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Philosophy’ Fields Dubbed Distinguished Research Professor

Philosophy’ Fields Dubbed Distinguished Research Professor

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Gregory Fields, PhD, professor in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Philosophy, has joined a prestigious group of tenured faculty members, achieving the University’s highest academic rank of Distinguished Research Professor.

The distinction is awarded in recognition of significant contributions to research and creative activities. Fields is an active teacher-scholar whose […]

A Message from the Dean

A Message from the Dean

Welcome to the April edition of This Month in CAS!  The end of the academic year becomes hectic for so many of us, and this is certainly true for the dean’s office, so my apologies for this tardy publication of April’s TMIC.
Our faculty have, once again, received recognition of their excellence with some of SIUE’s […]

“The Great Divide” Concludes Dance and Theater Season

“The Great Divide” Concludes Dance and Theater Season

SIUE’s Department of Theater and Dance offers its final production of the 2017-2018 academic school year with the thought-provoking play; “The Great Divide: A Workshop Production”.

The Great Divide: A Workshop Production is a new play based on real events as scripted by E. M. Lewis, an award-winning playwright and librettist. On explaining her inspiration for the work, Lewis says, “On January 2, 2016, an […]

Sociology's Weissinger Named SIUE Teaching Excellence Award Winner

Sociology’s Weissinger Named SIUE Teaching Excellence Award Winner

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Office of the Provost announced that Sandra Weissinger, PhD, is the recipient of the annual Teaching Excellence Award for tenure-track faculty. It is the most prestigious teaching award for an SIUE faculty member. Three additional faculty members were saluted for their teaching skills and accomplishments with Teaching Distinction Awards, and […]

Geography’ Hildebrandt Selected to Fullbright Roster

Geography’ Hildebrandt Selected to Fullbright Roster

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Mark Hildebrandt, PhD, associate professor of geography in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) has been selected as a candidate to the prestigious Fulbright Specialist roster of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and the Institute of International Education’s Council. For International Exchange of Scholars.
Dr. […]

ACS’ Seniors' “Grow the Gardens” Leaves Lasting Legacy at SIUE

ACS’ Seniors’ “Grow the Gardens” Leaves Lasting Legacy at SIUE

A team of four SIUE Applied Communication Studies undergraduates pursuing their senior assignment project in public relations helped coordinate the Grow the Gardens event. The students are Alyssa Almasalmeh, of Creve Coeur, Mo., Luke Jansen, of Effingham, Ethan Massey, of Marine, and Matthew Zahn, of Belleville. The team was coordinated by Sorin Nastasia, PhD, associate […]

CAS Strategic Planning - Update April 2018

CAS Strategic Planning – Update April 2018

The CAS Strategic Planning Committee has worked diligently over the last month to process the wonderful input from faculty, staff, students, and alumni.   The committee developed summary statements of the survey feedback and highlighted five key goals that captured much of the feedback.
The committee is developing action steps within each goal area that will move […]

Historical Studies’ Manuel Awarded 2018 ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowships

Historical Studies’ Manuel Awarded 2018 ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowships

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Jeffrey Manuel, PhD, associate professor of historical studies in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been named a 2018 Collaborative Research Fellow by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS).

The ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowship grants the time and resources to write a book comparing the U. S. and Brazilian biofuels […]

SIUE Receives Prints of Original Buckminster Fuller Artworks

SIUE Receives Prints of Original Buckminster Fuller Artworks

The legacy of legendary 20th century architect and inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller will take on even larger life at the Center for Spirituality and Sustainability (CSS-Dome), located on the campus of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, with the donation of a portfolio of the artist’s prints.
Erin Vigneau-Dimick Museum curator Buckminster Fuller Inventions: Twelve Around One 
The Estate […]

English' DeSpain achieves coveted CAS “Going Award”

English’ DeSpain achieves coveted CAS “Going Award”

While her scholarly interests have evolved through her academic career, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Jessica DeSpain’s commitment to work rooted in service and storytelling has not. DeSpain, PhD, is a respected teacher, colleague and community member who learns by doing and ignites in others a desire to get involved and make a difference.
IRIS center Jessica […]

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