlo Montemagno about enrollment potentials, and his reorganization proposal.

Chancellor Montemagno had a few more examples to share, including how the reorganization he hopes to implement will help students in the future:

Teachers and some staff at Western Illinois University will begin the new year without a new contract.  They're in mediation with the administration and are working under terms of the previous contract, which expired over the summer.

SIU Carbondale's proposed reorganization faced stiff opposition at last week's Board of Trustees Meeting. In this edition of WSIU InFocus, System President Randy Dunn talks about what comes next.

Paul Simon Public Policy Institute.

The media got to officially meet  the incoming director of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute this morning, Monday December 18th, 2017.  .  John Shaw, is a native of Peoria who has written five books, and has spent 25 years covering Congress as a journalist.  Shaw says he is looking forward to continuing the Institute's work in bringing nationally known experts to Carbondale.  In addition,  he would like to see future partnerships with other congressional research institutes.

Officials at SIU-Carbondale say no foul play is suspected in the death of a student, found in a campus residence hall room Thursday.

In a written release, the University says the cause of death has not been determined.

Debate over SIUC Chancellor Carlo Montemagno’s proposed campus reorganization got heated as the university’s trustees met in Carbondale.

SIU Trustees are getting their first detailed look at the campus reorganization proposal for Carbondale - and along with it some opinions on both sides of the plan.

SIU Trustees meet in Carbondale this week, where they're expected to hear from Chancellor Carlo Montemagno on his campus reorganization proposal.

The Northern Illinois University student newspaper will begin receiving student fees in order to save the student-operated Northern Star. According to an editorial published this week, the newspaper received student fees prior to 1996 but opted out due to its financial position at that time.

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WSIU's Jennifer Fuller reports on this week's marking of the 25th anniversary of Carbondale's Pyramid Apartments fire.

SIU-Carbondale recently celebrated the issuance of the school's 100th patent.
 
SIU-C's Economic and Regional Development Director Kyle Harfst says the total is actually up to 103 now. He says that number doesn't mean patents applied for, but those issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as novel discoveries.

Harfst says the university is a true partner with the entrepreneurs.

SIU Students Unveil Eclipse Film

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Marcia Kuhlman and Malea Bailey.

On Friday December 1st, 2017, on the SIU Campus,  the public can relive the recent eclipse experience  thanks to a film produced by two SIU Students.

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The Paul Simon Public Policy Institute may soon have a new leader.

Journalist and author John Shaw will take over as the next director if approved by the SIU Board of Trustees.

SIU President Randy Dunn talks with WSIU's Brad Palmer about his thoughts on the progress of SIU-Carbondale Chancellor Carlo Montemagno's academic reorganization plan and the kickoff of Illinois' Bicentennial celebration this weekend.

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WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with author and journalist Carla Power, who delivers the Charles D. Tenney University Honors Lecture.

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A revision to SIUC Chancellor Carlo Montemagno's campus reorganization plan is circulating - and he says it takes into account some criticisms and suggested changes.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIUC Chancellor Carlo Montemagno about his campus reorganization proposal - which has been updated to address suggestions and criticisms from campus and community groups.

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SIU, the City of Carbondale and VFW Post 2605 held a joint Veterans Day ceremony Friday at the Veterans Memorial Plaza in Carbondale.

In a special investigation, State Journal-Register reporter Dean Olsen looks into problems with a herpes vaccine research study. The study was headed by William Halford, who has since died.

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Two programs at SIU-Carbondale that help students with leadership and career awareness are once again getting financial support from AT&T.

AT&T Illinois vice president Jim Maurer visited the Carbondale campus Thursday to deliver a 50-thousand dollar award for the Rising Scholars Program and Metro East Leadership Weekend.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIUC Aviation Technology Associate Professor Karen Johnson about the upcoming College of Applied Science and Arts Research Symposium.

SIU's President says he's watching the progress of a campus reorganization plan for the Carbondale campus, but not taking sides on it.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller speaks with SIU President Randy Dunn about the proposed SIUC Campus Reorganization Plan, and his "Great Schools/SI" initiative.

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