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Ann Boyle, Lynn Curry, Julie Furst-Bowe, Gonz Jobe, and Aldemaro Romero Cutting the ribbon at the new art and design building expansion.

Art and Design West Wing Now Open

The ribbon cutting ceremony for the new West wing of the art and design building was held last Thursday in the new building’s gallery space. Chancellor Julie Furst-Bowe, Dean Aldemaro Romero, returning alumni Gonz Jove, and current Art and Design MFA student Lynn Curry spoke at the ceremony.
The ribbon cutting was accompanied by the showcasing […]

Denese Degarmo and Howard Rambsy

Black Heritage Month Committee recognizes DeGarmo, Rambsy

The Black Heritage Month Committee recently honored two faculty members for their contributions to SIUE.
Black studies department chair Howard Rambsy and political science department chair Denise DeGarmo received the committee’s Black Heritage Month Committee Salute to the Stars Award.
The award is given to faculty and staff who have encouraged students to pursue educational and career […]

Karla Bonoff continues tradition of performing at colleges

Karla Bonoff continues tradition of performing at colleges

Singer-songwriting Karla Bonoff took the stage last week in the Meridian Ballroom as part of SIUE’s Arts and Issues series, but playing at colleges is nothing new for the southern California native.
“Ever since we [began] back in the ’70s we’ve always played colleges. One of the first big tours I did with Jackson Browne was […]

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SIUE Honors Rita Levi-Montalcini for International Women’s Day

Last Saturday SIUE faculty and students gathered for a special celebration of the life of Rita Levi-Montalcini. Originally Montalcini was scheduled to give a special guest presentation on the date, however she passed away last December at the age of 103.
A noted neural scientist, Montalcini won the Nobel prize for medicine in 1986 with Stanley […]

Dr. Mayra Heydrich on the quad at SIUE

Dr. Mayra Heydrich Visits SIUE

Mayra Heydrich, coordinator of semester programs at the University of Havana, paid a visit to SIUE the week before break. During her time on campus Heydrich toured the facilities, attended lectures, and met with administrators and faculty.
“This is a great opportunity for me to come and see your facilities,” Heydrich explained, “in the near future […]

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Segue’s 100th Episode

On February 2, 2013, the SIUE College of Arts and Sciences’ radio program Segue aired it’s hundredth episode. Airing on WSIE, the weekly program features the work of SIUE faculty, staff, alumni, students, and visiting scholars.
Segue began broadcasting on March 6, 2011, and has aired an original program every week since it’s first broadcast. Over […]

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SIUE Alum Tracy Ashton on Raising Hope

On Tuesday January eighth SIUE Theater and Dance graduate Tracy Ashton made a guest appearance on the Fox series, “Raising Hope.”
Born and raised in southern Illinois, Ashton graduated SIUE in 1981 as a theater and dance major. She looks back on the experience with fond memories,
“College is a womb like experience, everything is just right […]

Express advising to begin this semester

Express advising to begin this semester

Students with at least 75 credit hours and a 2.5 GPA will be able to take part in express advising, according to Brian Hinterscher, CAS undergraduate advising coordinator.
To qualify for express advising, students should have met with their major advisor previously, according to Hinterscher, and should come into the express appointments knowing what classes they […]

SIUE Faculty at round table discussion for Segue episode 100

Segue Records Episode 100

Last Friday a group of SIUE faculty met in the Dunham Hall studio to record the 100th episode of Segue. This special edition of the weekly radio program took on a round table format with six of the shows previous guest being given the chance to turn the tables and ask Aldemaro Romero (the shows […]

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Segue: Now Showing on a Computer Near You

October 7, 2012 marked the first Segue to be video recorded and broadcast over the internet. This weekly radio program features host Aldemaro Romero, dean of the SIUE college of arts and sciences, speaking with SIUE faculty as well as other learned figures about their work and the impact it has on the world around […]

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