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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 […]

a graph of student credit hour productions for the college of arts and sciences between 2008 and 2012

CAS Dean’s Office Looks at Enrollment and Retention

The SIUE College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office recently put together a study to look at CAS enrollment and retention numbers. The aim of the study was to see what areas the college is doing well in and to identify areas for improvement.
“The college is focusing on how to be as efficient as we […]

CAS online courses continue to increase

CAS online courses continue to increase

The College of Arts and Sciences has more than doubled its summer online course offerings since 2010, at which time 24 online courses were offered.
By this summer, 51 classes will be offered. Larry LaFond, associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, said the college has been “at the forefront” of recent increases in […]

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 […]

artwork from CCAS annual meeting program

SIUE turns heads at CCAS Conference

October thirty first through November third the Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences met for their annual conference. This meeting of deans from arts and sciences institutions focuses on advocacy for the liberal arts and sciences, as well as providing networking opportunities for participating institutions.
Dean Aldemaro Romero represented SIUE at the conference and was […]

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, […]

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