Kymberlee Mills, a senior library specialist with Morris Library, has helped greatly in the transition to a new unified library service platform.
José Ruiz’s aviation career has lasted more than four decades, including the last 26 years with SIU’s nationally recognized program. He’s earned numerous accolades, including leading the University Aviation Association and chairing national panels on runway safety issues.
Aaron Lisec of Morris Library’s Special Collections Research Center helps researchers from throughout the world with their projects. He also uses the library’s Facebook page to connect the community and Saluki alumni with frequent posts featuring historic photos from the center.
Seung-Hee Lee is described as an “outstanding teacher and extraordinary researcher” who has advanced her work in many dimensions to her students’ benefit. Craig Anz, interim director in the School of Architecture, notes that Lee is also strong in research collaboration
Douglas Lind of the SIU School of Law is an award-winning legal historian who loves to help students with their research. Earlier this year, Lind received the 2021 Joseph L. Andrews Legal Literature Award from the American Association of Law Libraries for co-authoring “The Leaven of Sympathy: A Bio-Bibliography of Frederick C. Hicks.” He previously won the organization’s same award in 2013 for his sourcebook, “Lincoln’s Suspension of Habeas Corpus: the Pamphlet Literature and Congressional Debate.”
Tammy Rinehart Kochel, professor, criminology and criminal justice, has been at the forefront of policing research for more than 20 years, even predating significant incidents that contributed to police reform in places such as Ferguson, Missouri, notes Matthew Giblin, director, School of Justice and Public Safe
After earning his degree in civil engineering from Virginia Tech in 1994, Matthew T. Bundy always planned to return to graduate school to pursue architecture. An initiative started in fall 2018 by Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s School of Architecture made that possible.
For Jane Neubauer, a senior in Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s anthropology program, there is a definite thrill in finding an artifact during a dig.
For Vernecelyn Allen and five other Southern Illinois University Carbondale School of Aviation female pilots, competing in the 2021 Air Race Classic is about building upon a legacy dating back to famed aviator Amelia Earhart in 1929.
Steven Turnipseed, senior lecturer in the School of Architecture, encourages innovative solutions to student projects while fostering a dynamic interaction with his colleagues and peers.