Urging residents to join in a global safety exercise, Gov. Bruce Rauner recently designated Oct. 20 as Great ShakeOut Day in Illinois, both to acknowledge the state's seismic risk and increase public awareness of the need to prepare.
Ceramic crafters and collaborators Tim Berg and Rebekah Myers of Claremont, California, will visit SIU Carbondale's School of Art and Design and talk about their work at a 7 p.m. lecture on Monday at the John C. Guyon Auditorium in the campus’s Morris Library.
The Touch of Nature Environmental Center in Carbondale, Southern Illinois University's (SIU) innovative outdoor learning site, plans two Trail Stewardship Days on weekends in the fall and needs volunteers for ground clearing to restore and
lengthen its trail system.
Pasta, peanut butter and other nonperishable foods are among the many items needed by Southern Illinois University (SIU) Carbondale’s new Saluki Food Pantry, set to open in the lower level of the Student Center Monday to power students through their studies.
Premier travel-recommendation company Flipkey.com recently identified Carbondale as Illinois’ most economical vacation-rental destination, with Shawnee National Forest and Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge — along with thousands of waterways — adding to the region’s allure.