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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 […]

Art & Design Sculpture Walk celebrates 17th year

Art & Design Sculpture Walk celebrates 17th year

The annual event, in its 17th year, is a part of the SIUE art department’s public outreach program in fine art education. David Deming, who served as a juror in the Sculpture on Campus competition, opened the three-day event with a lecture at noon on Oct. 4 in the Auditorium Room, 1104, in the Art […]

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, […]

SIUE physics professor receives NSF Award

SIUE physics professor receives NSF Award

Dr. Edward Ackad of the Physics Department has received a Award in tandem with the Information Technology Services (ITS).
Although Dr. Ackad is working on the grant, the NSF Award is not being used fund Dr. Ackad’s personal research. The award itself is being used to build Internet infrastructure. Internet 2 is a high-speed link […]

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