Illinois University To Begin New Cancer Specialist TrainingFellows will help provide the manpower needed to expand clinical trials of new drugs and treatments in Springfield. Patients currently have to travel to St. Louis or Chicago for such options.
Prosecutors Drop Charges Against Man In SIU Student's DeathProsecutors say they plan to rebuild a case against Gaege Bethune in the 2014 death of 19-year-old Pravin Varughese of Eldorado, Illinois.
Southern Illinois Chancellor Remembered As A Passionate EducatorMontemagno died October 11 and was buried last week at Mound City National Cemetery.
Recreational Areas Get $1.5 Million In Federal Grant MoneyThe money will come from the Recreational Trails Program, a federal grant program that in Illinois is administered by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources in cooperation with the state's transportation department.
SIU Carbondale Chancellor Carlo Montemagno Has Died"His loss will be deeply felt at SIU, in Southern Illinois and in the scientific and academic communities."
Judge Denies Class-Action Lawsuit In Gender-Based Pay DisputeThe lawsuit alleges female physicians at SIU were being paid more than $12,200 per year less than male doctors for similar work.
Illinois Judge Throws Out Conviction In SIU Student's DeathA southern Illinois judge has thrown out a man's murder conviction in the 2014 death of a Southern Illinois University student.
Jury Deliberations Begin In Trial Over SIU Student's DeathTwenty-three-year-old Gaege Bethune of Eldorado, Illinois, is accused of striking 19-year-old Pravin Varughese several times and driving off, which led to his death from hypothermia.
Bid To Remove Southern Illinois President Called OffA meeting to discuss possibly placing Southern Illinois University's president on administrative leave has been called off.
Southern Illinois University President Says He Won't ResignSouthern Illinois University's president says he won't step down after lawmakers called for his resignation following allegations he secretly tried to move more than $5 million in state appropriations from Carbondale to Edwardsville campuses.
Coast-To-Coast Eclipse Gives Scientists Rare Chance To Study The SunThe city of Carbondale is the ideal viewing site for the eclipse, as it's the location where the total eclipse will last longest.
SIU To Host Solar Eclipse Food Festival, Comic ConCarbondale is one of the ideal locations to view the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, as it lies near the greatest point of duration.
Expert Says Voters Share Blame In State's Budget GridlockIf voters are looking for someone to blame for the continued gridlock among the governor and state lawmakers, a political expert said they might want to head for a mirror.
Protests Target Racism, Debt At Southern Illinois University Several hundred Southern Illinois University protesters have rallied against student debt and racism following recent incidents including an anonymous video calling for violence against black students.
Criminal Charges Won't Be Filed In Death Of SIU Student Pravin Varughese A Morton Grove woman whose 19-year-old son died a year ago in Carbondale says the state's attorney has decided not to bring criminal charges against anyone.