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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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The Southern Illinois Metalsmiths Society will have their 19th annual fine craft auction on October 28th.

The yearly fundraiser is used to support the blacksmithing and metalsmithing classes at SIU.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIUC Faculty Senate President Kathie Chwalisz about Chancellor Carlo Montemagno's planned campus reorganization and other issues.

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SIU-Carbondale Chancellor Carlo Montemagno presented his academic reorganization plan Thursday to the university's faculty.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU Jazz Studies Director Dick Kelley about the influence of John Coltrane, ahead of the screening of "Chasing Trane."

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SIU President Randy Dunn says there are challenges ahead – but he has big plans for the system.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Beth Alongi and Sydne Rensing about the SIU Student Center's "Start Seeing Pink" campaign.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Chandra Gilliam of SIUC's National Student Speech Language Hearing Association and Audiology Instructor Atheana Meadows about hearing protection, and events going on to screen and protect students' hearing.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks wtih Maestro Ed Benyas about the new season for the Southern Illinois Symphony Orchestra:

The union that represents tenured and tenure-track faculty at SIU Carbondale says a new campus reorganization plan needs more work before it's put in place.

The Southern Illinois University Press is struggling financially and a committee is currently studying the best way for the press to move forward, if at all.

In this edition of Reading Baseball, Pete Peterson talks about how a baseball series at the SIU Press many years ago helped bolster its reputation across the country.

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Illinois U.S. Senator Dick Durbin delivered the keynote address Tuesday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute.

Durbin said Simon had plenty of offers to teach when he retired from the Senate. So, he decided to follow his heart.

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Two weeks after unveiling his campus reorganization plan, SIUC's CEO says he's getting good feedback from the university community.

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WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIUC Chancellor Carlo Montemagno about his recently released university reorganization plan.

SIUC Chancellor, Carbondale Mayor to Hold Q/A

Oct 9, 2017

On Monday, October 16th, the public can sit down face to face with SIU Carbondale Chancellor Carlo Montemagno and Carbondale Mayor Mike Henry for an informal question and answer session. 

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU's Joey Helleny, who is chairing the committee seeking nominations for the university's Honorary Degree and Distinguished Service Award.

This month, SIU is kicking off Breast Cancer Awareness Month with several activities.

SIU Hosts Vigil for Las Vegas Victims

Oct 2, 2017

Just one day after the mass shooting in Las Vegas, SIU held a vigil for students to express their feelings.

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Dr. Carlo Montemagno delivered his first State of The University Address on Tuesday September 26th, 2017, at Shryock Auditorium. 

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Kathy Pericak-Spector about SIU's Expanding Your Horizons conference for 2017:

New guidance from the U.S. Department of Education means colleges and universities are taking another look at their sexual assault policies.

SIU President Randy Dunn says the new directives - which reverse some of the changes from the Obama Administration - will mean leaders on each of SIU's campuses will need to update their policies.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU President Randy Dunn about new federal guidelines regarding sexual assault on college campuses, as well as calls to centralize higher education in Illinois.

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Officials at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville are offering a semester's free tuition and fees for information in a case involving a racial slur.

SIU Hosts Community Fun and Fitness Relays

Sep 20, 2017

A unique fundraiser is planned for this Saturday on the SIU Carbondale Campus.  It will use running, to promote literacy,  in Carbondale and around the world.  WSIU's Jordan Maddox has the story.

SIU Trustees have approved pay raises for the Edwardsville campus... but the move is drawing criticism.

The plan, which provides for a two-percent increase for last fiscal year along with a two-percent bump for this fiscal year, covers non-represented employees for now, but some bargaining units will have to wait for open contract negotiations to finish.

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