Saluki Pride: Jim Nelson makes analytics and artificial intelligence understandable, usable and relevant

Saluki Pride: Jim Nelson makes analytics and artificial intelligence understandable, usable and relevant

Jim Nelson, an associate professor and coordinator of the analytics program in the School of Analytics, Finance and Economics and the director of the Pontikes Center for Advanced Analytics and Artificial Intelligence, is largely responsible for putting the “analytics” in SIU’s College of Business and Analytics, and he’s introducing analytics and artificial intelligence to students in relevant ways, according to colleagues and students.

Saluki Pride: Daniel Silver is proud to guide his paralegal studies students to success

Saluki Pride: Daniel Silver is proud to guide his paralegal studies students to success

Daniel Silver, a clinical associate professor in paralegal studies within the School of Justice and Public Safety, has received the university-level 2022 Teaching Excellence Award (non-tenure track). Silver developed a wide range of law-related courses over the years designed around what is in the best interests of the students, the most recent being Cannabis Law.

Saluki Pride: Exercise science professor Phil Anton committed to teaching

Saluki Pride: Exercise science professor Phil Anton committed to teaching

Phil Anton, an associate professor in the School of Human Sciences, has many roles at SIU, including directing the Strong Survivors Program, centered on cancer rehab, which he helped found in late 2005. Because of his devotion to SIU Carbondale students and the people they serve, Anton has received the university-level Teaching Excellence Award (tenured and tenure track).