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Lane selected as next SIUC chancellor
The SIU Board of Trustees will meet Friday to consider the appointment of Austin A. Lane as the next chancellor of the Carbondale campus.
May 27, 2020 8:49 AM
SIU helps manufacture critical COVID-19 testing ingredient
Testing individuals for COVID-19 is a major part of the ongoing effort to control the virus' spread, and faculty at Southern Illinois University Carbondale are stepping forward to provide a key ingredient needed for the tests.
BY TIM CROSBY
Apr 12, 2020 8:40 AM
SIU extends break to curb spread of virus
SIU and other state universities are taking unprecedented action in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus, extending spring break by a week and moving all subsequent coursework online until further notice.
By Geoff Ritter
Mar 14, 2020 11:42 AM
Lawmakers announce bill mandating sex education for all K-12 students
Illinois public and charter schools would be mandated to teach students from kindergarten through 12th grade "inclusive, medically accurate, and culturally appropriate comprehensive sex education" if legislation announced Wednesday becomes law.
By Rebecca Anzel
Mar 1, 2020 1:34 PM
Bills on educating kids about the risks of vaping, sexting advance
Two bills that would add the risks of e-cigarette use and sexting to public school curriculum will head to the full Illinois House after unanimously passing a committee Wednesday.
By Ben Orner
Feb 21, 2020 1:06 PM
State school board to make emergency rule changes in response to isolation room report
The state's board of education announced emergency rule changes Wednesday in response to a news story which detailed an overuse of "isolation rooms" in several Illinois public school districts, including those serving students with special education needs.
By Jerry Nowicki
Nov 22, 2019 5:11 PM
Marion FBLA competes at SIU invite
The Marion High School FBLA took 45 students to SIUC to compete against over 600 students from across Southern Illinois at the Southern Area Conference last week.
Submitted by Tina Barger
Jan 30, 2019 12:02 AM
Dorsey takes over as new SIU president Trustees strike a deal with Dunn
The troubled SIU system is under new leadership after university trustees Monday approved a separation agreement with embattled President Randy Dunn Monday and hired an interim president, J. Kevin Dorsey, to steer the university through what has proved to be a divisive few months.
By Geoff Ritter
Jul 16, 2018 2:39 PM
SIU honors Booth as Distinguished Alum
Daniel Booth came to Carbondale as many young SIU students do, but the unique path he is taking through the community was recognized Friday by the university that first brought him to town.
By Geoffrey Ritter
May 3, 2018 7:18 AM
SIU considers shifting funds from Carbondale to SIUE
The growing rivalry between SIU's Carbondale and Edwardsville campuses takes center stage this week as the system's board of trustees considers a plan to reallocate more than $5 million from SIU Carbondale to its sister campus.
By Geoffrey Ritter
Apr 11, 2018 4:28 PM
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