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Mine dust control research hits marketplace

A new technology for controlling dust in underground mining operations, developed by researchers at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, has made its way into the marketplace.

Fermentation institute puts SIU 'on cutting edge'

Opportunities for a new field of study and interdisciplinary research are on tap at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


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Training grant to assist social work students

Graduate students in Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s School of Social Work will soon have the opportunity to receive specialized trauma-based behavioral health training through paid fellowships.

SIU offers free online course

A free online learning opportunity is now available at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


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Revised elementary education program gains approval

The redesigned Elementary Education program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is among the first 10 university programs in the state to earn approval from the Illinois State Board of Education’s Illinois State Educator Preparation and Licensure Board.. read more...

Sustainability Council awards ‘green’ project funds

A hydroponic workshop, a community-supported agriculture project, composting commodes and an alternative spring break service project are among the 13 “green” projects receiving funds from Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Sustainability Council.. read more...

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