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Study examines business relationships

It is crucial that businesses retain loyal customers in order to succeed, and a team of researchers including Southern Illinois University Carbondale faculty member Cheryl Burke Jarvis may change the way that businesses think about their customer relationships.

Research points to river revival

All the Lower Cache River needed was a little push.


Welcoming the intellectually curious


Four students earn Washington Center internships

Four Southern Illinois University Carbondale students earned prestigious internship opportunities from the Washington Center Program, a scholarship initiative that places students in internships in Washington, D.C.

Grad inspires commitment to agriculture

When Michelle Buchheit, a teacher at Carbondale Community High School launched an FFA chapter there, she appealed to Southern Illinois University Carbondale for an expert. The College of Agricultural Sciences sent her John Edgar.


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Attend an open house, schedule a tour, and see why you’ll fit right in. If you can't visit in person, try our virtual tour.


Dates set for 2014 Family Weekend, Homecoming

The dates are set for two popular Southern Illinois University Carbondale fall traditions: Saluki Family Weekend and Homecoming. read more...

Dr. Paul Sarvela to be Acting Chancellor

SIU System President Randy J. Dunn has appointed Dr. Paul D. Sarvela to serve as the acting chancellor of the SIU Carbondale campus. read more...

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Chancellor's Column

Susan Tulis

Library, staff evolve to meet changing needs.

The Chancellor's Column appears every Friday in the Southern Illinoisan.

Past Chancellor's Columns