Category: Scholarly Activities

Kevin Johnson Memorial Lecture will feature Renowned Environmental Chemist

Kevin Johnson Memorial Lecture will feature Renowned Environmental Chemist

The inaugural Kevin Johnson Memorial Lecture will feature renowned environmental chemist Dr. Jorge Gardea-Torresdey who will talk on “From Gold Phytomining to the Fate of Nanoparticles in Terrestrial Plants: Synchrotron-based Studies.” 
Gardea-Torresdey is the Dudley Professor of Environmental Science & Engineering and Chair of the Department of Chemistry at The University of Texas at El Paso. […]

SIUE Chemistry Department teams up with Sigma XI

SIUE Chemistry Department teams up with Sigma XI

The SIUe Chemistry Department is expanding its research this semester and has connected with Sigma XI for funding. Rachel Davis has received $1,000 from Sigma XI, the fund is now active and being used for research related to Aquatic Vertebrates. Along with the Sigma XI award, Davis received the URCA associate award in the Chemistry […]

SIUE Mass Communications Professors elected Chair of Participatory Journalism & Vice Head positions at AEJMC

SIUE Mass Communications Professors elected Chair of Participatory Journalism & Vice Head positions at AEJMC

At this year’s annual conference for the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Assistant Professor Mark Poepsel was elected Chair of Participatory Journalism Interest Group (PJIG). The interest group, one of several in AEJMC, has more than 70 members and has its roots in studying civic journalism-a movement within major news organizations to […]

Philosophy Professor Dr. Cashen examines suffering and the good life

Philosophy Professor Dr. Cashen examines suffering and the good life

Philosophy, the love of knowledge – many students wonder what Philosophy is and how it is applicable to everyday life. Philosophy professor Dr. Matthew Cashen explores what at first may seem to be the most basic, though arguably one of the most important aspects of Philosophy and its applications: How does one live a good […]

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 […]

Twelve members inducted into SIUE’s first Spanish honor society through ceremony

Twelve members inducted into SIUE’s first Spanish honor society through ceremony

In an ambient ceremony that included classical Spanish guitar music as a backdrop and candlelit readings of Spanish poetry, SIUE saw the induction of 12 members in the local chapter of the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, a new student organization on campus.
The first ever group of Spanish honor society members were inducted into the […]

IRIS open house showcases digital research opportunities

IRIS open house showcases digital research opportunities

From left: Sammy Seale, IRIS student assistant and Samantha Winkler, Dr. Hildebrandt's student assistant at the open house listening to information given by Hildebrandt.
The Interdisciplinary Research and Informatics Scholarship (IRIS) Center is hosting a series of open houses for faculty and students. The first open house was hosted on Friday, October 5, at the Center, […]

Women's studies website, blog offers virtual community

Women’s studies website, blog offers virtual community

Image courtesy of http://barnard.edu/headlines/womens-studies-then-now
The Women’s Studies department at SIUE offers graduate and undergraduate women the opportunity to share their insights, speak their minds, and contemplate the historical and contemporary situations of women in society through both academic and extracurricular endeavors.
Besides Coffee With Cool Women, various panel discussions, and informative lectures, the department is reaching out […]

Chemistry department receives NSF grant for nitric oxide research

Chemistry department receives NSF grant for nitric oxide research

Dr. Michael Shaw holds up a ball and stick heme model
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $81,231 to SIUE’s Chemistry department to work on a new project entitled “Collaborative Research: Redox Behavior of Heme-NOx Models – A Vehicle for Outreach and Discovery.” SIUE Chemistry Chair Dr. Michael J. Shaw is directing the three-year project, […]

Eckert receives Fulbright, will study in Germany

Eckert receives Fulbright, will study in Germany

Soon, a SIUE College of Arts and Sciences alumna will be sharing her knowledge of English to school children in Germany. Kate Eckert, a senior set to graduate with a double major in historical studies and foreign language and literature and a minor in European studies, was recently awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to spend nine […]

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