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2020

07/22/20 - Simon Institute to host virtual conversation with Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton
07/13/20 - Former U.S. Ambassador Charles Ray to discuss diplomacy, military service
07/06/20 - Simon Institute virtual discussion will examine philanthropy
07/02/20 - Panetta Discusses COVID-19, Politics, and More in Simon Institute Lecture
07/02/20 - Leon Panetta, former White House Chief of Staff, CIA Director, and Secretary of Defense, Calls
                 for a National Strategy to Confront COVID-19
07/01/20 - Institute Joins Statement to the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
06/27/20 - Former CIA director, U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta to speak at SIU online event
06/25/20 - Leon Panetta to discuss U.S. foreign policy, upcoming election
06/12/20 - William J. Burns to discuss renewed American statesmanship, public service
06/09/20 - State Rep. Welch will discuss economic, social and political issues facing Illinois
06/09/20 - Recommended Reading Lists about Illinois - Illinois Playbook - POLITICO
06/07/20 - To renew Illinois, read about Illinois: Prominent Illinoisans recommend 5 books
06/04/20 - U.S. Rep. Darin LaHood to discuss challenges facing Illinois, nation
06/01/20 - Rahm Emanuel to speak in virtual event hosted by SIU's Simon Institute
06/01/20 - Rahm Emanuel to discuss mayoral roles in a global community
05/28/20 - New York Times’ Carl Hulse will share thoughts on nation’s political landscape
05/18/20 - Simon Institute to host Knox College president in virtual talk
05/09/20 - How the Young JFK Processed a Historical Earthquake
05/08/20 - Simon Institute to host former U.N. and Swedish diplomat in virtual talk next week
05/08/20 - Simon Institute Begins "Understanding Our New World" Series
05/05/20 - Simon Institute awards 2020 scholarships honoring former directors
05/04/20 - JFK’s Analysis of Pre-World War II Britain Offers Parallels to Today’s COVID-19 Pandemic
04/28/20 - Lessons To Learn: COVID-19 Illuminates Health Disparities in Illinois
04/24/20 - Simon Institute to host author, historian, David Kennedy in virtual talk
04/21/20 - Simon Institute's Shaw Examines Statesmanship in the COVID-19 Era
04/18/20 - Statesmanship is achievable, Simon institute director says
04/01/20 - Series of Oral Histories Offers Timely Reflections on Kissinger’s Diplomacy and Leadership
03/31/20 - Op-Ed: How Would a World-Class Statesman in the White House Respond to COVID-19?
03/31/20 - Opinion | John T. Shaw: What a statesman would do
03/18/20 - Biden Adds Illinois To List of Midwestern Primary Blowout Wins
03/17/20 - InFocus: John Jackson on the Illinois Primary
03/13/20 - C-SPAN's The Weekly Podcast with Institute Director John Shaw
02/21/20 - Simon Poll: Bernie leads among likely Democratic voters in Illinois; Trump remains popular downstate
02/20/20 - Sanders leads Democrats in Paul Simon Public Policy Institute poll
02/20/20 - Sanders and Bloomberg leading Illinois primary: poll
02/20/20 - Simon Poll: Pritzker job approval at 51/38, Trump at 39/58, Sanders leads Dem field
02/07/20 - ‘Renewing’ Illinois, statesmanship programs highlight Simon Institute lineup
02/05/20 - What The Delayed Iowa Results Mean For Voters In Illinois And Beyond
01/24/20 - Paul Simon Institute springs into spring 2020
01/23/20 - Shaw, Simon Institute Focus on Statesmanship
01/15/20 - Shaw to discuss restoring statesmanship on international stage 
01/09/20 - Local political expert weighs in on U.S.-Iran tensions


2019

12/03/19 - Poshards’ gift to Simon Institute to take SIU student summit to new heights
12/03/19 - Poshards give $100,000 on Giving Tuesday
12/03/19 - Poshard Gift Benefits Paul Simon Public Policy Institute
11/07/19 - Media Advisory – SIU hosts annual Simon Leadership program this weekend
10/24/19 - Opinion | John T. Shaw: Statesmanship will be urgently needed in the coming months
10/21/19 - Former DOT Secretary Ray LaHood comments on Amtrak’s problems with late arrivals
10/21/19 - Former US congressman who presided over Clinton impeachment speaks at SIU
10/09/19 - Ray LaHood to discuss bipartisanship challenges in a deeply polarized Washington, D.C.
10/08/19 - Illinois Playbook - Pritzker's Numbers
10/03/19 - Award-winning author and activist Temple Grandin speaks at SIU on developing talent
10/03/19 - Temple Grandin Advocates for Education Inclusion
09/30/19 - Temple Grandin to discuss ‘Developing Talents’ in lecture on Thursday
09/27/19 - Political expert answers your questions about the impeachment process
09/25/19 - Local expert weighs in on impeachment proceedings
09/23/19 - Hundreds more tickets open for free Temple Grandin lecture at SIU after a move to a bigger venue
09/20/19 - SIU's Simon Institute seeks bigger venue with Temple Grandin lecture already sold out
09/18/19 - Pulitzer Prize-winning author, historian David Kennedy to present Morton-Kenney lecture
09/05/19 - U.S. Senate Historian to discuss changing concepts of leadership
08/26/19 - Politics, Money, Civility: Our One on One with John Shaw, director of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute
08/26/19 - Leadership challenges facing Illinois, nation highlight Simon Institute fall 2019 lineup
08/01/19 - Meet the people working to kick Chicago out of Illinois
07/31/19 - Simon Institute Releases 12 Year Review of Polling, Analysis
06/01/19 - Burns: U.S. Diplomacy Is Sometimes Thankless but Always Critical Job
05/31/19 - Remembering Richard Lugar and the Lost Art of Statesmanship
04/29/19 - Summit focused on ways to renew Illinois
04/18/19 - Local political expert weighs in on Mueller Report
04/14/19 - Guest View: Illinois university students support bold actions to renew the Prairie State
04/09/19 - Emeritus faculty lecture will look at leadership challenges ahead in Illinois and Washington, D.C
04/05/19 - Morton-Kenney lecture to examine the worldwide increase in civil wars and impact on the United States
04/03/19 - Media Advisory – Springfield forum to focus on women in leadership, public service
03/27/19 - 2019 Simon Institute Callahan, Lane student internships announced
03/15/19 - SIU Carbondale will host student summit aimed at helping revive, rebuild Illinois
03/14/19 - SIUC turns to students to help fix Illinois government
03/11/19 - Former U.S. Ambassador to discuss the need for more civility
03/06/19 - Led by a legendary historian, SIUC looks back at 150 years with birthday book
01/24/19 - McCray, Locher earn Simon Institute awards
01/16/19 - Charting Illinois' future, statesmanship initiatives, speakers lead Simon institute spring 2019 schedule. 

2018

10/19/18 - State political analyst Jim Nowlan will look at Illinois’ past challenges and future opportunities
10/18/18 - Media Advisory – Simon Leadership Weekend Saturday in East St. Louis
10/10/18 - Simon Institute’s John Jackson will speak at Emeritus Faculty program
10/04/18 - Media Advisory –Simon Institute’s John Shaw to discuss new book on Saturday
10/03/18 - Simon Poll shows Pritzker holds lead in November election
09/27/18 - State historian lecture will focus on inspiring leaders in Illinois’ history
09/19/18 - International trade, political expert will discuss the nation’s challenges
08/17/18 - Focus on Illinois’ history highlights Simon Institute fall 2018 lineup
08/10/18 - Simon Institute research shows state funding disparities benefit downstate
07/11/18 - Simon Institute details recommendations to improve political town hall meetings
04/30/18 - Health law conference to address nation’s opioid epidemic
04/17/18 - New York Times’ chief Washington correspondent to share thoughts on current political landscape
04/10/18 - Lecture to examine how sex divides nation’s culture and political debate
04/04/18 - Shaw to discuss career, challenges in journalism, historical writing
03/19/18 - Illinois voters have strong views on major issues facing the state: Simon Poll
03/08/18 - Half of Illinois voters see cuts in government waste, inefficiency as budget solution: Simon Poll
03/07/18 - Oneida Vargas is Simon Institute 2018 Latino Heritage Intern
03/06/18 - Illinois voters unhappy with state's direction; barely influenced by tax cuts: Simon Poll
03/05/18 - 2018 Simon Poll presentation is March 8
03/02/18 - Joshua McCray named Alexander Lane Intern
03/02/18 - Simon Poll: Illinois voters give top political leaders low marks
03/01/18 - Smith, Reinhardt, selected for Callahan internships
02/28/18 - Simon Poll shows Rauner, Pritzker lead in primary elections


2017

11/28/17 - John Shaw tapped to lead Paul Simon Public Policy Institute
10/20/17 - Leadership weekend brings Metro East students together
10/09/17 - Media Availability - U.S. Sen. Richard J. "Dick" Durbin
10/06/17 - Moss earns Simon Institute's Phillips Debate Team Scholarship
10/01/17 - SIU political science internship to honor Barb Brown
09/29/17 - Media Advisory - Simon Leadership Weekend
09/11/17 - SIU's Paul Simon Public Policy Institute finalists named
09/05/17 - Media Advisory - Morton-Kenney Public Affairs Lecture
08/25/17 - Institute Visiting Scholar to Offer Testimony on Human Trafficking - POSTPONED
05/01/17 - Poll explores public’s awareness of human trafficking
04/28/17 - Simon Institute’s 20th-anniversary event features Jim Edgar
04/27/17 - Institute Sponsors Latino Legislative Civic Education Day
04/19/17 - Debater finishes in top 10 at national championship
04/07/17 - Media Advisory – Youth Government Day
04/07/17 - Political expert to discuss 2016 presidential election
04/04/17 - Tichenor to speak at spring meeting
03/27/17 - Poll: Large majority of voters back marijuana legalization, decriminalization
03/24/17 - Poll: Half of Illinois voters want to keep Obamacare
03/15/17 - Lyles named one of 25 ‘Law School Students of the Year’
03/15/17 - Poll: Majority of voters disapprove of job being done by Rauner, Madigan
02/22/17 - Alumna returns to discuss her work in Washington
02/21/17 - Conference will explore fair school funding
02/10/17 - Presentation on Alexander Lane is Feb. 16
02/07/17 - Spring program marks Simon Institute’s 20th anniversary
01/23/17 - Nonprofit organization management training available
01/23/17 - Travis Washington named Alexander Lane Intern
01/20/17 - Simon Institute selects Jacob Selsor for internship
01/17/17 - Simon Institute recognizes students

2016

12/20/16 - Media Advisory -- UN Secretary-General’s Visit
11/14/16 - Panel discussion will focus on 2016 election results
10/21/16 - Institute to host discussion of polls, campaigns
10/20/16 - Tichenor named interim director of Simon institute
10/18/16 - Media Advisory -- Steven Ellis
10/12/16 - Simon Poll: Illinois voters offer different views of state budget crisis
10/10/16 - Poll: Illinois voters divided over remaining in the state
10/06/16 - Media Advisory -- Simon Leadership Weekend
10/05/16 - Poll: Gas tax ‘lockbox,’ term limits, independent redistricting draw big support
10/04/16 - Simon Poll: Clinton, Duckworth hold leads in Illinois
09/19/16 - Simon Institute director to discuss ‘Campaign 2016’
09/12/16 - Presentation focuses on campaign finance reform
09/08/16 - Award-winning journalist to speak on campus
06/24/16 - SIU hosting student leaders from Central Asia
04/06/16 - SIU debaters to face off in campus exhibition
04/04/16 - Media Advisory – Inaugural Energy Day
03/18/16 - U.S. agriculture secretary to speak at SIU
03/09/16 - Poll: Illinois voters favor legislative redistricting changes
03/09/16 - Illinois to hold ‘big primaries for both parties’
03/07/16 - Poll: Voters support medical marijuana, split on casual use
03/04/16 - Shantel Franklin named Alexander Lane intern
03/03/16 - Poll: Illinois voters split on Rauner
03/02/16 - Ryan Gougis named Callahan intern
03/01/16 - Review of Simon institute polls set for March 8
02/23/16 -
Poll: Kirk, Duckworth lead U.S. Senate primaries
02/22/16 - Simon Poll: Clinton, Trump lead in Illinois
02/10/16 - Illinois official to discuss state of economy
01/25/16 - Yepsen, Jackson to analyze Iowa caucus results

2015

11/10/15 - Institute to host presidential election luncheon
11/09/15 - Scholar to discuss U.S. policy in the Middle East
10/29/15 - Region supports bobcat hunting/trapping law
10/28/15 - Illinois House minority leader to visit campus
10/22/15 - Media Advisory - Simon Leadership Weekend
10/19/15 - Poll: Region's opposition to fracking is growing
10/15/15 - Poll: Budget impasse starts to affect region
09/16/15 - ‘Never the Same’ to be shown again on Sept. 29
09/11/15 - University to host Illinois lieutenant governor
09/11/15 - Moore to deliver Distinguished Speaker Series lecture
08/28/15 - Luechtefeld to receive Dunn Public Service Award
08/19/15 - Loretta Swit to attend documentary’s premiere
06/15/15 - Conference to focus on legal issues veterans face
05/08/15 - Trasviña named to Paul Simon Institute Board
04/30/15 - Poll: Majority of voters support same-sex marriage
04/20/15 - Poll: VA access is veterans’ greatest challenge
04/20/15 - Illinois Policy Institute CEO to visit region
03/31/15 - Lecture will explore role of faith in politics
03/30/15 - Poll: Illinois voters wary of fracking
03/26/15 - Poll: Illinois voters mixed on state revenue ideas
03/23/15 - Rep. Clyburn to discuss voting rights issues
03/23/15 - Poll: More revenue part of state’s budget solution
03/20/15 - Felicia Norwood to deliver Jeanne Simon lecture
03/20/15 - Poll: Rauner’s job approval rating at 36.5 percent
02/12/15 - Poet Nikki Giovanni’s Feb. 19 lecture canceled
02/02/15 - Historian to discuss letters on Thomas nomination
01/27/15 - Costello, Trover named to Institute board
01/21/15 - David Axelrod to present Morton-Kenney Lecture
01/13/15 - Brione Lockett named Alexander Lane Intern
01/06/15 - Miller receives internship honoring Callahan

2014

10/17/14 - Poll: Illinois gubernatorial race ‘tied’
10/16/14 - Talk will examine Champaign’s revitalization
10/15/14 - Media Availability – Dan Long
10/10/14 - Expert to discuss state’s economic/budget issues
10/06/14 - Media Availability – Dolores Huerta
09/26/14 - Whitley to discuss businesses’ policy agenda
09/24/14 - Building a ‘creative’ economy is focus of lecture
09/19/14 - Series to explore income disparity gap
09/16/14 - Media Availability – Simon Institute Events
09/08/14 - Lecture will examine world’s water challenges
09/02/14 - Online access to Simon Institute polls available
08/27/14 - Institute program to focus on politics, candidates
06/30/14 - University is hosting 20 central Asia students
06/09/14 - Conference will focus on child welfare
05/22/14 - Discussion will focus on child welfare