Author Archive for Natalie Lapacek

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” […]

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 […]

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,” […]

Dr. Cairo and Prof. Bentley with students at 2012 Suriname field school

Cairo, Bentley to teach second Suriname field school next summer

Assistant Anthropology Professor Dr. Aminata Cairo and Theatre Professor Kathryn Bentley will take a select group of SIUE junior-level undergraduates for a field school in Suriname from June 1 to July 8, 2012. The field school will include classes before the students depart, starting on May 22, and following the students’ return until July 15.
Dr. […]

Dr. Ken Moffett

Rice, Moffett, Madupalli publish research on social networking among young voters

Associate Professors of Political Science Drs. Ken Moffett and Laurie Rice along with Business Assistant Professor Dr. Ramana Madupalli have recently co-authored an article entitled “Campaign-Related Social Networking and the Political Participation of College Students” in Social Science Computer Review.
Dr. Ken Moffett
Moffett and Rice contributed theoretical and social science research expertise for the article, while […]

Dr. Liebl working with a student. Photo courtesy of Shan Lu.

Liebl attends Drexel symposium to share drosophila research

On Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, Biology Professor and Drosophilist Dr. Faith Liebl attended Drexel University’s Epigenetics and Disease Symposium in Philadelphia to present a seminar about her recent drosophila research.
Dr. Liebl working with a student. Photo courtesy of Shan Lu.
In Liebl’s drosophila research, she and her student lab workers have explored proteins called kismet in […]

Hand puppets from Proctor Puppets collection

SIUE’s Proctor Puppets collection exhibited at SWIC Schmidt Art Center

The SIUE Museum Studies department has opened the “Proctor Puppets: Showcasing Amusement” exhibit at Southwestern Illinois College’s (SWIC) Schmidt Art Center on the Belleville Campus. The exhibit opened on Nov. 1, 2012, and will be at Schmidt until Dec. 14.
Hand puppets from the Proctor Puppets collection
The exhibit was organized and put together by Associate History […]

Caroline Pender

Caroline Pender featured speaker for Coffee With Cool Women

The Women’s Studies department hosted its second Coffee with Cool Women gathering this semester on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. Coffee With Cool Women is a series of “flash mentoring events” that invites women of varying professions and backgrounds to speak with SIUE students about their personal and professional experiences that have contributed to their success.
Caroline […]

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