Archive for September 14th, 2018

A Message from the Dean

A Message from the Dean

Welcome to the September 2018 issue of This Month in CAS!  I hope the new academic year has started well for everyone.  The energy on campus at the beginning of a new year is always joyful for me.
Let me begin by introducing Emily Dustman as our new lead writer and publisher of TMiC.  Emily graduated […]

Ninth Year for SIUE Xfest

Ninth Year for SIUE Xfest

“Xfest provides the opportunity for our students to work with artists of international stature—an important component of their study within the department.”–Dr. Chuck Harper
Deeply Rooted Productions. Photo Credit: Ken Carl
September 10-14 marked the ninth year of SIUE Xfest: a festival of alternative theatre and dance. For one week out the year, the Department of Theater […]

Alumna Rosetta Clay Named Asst. Vice President of Engagement

Alumna Rosetta Clay Named Asst. Vice President of Engagement

“SIUE really helped to shape me into who I am today.”–Rosetta Clay
Rosetta Clay, ‘94
Assistant Vice President of Engagement, Illinois Wesleyan University
Rosetta Clay. Photo Credit: Jason Reblando, Illinois Wesleyan University
Rosetta Clay was recently named assistant vice president of engagement at Illinois Wesleyan University. She made the transition from Menlo College to Illinois Wesleyan University, bringing with […]

Professor Emeritus Eugene B. Redmond

Professor Emeritus Eugene B. Redmond

“Dressed up in pain the flatted-fifth began its funeral climb up the tribal stairwell…”–Eugene B. Redmond, Milestone: The Birth of an Ancestor
Eugene B. Redmond standing in front a quilt commemorating 40 years of his life. Quilt by fabric artist Edna Patterson. Photo Credit: E. Dustman
Sunday, Aug. 26 marked two historically significant events for the state of Illinois–the East St. […]

Lovejoy Library to Provide Meditation Room

Lovejoy Library to Provide Meditation Room

“We would like to see people make the space their own.”–Juliet Kerico Gray
Lovejoy Library. Photo Credit: E. Dustman
Meditation, mindfulness, and contemplation are set to make their way to the Lovejoy Library. With a great interest in addressing the needs of the 21st. century student, the library plans to open a meditation room. Earlier this year, […]

SIUE's First Course on Mindfulness

SIUE’s First Course on Mindfulness

“I hope this class can help people reevaluate what they find meaningful in their life.”–Dr. Linda Markowitz
A great place for mindfulness: The Gardens at SIUE. Photo Credit: E. Dustman
A brand new course was introduced to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s course catalog this fall—Mindfulness as the Center of Human Experience: Mind, Body, & Society (IS-399). As […]

Dr. Faith Liebl Receives $422,064 Award

Dr. Faith Liebl Receives $422,064 Award

“The brain is fascinating in how this collection of cells can give rise to thought.”–Dr. Faith Liebl
A neuromuscular junction synapse in Drosophila. Photo Credit: Dr. Faith Liebl
Dr. Faith Liebl has a big question in her lab at Southern Illinois University Edwardville—“How do we learn and remember information?” More specifically, she wants to understand how genes in […]

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