SIU School of Law seeks students for Summer Diversity Prelaw Institute







SIU Diversity Prelaw Summer Institute

Participating students in the SIU School of Law’s inaugural Diversity Prelaw Summer Institute meet First Judicial Circuit Court Associate Judge Ella York at the Jackson County Courthouse in Murphysboro, Illinois, in May 2022.




High achieving college sophomores and juniors who want to gain insight into legal careers and prepare for law school are invited to attend the Southern Illinois University School of Law Diversity Prelaw Summer Institute.

The weeklong institute is scheduled for May 21-27 and is limited to 15 students. The program includes food, housing, an online Law School Admission Test preparation course and transportation to events. Applications are due May 15.

Information is available at https://conferenceservices.siu.edu/conferences/school-of-law-summer-institute.php.

Alaska’s Iditarod kicks off with ceremonial start




What's Killing Southern Illinoisans? A look at the top causes of death in Southern Illinois

Research shows that Southern Illinoisans die from the same things that the average American does, just a bit more often, but why? 

50th anniversary of a fatal Faner Hall tragedy passes quietly at SIU

It’s been 50 years since one of SIU’s most tragic and seemingly forgotten incidents – a construction accident that cost an 18-year-old freshman his life.

Get to the Game: Rend Lake College baseball players use schooling to complete bus repairs

It’s a good thing Rend Lake College has several diesel technology and welding students on the baseball team, otherwise they would have been stranded.


Is SIU winning the battle for local students?

SIU touts its efforts to recruit locally, but is it succeeding? Using data provided from five universities, The Southern aims to discover if it is succeeding.


Photos: Altgeld's 'castle' influence on college campuses across Illinois

topical alert featured top story

Five Illinois public universities feature buildings that resemble castles — and they all can trace their roots to a single Illinois governor.

Read the rest Continue Reading