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December 04, 2018
Students in the School of Architecture
Students in the School of Architecture regularly participate in service-related projects. Projects include providing design assistance and consultation to families following a deadly 2012 tornado that hit Harrisburg and other parts of the region; a dog park in Ava that is disability friendly; a two-story treehouse for the Dayempur Farm near Carbondale; and a 1,500-square-foot hillside amphitheater that overlooks Little Grassy Lake at SIU’s Touch of Nature Environmental Center.


November 09, 2018
Student’s essay on telemedicine use in pediatrics submitted for national competition - Pete Rosenbery
A paper that examines the future use of telemedicine for children, written by a senior in Southern Illinois University’s Health Care Management Program, will be submitted to a national healthcare essay competition.


October 29, 2018
Qian Huang and Rolando Gonzalez-Torres
Qian (Jenny) Huang and Rolando Gonzalez-Torres, School of Architecture, have received a $75,000 U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration grant to develop training materials on electrical hazards and controls for employers and workers in the construction industry.


September 24, 2018
HPV and Nurse's Role Publication
“Human Papilloma Virus and the Nurse’s Role in Education and Prevention” by Jennifer S. Sherry, Dental Hygiene; Sandra K. Collins and Marcea L. Walter, Health Care Management; Richard McKinnies, Radiologic Sciences; and Anthony Fleege, Mortuary Science and Funeral Service, is published in The Health Care Manager July–September 2018 edition.


September 24, 2018
Regional aviation ‘fly-in’ will showcase SIU’s program
CARBONDALE, Ill. — Local residents and general aviation enthusiasts have an opportunity to get involved next month when Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s nationally recognized aviation program hosts more than 500 pilots from across the nation at a regional fly-in.


September 07, 2018
Seung-Hee Lee wins Professorship
Seung-Hee Lee, Fashion Design & Merchandising, is recipient of Judge William Holmes Cook Endowed Professorship. The professorship is named for Cook, a former SIU student who had a long and distinguished legal career.


September 05, 2018
Rolando Gonzalez-Torres' paper accepted for publication
“Decentralization as an Alternative, the Case of Rockford Illinois,” a paper by Rolando Gonzalez-Torres, Architecture, has been accepted for publication in the “Journal of Architecture and Construction.”


July 27, 2018
Shannon McDonald presents at AIA
Shannon S. McDonald, School of Architecture, organized and co-presented “The Future is Now: Driverless Vehicles, Architecture & Planning” at the June American Institute of Architects (AIA) Conference on Architecture 2018 in New York City. The presentation was chosen for the AIA University.


July 25, 2018
SIUC architecture camps celebrate 30th year - K. JANIS ESCH The Southern
CARBONDALE — An award-winning Southern Illinois University Carbondale summer camp program just wrapped up its 30th year. The SIU Summer Architecture camps introduce children and teens to the world of architectural design and help their development of three-dimensional spatial skills.


July 24, 2018
SIU automotive student learns about international auto industry - Pete Rosenbery
CARBONDALE, Ill. — Taking advantage of an academic exchange agreement involving Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s nationally recognized automotive program, Madeleine Meyer spent the last six weeks in Japan, gaining insight into the international auto industry.


July 06, 2018
KC signs agreement with SIUC for automotive technology - The Leader-Union Staff
At its monthly meeting in June, the Kaskaskia College Board of Trustees approved an articulation agreement with Southern Illinois University-Carbondale that would allow students who graduate from KC with an associate’s degree in automotive technology a smooth transition into SIU-C’s bachelor’s in automotive technology program.


June 08, 2018
Dental Program Offers Services For Children - The Gazette-Democrat
Several opportunities are available this summer for children in the region to receive free preventive dental services through the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Dental Sealant Grant Program.


May 16, 2018
Student to serve on an aviation-safety panel - SIU News
José Ruiz, Aviation Management and Flight, has been invited by The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Transportation Research Board in Washington, D.C., to serve as an aviation-safety related expert panel member for “Managing Risk of Airport Infrastructure and Safety Systems: Data Acquisition and Risk Management Protocols” in June.


March 07, 2018
2018 AUT Day of Giving
This Wednesday, March 7, is SIU Day of Giving. A day when everyone comes together to support what SIU is all about. We ask all alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends to consider supporting SIU Automotive during this one day of giving. Last year, we were able to raise enough funds to purchase two new diagnostic scan tools and this year we hope to do even more!


January 10, 2018
SIU Automotive students at Homewood and Flossmoor
Students interested in attending SIU Automotive are featured in Homewood-Flossmoor Chronical newspaper. Homewood and Flossmoor (HF) are south Cook County, IL towns located near Hammond, IN. Michael Behrmann typically tries to present to their automotive classes every other year about opportunities in the automotive industry. We also have our current SIU Automotive students that have graduated from HF go back and to help other HF students apply to SIU, learn what they need to do to be successful at SIU, and what they can do at HF to increase their experience level.


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