Sitting in the audience section of Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s McLeod Theater, Emily Klingensmith pointed to an area behind her and recalled attending a short play festival years earlier when she was an eighth-grade student of Ann Garrett in Mount Vernon, Illinois.
SIU Carbondale is home to many cutting-edge technologies and sciences, as well as being a small city unto itself. In that environment, safety cannot be a secondary consideration.
As the holidays approach and you begin preparing for festive meals, your wallet may notice a pinch, but Niki Davis, Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management Program manager and professor of practice, offers tips for holiday meals on tight budgets.
Gregory DeYong, associate professor of management in the College of Business and Analytics, is very interested in his students and their well-being and helping them succeed, and he proves it in numerous ways, while also advancing research in his field, which is of great relevance in today’s world, colleagues say.
Paul Hart, Kyle Griffey and Austin Krelo worked side by side for hours and hours on the rough mountainous terrain, creating trails where there were none, enhancing recreational opportunities and promoting economic growth in the region surrounding the historic gold mining towns of the Lost Sierra.
The SIU System Inventor of the Year Award recognizes innovators who perform exemplary work in the field of technologies, discoveries, innovations, and made outstanding contributions to the SIU system during the past five years.
A veritable army of employees work together to keep the SIU campus in top shape and good repair. For two decades, Elizabeth Cheek has been an important part of that effort.
A researcher and teacher who focuses on waterfowl and wetlands management, Mike Eichholz values service as one of his main contributions to his work at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. To that end, he volunteers his time and expertise with groups that help set wildlife management policies throughout the state and country.
Michelle Kibby is fascinated with the intricacies of how the human brain functions, and as a professor of child clinical psychology and neuropsychology, she’s devoted to research and teaching to unlock the mysteries of the developing brain.
As a faculty member and researcher with dual appointments at SIU Carbondale and the SIU School of Medicine, Justin McDaniel wears multiple hats – teaching and researching as associate professor of public health in the School of Human Sciences and in the Dale and Deborah Smith Center for Alzheimer’s Research and trEatment (CARE) in the SIU School of Medicine.