Latest Southern Illinois Stories

2014-07-25 23:08:05

Ted Trent Studios and Circa 87 announced an exclusive new distribution deal with Wehrenberg Theatres to showcase their award-winning, local film Belleville. St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Ted Trent Studios and Circa 87, two Los Angeles-based film production companies, have collaborated to focus future projects on America’s Midwest. “It makes sense,” says producer and actor Ted Trent. “Writer/director Dan Steadman grew up in Michigan, and I was raised in Southern...

2014-07-08 23:05:50

The not-for-profit health care system comprised of over twenty facilities and more than 3,000 employees, including three inpatient hospitals, expands its relationship with Ascend Software by deploying SmartTouch HR Imaging in its Human Resources Department to create a paperless environment. Brea, CA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Ascend Software, a leading provider of business process management solutions, today announced that Southern Illinois Health System (SIHS) selected Ascend’s SmartTouch...

2014-06-19 23:03:38

Dr. Beth Freeburg joins SLU from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Saint Louis University has named Beth Winfrey Freeburg, Ph.D., as the new dean of the School for Professional Studies. Freeburg comes to Saint Louis University from Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIU), where she most recently served as the director of its Center for Workforce Development. Freeburg worked at SIU for the past 19 years where she held the rank of professor...

2014-04-24 08:34:35

University chooses Allscripts to provide ambulatory solution for clinics and clinicians CHICAGO, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Illinois University HealthCare (SIU HealthCare), located in Springfield, Ill., has selected Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) TouchWorks® electronic health record (EHR) solution to help manage and facilitate patient care at its clinics in Springfield and throughout southern Illinois. SIU HealthCare's electronic health records will be hosted on...

2014-04-17 08:23:34

Grants target Central and Southern Illinois communities hardest hit by last November's tornadoes CHICAGO, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Illinois Tornado Relief Effort campaign, in partnership with WGN Radio, Chicago Tribune, WGN-TV and the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, has raised more than $880,000, from nearly 7,200 generous donors. With matching funds from the McCormick Foundation and all expenses covered by the partners and the Foundation, over $1.1 million has...

2014-03-26 12:24:27

PHILADELPHIA, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Evidence-based solution set provides latest interprofessional care planning and documentation, guidelines, skills reference and patient information for three-hospital system Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced that the Southern Illinois Healthcare...

Agricultural Productivity Loss Due To Soil And Crop Damage From Flooding
2014-02-19 13:38:40

University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences The Cache River Basin, which once drained more than 614,100 acres across six southern Illinois counties, has changed substantively since the ancient Ohio River receded. The basin contains a slow-moving, meandering river; fertile soils and productive farmlands; deep sand and gravel deposits; sloughs and uplands; and one of the most unique and diverse natural habitats in Illinois and the nation. According...

2014-01-02 12:21:57

100% all-digital network requires digital equipment for all TVs - customers to be notified of their conversion date and required actions one month in advance ST. LOUIS, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR) customers in Missouri and Southern Illinois will enjoy access to more than 200 high definition (HD) channels*, better picture quality and significantly faster Internet speeds as Charter completes its move to a 100% all-digital network throughout the...

2013-11-05 23:29:22

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville christened its $52 million Science Building West this afternoon as SIU President Glenn Poshard and SIUE Chancellor Julie Furst-Bowe officially cut the ribbon. The facility incorporates laboratories for faculty and student research initiatives in a state-of-the-art learning environment. Edwardsville, Ill. (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville christened its $52 million Science Building West this afternoon as SIU...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'