• A Message from the Dean

    Welcome to the April 2019 issue of This Month in CAS!  The trees are blooming, the perennials are emerging, and Spring is finally here.   Let’s hope any temperature swings back to cold are short-lived!
    The faculty in CAS continue to produce cutting edge scholarship.   Congratulations to Dr. Bryan Jack, associate professor in Historical Studies, who recently […]

  • Fulbright Specialist Mark Hildebrandt & Air Quality Monitoring

    “I want students to be able to look at data in real time to address ways in which to interact with each other–to do analyses so that they can begin to address climate change together.”–Dr. Mark Hildebrandt
    Associate Professor in the Department of Geography at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Dr. Mark Hildebrandt, was recently hosted by […]

  • A Day in the Life of a Student: Tyler Mackey

    “I want to teach young minds about free thinking…the importance of learning for yourself.”–Tyler Mackey
    Between working, studying, and volunteering, Tyler Mackey, a Junior at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, easily puts in twelve hours each and every day. Mackey works 30-40 hours per week at a body shop cleaning bays, crushing parts, and working on trucks–all […]

  • Dr. Bryan M. Jack’s New Book, Southern History on Screen: Race & Rights, 1976-2016

    “Film shapes so much of what we know about history.”–Dr. Bryan M. Jack 
    Associate Professor of Historical Studies, Dr. Bryan M. Jack, whose area of specialty encompasses African American history and the American South, recently edited and published a book entitled, Southern History on Screen: Race and Rights, 1976-2016. The book is the first of […]

  • URCA Associate, Paige Niepoetter’s Diet Study Findings

    “Though it may not be the case for everyone, fasting seems as though it would be a viable diet for some.”–Paige Niepoetter
    Keto, paleo, fasting, Whole30…these days it is easy to get caught up in some sort of dieting trend, but what about having actual data to back a particular dietary shift? Undergraduate Research and Creative […]

Dr. Kevin D. Cannon's Travel Scholarship Fund

Dr. Kevin D. Cannon’s Travel Scholarship Fund

“It is important to me to give students who are from an economic background that does not necessarily allow for travel the opportunity to
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Senior Mollie Thompson Launches Empowering Campaign

Senior Mollie Thompson Launches Empowering Campaign

“I want this to be an empowering movement.”–Mollie Thompson As can be seen through online platforms, hashtag campaigns can be powerful and serve as a serious
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43rd Annual Probst Lecturer, Dr. Jennifer Doudna

43rd Annual Probst Lecturer, Dr. Jennifer Doudna

“CRISPR is a surgical tool for changing the code of life. Our goal is to deploy this enabling technology to have a positive impact on
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Building Conceptual Understanding through Math Games

Building Conceptual Understanding through Math Games

“The math games league is a way for an entire community to get involved in the education of their children in a critical area.”–Dean Budzban Games
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  • Message from the Dean

  • A Message from the Dean

    A Message from the Dean

    Welcome to the April 2019 issue of This Month in CAS!  The trees are blooming, the perennials are emerging, and Spring is finally here.   Let’s hope any temperature swings back to cold are short-lived! The faculty in CAS continue to produce

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  • Human Interest

  • A Day in the Life of a Student: Tyler Mackey

    A Day in the Life of a Student: Tyler Mackey

    “I want to teach young minds about free thinking…the importance of learning for yourself.”–Tyler Mackey Between working, studying, and volunteering, Tyler Mackey, a Junior at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, easily puts in twelve hours each and every day. Mackey works 30-40

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  • Happenings

  • Dr. Kevin D. Cannon's Travel Scholarship Fund

    Dr. Kevin D. Cannon’s Travel Scholarship Fund

    “It is important to me to give students who are from an economic background that does not necessarily allow for travel the opportunity to have that kind of valuable learning experience.” –Dr. Kevin D. Cannon  Photo credit: University Marketing & Communications A

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  • Other Recent Articles

  • Confronting Black Terror with Dr. Tisha M. Brooks

    Confronting Black Terror with Dr. Tisha M. Brooks

    “To travel is to confront terror.”–Dr. Tisha M. Brooks
    Assistant Professor of English, Dr. Tisha M. Brooks, recently gave a lecture as part of the Black Studies Lecture Series. The topic of her lecture was black mobility and terror in Jordan Peele’s film “Get Out.” An American satirical horror released in 2017, the film is about […]

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