Archive for December, 2012

A Ravine in the Bluebell Woods

Essner, Minchin publish on bird populations, habitats in Sweet William, Bluebell and Bohm

Biology professors Dr. Rick Essner and Dr. Peter Minchin have recently published two articles about their bird survey research that they have conducted in SIUE’s Sweet William Woods, Bluebell Woods and neighboring Bohm Woods Nature Preserve.
Drs. Essner and Minchin observing wildlife with students
The two articles are “A Survey of Bluff Forest Avifauna in Southwestern Illinois” […]

SIUE Faculty at round table discussion for Segue episode 100

Segue Records Episode 100

Last Friday a group of SIUE faculty met in the Dunham Hall studio to record the 100th episode of Segue. This special edition of the weekly radio program took on a round table format with six of the shows previous guest being given the chance to turn the tables and ask Aldemaro Romero (the shows […]

Dr. Elizabeth Ferries-Rowe

Ferries-Rowe talks on reproductive ethics, women’s health

The Women’s Studies Program hosted two events concerned with women’s health issues on Dec. 5 and 6, 2012. Both events, a lecture co-sponsored by the Philosophy department on Dec. 5 and this semester’s last Coffee with Cool Women gathering on Dec. 6, featured Dr. Elizabeth Ferries-Rowe, Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology at Indiana […]

From left: Paul Chester, Melody Chester and Clinton Sipes (seated) presenting photos from their study on tattoos

Anthropology students present fieldwork at Main Street Community Center

Assistant Anthropology Professor Dr. Aminata Cairo’s Field Methods class presented their fieldwork findings at the Main Street Community Center in Edwardsville on the evenings of Nov. 27 and Dec. 4, 2012, as an open, public event for local communities.
From left: Paul Chester, Melody Chester and Clinton Sipes (seated) presenting photos from their study on tattoos
Students […]

Guy with knives flying at him... intense

SIUE 2012 Fall BFA Show Part Two

This week the second half of SIUE’s Bachelor’s of Fine Arts students go one display in the Morris University Center Gallery.  The show features work by: Cody Ryan, Caitlin Chellios, Andrew Somraty, Katy Lynn, and Zachary Balousek.

A group of SIUE students discuss their film "Bentley" with their class

SIUE Freshmen and the Apocalypse

Last Saturday a group of SIUE freshmen gathered to share their cautionary visions of the end of the world. The visions took the form of four short films created as the final project for the honors 120 English seminar course, “Modern Apocalyptic Visions.”
The course was created by Eric Ruckh after discussion with previous honors students […]

Anishinaabe "tinkle cone" dress, c. 1930. The garment was originally bright red and features dentallium shells, glass beads, metal conches and the cones, hand-made from rolled tin cans. The red labeling of the cans can be seen from inside the cones. Photo courtesy of Mark Proudfoot.

Image of rare Anishinaabe regalia from Willmott’s work featured in American Indian Art Magazine 2013 calendar

Anthropology professor Dr. Cory Willmott will have a photograph of a rare regalia dress from the Anishinaabe people featured in the American Indian Art 2013 calendar. The photograph is from an article that Willmott had published in the Summer 2012 issue of  American Indian Art Magazine, which featured articles by members of the Great Lakes […]

Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris

December’s novel for Year of the Book: Holidays on Ice

December’s novel for the department of English Language and Literature’s Year of the Book is Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris.
Holidays on Ice is a collection of essays about Christmas. The collection includes “SantaLand Diaries,” in which Sedaris gives an account of his experiences working as an elf at Macy’s; “Front Row Center with Thaddeus Bristol,” […]

Fall 2012 BFA Exhibition

Fall 2012 BFA Exhibition

The 2012 fall bachelors of fine arts exhibition opened last week.  The exhibition features work from SIUE’s graduating BFA Art and Design students.  This semesters participating students are: Chris Spangler, Nichole Lance, Kalin Haydon, Michelle Leitheiser, and Justin Ulrich.

New Approaches to the Study of Marine Mammals: Available Now

New Approaches to the Study of Marine Mammals: Available Now

Dean Aldemaro Romero’s fifteenth book is now available. Titled “New Approaches to the Study of Marine Mammals,” the book is a collection of articles documenting modern and cross disciplinary methods for the study of marine mammals.
When approached to be the editor for the book Romero’s one condition was that the could co-edit the book with […]

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