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Evanston Mayor Daniel Biss will discuss the agenda for his city, including a slavery and racial discrimination reparations program, during a virtual conversation Monday.
The president of Prairie View A&M University said institutions of higher education must demonstrate how different races, faiths and opinions can work together.
First African American to serve as president of an Ivy League university Ruth Simmons will join a virtual discussion at SIU about the importance of historically black colleges Monday, Nov. 29.
Stavros Lambrinidis, the European Union’s ambassador to the U.S., is the next virtual conversation guest hosted by SIU's Paul Simon Public Policy Institute.
Elizabeth Shackelford, an author, former diplomat will join the SIU Paul Simon Public Policy Institute for a virtual discussion Oct. 19.
U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth of Illinois will join Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute for a virtual conversation at noon on Oct. 4.
The Paul Simon Public Policy Institute's virtual discussion series will look at the state of philanthropy in a post-pandemic world.
Two distinct opinions on U.S. involvement in Afghanistan were shared in the most recent segments of an ongoing discussion series hosted by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
A co-sponsor of an Illinois law that made the state the first to require that Asian American history be taught in public schools will join Sou…
Illinois Authors, a new interview series coordinated by Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute looks at the history, culture and impact of Illinois.
Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza will join SIU's Paul Simon Public Policy Institute for a virtual conversation at 10 a.m. June 4. She will discuss the work of the state comptroller’s office and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Illinois’ fiscal situation.
A group of Southern Illinois University students have written memorandums to President Joe Biden, outlining for him what they understand about being a statesman and suggesting ways to bring the quality back to U.S. politics.
John Gaddis – a historian, professor and Pulitzer Prize-winning author – will join Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute for a virtual discussion at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 25.
The Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University Carbondale will host a virtual conversation with Julie Moore Wolfe, the mayor of Decatur, Illinois, on Wednesday, May 12.
Illinois' congressional Republicans appear to have the most at stake as Democrats seek to at least maintain the 13 seats they currently hold.
Illinois Poet Laureate Angela Jackson will discuss her writing and her vision of Illinois in a virtual conversation next week hosted by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Historian Elizabeth Hinton, a professor at Yale University, will discuss her research on poverty, racial inequality and urban unrest in the United States during a discussion this week.
Dick Durbin's position as an experienced leader in the party that is about to take control of what issues will be considered by the U.S. Senate can't help but benefit Illinois, and his respectful demeanor could bring more civility to Washington, D.C., political observers say.
The Paul Simon Public Policy Institute and former Gov. Jim Edgar are teaming up to create a new annual award in Illinois to recognize statesmanship.
John Shaw, who is employed as Director in the department of Paul Simon Public Policy Institute-SIUC, earns a yearly salary of $161,616. Shaw w…
CARBONDALE — The chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times will visit Southern Illinois University Carbondale early next week to s…