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SIUC Chancellor: System is Stronger Together

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 21:48:20 +0000

The CEO of SIU Carbondale says despite challenges on his campus, he believes calls to disband the SIU System are premature.


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https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wsiu/audio/2018/04/20180423_montemagno_split_web_0.mp3




Montemagno Responds To Calls for System Split, Enrollment Pressures

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:29:48 +0000

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIUC Chancellor Carlo Montemagno about legislative proposals to split the SIU System, as well as enrollment hurdles his campus faces.


Media Files:
https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wsiu/audio/2018/04/20180423_montemagno_web.mp3




WSIU News: AM Update (4/23/2018)

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:23:33 +0000

Dan Klefstad and Jennifer Fuller report the morning's news for Monday, April 23:


Media Files:
https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wsiu/audio/2018/04/newscast_11.mp3




Oak Street Art Fair Offers Perspective For Region

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 19:13:21 +0000

Local artists will take their wares to the streets this weekend, as a part of the annual Oak Street Art Fair in Murphysboro. WSIU’s Jennifer Fuller reports.


Media Files:
https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wsiu/audio/2018/04/20180420_oak_street_art_web.mp3




LEAF Online Farmers Market Starts Second Season

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:45:00 +0000

Last year, we introduced you to Little Egypt Alliance of Farmers – or LEAF – and their online farmers market. Spring is here, the grass is growing, trees are starting to show their leaves, and flowers are starting to bloom. Some people are planning to start a garden while others plan on going to the farmers market.


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https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wsiu/audio/2018/04/online_market_web.mp3




WSIU News: AM Update (4/20/2018)

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:39:49 +0000

Dan Klefstad and Jennifer Fuller report the morning's news for Friday, April 20:


Media Files:
https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wsiu/audio/2018/04/newscast_10.mp3




WSIU Almanac: April 20th, 2018.

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:00:00 +0000

The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce wants you to know about the next Friday luncheon taking place on May 4th at the Keller Convention Center. To learn more visit: http://www.visiteffinghamil.com/


Media Files:
https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wsiu/audio/2018/04/AlmanacMP3FridayApril20th2018WEBVersion.mp3




SIU Hosts Midcontinent Student Conference Of The American Society Of Civil Engineers

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 20:11:38 +0000

Hundreds of Engineering students are gathering at SIU this weekend for an annual conference. It’s been almost a decade since SIU hosted the Midcontinent Student Conference of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Event organizer Larissa Root says over the next few days’ students from 14 universities will participate in presentations, networking sessions, and competitions. “These students have worked very hard over the past year on their project weather that be putting together a steel bridge or a canoe made out of concrete.” These competitions mimic real world problems the students will see in their career. In the steel bridge contest they have to assemble their bridge on a time limit and then it’s tested for construction technique, load capacity and deflection. “In the real world you’re going to be solving problems, your peers who may be competitors might be your co workers in the future so your learning to collaborate, your learning to use the materials you have and the budget you


Media Files:
https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wsiu/audio/2018/04/96212_civil_engineering_conference_web_0.mp3




Illinois Herpetologist Studies Timber Rattlesnake, Courtesy Of A Private Landowner

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 12:00:00 +0000

WSIU Radio speaks with Scott Ballard, a Herpetologist talks about taking in a pregnant Timber Rattlesnake found on private land in southern Illinois.


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https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wsiu/audio/2018/04/TimberRattlesnakeMP3FeatureFINALWithMusic6Minutes.mp3







WSIU News: AM Update (4/18/2018)

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:35:55 +0000

Dan Klefstad and Jennifer Fuller report the morning's news for Wednesday, April 18:


Media Files:
https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wsiu/audio/2018/04/newscast_9.mp3




WSIU Almanac: April 18th, 2018.

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:00:00 +0000

The Olney and Greater Richland County Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the sounds of summer concert series every Thursday during June and July.


Media Files:
https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wsiu/audio/2018/04/Almanac18April2018FINAlWednesday.mp3




New Life Skills Reentry Center Opens in Former IYC Murphysboro Facility

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 23:04:45 +0000

The Illinois Department of Corrections transferred the first 20 offenders to the new Life Skills Re-entry Center in Murphysboro on Monday. WSIU's Brad Palmer reports. The new Life Skills Re-entry Center in Murphysboro is now open. At last month's graduation ceremony for the first class of cadets to provide security at the facility, Governor Bruce Rauner said the goal is to stop the revolving door to prison.


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https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wsiu/audio/2018/04/brad_wrap.mp3




W. Frankfort School District Plans Special Film Session

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 22:57:17 +0000

Making sure students are prepared for life after high school is a key part of education-including for students in special education classes. Collin Dorsey reports. With April being Autism Awareness Month, the West Frankfort School district is working to make sure their students in special education classes are prepared for life after high school.


Media Files:
https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wsiu/audio/2018/04/collin_wrap.mp3




WSIU News: AM Update (4/17/2018)

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 12:40:50 +0000

Dan Klefstad and Jennifer Fuller report the morning's news for Tuesday, April 17:


Media Files:
https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wsiu/audio/2018/04/newscast_8.mp3




FoodWorks Presents Foraging Celebration

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 12:13:18 +0000

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Chef Rob Connoley, author of "Acorns & Cattails; A Modern Foraging Cookbook of Forest, Farm & Field," about his upcoming presentation with FoodWorks at Scratch Brewing in Ava.


Media Files:
https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wsiu/audio/2018/04/20180417_foodworks_ftr.mp3




Opioid Program Planned For Thursday At The Rend Lake Visitor Center.

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 12:00:00 +0000

This Thursday at the Rend Lake Visitor's Center several groups are offering a free workshop on the opioid crisis. The public event starts at 6:00PM and will include a documentary featuring addicts talking about their problem, plus a discussion with a panel of local experts. The evening will also include Narcan training provided by the Egyptian Health Department. Amber Anderson with the Egyptian Area Agency of Aging says the problem is widespread and not limited to any one social or economic group. The partners in this community event are the Franklin/Williamson Healthy Communities Coalition, the Egyptian Health Department and the SIU School of Medicine's Center for Rural Health and Social Service Development.


Media Files:
https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wsiu/audio/2018/04/OpioidWorkshopMP3WEBVersionFINAL.mp3




WSIU Almanac: April 17th, 2018.

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 11:00:00 +0000

The Olney and Richland County Chamber of Commerce invite the public to their annual meeting on Wednesday April 18th, 2018 at the Old Tyme Steakhaus. For more information call 618-392-2241. Or browse to: http://www.chambermaster.com/directory/jsp/events/dlg/Public_PrintSummary.jsp?ccid=356


Media Files:
https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wsiu/audio/2018/04/AlmanacTuesdayApril27th2018.mp3




Political Expert and Author To Speak Tonight at SIU Carbondale.

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 21:30:31 +0000

R. Marie Griffith, Director of the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University in St. Louis will speak about her new book "Moral Combat: How Sex Divided American Christians and Fractured American Politics." at the SIU Ballroom on Monday April 16th, 2018.


Media Files:
https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wsiu/audio/2018/04/MarieGriffithFeatureWEBVersion_0.mp3




WSIU News: AM Update (4/16/2018)

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 13:30:44 +0000

Dan Klefstad and Jennifer Fuller report the morning's news for Monday, April 16:


Media Files:
https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wsiu/audio/2018/04/newscast_7.mp3