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A Message from the Dean

A Message from the Dean

Welcome to the November 2018 issue of This Month in CAS!

Much of the spotlight this month falls on our outstanding students, both current and former.
The College of Arts and Sciences is extremely proud that two of the top Graduate School honors have been awarded to our students. Jacob Miller, a graduate student in microbiology, recently […]

Reception to Celebrate "Bucky" & Opening of Fuller Dome Gallery

Reception to Celebrate “Bucky” & Opening of Fuller Dome Gallery

“The precise center of the Edwardsville miniature Earth is only four thousand miles distant from the real Earth’s center.”
–R. Buckminster Fuller, Geoview
An art-print by R. Buckminster Fuller
While known for many ideas and inventions, R. Buckminster “Bucky” Fuller is most widely revered for his geodesic dome constructions around the world. Fuller was more than an architect […]

BioArt in the Lab

BioArt in the Lab

“Applying biology in an artistic way really helps to connect worlds together that we otherwise try to compartmentalize”–Dr. Brittany F. Peterson
How can you make bacteria more approachable? Dr. Brittany F. Peterson in the Department of Biology sought out to do just that in her Microbiology course (Biology 350). Utilizing an assignment developed by Dr. Susanne […]

Dr. Patricia “Gussie” Klorer Makes a Generous Gift of $25,000

Dr. Patricia “Gussie” Klorer Makes a Generous Gift of $25,000

“My mission is to make the program accessible to those that would not otherwise have the opportunity.”–Dr. Patricia “Gussie” Klorer
P. Gussie Klorer, PhD, HLM, ATR-BC, LCSW, LCPC
A generous gift was made by Dr. Patricia “Gussie” Klorer who retired last year from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Art Therapy Department. Klorer was the first director of the […]

Alumni Selected to Present at Reputable Conference

Alumni Selected to Present at Reputable Conference

“Through this project, I hope people can appreciate learning about things they don’t know about.”–Jacob Sebok
Alumnus, Jacob Sebok
During his final year at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Anthropology major, Jacob Sebok, invested much of his time and energy into creating a digital archive for the endangered languages of Nepal. Sebok started working with linguistics specialist, Dr. […]

SIUE One of Four in Nation to be Named...

SIUE One of Four in Nation to be Named…

“The ultimate goal for our research center is to promote green infrastructure in urban and suburban environments and to train our students in emerging technologies.”–Dr. Bill Retzlaff

From September 24-28, CitiesAlive held their 16th Annual Green Infrastructure Conference in Brooklyn, New York. The conference is North America’s leading forum for discussing green building infrastructure and features presentations, […]

Jacob Miller Rewarded Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

Jacob Miller Rewarded Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

“If you go into a class wanting to learn a concept, the grade will follow.” –Jacob Miller
Jacob Miller
Jacob Miller, a graduate student in microbiology, recently received the University’s 2018 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. The award is designed to recognize and reward graduate assistants for their outstanding performance in teaching and instruction.
Miller, a graduate student in […]

Outstanding Thesis Award Recipient, Joshua Pritsolas

Outstanding Thesis Award Recipient, Joshua Pritsolas

“What we’re doing is taking spatial and temporal information and using it to make more informed decisions.”
Joshua Pritsolas
The Graduate School announced Joshua Pritsolas as recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Thesis Award for his contributions to the field of Geography. Filling a huge gap in the literature, his research involves modeling and mapping agricultural crop yield […]

Where Art & Science Meet: The AISLE Project

Where Art & Science Meet: The AISLE Project

Brigham Dimick. Arboreal Anatomy. Charcoal & Conte. 52” x 42″. 2004.
Outside of teaching courses in biology, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville professor Dr. David Jennings has spent a considerable amount of time developing and launching the AISLE Project. An acronym for “Active Integrative Synergistic Learning Environments,” the project began as a way to promote an exchange […]

Science East Rededication

Science East Rededication

“This building is a part of the story here at SIUE…to become a landmark in this state, the region, and the nation.”–Dean Gregory Budzban
Nearing September’s end, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) hosted a “Science Showcase,” an event celebrating the $32-million renovation of Science Building East. The building, 166,000 square feet […]

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