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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. […]

Historical Studies’ Stacy receives Going Award for research on “Spoon River”

Historical Studies’ Stacy receives Going Award for research on “Spoon River”

Research on the history of the myth of Main Street America has earned Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Jason Stacy, PhD, the University’s 2017 William and Margaret Going Endowed Professorship Award.
Masters’ book of poems paints a picture of small town America that is both nostalgic and ambivalent. It was greeted with such enthusiasm that it sold 80,000 […]

Support the Girls – Edwardsville comes to SIUE

Support the Girls – Edwardsville comes to SIUE

Support the Girls was created when, Dana Marlowe, a working mom, decided to find a new home for dozens of bras in her drawer. When she discovered that no formal means existed for collecting and distributing gently-used bras to needy women and girls in her community in Maryland, a spark ignited into what is quickly […]

A Message from The Dean

A Message from The Dean

Our new edition of This Month in CAS (TMIC) proves that we are doing our best to have TMIC live up to its name- two months in a row and counting! Once again, you will be able to read about the great faculty, events, and programs in our College.
We are pleased to celebrate the impact of […]

SIUE Anthropology showcases Katherine Dunham: A Life of Dance, Activism, and Anthropology

SIUE Anthropology showcases Katherine Dunham: A Life of Dance, Activism, and Anthropology

2017 marks the 50th Anniversary of the Performing Arts Training Center (PATC), a unit of SIUE that was founded and directed by the internationally famous Katherine Dunham. In 1936, Dunham received her Bachelor of Philosophy in anthropology after winning a grant and conducting fieldwork in the Caribbean. This began her lifelong unique combination of ethnographic […]

Art & Design Sculpture Walk celebrates 17th year

Art & Design Sculpture Walk celebrates 17th year

The annual event, in its 17th year, is a part of the SIUE art department’s public outreach program in fine art education. David Deming, who served as a juror in the Sculpture on Campus competition, opened the three-day event with a lecture at noon on Oct. 4 in the Auditorium Room, 1104, in the Art […]

SIUE College of Arts & Sciences all set for 2nd annual Explore CAS Day 2017

SIUE College of Arts & Sciences all set for 2nd annual Explore CAS Day 2017

 
SIUE College of Arts & Sciences are gearing up for the 2nd annual Explore CAS Day on campus. The event allows for families and potential students to interact with the various organizations that build the CAS. Additionally, Explore Day offered a more hands on approach through demonstrations in the science laboratories. SIUE offer 5 different […]

Historical Studies’ Dr. Harris selected to Penn Center's Aspiring Leaders

Historical Studies’ Dr. Harris selected to Penn Center’s Aspiring Leaders

Jessica Harris, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Historical Studies within Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s College of Arts and Sciences, has been named to the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions’ (CMIS) inaugural Aspiring Leaders Forum and Mentoring Program.
“I am so honored to have been selected,” said Harris. “The Penn Center does critical work […]

Integrated Studies focuses on Leadership in new online degree

Integrated Studies focuses on Leadership in new online degree

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is introducing a completely online degree completion program in integrative studies with a focus on leadership in organizations. It is geared toward non-traditional students, primarily working adults and is available for fall 2017.
“This flexible program is designed to help adult learners return to college to complete their degrees,” said Denise Cobb, […]

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 […]

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