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Research looks to solve equine colic mystery

Colic. It’s a grim word with dire meaning for horse owners. Colic kills backyard ponies and million-dollar race horses alike. The early symptoms can be subtle, easily missed. By the time the signs are unmistakable, sometimes it’s too late.

Researchers studying Illinois’ river otters

Every species of animal presents its own challenge for researchers. For a team at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, the river otter poses several, including: How do you monitor an animal too sleek to wear a tracking collar?


Welcoming the intellectually curious


Student to meet with nation’s Ag industry leaders

Emily Loehmer, a Southern Illinois University Carbondale graduate student, wants to make an impact in public health nutrition. She’ll have the chance to meet policy makers and experts in that area at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Outlook Forum next month as a participant in the Student Diversity Program, a section of the forum.

Debate teams begins new year on strong note

The Southern Illinois University Carbondale Debate Team brought home tournament championship trophies as its first act of the new year. With this latest victory, the team is poised to make a run at another national championship.


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University to celebrate Black History Month

Southern Illinois University Carbondale will celebrate Black History Month in February with numerous presentations and special events.. read more...

David Axelrod to present Morton-Kenney lecture

David Axelrod, a political adviser who served as a key senior strategist for President Barack Obama’s two presidential campaigns and later as White House adviser, will discuss his more than 40 years in politics this spring at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.. read more...

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SIU Events

  • ArrowThe Light that Shatters Darkness 2/1/2015

  • ArrowExpressions of Freedom 2/1/2015 8:00 AM

  • ArrowSaluki Women's Basketball vs. Bradley 2/1/2015 2:05 PM

  • ArrowExpressions of Freedom 2/2/2015 8:00 AM

  • Arrow50th Anniversary of Selma to Montgomery 2/2/2015 8:00 AM