Thursday, April 17, 2014

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

DE: Students aim to guide explorers’ paths

Read more​...And stay tuned to tomorrow's DE for more App stories!

Monday, April 14, 2014

More big news from Rovertown!

SIU faculty earn honors for patent work, The Saluki Times

Several Southern Illinois University Carbondale faculty members received honors at the recent Interdisciplinary Research Forum for receiving patents for their work within the past year.  Read more​.

App contest highlights student innovation, The Saluki Times


Southern Illinois University Carbondale students showed their innovation and creativity in creating special software applications at the 2014 Saluki App Competition.   Read More​.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

FINAL RESULTS: 2014 Saluki App Competition

Here are the results:

First Place Blue Category (judged):

Tie for first:
SI Trails - $300

Runner up
Gym Pals - $150

First Place Maroon Category (judged):
UniverCity - $300

Popular vote:

Third: SI Trails - $50

Honorable Mention

We are very proud of the 2014 teams!  It was great to see the students in action yesterday talking up their apps.  

We have two businesses now at SIU composed of students making apps, both the first place winners of the Blue Category for 2014.  The vote of the three judges was an exact tie!

Many thanks to our judges:
  • John Ahrens - SIU Director of Enterprise Applications
  • Lauren Siegert - Online Director for The Southern Illinoisan
  • Tom Harness - Owner of Harness TechED (formerly with Orderbolt)