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Researchers tracking threatened ‘mudpuppies’

These puppies won’t come when they’re called, so researchers at Southern Illinois University Carbondale catch them instead.

Genetic research looks to save pallid sturgeon

He refers to it as such, but the hunt that a researcher at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is helping conduct is far more difficult than finding the proverbial “needle in a haystack.”


Welcoming the intellectually curious


Debate team wins national title again

The Southern Illinois University Carbondale Debate Team did it again! The duo of Josh Rivera and Zach Schneider won the National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence (NPTE), making them national champions in collegiate parliamentary debate.

Eleven seniors named Rickert-Ziebold finalists

The School of Art and Design at Southern Illinois University Carbondale named 11 finalists for the coveted Rickert-Ziebold Trust Award competition for 2015.


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Poll: Illinois voters wary of fracking

Almost half of Illinois voters -- 48.6 percent -- tend to oppose hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” because of concerns about the environment, according to a new poll conducted by Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute.. read more...

Carbondale will be Eclipse Crossroads of America

Though Aug. 21, 2017, seems like a long way off, it’s not too early to begin making plans to be at the Eclipse Crossroads of America.. read more...

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SIU Events

  • Arrow150th Anniversary of the End of the Civil War; Sacred Geometry; Charles D. Tenney; SIU Objectives 4/1/2015 8:00 AM

  • ArrowAdvisement for Automotive Technology Majors 4/1/2015

  • ArrowWorkshop Wednesday 4/1/2015 12:10 PM

  • ArrowEdible Book Festival 2015 4/1/2015 3:00 PM

  • ArrowWorkshop Wednesday 4/1/2015 3:45 PM