Category: Art and Design

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,” […]

SIUE using ADVANCE IT-Catalyst award to begin efforts for institutional transformation

SIUE using ADVANCE IT-Catalyst award to begin efforts for institutional transformation

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) is a 2010 recipient of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE IT-Catalyst award. Catalyst awards are designed to “support … efforts to conduct institutional self-assessment activities, …in order to identify specific issues in the recruitment, retention and promotion of women faculty in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) academics within an […]

Graduate Art Exhibit celebrates culture, senses, experience

Graduate Art Exhibit celebrates culture, senses, experience

Pushing through the doors of the Art and Design Building, the visitor is greeted with the Civil War song “Dixie” and the sonorous voice of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. To their right, an imposing jumble of images looms over them. Power Remix is a large-scale installation incorporating drawing, painting and printmaking by second-year printmaking […]

BFA work "On Display" in the MUC

BFA work “On Display” in the MUC

Through Dec. 18 the works of eight BFA students will be on display upstairs at the Morris University Center Gallery in an exhibition aptly titled “On Display.”
The MUC gallery is open Monday through Friday,  8 a.m.-5 p.m., and is free to the public.
There is a complimentary display of BFA work at the New Wagner Gallery […]

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 […]

Klorer invited to speak at Korean Art Therapy conference

Klorer invited to speak at Korean Art Therapy conference

Professor of Art and Design Patricia “Gussie” Klorer attends a Korean Art Therapy Association two-day workshop in Gyeongju, Korea. Photo provided by Patricia “Gussie” Klorer.
Professor of Art and Design Patricia “Gussie” Klorer was invited to serve as a keynote speaker at a Korean Art Therapy Association two-day workshop in Gyeongju, Korea.
Klorer’s address was titled “Expressive […]

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