Category: Anthropology

Temple Grandin speaks on her life with autism

Temple Grandin speaks on her life with autism

Due to inaccurate portrayals through different media sources, it may be accurately stated that most people do not understand many mental illnesses and disorders.  Autism is one such order that is often misrepresented throughout the media.
SIUE hosted a speaker whose lifelong work may represent the single greatest frontal assault on these misunderstandings.  Sponsored jointly by […]

SIU builds strong relationship with Cuba, states Romero

SIU builds strong relationship with Cuba, states Romero

Southern Illinois University is building an academic relationship with Cuba, according to Aldemaro Romero, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at SIUE. Romero began consideration of the project when he realized several SIUE faculty members with ties to Cuban educational institutions.
“When I came to SIUE, I found there were a number of faculty […]

Egyptian teach-in draws crowd in MUC

Egyptian teach-in draws crowd in MUC

Thursday afternoon brought a little rebellion to the Morris University Center in the form of a teach-in.
CAS student Ben Baker Skypes with teach-in audience about the situation in Egypt.
International Programs, the Middle East and Islamic Studies Initiative, and the Arabic Club collaborated in the hopes of cutting through the news inundating SIUE students and the […]

Headpot to be displayed in Arkansas

Headpot to be displayed in Arkansas

A piece of the University Museum at SIUE will be on its way to Arkansas Monday, February 14, according to Eric Barnett, director of the University Museum.
Headpot that will be on display in Arkansas from the SIUE University Museum. picture courtesy of the University Museum.
Mary Anne Parker of the Parkin Archeological State Park of Parkin […]

ADVANCE speaker comes to SIUE - Monday and Tuesday

ADVANCE speaker comes to SIUE – Monday and Tuesday

Dr. Laurel Smith-Doerr, associate professor of sociology at Boston University, will be on the SIUE campus presenting two lectures on gender and science.
Smith-Doerr recently completed a two-year assignment at the National Science Foundation (NSF) as a program director focusing on two topics: Science, Technology and Society; and Ethics Education in Science and Engineering, according to […]

DeGarmo awarded as humanitarian

DeGarmo awarded as humanitarian

Denise DeGarmo, department chair and associate professor political science, will be officially awarded with the SIUE Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Award, Tuesday, February 8, 2011.
“The selection committee was impressed with the range of service contributions that [DeGarmo] has provided as well as the leadership role you have assumed in [DeGarmo’s] service activities,” according […]

SIUE now has protected nature preserve

SIUE now has protected nature preserve

SIUE can now claim to have one of the largest campus nature preserves in the U.S., according to several SIUE faculty members.
Kurt Schulz, professor of biological sciences, is excited about the nature preserve, as are his fellow faculty members.
“This is entirely a winning proposition for the university. There are very few campuses that have […]

Michael Shaw to accept the Paul Simon Teacher-Scholar award

Michael Shaw to accept the Paul Simon Teacher-Scholar award

Chemistry professor Michael Shaw will receive the Paul Simon Teacher-Scholar Award March 30, 2011 according to an email release by SIUE Associate Dean Christa Johnson.
“The SIUE Paul Simon Outstanding Teacher-Scholar Award is presented to a faculty member in order to recognize the role of the interdependence between research and teaching,” said Johnson.
The award is an […]

STEP grants support research and creativity

STEP grants support research and creativity

SIUE offers several internal, competitive grants to support research and creativity amongst faculty and staff at the institution. Seed Grants for Transitional and Exploratory Projects (STEP) is a grant program offered, on a competitive basis, to “support research and creative activities … intended to encourage faculty to initiate new research directions or new research projects,” […]

Strangers in a strange land

Strangers in a strange land

Thousands of miles away from home is not how any student wants to spend the holidays. Yet, across the nation, international students are often left in the United States. They usually cannot afford to travel home to see their families. Mehrdad Shadmehr, a graduate student in the chemistry program from Iran, originally felt […]

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