Pakistan

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Canada

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A multitude of languages are used by Canadians, with English and French (the official languages) being the mother tongues of approximately 56% and 21% of Canadians, respectively. As of the 2016 Census, just over 7.3 million Canadians listed a non-official language as their mother tongue. Some of the most common non-official first languages include Chinese (1,227,680 first-language speakers), Punjabi (501,680), Spanish (458,850), Tagalog (431,385), Arabic (419,895), German (384,040), and Italian (375,645).

Australia

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Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands. It is the largest country in Oceania and the world's sixth-largest country by total area. The neighbouring countries are Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and East Timor to the north; the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. The population of million is highly urbanised and heavily concentrated on the eastern seaboard. Australia's capital is Canberra, and its largest city is Sydney. The country's other major metropolitan areas are Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide.

France

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It is estimated that between 300 million and 500 million people worldwide can speak French, either as a mother tongue or a second language. According to the 2007 Adult Education survey, part of a project by the European Union and carried in France by the Insee and based on a sample of 15,350 persons, French was the first mother tongue of 87.2% of the total population, or roughly 55.81 million people, followed by Arabic (3.6%, 2.30 million), Portuguese (1.5%, 0.96 million), Spanish (1.2%, 0.77 million) and Italian (1.0%, 0.64 million). People who had other languages as their mother tongue made up the 5.2% of the population.

Sweden

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Sweden (Sverige ), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish: ), is a Scandinavian Nordic country in Northern Europe. It borders Norway to the west and north and Finland to the east, and is connected to Denmark in the southwest by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund, a strait at the Swedish-Danish border. At 450295 km2, Sweden is the largest country in Northern Europe, the third-largest country in the European Union and the fifth largest country in Europe by area. Sweden has a total population of 10.2 million of which 2.4 million has a foreign background. It has a low population density of 22 PD/km2. The highest concentration is in the southern half of the country.

India

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India (IAST: ), also known as the Republic of India (IAST: ), is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh largest country by area and with more than 1.3 billion people, it is the second most populous country and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west; China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the northeast; and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives, while its Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia.

Ireland

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A quarter of births (24 percent) in 2009 were to mothers born outside Ireland. Chinese and Nigerians, along with people from other African countries, have accounted for a large proportion of the non–European Union migrants to Ireland. Up to 50,000 eastern and central European migrant workers left Ireland in response to the Irish financial crisis. The two official languages of the Republic of Ireland are Irish and English. Each language has produced a noteworthy literature. Irish, though now only the language of a minority, was the vernacular of the Irish people for over two thousand years and was possibly introduced during the Iron Age.

Carbondale, Illinois

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Growing Up With Southern Illinois. Herrin, Ill.: Crossfire Press. 380 pages. ISBN: 978-0-9623990-7-7. Erwin, Milo, and Jon Musgrave. 2006. The Bloody Vendetta of Southern Illinois. Marion, Ill.: IllinoisHistory.com. 240 pages. Wright, John W. D. 1977. A History of Early Carbondale, Illinois, 1852–1905. Carbondale, Ill.: Southern Illinois University Press. 384 pages. ISBN: 978-0-8093-0789-0.

Southern Illinois Salukis men's basketball

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The Southern Illinois Salukis men's basketball team represents Southern Illinois University Carbondale in Carbondale, Illinois. The Salukis compete in the Missouri Valley Conference. The Salukis have been coached by Barry Hinson since March 28, 2012, and play their home games at SIU Arena. Prior to joining the NCAA, the Salukis competed in the NAIA men's basketball. Appearing five times, with a combined tournament record of 9 wins and 4 loses. Most notable tournament appearances came in 1945, in which the Salukis finished third, and then the following year in the 1946 tournament where the Salukis were NAIA national champions.

Southern Illinois

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Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Southern Illinois related archival collections at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Special Collections Research Center.

Southern Illinois University

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The SIUC Center for Workforce Development in Springfield is operated by the Workforce Education and Development Department of the College of Education and Human Services at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

National Pacemaker Awards

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The Daily Egyptian (Southern Illinois University, Carbondale) (2002). The Daily Iowan (University of Iowa) (2000, 2001, 2006, 2008, 2013). The Daily Nebraskan (University of Nebraska–Lincoln) (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007). The Daily Northwestern (Northwestern University) (1994, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2010). The Daily Orange (Syracuse University) (2014, 2015, 2016). The Daily Pennsylvanian (University of Pennsylvania) (1997, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2017). The Daily Reveille (Louisiana State University) (2003). The Daily Tar Heel (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) (1996, 1998, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2013).

Jim Belushi

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After graduating from Wheaton Central High School, Jim Belushi attended the College of DuPage and graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a degree in Speech and Theater Arts. From 1977 to 1980, Belushi, like his older brother John Belushi, worked with the Chicago theater group The Second City. During this period, Belushi made his television debut in 1978's Who's Watching the Kids and also had a small part in Brian De Palma's The Fury. His first significant role was in Michael Mann's Thief (1981). After his elder brother John's death, from 1983 to 1985 he appeared on Saturday Night Live; he portrayed characters such as Hank Rippy from "Hello, Trudy!" and "That White Guy".

Steve Finley

Steve Finley (MLB)
Finley grew up in Paducah, Kentucky, he attended Paducah Tilghman High School and Southern Illinois University, where he earned a degree in physiology and played for the baseball team from 1984 to 1987. In, Finley was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 11th round of the draft, but did not sign, instead choosing to remain at SIU, where he was a two-time All-Missouri Valley Conference performer and a third-team All-American in 1986, and named the team's Most Valuable Player in 1987. He is a member of the Saluki Baseball Hall of Fame. He was a member of the 1986 Team USA squad that won a bronze medal during international competition in the Netherlands.

Mid-American Conference

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The Missouri State Bears, Evansville Purple Aces, and Southern Illinois Salukis participate in the MAC for men's swimming and diving. In 2012, the West Virginia Mountaineers joined the Florida Atlantic Owls and Hartwick College Hawks as men's soccer affiliates. Florida Atlantic departed upon joining Conference USA in 2013. Hartwick's contract was not renewed by the MAC in 2015. Missouri, Northern Iowa, and Old Dominion are wrestling affiliates. The Missouri State Bears are also an affiliate for field hockey along with Appalachian State University. Binghamton University is an affiliate in men's tennis.

Don S. Davis

Don Davis
In 1970 he received a Master's Degree in Theatre from the Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIU); his thesis was "Design and Construction of Stage Settings for Black Comedy and The Two Executioners". He taught for several years before returning to SIUC to complete a Ph.D. in Theatre; his dissertation was "The Evolution of Scenography in the Western Theater". He began working in the film industry in the 1980s, while teaching at the University of British Columbia. In 1987, he stopped teaching in order to pursue acting full-time. He got the role of the eloquently spoken Major Briggs, he said, when "I was living in Vancouver and doing local work.

Buckminster Fuller

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From 1959 to 1970, Fuller taught at Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIU). Beginning as an assistant professor, he gained full professorship in 1968, in the School of Art and Design. Working as a designer, scientist, developer, and writer, he lectured for many years around the world. He collaborated at SIU with John McHale. In 1965, they inaugurated the World Design Science Decade (1965 to 1975) at the meeting of the International Union of Architects in Paris, which was, in Fuller's own words, devoted to "applying the principles of science to solving the problems of humanity."

Dippin' Dots

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Dippin Dots is an ice cream snack invented by Southern Illinois University Carbondale alumnus, Curt Jones, in 1988. The confection is created by flash freezing ice cream mix in liquid nitrogen. The marketing slogan is "Ice Cream of the Future". The snack is made by Dippin' Dots, Inc., headquartered in Paducah, Kentucky. Because the product requires storage at temperatures below −40 °F, it is not sold in grocery stores, which cannot provide such extreme cooling requirements.

Missouri Valley Football Conference

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Illinois (6–1). 2004: Southern Illinois (7–0). 2005: Northern Iowa, Southern Illinois, & Youngstown State (5–2). 2006: Youngstown State (6–1). 2007: Northern Iowa (6–0). 2008: Northern Iowa (7–1) & Southern Illinois (7–1). 2009: Southern Illinois (8–0). 2010: Northern Iowa (6–2). 2011: North Dakota State (7–1) & Northern Iowa (7–1). 2012: North Dakota State (7–1). 2013: North Dakota State (8–0). 2014: Illinois State (7–1) & North Dakota State (7–1). 2015: Illinois State (7–1) & North Dakota State (7–1). 2016: North Dakota State (7–1) & South Dakota State (7–1). 2017: North Dakota State (7–1). 2018: North Dakota State (8–0).

Amos Bullocks

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He played college football at Southern Illinois University. Bullocks attended Chicago's Dunbar High School, before moving on to Southern Illinois University. He finished ranked first in school history in career rushing yards (2,441) and career touchdowns (32). He was twice named honorable-mention Little All-American. In 1981, he was inducted into the Southern Illinois Athletics Hall of Fame. Bullocks was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the twentieth round (270th overall) of the 1962 NFL Draft and by the Buffalo Bills in the tenth round (76th overall) of the 1962 AFL Draft. On December 9, 1961, he signed with the Cowboys.