Category: Happenings

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 […]

Tracy Ashton, Photo courtesy of maryannhalpin.com

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 […]

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 […]

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