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2017 News

June 15, 2017
Sylwester named 2017 Outstanding Teacher
Professor Kevin Sylwester is the winner of the 2017 Outstanding Teaching Award in the College of Liberal Arts.

2016 News

August 09, 2016
Outstanding Contributions to the Field
Professor Sajal Lahiri, The Vandeveer Chair Professor in the Department of Economics, is the recipient of the 2016 University-Level Scholar Excellence Award.

February 25, 2016
Economics Club visits Federal Reserve
Economics students recently traveled to the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis where they were introduced to the workings of the Fed and learned about internship and job opportunities there.

2013 News

September 30, 2013
Do Economists Make Better Lawyers? - Department of Economics, SIU Carbondale
Many undergraduates considering law school believe that political science, history, or administration of justice can best prepare them. However, law schools are increasingly admitting economics majors as economics issues are becoming more important in legal circles.

September 30, 2013
McCloskey returns to SIU
Professor and economist Deirdre McCloskey, recipient of six honorary doctorates (including one from SIU in 2012), returned to address a captive Carbondale audience in September, speaking on the topic of capitalism.