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SIUE Grad student receives GA position from TREX

SIUE Grad student receives GA position from TREX

Applied Communication student Jessica Herman has received a graduate assistantship (GA) from St. Louis incubator for startup companies called Technology @ Railways Exchange (T-REX). The name itself was inspired by its original location for Technology at Railway Exchange before moving onto the thriving Washington Ave.
Herman, a first semester graduate student, is working for T-REX, as a […]

Philosophy professor Dr Cataldi examines trust through ‘Shutter Island’

Philosophy professor Dr Cataldi examines trust through ‘Shutter Island’

Philosophy professor Dr. Sue Cataldi has examined trust through by analyzing both the book and film Shutter Island. In the philosophy colloquium presented on Oct. 14, 2016, Dr. Cataldi delivered a presentation titled “Trust in Cinema through the Lens of Shutter Island.”
Though the film was her main scope of interest, Dr. Cataldi cross referenced the […]

Dido and Aeneas staged at Abbott Auditorium

Dido and Aeneas staged at Abbott Auditorium

The SIUE Opera Theatre has performed Dido and Aeneas at the Abbott Auditorium, housed in the Lovejoy Library. The performance was staged Oct. 14-15. Dr. Marc Schapman of the Department of Music, who is also the co-director of the SIUE Opera Theatre, directed the production.
Dido and Aeneas is a 17th century opera written by Henry […]

SIUE student wins Anthropology award

SIUE student wins Anthropology award

Graduate student Susannah Oettle has won an award for her contribution to Illinois anthropological studies.
Oettle, a graduate student in the Geography department, won an award for research conducted during her undergraduate studies. While in undergrad, Oettle was a double major in Anthropology and Geography. Though now solely in the Geography department, the research was conducted […]

SIUE students help Holiday Shores Fire Dept in traumatic exercise

SIUE students help Holiday Shores Fire Dept in traumatic exercise

SIUE students from the Department of Theater and Dance have aided the Holiday Shores Fire Department in an exercise pertaining to trauma survivors in the form of a bus crash.
Holiday Shores Fire Department Assistant Chief Steve Cooper reached out to the SIUE Theater and Dance department for assistance with makeup for a field exercise on […]

Historical figures showcased in historical comparison

Historical figures showcased in historical comparison

Comparing two of the more famous western European explorers from different time periods required some innovative thinking by SIUE graduate student Samantha Thompson.
Historical Studies graduate student Samantha Thompson speaks during her presentation at Peck Hall April 8. (Photo by Joseph Lacdan)
Thompson compared the two explorers during her Brown Bag series presentation titled “Motivations for Explorers: […]

Biology Research project awarded NSF grant

Biology Research project awarded NSF grant

The National Science Foundation approved a $150,000 collaborative research grant in December for the Biological Science department to continue a research project that will study hybridization among two species of topminnow fish.
SIUE Biological Sciences Professor David Duvernell. (Courtesy photo)
Research for the project will continue this summer with experimentation and analysis split at labs in SIUE’s Science […]

Paulett reveals larger contexts of history through presentation of colonial cartographer

Paulett reveals larger contexts of history through presentation of colonial cartographer

On April 24, during a brown bag event, history professor Robert Paulett presented his research on William De Brahm, a German-born mapmaker and military engineer who emigrated to the British colonies in the 1750s.
History Professor makes connections with his research of German mapmaker De Brahm's life and American historical developments. Photo courtesy of Paulett.
Paulett published […]

Glennon shares expertise on U.S. water sustainability and policy issues to SIUE audience

Glennon shares expertise on U.S. water sustainability and policy issues to SIUE audience

According to author Robert Glennon on recent water shortages, “Sometimes we humans have an infinite capacity to deny reality.”
Glennon’s knowledge of water sustainability prompted many to approach him afterward with more questions and followup. Photo by Theresa San Luis.
Arts & Issues and the Greater St. Louis Humanities Festival presented Glennon, who wrote “Unquenchable: America’s Water […]

Finkelstein focuses in on broad significance of employment relations

Finkelstein focuses in on broad significance of employment relations

Marv Finkelstein, sociology professor, is interested in ways the field can be applied to create change and solve problems—specifically in employment relations.
“At the workplace exists the employment organization as a whole and my main emphasis is on labor management relations,” Finkelstein said.  “It is important that when labor and management work together cooperatively they are […]

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