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5th annual Darwin Day set for Feb. 12

5th annual Darwin Day set for Feb. 12

Each year, SIUE’s Department of Biological Sciences celebrates Darwin Day by hosting a speaker in its Ralph W. Axtell Lecture Series. The event takes place around the birthday of Charles Darwin and celebrates his enormous contribution to science, particularly the theory of evolution by natural selection (published jointly with Alfred Russel Wallace) that underpins all […]

The Department of English awarded NEH Access Grant

The Department of English awarded NEH Access Grant

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded Southern Illinois University Edwardsville a two-year $100,000 Humanities Access Grant for the creation of an interdisciplinary curriculum focused on digital storytelling. By building digital narratives about what it means to be a child, a teenager, and an adult, the project will create a conversation about how […]

Criminal Justice adds Online Master’s in Policy for Fall 2018

Criminal Justice adds Online Master’s in Policy for Fall 2018

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville will offer a new online master’s in criminal justice policy beginning fall 2018. The program will provide advanced study in the core areas of criminal justice operations for practicing professionals and those planning a career in criminal justice.

The program combines a strong foundation in theory and methods with relevant courses in […]

A Message from the Dean

A Message from the Dean

As we mark the end of the Fall 2017 semester, this edition of This Month in CAS (TMIC) provides some great information concerning our faculty and students
Our students are at the forefront of TMIC for December. SIUE Political Science student Westenior Valmera embodies the spirit of transformative community engagement through her founding of HAITI-ED, a […]

SIUE alumni select Glassman for 2017 Great Teacher Award

SIUE alumni select Glassman for 2017 Great Teacher Award

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Alumni Association has selected Jack Glassman, PhD, as its 2017 Great Teacher Award recipient.

The New York City native is a physics professor in the SIUE College of Arts and Sciences (CAS). Glassman is the 47th SIUE faculty member to receive the honor since its inception in 1970.
Glassman will receive a […]

Renowned SIUE Artist-In-Residence Returns for Concert

Renowned SIUE Artist-In-Residence Returns for Concert

Former SIUE Artist-In-Residence and World Renown Pianist, Ruth Slenczynska, 92, is returning in January for a 2-day event in on campus.
Slenczynska turns 93 next month and shows no signs of slowing down. Slenczynska has been performing for over 80 years, received critical appraise at a young age becoming recognized on renowned stages.  Her father, Joseph […]

Biological Sciences' DiSalvo searches for unique symbiotic interactions

Biological Sciences’ DiSalvo searches for unique symbiotic interactions

The Department of Biological Sciences’ newest addition is Susanne DiSalvo, Ph.D., is looking into intimate interactions between amoeba hosts and their bacterial symbionts.
Dr. Suzanne DiSalvo, Biological Sciences
Dr. DiSalvo teaches Bacteriology (BIOL 250) and the Graduate Seminar (BIOL 595) currently for the Department of Biological Sciences.
“I am interested in the mechanisms and consequences of microbial symbioses. […]

HAITI-ED: Haitians for Advancing and Improving the Impact of Educational Development

HAITI-ED: Haitians for Advancing and Improving the Impact of Educational Development

SIUE Political Science student Westenior Valmera founded HAITI-ED, a non-profit organization whose mission is to support the children of Haiti by providing school supplies to those in need.  HAITI-ED’s vision is to develop strong partnerships with local and international organizations committed to creating a solid educational base for the children of Haiti.
Over this past summer, […]

Washington Named among Esteemed Lincoln Academy Student Laureates

Washington Named among Esteemed Lincoln Academy Student Laureates

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Keelah Washington, a senior English major with a concentration in secondary English language arts, is being honored by the Lincoln Academy of Illinois for her leadership, service and overall excellence in curricular and extracurricular activities.
Washington, a Chicago native, received the Academy’s esteemed Abraham Lincoln Civic Engagement Award, on behalf of SIUE, […]

International Studies program graduates 1st student

International Studies program graduates 1st student

The International Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, launched in Fall 2016 and currently having approximately 35 students pursuing International Studies as their major, will have its first senior graduate on December 16th.
The program offers a broad range of curricular options in the College of Arts and […]

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