Category: Historical Studies

Disabilities Awareness Month—an Adventure!

Disabilities Awareness Month—an Adventure!

“Every college, including the College of Arts and Sciences, has students with disabilities,” said Director of Disability Services Phillip Pownall. “It’s a diversity issue that CAS is addressing through their diversity initiative.”
Pownall and students at an experiential learning center.
As part of Disabilities Awareness Month, students across the campus are encouraged to participate in experiential […]

Dean Romero Donates Life's Work

Dean Romero Donates Life’s Work

Aldemaro Romero Jr., dean of the SIUE College of Arts and Sciences, donated his collected works to the University. A visual representation of his works is on display in the middle of the first floor of Lovejoy Library, near the reference desk.
A student browses a display of the Romero Collection
The Aldemaro Romero Jr. collection consists […]

The rhythm of Italy: CAS style

The rhythm of Italy: CAS style

The Uffizi, Michelangelo’s David, Santa Croce and the Boboli Gardens are mere imaginings to many SIUE students who may never have the experience of seeing, touching and smelling the grandeur that is Italy.
Every year, up to 15 students travel with Carole Collier Frick, professor of historical studies, to Italy to experience the art, architecture and […]

Hands On Day... for the Undeclared

Hands On Day… for the Undeclared

Undergraduate students who have not declared their major used to wander the University with little exposure to the vast majority of educational disciplines available to them at SIUE. The answer to this problem is Hands On Day, where the College of Arts and Sciences shows off its stuff.

Pre-med major Casey Moser and "bananna man"
“We’re extracting […]

Adventures in The Academy

Adventures in The Academy

Do you think that SIUE faculty are isolated in the midwest? If you do, you are mistaken.
A book, the collaborative effort of many members of SIUE, is proof of the wide range of experiences that SIUE faculty members have. Wednesday, September 15th saw the official release and book signing of “Adventures in the Academy: Professors […]

The Smiling Lincoln passed by hundreds each week

The Smiling Lincoln passed by hundreds each week

A young Abraham Lincoln, beardless with a slight smile on his lips, watches diligently as people pass under his nose in the front foyer of Lovejoy Library on the SIU Edwardsville campus.
The “Abraham Lincoln” painting is known affectionately as the “Smiling Lincoln.” It is so overlooked that even those who work next to it often […]

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