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SIU adds disease-resistant soybean lines

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is helping Midwest soybean farmers combat a parasitic roundworm -- the soybean cyst nematode, sometimes referred to as the “billion dollar pest.” And they are using the soybean itself to do it.

Mine dust control facility opening March 20

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is home to a state-of-the-art facility aimed at better controlling dust aerosols in certain coal mines, and officials will celebrate its grand opening next week.

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Mann earns Rickert-Ziebold honors

Lonnie L. Mann III is the sole winner of this year’s Rickert-Ziebold Trust Award competition at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

‘Can I Live’ celebration set for April 22

Success and the ability to overcome adversity will be highlighted in the fourth annual “Can I Live” rally at Southern Illinois University Carbondale on April 22.

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CAMPUS HEADLINES

Alumnus to present Morton-Kenney lecture

A two-degree Southern Illinois University Carbondale graduate who is one of the nation’s leading political analysts on demographics, race and politics will return next week to share his thoughts. read more...

Triathlon, boat regatta on course for April 26

Creativity, athleticism and tradition will blend together when two popular long-running events return to Southern Illinois University Carbondale on April 26. read more...

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