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Historical Studies’ Stacy receives Going Award for research on “Spoon River”

Historical Studies’ Stacy receives Going Award for research on “Spoon River”

Research on the history of the myth of Main Street America has earned Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Jason Stacy, PhD, the University’s 2017 William and Margaret Going Endowed Professorship Award.
Masters’ book of poems paints a picture of small town America that is both nostalgic and ambivalent. It was greeted with such enthusiasm that it sold 80,000 […]

12th annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference features; “The Human Project”.

12th annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference features; “The Human Project”.

The Department of Philosophy and in conjunction with the Lyceum (the Student Philosophy Club), host a colloquium for undergraduate students to share in philosophical dialogue at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. A general call for papers is circulated inviting students to submit papers they have written on any topic of philosophical interest for presentation. In conjunction […]

SIUE College of Arts & Sciences all set for 2nd annual Explore CAS Day 2017

SIUE College of Arts & Sciences all set for 2nd annual Explore CAS Day 2017

 
SIUE College of Arts & Sciences are gearing up for the 2nd annual Explore CAS Day on campus. The event allows for families and potential students to interact with the various organizations that build the CAS. Additionally, Explore Day offered a more hands on approach through demonstrations in the science laboratories. SIUE offer 5 different […]

Integrated Studies focuses on Leadership in new online degree

Integrated Studies focuses on Leadership in new online degree

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is introducing a completely online degree completion program in integrative studies with a focus on leadership in organizations. It is geared toward non-traditional students, primarily working adults and is available for fall 2017.
“This flexible program is designed to help adult learners return to college to complete their degrees,” said Denise Cobb, […]

Explore CAS debuts at SIUE

Explore CAS debuts at SIUE

Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Dr. Gregory Budzban has examined the debut of Explore CAS Day. Explore Day was the first incarnation of such an event for the CAS.
When looking at the overall results for Explore CAS Day, Dean Budzban says the event turned out well. The event, which featured alumni, […]

Welcome to the This Month in CAS correspondent

Welcome to the This Month in CAS correspondent

Mass Communications Master’s student Miles Davis will be reporting on behalf of the College of Arts and Sciences for the Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 semesters. During his undergraduate studies, Miles was a double major in History and Philosophy. During that time, he studied abroad at Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey for three semesters. Following […]

New CAS student senators hope to connect with classmates this fall

New CAS student senators hope to connect with classmates this fall

SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences student senators believe changes in the student government structure will give better representation to CAS students next fall.
Cody Osborne
Landon Montgomery
Haley Schlecht
Students were elected by direct vote from students enrolled in each college on candidates who were also enrolled in their respective colleges. This year’s CAS representatives are sophomore Cody […]

Math enrollment on the rise as overall SIUE student population increases

Math enrollment on the rise as overall SIUE student population increases

Empty seats are increasingly becoming a rare sight in SIUE’s math classes. According to Math Department chair Adam Weyhaupt, the enrollment numbers in math and statistics classes are the highest they have been in at least 15 years.
The SIUE Mathematics Department, currently housed in the Sam L. Vadalabene Center, has experienced its highest enrollment numbers […]

Nobel Prize recipient will discuss discoveries of the universe through NASA telescope mission

Nobel Prize recipient will discuss discoveries of the universe through NASA telescope mission

Nobel Prize Winner Dr. John Mather is the 15th William C. Shaw Memorial Lecturer Photo Credit: NASA/GSFC/Pat Izzo
John Mather, co-recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2006 and current senior astrophysicist for NASA, will present the William C. Shaw Lecture.  His talk on Thursday, Sept. 26 will be titled “History of the Universe […]

Alfredo Velazquez Carcasses instructing Vincente Yaunner Perez and Yaunelys Rodriguez Fuendes as they prepare for Carmina Burana at SIUE

Music, Theater, and Dance Gear Up for Carmina Burana

The Dunham Hall denizens are currently hard at work getting ready for their upcoming production of “Carmina Burana.” This production of Carl Orff’s 1936 adaptation of the Medieval manuscript of the same name, brings together students and faculty of theater, dance and music for an elaborate spectacle with some Cuban flair being provided by several […]

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