Category: Happenings

SIU and University of Havana sign exchange agreement

SIU and University of Havana sign exchange agreement

Members of both universities attending the signing ceremony (from left to right): Thomas Cheng, Paul Sarvela, Ana Romero, Julie Furst-Bowe (SIU), Raúl Rodriguez, Jorge Hernandez (UH), Rita Cheng, Aldemaro Romero (SIU), Hilda León Castellanos, Lourdes Díaz Fernandez, Milagros Martínez, and Carmen Castillo (UH). Picture by Cory Byers.
September 26, 2012, marked a significant step for Southern […]

CAS Hands on Day Strikes Again

CAS Hands on Day Strikes Again

Chancellor Furst-Bowe and Dean Romero checking their heart rates after various stimuli at the Biology booth.
It’s that time of year again at SIUE, that magical time of year when the overbearing heat waves begin to dissipate, the leaves begin to turn, and undeclared students begin to wonder what on earth they’re going to do with their […]

Morris University Center Cafeteria packed on a Friday afternoon

CAS Enrollment on the Rise

Bad news for SIUE students as already crowded parking lots get even more packed. The upside enrollment for the College of Arts and Sciences is on the rise. This year CAS shows a record high for freshmen enrollment as well as for overall ACT score, meaning that the college is attracting more and higher performing […]

Veteran’s Tribute scheduled for October 28th - November 1st

Veteran’s Tribute scheduled for October 28th – November 1st

Photo courtesy of http://blog.granicus.com.
The Politcal Science Department, Office of Educational Outreach, and ROTC has announced that SIUE will host a series of Veteran’s Tribute events from October 28, 2012 to November 1, 2012. The events will take place at the Museum located on the second floor of the Morris University Center. This is a first-time […]

Italy travel study provides exciting learning opportunity for students

Italy travel study provides exciting learning opportunity for students

SIUE students at the Colosseum. Pictured: Emily Bowermaster, Brian Hayes, Caleb Hixon, Heather Kosydor, Emily McCoy, Emily Schertz, Dr. Carole Collier Frick. Photo courtesy of Stephen Fricke.
Each year, SIUE professors in the history department take students on travel studies. The College of Arts and Sciences supports these travel studies to provide both graduate and undergraduate […]

Collge of Arts and Sciences Faculty

Looking at CAS Over the Past Year and Into the Future

Last Friday the faculty of the SIUE College of Arts and Sciences gathered in the Meridian Ballroom for the annual CAS breakfast. This meeting welcomes back faculty after the summer break, while reminding them of the accomplishments of the college over the previous year, and briefing them on the various goals for the coming year.
The […]

Chemistry department receives NSF grant for nitric oxide research

Chemistry department receives NSF grant for nitric oxide research

Dr. Michael Shaw holds up a ball and stick heme model
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $81,231 to SIUE’s Chemistry department to work on a new project entitled “Collaborative Research: Redox Behavior of Heme-NOx Models – A Vehicle for Outreach and Discovery.” SIUE Chemistry Chair Dr. Michael J. Shaw is directing the three-year project, […]

SIUE's Great Teacher of 2012: Dr. David Kaplan

SIUE’s Great Teacher of 2012: Dr. David Kaplan

Dr. David Kaplan
Dr. David Kaplan, Associate Professor of Physics, was awarded the 2012 Great Teacher Award. The award, founded by the SIUE Alumni Association in 1970, acknowledges instructors who display exceptional teaching skills and who guide and inspire students to lead successful careers and lives.
Kaplan, in his passion for his content and for helping students, […]

The University of Havana delegates shaking hands before their lecture on their visit to SIUE

Cuban Delegation Visits SIUE

Last Tuesday and Wednesday SIUE was host to a delegation from the University Of Havana. This visit was part of the ongoing efforts by the two universities to establish an ongoing academic exchange program. This exchange is part of the ongoing efforts of SIUE’s Cuban and Caribbean Center, founded in 2009 with the purpose of […]

Luis Rene Fernandez-Tablo presenting at SIUE

Cuba as a Market for US Business

May 30 2012, University of Havana professor of economics Luis Rene Fernandez-Tablo gave a special guest lecture at SIUE titled “Cuba as a Market for US Business a Brief Approach.” The lecture addressed many of the current complications when it comes to doing business with Cuba as a direct result of the current economic sanctions.
“The […]

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