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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, […]

France speaks on crusades, warfare

France speaks on crusades, warfare

Students at SIUE had the opportunity to see an accomplished historian on Friday, March 23. John France, professor of crusader, medieval, and military history at Swansea University, and currently guest lecturing at West Point Academy.
Katie Sjursen, assistant professor of historical studies, stated that France’s talk was co-sponsored by the departments of anthropology, English language and […]

Alison Reiheld: To Care is Human

Alison Reiheld: To Care is Human

February 16, 2012, Alison Reiheld, assistant professor from SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences Department of Philosophy, presented her lecture titled “To Care is Human: Just Caring For Caregivers Wherever They May Be.”
The presentation, part of the SIUE Women’s Studies Program lecture series, discussed the social difficulties faced by caregivers both domestically and abroad.
“Care giving […]

Hyphane by Annie Pennington

A New Face at Art Jewelry Magazine

Annie Pennington
Annie Pennington MFA, has been hired as the new Associate editor for Art Jewelry Magazine. Annie obtained her BFA in jewelry design from Pittsburg State University, and her MFA in metalsmithing from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
Published by Kalmbach Publishing out of Waukesha Wisconsin, Art Jewelry Magazine is an instructional, “how to” Magazine for people […]

Women and men equal in Islam, says speaker

Women and men equal in Islam, says speaker

“I faced some differences in my identity as a Muslim and as a typical teenager in the United States,” said Amira Alhiyari, senior Math major at University of Missouri-St. Louis. “I learned in time to balance both — practice my Islam and not lose my identity as an American.”
Alhiyari and a half-dozen other Islamic women […]

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