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Upcoming Events:

John WalcottUnderstanding Our New World: John Walcott

John Walcott, an award-winning journalist and foreign policy expert now teaching at Georgetown University, will join the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute for a virtual conversation on June 8 at 11 am CT.

Walcott will discuss “The Search for Truth in an Age of Confusion.” He will also review the changing media environment in the United States and worldwide and consider the daunting challenges now facing journalists and analysts to ascertain what is truthful.

Register for June 8th.

Barb Brown Memorial Fund Garden PartyBarb Brown Memorial Fund Garden Party

Please join us for the annual Barb Brown Memorial Fund Garden Party at the Leavitt Family farm.

All donations can be made online at BarbBrownMemorial.org or by check made out to the SIU Foundation with "Barb Brown Fund" in the note line. All proceeds go to the fund.

Proceeds of the fund will be used to continue the service and teaching legacy of Dr. Brown. The purpose and intent of the fund is to enrich the educational opportunities for students of Southern Illinois University Carbondale and promote the principle that public higher education shares a responsibility to encourage public service and serve the public good by addressing the challenges that confront our communities.

Date: June 10, 2023
Time: 4:30 - 6:00 P.M. CT
Location: Leavitt Family Farm
Address: 5001 Riley Lake Road, Ellis Grove, IL

Due to space, RSVPs are required. Please RSVP by contacting Karen Leavitt Stallman at 618-978-6093 or karenstallman51@gmail.com.