Kim Chizevsky-Nicholls

Kim Chizevsky
Upon graduation from high school in 1986, she then attended Southern Illinois University for three years, where she studied legal and medical secretarial services and worked as a paralegal with the law firm Baird, McCarthy and Rowden. While in college, she joined the dance squad and participated in aerobics. In 1988, she began dating Chad Nicholls. At the time, she was an aerobics instructor, but Nicholls directed her towards bodybuilding. After three months under Chad's instructions, Chizevsky-Nicholls, weighing 121 lb at 5 ft, placed second in the lightheavyweight class in the 1989 NPC Jr. Tri State. With the exception of the 1989 NPC Jr.

Parental leave

maternity leavepaternity leavepaid family leave
Maternity leave and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Parenting. Pregnancy discrimination. Sick leave. Time bind. Work-life balance. Motherhood penalty. BBC article on proposed parental leave in Germany designed to halt the decline in the birth rate and male/female workplace inequality. BBC article on declining birth rate in Italy. BBC article on declining birth rate in Poland and new schemes designed to increase it. BBC article on success of Norway's parental leave scheme. BBC guide to parenthood policies in Europe (n.b. In this BBC article parental leave means unpaid leave). Trends in Maternity Leave for First-Time Mothers in the US.

Randy Dunn

Randy J. Dunn
Dunn was most recently the president of Southern Illinois University. He formerly served as president of Youngstown State University and Murray State University. Both of his previous presidential terms ended in controversy. Dunn submitted his resignation as the president of Southern Illinois University on July 13, 2018 amidst controversial actions within the university's system. Randy Dunn graduated from Westmer High School in Mercer County, Illinois in 1976. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in teacher education from Illinois State University in 1980. He also completed his master's degree in educational administration and foundations from Illinois State in 1983.

Dennis Franz

He attended Wilbur Wright College and Southern Illinois University Carbondale, graduating from the latter with a bachelor's degree in speech and theater in 1968. After graduating from college, Franz was drafted into the United States Army. He served eleven months with the 82nd Airborne Division and the 101st Airborne Division in Vietnam. Franz began his acting career at Chicago's Organic Theater Company. Although he has in the past performed Shakespeare, his appearance led to his being typecast early in his career as a police officer. (By Franz's own count, the character of Andy Sipowicz was his 28th role as a police officer). He has also guest starred in shows such as The A-Team.

Darryl Jones

Darryl "The Munch" Jones
He attended Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He played gigs around Chicago with the likes of Ghallib Ghallab, Otis Clay, Ken Chaney, and Phil Upchurch. At 21, with the help of his longtime friend Vincent Wilburn Jr., the nephew of Miles Davis, Jones landed a life-changing gig with the legendary jazz icon, with whom he would play over the next five years. He can be heard on Decoy (1984) and You're Under Arrest (1985), and several live concert albums. In 1985, he became a member of Sting's first solo band with Branford Marsalis, Kenny Kirkland, and Omar Hakim.

Frederick J. Brown

After learning the fundamentals of architecture at CVS, Brown attended Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois (SIU). Brown graduated from Southern Illinois University in 1968 with bachelor's degree in Art and Psychology. At SIU Brown was an assistant instructor of art and was included the University's 1968 group exhibition. In 1970 Brown had his first one-man show at the Illinois Bell Telephone Gallery in Chicago. That same year Brown moved to New York City's SoHo, a neighborhood which at the time was home to many artist and musicians.

Richard Roundtree

After high school, Roundtree attended Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois. Roundtree dropped out of college in 1963 to begin his career. Roundtree began his professional career around 1963. Roundtree began modeling in the Ebony Fashion Fair after being scouted by Eunice W. Johnson. After his modeling success with the Fashion Fair, Roundtree began modeling for such products as Johnson Products' Duke hair grease and Salem cigarettes. In 1967, Roundtree joined the Negro Ensemble Company. His first role while apart of the company was portraying boxing legend Jack Johnson in the company’s production of The Great White Hope.

Al Levine

Levine
Levine, who is Jewish, was born in Park Ridge, Illinois, and graduated from Hoffman Estates High School, attended and played for Harper Junior College, and graduated from Southern Illinois University. In, Levine walked onto the SIU team as a pitcher. Levine is close friends with Toronto Blue Jays catcher Sal Fasano, and Palatine High School coach Paul Belo. The Chicago White Sox drafted him in the 11th round of the 1991 draft. In 1991 he debuted with the single-A Utica Blue Sox, and was 5th in the New York-Penn League with two complete games. In 1992, he stuck 142 batters between the Sarasota White Sox and the single-A South Bend White Sox, tying for second among White Sox minor leaguers.

SIUC College of Liberal Arts

College of Liberal Arts
The SIUC [Southern Illinois University Carbondale] College of Liberal Arts, aka 'COLA, offers a broad-based selection of disciplines in the fine arts, social sciences and humanities. Based in Faner Hall, the College of Liberal Arts offers more majors, minors and specializations than any other college at SIUC. Center for Archaeological Investigation. Center for English as a Second Language. University Museum. Phenomenology Research Center. Center for Experimental Music. Allyn Hall (Photo needed). Communications Building (Photo needed). Life Science II (Photo needed).

Jason & the Scorchers

The ScorchersWarner E. Hodges
A native of Sheffield, Illinois, Ringenberg attended Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and was a member of a short-lived acoustic trio in 1978. In late 1979, Ringenberg formed his first band, Shakespeare's Riot, the precursor of the Scorchers. Named after an oblique reference to the Astor Place Riot, Shakespeare's Riot played Ringenberg's original compositions, rockabilly songs and other similar styled tunes by Bob Dylan and Tom Petty; adapted to his high-energy country rock style. Ringenberg disbanded Shakespeare's Riot and moved to Nashville in 1981.

Donald McHenry

He then continued on to earn a master's degree from Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 1959 and began a doctoral program at Georgetown University. McHenry spent much of his career working in foreign diplomacy. He began working with the United States Department of State in 1963, and spent eight years there. From 1971 to 1976, he worked for a series of private think-tanks - the Brookings Institution, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace - writing about foreign policy. In 1976, McHenry served as a member of President Carter's transition staff at the State Department before joining the U.S. Mission to the United Nations.

Rodney P. Kelly

A native of southern Illinois, Kelly attended Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, receiving a B.S. in agriculture in 1966 and an M.A. in business administration in 1968. He completed the Reserve Officer Training Corps program in 1967 and was commissioned a lieutenant. He was a command and combat pilot with more than 4,000 flying hours. In the course of his 34-year career he commanded several Air Force units, including the 527th Aggressor Squadron and the 3rd Wing, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska. He served as director of operations at the headquarters of U.S.

Bob Odenkirk

Odenkirk
Odenkirk attended Naperville North High School and Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, then transferred to Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois, "honing his sketch-writing and performance skills with live shows on both colleges' radio stations." He began his foray into comedy writing as a radio DJ for WIDB, the local college station at SIU. At WIDB he created a late-night (midnight to 4 am) radio comedy show called The Prime Time Special. He worked beside such other fledgling stars like Greg Weindorf and Matt Helser. After three years of college, Odenkirk decided to try writing and improv in Chicago.

Charles Basch

He earned his B.S. and M.S. in community health education at the State University of New York at Brockport and his Ph.D. in health education at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, where he studied under four of the field's most prominent leaders, Robert S. Gold, David F. Duncan, Elena Sliepcevich, and Robert Russell. Basch's main scholarly interests are improving understanding of (1) health-related decision making, (2) dissemination and implementation of effective health-related programs and policies, and (3) the influence of health factors on educational outcomes in urban minority youth. In particular, he has documented a link between childhood health and learning in school.

Jason Ringenberg

Jason Ringenberg & The Nashville Allstars
He started playing in rock, alternative rock, and country-bands while in school at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. In 1981, Ringenberg moved to Nashville, Tennessee, where he soon formed Jason and the Scorchers with Warner Hodges, Jeff Johnson, and Perry Baggs. Their potent mix of punk rock and country gained them fans around the world. In the words of Rolling Stone they "singlehandedly re-wrote the history of rock'n'roll in the South". They won critical approval with the release of successful albums and energetic live performances. Jason & the Scorchers had several hits, including "Golden Ball and Chain" and a rock version of Bob Dylan's "Absolutely Sweet Marie."

Joan Higginbotham

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She received a Bachelor of Science degree from the Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 1987, and a Masters of Management Science (1992) and Masters in Space Systems (1996) both from the Florida Institute of Technology. Higginbotham is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and The Links, Incorporated. Higginbotham began her career in 1987, two weeks after getting her Bachelor of Science degree, at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC), Florida, as a Payload Electrical Engineer in the Electrical and Telecommunications Systems Division. Within six months she became the lead for the Orbiter Experiments (OEX) on OV-102, the Space Shuttle Columbia.

Chris Carr (basketball)

Chris CarrChris Dean Carr
Carr played collegiately at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He also played in Greece with AEK Athens BC and in Serbia with KK Lavovi 063. * Player profile @ aek.com * K-State Bio

Albert E. Mead

Albert Mead
He received his formal education at Southern Illinois Normal University and at Northwestern University's Union College of Law in Chicago. After graduating from law school in 1885, Mead returned to Kansas to practice law for four years. He married Elizabeth "Lizzy" Pauline Brown and they had one daughter, Mary; and three sons, Wendell, Roland, and William. In 1889, he moved to Washington Territory. Mead served as Mayor of Blaine, Washington (1892), as a member of the Washington State House of Representatives (1892), and as prosecuting attorney for Whatcom County, Washington from 1898 to 1903.

Jackie Spinner

Spinner, Jackie
She has a bachelor of science degree in journalism from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and a master's degree at the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California at Berkeley. Spinner is a U.S. Fulbright Scholar in Oman for the 2010-2011 academic year. She left the Post in 2009 and founded Angel Says: Read, an international literacy project based in Belize, Central America. In 2010, she returned to Iraq to start the award-winning AUI-S Voice, Iraq’s first independent student newspaper at The American University of Iraq—Sulaimani.

Jared Yates Sexton

He studied English and Creative Writing at Indiana State University, and later received his MFA in Creative Writing from Southern Illinois University in 2008. Sexton taught Creative Writing at Ball State before accepting a position at Georgia Southern University, where he is a tenured Associate Professor of Creative Writing. Sexton is the author of three short story collections: An End to All Things (Atticus Books), The Hook and the Haymaker (Split Lip Press), and I Am the Oil of the Engine of the World (Split Lip Press), as well as a crime novel, Bring me the Head of Yorkie Goodman (New Pulp Press), written under the pseudonym Rowdy Yates.

Robert K. Weiss

Robert Weiss
He is a graduate of Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Weiss has been the President and Vice Chairman of the X Prize Foundation since 1996. In the film Blues Brothers 2000, the name of Robert K. Weiss is mentioned (to the confusion of Donald "Duck" Dunn) in a speech by Elwood Blues as the final name in a long list of legendary blues and soul artists that Elwood names to convince his band not to quit. This is presumably a reference to how Weiss convinced Dan Aykroyd (who portrayed Elwood) and director John Landis not to quit the film. Kentucky Fried Movie (1977): producer, actor. The Blues Brothers (1980): producer. Police Squad! (TV series, 1980): producer.

Paul Simon Public Policy Institute

Public Policy Institute
The Paul Simon Public Policy Institute is located at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. It was founded by Paul Simon, a former two-term U.S. Senator from Illinois and one-time candidate for the Democratic Party (United States) nomination for President of the United States. Opening in 1997, the Institute differentiates itself from similar organizations by working directly with elected officials and others to fashion and implement change in public policy. The institute is bipartisan and sponsors many on-campus programs featuring state and local politicians, educators, entrepreneurs, and many others.

Lena Taylor

Senator Taylor
She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee in 1990, and a law degree from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale in 1993. As an undergraduate, she joined Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority. After law school, Taylor worked as a public defender for more than two years, representing indigent citizens in need of legal services. In 1996, she opened Taylor and Associates Law Office, a general practice firm on the north side of Milwaukee. Taylor was elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly in a special election in April 2003 and was subsequently elected to the Wisconsin State Senate in 2004.

Ijaz-ul-Haq

Muhammad Ijaz-ul-HaqHaqIjaaz ul Haque
A graduate of Southern Illinois University, Ijaz worked as a banker prior to entering in politics in 1988, following the assassination of his father General Zia-ul-Haq, Pakistan's then-President of Pakistan. He had been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan between 1990 and May 2018. He was born on 20 February 1952 to Zia-ul-Haq. According to the News International, he was born 20 May 1952. He received his master's degree in business administration from Southern Illinois University, United States. He worked as a banker prior to entering politics in 1990 in Bahrain where he was vice president at Citibank.