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Baseball fans in the Pittsburgh area who don't already know what a Saluki is are about to find out as former SIU baseball player Derek Shelton will be the manager of the Pirates in 2020.

In this edition of Reading Baseball, retired SIU professor and Pittsburgh native Pete Peterson takes a look at how Shelton went from Carbondale to a major league managerial position.

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SIU Carbondale

Due to a major winter storm forecast for northern Illinois this weekend, officials at Southern Illinois University Carbondale say residence halls will open a day early on Friday at 2 p.m. to allow students to travel safely.

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SIU Carbondale

A three-year fundraising campaign for Southern Illinois University Carbondale has been extended after raising $90 million, surpassing its goal of $75 million.

SIU-C interim Chancellor John Dunn says The Forever SIU Campaign, originally slated to end last month, will be extended through June 2024 with a new goal of $200 million.

SIU Team Documents New Life Form

Jan 2, 2020

A new form of bacterial life has been discovered by a team of SIU Carbondale researchers, led by Microbiology Assistant Professor, Dr. Scott Hamilton-Brehm.

What's Next for Carbondale's Iconic "Strip"?

Dec 16, 2019
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WSIU's Jacob Gordon explores the past, present, and future for South Illinois Avenue in Carbondale, known as "The Strip."

Watch Jacob's story here:

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SIU-Carbondale is joining more than a thousand other institutions in no longer requiring the SAT or ACT test scores for admission.

Interim Chancellor John Dunn says this aligns SIU-C with national trends to make standardized tests optional.

Bringing a university presence to the downtown area has been under discussion for years.  But the latest concept dwarfs what has been on the drawing board previously. 

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with incoming SIU President Dan Mahony. 

SIU System Has A New President.

Dec 5, 2019
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The SIU Board of Trustees, meeting at the Carbondale Campus on Thursday,  voted to appoint Daniel Mahony as the next President of the SIU System.

At a news conference on Thursday,  Mahony said that declining enrollment, while a big issue at SIU, is common at  90 percent of Universities all across the United States, and that he would make it a top priority.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with the SIU Board of Trustees' 2019 Diversity Lecturer, Charles Neblett.

SIU Trustees appear split on how - and when - to change the way state funding is divided between the Carbondale and Edwardsville campuses.

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WSIU Kevin Boucher

A six-figure gift to the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute will help get more college students involved in public service.

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SIU's Board of Trustees will vote Thursday on the appointment of a new system president.

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SIU Carbondale

A new publication, which bills itself as a leading resource for information on higher education in the U.S., calls SIU-Carbondale a hidden gem.

College Gazette places SIU-C at number eight in its "10 Best Hidden Gem Public Universities in the U.S."

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SIU Athletics

SIU Director of Athletics Liz Jarnigan has been named to a committee to assist the U.S. Olympic Committee and the national governing bodies in developing NCAA student-athletes.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Professors Mickey Latour and Jay Needham, chairs of the Faculty Senate Governance Committee, about their work on a campus survey and a town hall meeting to discuss future options.

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After the 2019 State of the University Address, Interim SIUC Chancellor John Dunn talks about goals, challenges, and expectations for the future.

A water main break is disrupting some buildings on the SIU-Carbondale campus.

Campus Group To Hold Veterans Day Vigil

Nov 6, 2019

SIH Is Becoming A Level 2 Trauma Center Monday

Nov 1, 2019
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SIH Memorial Hospital of Carbondale is getting a new classification status.

Monday morning SIH Memorial Hospital of Carbondale will begin to operate as a Level 2 Trauma Center.

SIH Is Becoming A Level 2 Trauma Center Monday

Nov 1, 2019
SIH Memorial Hospital of Carbondale Trauma Center
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SIH Memorial Hospital of Carbondale is getting a new classification status.

Monday morning SIH Memorial Hospital of Carbondale will begin to operate as a Level 2 Trauma Center.

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WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Professor Denise Ward Brown of Washington University. She visited campuses across the SIU System as a part of the 2019 SIU Diversity Series, and talked about her film, "Never Been A Time."

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WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU Alumni Association Executive Director Kathy Dillard about the opening of the new SIU Alumni Center, in Woody Hall on the SIUC Campus.

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Officials with the SIU Alumni Association and other school officials broke ground Thursday on the Saluki Alumni Plaza on the Carbondale campus.

SIU-C Interim Chancellor John Dunn says it's significant this is occurring during the University's 150th anniversary celebration.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIUC Student Trustee Brione Lockett about his Campus Conversations series.

About a mile away from Northern Illinois University’s campus in DeKalb, a nice 2-story house on the corner of Woodlawn Drive is vacant. The only sign of wear in sight is on a small metal sign in the freshly cut yard where the address is slowly rusting away. 

Built in 1955, this house has been home to the presidents of NIU. But, when Dr. Lisa Freeman was hired last year, she already had a home in DeKalb.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Kurt Przybilla, the 2019 SIU University Honors Program Glassman Lecturer, about drawing inspiration from R. Buckminster Fuller, and how he inspires others.

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Interim SIUC Chancellor John Dunn talks with WSIU's Jennifer Fuller about the search for his successor, along with other leadership priorities for the SIU Carbondale campus.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIUC College of Business Dean Terry Clark about the upcoming 2019 Technology and Innovation Expo.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Animal Scientist Temple Grandin, ahead of her lecture with the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at SIU Carbondale.

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