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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 […]

A Message From The Dean

A Message From The Dean

Our November edition of This Month in CAS (TMIC) comes to you with some great information as we approach the Holiday season.
You can read about an innovative new radio theater program on WSIE, “Academia Underground” which is about the events and people at a “fictitious” Midwestern university.  Apparently, there are many interesting happenings at Aurum […]

Theater and Dance introduce Academic Underground on WSIE

Theater and Dance introduce Academic Underground on WSIE

The fictitious college of Aurum University is not just a place where education happens, but where secrets are uncovered, where drama unfolds and the lives of some become unhinged. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is now broadcasting its first radio soap opera drama on WSIE 88.7 FM, The Sound. “Academia Underground,” an original soap opera drama, is […]

Anthropology adds depth and experience with new faculty addition

Anthropology adds depth and experience with new faculty addition

The Department of Anthropology’s newest addition is Dr. Corey Ragsdale is an Assistant Professor and a Bio archaeologist. Through archaeological research and theory, Dr. Ragsdale is dedicated to better understanding human variation and human social complexity. Dr. Ragsdale teaches courses in biological anthropology, including an introductory course that combines biological anthropology and archaeology (ANTH 111A). […]

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 […]

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