Category: General CAS Stories

A Message from the Dean

A Message from the Dean

Dean of CAS College of Arts and Sciences Gregory Budzban
We are now a few weeks into our Fall 2017 semester and I do hope the academic years is going well for everyone. For me personally, the semester is off to a much better start than the last two years, with the 2017-18 budget for Illinois […]

SIUE Mass Communications Professors elected Chair of Participatory Journalism & Vice Head positions at AEJMC

SIUE Mass Communications Professors elected Chair of Participatory Journalism & Vice Head positions at AEJMC

At this year’s annual conference for the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Assistant Professor Mark Poepsel was elected Chair of Participatory Journalism Interest Group (PJIG). The interest group, one of several in AEJMC, has more than 70 members and has its roots in studying civic journalism-a movement within major news organizations to […]

SIUE Physics Dept. shines bright in the 2017 Solar Eclipse

SIUE Physics Dept. shines bright in the 2017 Solar Eclipse

SIUE welcomed over 14,000 students back to campus on its first day, with a rare solar eclipse viewing on campus. At SIUE, the solar eclipse reached 99.5 totality at 1:18pm, offering one of the best viewing locations in the Metro East area.
“Everybody was excited and ready with their glasses,” said Marcus Powell, a junior in […]

SIUE Xfest anticipates sellout crowds entering annual 8th year at SIUE

SIUE Xfest anticipates sellout crowds entering annual 8th year at SIUE

To start off the 2017 Fall Semester, the SIUE Theatre and Dance Department is hosting another installment of Xfest. Xfest delivers a week long experimental theatre experience for students and the public from September 12-15th, 2017.
Conceived in 2009 by Peter Cocuzza, professor of theater and dance, and Chuck Harper, associate professor of theater and dance, […]

Targeted Funding Initiative gives back

Targeted Funding Initiative gives back

Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Dr. Gregory Budzban has shed light on the Targeted Funding Initiative (TFI). Dean Budzban began the TFI in FY 16 and has expanded its reaches for FY 17.
The TFI uses revenue from the Winter Session and additional funding from the Dean’s office to support innovative ideas […]

A message from the Dean

A message from the Dean

Welcome to another edition of This Month in CAS! As usual, there are many initiatives that are ongoing in the College, and this month’s edition details some of them.
 
Diversity and Inclusion are ideas that must be central to who we are as an institution.  The Office of the Provost is directing a number of initiatives […]

New CAS student senators hope to connect with classmates this fall

New CAS student senators hope to connect with classmates this fall

SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences student senators believe changes in the student government structure will give better representation to CAS students next fall.
Cody Osborne
Landon Montgomery
Haley Schlecht
Students were elected by direct vote from students enrolled in each college on candidates who were also enrolled in their respective colleges. This year’s CAS representatives are sophomore Cody […]

Glennon shares expertise on U.S. water sustainability and policy issues to SIUE audience

Glennon shares expertise on U.S. water sustainability and policy issues to SIUE audience

According to author Robert Glennon on recent water shortages, “Sometimes we humans have an infinite capacity to deny reality.”
Glennon’s knowledge of water sustainability prompted many to approach him afterward with more questions and followup. Photo by Theresa San Luis.
Arts & Issues and the Greater St. Louis Humanities Festival presented Glennon, who wrote “Unquenchable: America’s Water […]

Stellar Student: Carolyn Neunuebel

Stellar Student: Carolyn Neunuebel

Student STELLAR Awardee Carolyn Neunuebel likes to branch out creatively, through music, linguistics and traveling abroad.
Carolyn Neunuebel, studyiing abroad in Shanghai is a STELLAR Student at SIUE. Photo courtesy of Neunuebel.
Her decision to attend SIUE she summarized in one word—value—to provide for these outlets.
“I came to SIUE after already attending school at two other establishments: […]

Hansen to serve as the Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Hansen to serve as the Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Former Dean of Graduate Studies and Research and history professor Stephen Hansen will serve as Interim Dean until Aug. 2015 when a faculty search committee reviews and identifies applicants for the dean’s position on a continuing basis.
Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Stephen Hansen. Photo courtesy of Howard Ash
Hansen came to SIUE […]

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