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Turkey Feast Settles Cracks in the Ceramic Psyche

Turkey Feast Settles Cracks in the Ceramic Psyche

The Art and Design building is open 24-7 because you just never know when art will happen. Art students are in there all the time. That’s why 34 years ago they started Turkey Feast — to give thanks for art, and to blow off a little steam because long hours can bring up some interpersonal […]

The 2010 chancellor's report to the university

The 2010 chancellor’s report to the university

On Oct. 28 Chancellor Vaughn Vandegrift made his report to the University, “Achieving National Recognition During the National Recession.”
He said that in the ongoing pursuit of national recognition by 2016, SIUE has increased the size of its incoming freshman class by 18 percent since 2005, making it the sixth largest of 12 institutions of higher […]

International faculty at SIUE

International faculty at SIUE

Broad range exposure to the world is the wish of every institution of higher education. When one looks around the College of Arts and Sciences at SIUE, one may not see how diverse the faculty is. The office of the dean of the College hopes to change  this.
Flags of the international faculty represented in SIUE's […]

SIUE’s MPA program aims for continuous quality improvement

SIUE’s MPA program aims for continuous quality improvement

T.R. Carr, professor of public administration and policy analysis and chair of that department, recently attended the NASPAA conference in Las Vegas.
From Sept. 30-Oct. 1, T. R. Carr, professor of public administration and policy analysis and chair of that department, attended the annual meeting of the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration […]

Kenyan Ambassador Seeks Greater SIUE Connection

Kenyan Ambassador Seeks Greater SIUE Connection

The Kenyan ambassador to the United States visited Southern Illinois University Edwardsville on Friday in an effort to improve upon the long-standing relationship between his country and the University. Between 20 and 30 Kenyans graduate from SIUE annually.
Photo courtesy of the White House, Pres. Obama and Amb. Odembo
“We want to enhance our capacity, particularly in […]

What is TWIC?

What is TWIC?

Welcome to the first edition of This Week In CAS (TWIC). TWIC is a vehicle to celebrate the achievements of faculty and students. It is a way to communicate what is coming up in the College of Arts and Sciences, of new opportunities for advancing scholarship and pedagogical initiatives. It is also a window to […]

Anthropology alumnus appointed circuit judge

Anthropology alumnus appointed circuit judge

On October 1, Michael Cook, an anthropology alumnus, began his new appointment as resident Circuit Judge of St. Clair County in the 20th Judicial Court.
Cook garnered much success in the legal field since graduating  from SIUE in 1994 with a bachelor of science degree in anthropology.
 
The CAS alumnus was appointed to the bench in 2007 as […]

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