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An artist’s rendering of the renovated and expanded boat house and pavilion planned for Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s campus lake.
Joseph French published a limited-edition portfolio of Elliot Porter’s photographs called “Trees.” French donated one of the 25 sets to the Morris Library’s Special Collection. Read more about the gift.



SIU Scholarship Recipient Colton Newlin

A chancellor scholar, Newlin said the scholarship he received has made all the difference in his undergraduate experience and has helped pave the way for his plans to attend law school.

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Kayak Trip Raises Money for Vets

$25,500 were raised by Greg Nejmanowski, an SIU alumnus, Touch of Nature graduate assistant and Veteran Adventures coordinator, who hosted a Paddle for Patriots SalukiFunder campaign while kayaking down the entire Mississippi River.

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