Category: Happenings

Reception to Celebrate "Bucky" & Opening of Fuller Dome Gallery

Reception to Celebrate “Bucky” & Opening of Fuller Dome Gallery

“The precise center of the Edwardsville miniature Earth is only four thousand miles distant from the real Earth’s center.”
–R. Buckminster Fuller, Geoview
An art-print by R. Buckminster Fuller
While known for many ideas and inventions, R. Buckminster “Bucky” Fuller is most widely revered for his geodesic dome constructions around the world. Fuller was more than an architect […]

Science East Rededication

Science East Rededication

“This building is a part of the story here at SIUE…to become a landmark in this state, the region, and the nation.”–Dean Gregory Budzban
Nearing September’s end, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) hosted a “Science Showcase,” an event celebrating the $32-million renovation of Science Building East. The building, 166,000 square feet […]

Sustainability at SIUE

Sustainability at SIUE

If we’re going to become a more sustainable world, we’re going to have to collaborate in our efforts.–Connie Frey Spurlock
New ideas surrounding sustainability at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville have started to germinate. Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, Connie Frey Spurlock, recognized a need for restructuring the University’s Sustainability Advisory Group into more of […]

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 […]

“The Great Divide” Concludes Dance and Theater Season

“The Great Divide” Concludes Dance and Theater Season

SIUE’s Department of Theater and Dance offers its final production of the 2017-2018 academic school year with the thought-provoking play; “The Great Divide: A Workshop Production”.

The Great Divide: A Workshop Production is a new play based on real events as scripted by E. M. Lewis, an award-winning playwright and librettist. On explaining her inspiration for the work, Lewis says, “On January 2, 2016, an […]

Annual Mass Comm. Week set for March 26th- 30th

Annual Mass Comm. Week set for March 26th- 30th

The Mass Communications Department will feature its annual “Mass Comm.”  For the last week of March. This year’s theme is “Swiping Right on Media Convergence”; and will focus on Specialism in Media Convergence and the digital evolution of media.

The 2018 event it to be co-headlined by iProspect VP and Head of Social Media; Brittany Richter […]

Mass Communications’ Williams heads Campus Black Heritage Month

Mass Communications’ Williams heads Campus Black Heritage Month

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville senior mass communications major Marissa Williams has a knack for public speaking. It’s a talent she identified in high school, and one that has been fostered through her studies and student involvement activities.

Williams, a Chicago native, is the chair of the SIUE Campus Activities Board’s Black Heritage Month tradition, which will […]

Philosophy to host 4th annual Ethics Bowl in January

Philosophy to host 4th annual Ethics Bowl in January

The Department of Philosophy and the student led philosophy group; the “Lyceum” will be home to the 4th annual Regional Ethics Bowl on January 27th, 2018.

High schools from around the area will be invited to participate in our Regional Ethics Bowl here at SIUE. Teams will compete to develop arguments in response to ethical dilemmas […]

Renowned SIUE Artist-In-Residence Returns for Concert

Renowned SIUE Artist-In-Residence Returns for Concert

Former SIUE Artist-In-Residence and World Renown Pianist, Ruth Slenczynska, 92, is returning in January for a 2-day event in on campus.
Slenczynska turns 93 next month and shows no signs of slowing down. Slenczynska has been performing for over 80 years, received critical appraise at a young age becoming recognized on renowned stages.  Her father, Joseph […]

Theater and Dance introduce Academic Underground on WSIE

Theater and Dance introduce Academic Underground on WSIE

The fictitious college of Aurum University is not just a place where education happens, but where secrets are uncovered, where drama unfolds and the lives of some become unhinged. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is now broadcasting its first radio soap opera drama on WSIE 88.7 FM, The Sound. “Academia Underground,” an original soap opera drama, is […]

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