• Sociologist Encourages Scientists to Examine the Social Factors that Influence Women’s Desire

    SIUE Sociology professor Alyson K. Spurgas acknowledges the importance of experimental psychology research on sexual dysfunction in women.
    Sociology professor Alyson Spurgas hopes to publish a book on her research by 2018. (photo courtesy of Spurgas)
    However, she would like to challenge researchers to dig deeper for more complex explanations for women’s desire troubles. Contemporary research and […]

  • A culture lives on: SIUE student’s project explores Indonesian culture with puppet exhibit

    Mariah Huelsmann selected a collection of Javanese puppets because their curvature, symbolic crowns and detailed sculpt do more than captivate audiences.
    SIUE senior Mariah Huelsmann is creating a museum exhibit display of Javanese puppets in Peck Hall. Huelsmann is the 2016 commencement speaker for the College of Arts and Sciences. (Photo courtesy of the Anthropology Department)
    “They […]

  • SIUE students help introduce high school students to advanced mapping technology

    Edwardsville High School Seniors Emily Lombardi and Nickie Cashdollar didn’t plan on studying geography when they begin college next fall.
    Edwardsville High School students Lauren Serfas (left) and Amanda Schmidt display their poster for their AP Geography course group project. Serfas and Schmidt used Geographic Information Systems technology to survey suitable land for wineries in the […]

  • Middle Eastern day connects students with culture, shatters stereotypes

    Words and phrases used by western media to describe Arabs and Muslims do not exist among natives of the Middle East.
    SIUE students participate in Dabke, a traditional group dance that varies by country in the Middle East. (Photo by Joseph Lacdan)
    Members of the SIUE Arabic club and Saudi Student Association hand out brochures about Arabic […]

  • Professor’s book explores the history of Minnesota’s mining towns

    The stories of the iron mining communities in northeast Minnesota may often get overlooked in American lore.
    SIUE history professor Jeff Manuel speaks at his book signing event at the University bookstore in April. (Photo courtesy of Jeff Manuel)
    Like the California gold rush, thousands fled to the region during the 19th century to mine huge deposits […]

New CAS student senators hope to connect with classmates this fall

New CAS student senators hope to connect with classmates this fall

SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences student senators believe changes in the student government structure will give better representation to CAS students next fall. Cody Osborne Landon
May 02, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post
Historical figures showcased in historical comparison

Historical figures showcased in historical comparison

Comparing two of the more famous western European explorers from different time periods required some innovative thinking by SIUE graduate student Samantha Thompson. Historical Studies graduate
May 02, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post
SIUE Theater and music students tackle Mozart in this year's spring play

SIUE Theater and music students tackle Mozart in this year’s spring play

A blend of experienced musicians, thespians and talented undergraduate actors provided a unique opportunity for SIUE professor Marc Schapman. (From left) Samantha Koester, Emily Moore, Amanda
Apr 01, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post
Art Therapy exhibit provides window into the impact of mental health

Art Therapy exhibit provides window into the impact of mental health

Different perspectives in how mental health has touched lives was the theme of this year’s Art Therapy Exhibition at the Art and Design Building West.
Apr 01, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post
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  • Philosophy professor Dr. Cashen examines suffering and the good life

    Philosophy professor Dr. Cashen examines suffering and the good life

    Philosophy, the love of knowledge – many students wonder what Philosophy is and how it is applicable to everyday life. Philosophy professor Dr. Matthew Cashen explores what at first may seem to be the most basic, though arguably one of the most important aspects of Philosophy and its applications: How does one live a good […]

    Sep 20, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • English professor Jeff Skoblow examines concept of failure in Honors 120 course

    English professor Jeff Skoblow examines concept of failure in Honors 120 course

    Skoblow, Jeffrey head shot 11-5-13
    ‘The status quo is the epitome of success, the institutionalization of the fear of failure.’
    English professor Dr. Jeff Skoblow has opened up a course on a much feared, often experienced topic: failure.
    The course is being offered through the Honors program and is being tackled in various lights through poetry, fiction, and […]

    Sep 20, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • SIUE physics professor receives NSF Award

    SIUE physics professor receives NSF Award

    Dr. Edward Ackad of the Physics Department has received a Award in tandem with the Information Technology Services (ITS).
    Although Dr. Ackad is working on the grant, the NSF Award is not being used fund Dr. Ackad’s personal research. The award itself is being used to build Internet infrastructure. Internet 2 is a high-speed link […]

    Sep 20, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • SIUE's sculpture on campus in its 16th year

    SIUE’s sculpture on campus in its 16th year

    Now in its 16th year, Sculpture on Campus, the annual three-day event hosted by the Department of Art and Design, will run from October 5-7 on the SIUE campus.
    The event kicks off with a public lecture by juror and Brooklyn based artist Afruz Amighi at noon on Wednesday October 5 in room 1104 in the […]

    Sep 20, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

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