outhern Illinois University Carbondale students Caroline Chwalisz, Jewel Sanders and Darcy Tripod are the recipients of the SIU Women’s Club 2021-2022 round of scholarships.
Artist and professor Jiyong Lee spends his days in the School of Art and Design assisting students with glass sculptures. While teaching at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, he has been asked to be a visiting artist at several institutions across the world where he taught workshops, including the University of South Australia, Domaine de Boisbuchet in France, Fire Station Artists’ Studios in Ireland, and more.
A team considered an underdog at the National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC), Southern Illinois University Carbondale advertising lab has proved to the American Advertising Federation and the other universities that it can consistently display award-winning work.
Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s 21 spring 2022 dental hygiene graduates not only have the rare accomplishment of earning a diploma from the only baccalaureate dental hygiene program in the state, approved by the Commission on Dental Accreditation, but they are also one of just two groups in the state to complete the online community dental health coordinator (CDHC) certification.
Taylor Hartke, a senior from Teutopolis, Illinois, is the 2022 Southern Illinois University Carbondale Student Employee of the Year. She is working toward her bachelor’s in agricultural systems and education while minoring in communication studies and agribusiness economics.
Ty Perry, a finance clinical assistant professor in the College of Business and Analytics, has done much to bring global recognition to the finance program and its students and to increase Saluki student pride, his colleagues say.
As an international faculty member, Cinzia Padovani, an associate professor in radio, television and digital media, said it can be a challenge to adapt to life in a new place, but she loves the beauty of the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus and working with students and her colleagues. She hopes her experience will be helpful for future junior colleagues from overseas.
Nicole Gray and Rebecca Singer, members of the Southern Illinois University Carbondale chapter of the American Marketing Association, placed first at an international marketing project research competition.
Leslee Lunden Lofton is making the most of an opportunity she saw in her own closet. Inspired by her own old clothes, garments at local thrift stores and an effort toward sustainability, Lofton, a senior in Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s fashion design program, is repurposing apparel as she prepares to unveil her line at the Student Showcase and Runway Fashion Show, Thursday, April 21, in Student Center Ballroom D.
Ensconced in a laboratory packed with high-tech equipment, SIU Carbondale’s Arash Komaee is working on technology that might result in a new generation of surgical instruments. His efforts may someday lead, for example, to physicians using magnetize tools that can safely be operated inside a patient’s body using sufficiently strong magnets outside the body.