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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 […]

Disabled person or person with disabilities - breaking the barriers

Disabled person or person with disabilities – breaking the barriers

Unlearning behavior that is systemic and inherent in the system is no small feat.  Four speakers tackled the task this past week at SIUE.
The Philosophy Department hosted several speakers from SIUE and other organizations on Friday, February 25 in Peck Hall on the SIUE campus.  The talk, moderated by Alison Reiheld, assistant professor of philosophy […]

Neruda to host fundraising event for SIUE Wind Symphony

Neruda to host fundraising event for SIUE Wind Symphony

The SIUE Wind Symphony has been selected as the ONLY American university ensemble to perform for the World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles in Chiayi City, Taiwan in July. Neruda, here in Edwardsville, is donating 15% of all its proceeds on the evening of January 19, 2011 to the SIUE Band Fund to assist with the trip […]

PRSSA lends a hand to the National Children’s Cancer Society

PRSSA lends a hand to the National Children’s Cancer Society

SIUE’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) presented a check for $350 to the National Children’s Cancer Society (NCCS) on December 6.
(L-R) Stacy Howard, instructor of speech communication; Marli Knipping; Jenny Stephens, NCCS representative; Kelly Mitchell; Alyssa Eason, president of PRSSA; Sarah Manfucci; Amy Curry; Lindy Noel; and Isaac Blankson, department […]

An overlooked cultural artifact exhibited

An overlooked cultural artifact exhibited

On Nov. 30,  the Black Studies Program hosted a audio-visual exhibit that highlighted an overlooked cultural artifact–the church fan.
The exhibit was created with the collaboration of Howard Rambsy, chair of black studies and associate professor of English language and literature, and the research of Candice Jackson, assistant professor of English language and literature.
“Professor of (English […]

Black studies takes African American poetry to charter school

Black studies takes African American poetry to charter school

The Black Studies Program continues to educate diverse audiences on the creative contributions of African Americans with its most recent project which took African American poetry to the SIUE East St. Louis Charter School.
Photo by Howard Rambsy.
On November 15, the Black Studies Program took its mixed media poetry exhibit to the charter school with the […]

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