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Student researches secrets of Earth’s crust

A geology graduate student at Southern Illinois University Carbondale recently went to sea with a group of researchers to peer through an unusual “window” in an effort to reveal secrets of the Earth’s crust.

Research points to river revival

All the Lower Cache River needed was a little push.


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Debate squad begins season on strong note

Coming off a second straight national title in March, the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Debate Team began this debate season with a win and a strong showing.

Malik earns outstanding dissertation honor

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is honoring a recently graduated doctoral student for the high quality of her dissertation.


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SIU again earns ‘military friendly’ award

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is again recognized for providing outstanding educational opportunities to student military veterans and active duty personnel both inside and outside the classroom.. read more...

SIU to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Southern Illinois University Carbondale will celebrate the 2014 Hispanic Heritage Month with an assortment of special events and activities. The events run from Monday, Sept. 15 through Oct. 9.. read more...

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