Archive for November, 2012

X Fest Goes Before The Board

X Fest Goes Before The Board

On November eighth a group of X Fest veterans went before the SIUE Board of Trustees to discuss the ambitious theater festival and how it’s become a part of SIUE’s theatrical landscape. During their talk the group discussed how the festival came into being, the impact it has had on the students who participated in […]

Dr. Cairo and Prof. Bentley with students at 2012 Suriname field school

Cairo, Bentley to teach second Suriname field school next summer

Assistant Anthropology Professor Dr. Aminata Cairo and Theatre Professor Kathryn Bentley will take a select group of SIUE junior-level undergraduates for a field school in Suriname from June 1 to July 8, 2012. The field school will include classes before the students depart, starting on May 22, and following the students’ return until July 15.
Dr. […]

Dr. Ken Moffett

Rice, Moffett, Madupalli publish research on social networking among young voters

Associate Professors of Political Science Drs. Ken Moffett and Laurie Rice along with Business Assistant Professor Dr. Ramana Madupalli have recently co-authored an article entitled “Campaign-Related Social Networking and the Political Participation of College Students” in Social Science Computer Review.
Dr. Ken Moffett
Moffett and Rice contributed theoretical and social science research expertise for the article, while […]

Dr. Liebl working with a student. Photo courtesy of Shan Lu.

Liebl attends Drexel symposium to share drosophila research

On Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, Biology Professor and Drosophilist Dr. Faith Liebl attended Drexel University’s Epigenetics and Disease Symposium in Philadelphia to present a seminar about her recent drosophila research.
Dr. Liebl working with a student. Photo courtesy of Shan Lu.
In Liebl’s drosophila research, she and her student lab workers have explored proteins called kismet in […]

SIUE Faculty Present at NACSW Conference

SIUE Faculty Present at NACSW Conference

Last month Bryan Duckham and Hsin-hsin Huang presented at the NACSW (National Association for Christian Social Workers) conference. The conference is part of the NACSW’s continued effort to help its members integrate Christian faith and professional social work practices. The conference covers a broad range of topics across all areas of social work, however one […]

artwork from CCAS annual meeting program

SIUE turns heads at CCAS Conference

October thirty first through November third the Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences met for their annual conference. This meeting of deans from arts and sciences institutions focuses on advocacy for the liberal arts and sciences, as well as providing networking opportunities for participating institutions.
Dean Aldemaro Romero represented SIUE at the conference and was […]

Nikki Giovanni talking to students at SIUE

Nikki Giovanni Visits SIUE

Last Monday world renown poet, activist, and educator Nikki Giovanni visited SIUE. During her time on campus Giovanni met with students in a small group setting and gave a guest lecture on education, civil rights, and life in general to a packed Meridian Ballroom.
Currently a professor at Virginia Tech, Giovanni is an award winning author […]

Hand puppets from Proctor Puppets collection

SIUE’s Proctor Puppets collection exhibited at SWIC Schmidt Art Center

The SIUE Museum Studies department has opened the “Proctor Puppets: Showcasing Amusement” exhibit at Southwestern Illinois College’s (SWIC) Schmidt Art Center on the Belleville Campus. The exhibit opened on Nov. 1, 2012, and will be at Schmidt until Dec. 14.
Hand puppets from the Proctor Puppets collection
The exhibit was organized and put together by Associate History […]

Caroline Pender

Caroline Pender featured speaker for Coffee With Cool Women

The Women’s Studies department hosted its second Coffee with Cool Women gathering this semester on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. Coffee With Cool Women is a series of “flash mentoring events” that invites women of varying professions and backgrounds to speak with SIUE students about their personal and professional experiences that have contributed to their success.
Caroline […]

Artwork from the Young Artist Exhibition at the MUC

Young Artist Exhibition on display at MUC gallery

The Art Education Children’s Exhibition is currently on display at the Morris University Center gallery until Nov. 15th


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