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The COVID-19 pandemic has created hardships for health care workers, small businesses, and students. SIU Carbondale is working on several projects to help improve the local community. The Saluki spirit shines bright during this time, as you can see in the stories below.


SIU fitness expert offers tips for staying fit at home, even during a pandemic (12-2-20)

Fermentation Science Institute is producing Saluki sanitizer for campus (7-31-20)

SIU online summer course examines coronavirus pandemic impact, response (6-17-20)

SIU makes final COVID-19 test component delivery to state after successful effort (6-5-20)

State asks SIU to continue making key COVID-19 testing substance as first contract fulfilled (05-12-20)

SIU researcher’s tool would improve tracking, avoidance of COVID-19 cases (5-5-20)

Relax parents: Teaching your kids from home offers opportunities (5-5-20)

SIU campus donates needed items to local health and safety agencies (4-30-20)

SIU’s Research Park is surveying businesses about pandemic impact (4-29-20)

SIU Center for Family Medicine Expands COVID Testing Efforts (4-28-20)

SIU students volunteered to help Taylorville apartment complex residents under quarantine (4-21-20)

More than $240,000 raised to help SIU Carbondale students (4-20-20)

SIU is first state university to deliver in key COVID-19 test substance shortage (4-17-20)

SIU Medicine Launches Pandemic Health Worker Program for Remote Patient Monitoring (4-11-20)

SIU faculty join statewide effort to manufacture critical COVID-19 test ingredient (4-8-20)

SIU manufactures, donates 3D-printed face shields to SIH (4-16-20)

Faculty and students step up to the challenge of a quick change to online education (4-14-20)

Plan ahead to successfully conduct business remotely (4-13-20)

SIU economic development experts available to assist businesses (4-7-20)

Research continues at SIU as faculty make adjustments to health emergency (3-30-20)

Feeding the Saluki spirit: Alumnus, high schoolers donate 2,700 meals to food pantry (3-30-20)

SIU using innovative ways to recruit new Salukis (3-25-20)