• DeGarmo and Flaherty research on hip-hop as a means of expression and resistance

    While traditionally associated with protesting oppression and lack of opportunity, hip-hop has also been adopted by socially marginalized groups worldwide as a means of expression, according to political science professor Anne Flaherty.
    Palestinian rappers Tamer Nafar and Mahmoud Jreri performing. Photo courtesy of Claudia Espinosa
    Department of Political Science Chair Denise DeGarmo studied how Palestine’s hip-hop draws [...]

  • Geography club contributes to massive Trash Bash river cleanup in Missouri

    The SIUE geography club sent two faculty members and 10 students to volunteer for the 6thAnnual River des Peres Trash Bash.
    SIUE Geography Club members volunteered for the Trash Bash. Photo courtesy of Stacey Brown.
    Held Saturday, Oct. 18, at the rivers and creeks within the River des Peres Watershed in Missouri, local environmental community groups, coalitions [...]

  • ‘Art in the Post-Digital Landscape’ exhibit to honor new ceramics professor among other artists

    Both the digital medium and the hand are essential to create artwork.
    New Art & Design professor in ceramics Joe Page will be honored in an upcoming exhibit relating art and the digital medium. Photo by Theresa San Luis.
    At least according to Art & Design professor Laura Strand who is curating the “Art in
    the Post-Digital Landscape” [...]

  • Sex trafficking, human exploitation panel takes place at MUC

    Although there has been an increase in media attention with regard to sex trafficking, there are still many prevalent myths regarding victims and offenders, according to criminal justice and sociology professor Erin Heil.
    'Sex Trafficking and Exploitation’ discussion took place on Tuesday at the MUC.
    Heil said the ‘Sex Trafficking and Exploitation’ discussion, which took place on [...]

  • Green to set stage at SIUE directing two operas as student

    Junior music major Tyler Green directs his peers in two contrasting operas: “The Medium” and “Cox and Box” next week.
    Chris Kernan, senior theater major, David Fournie, freshman music major and Keith Wehmeyer, a graduate of the SIUE Music Department rehearse "Cox and Box," an opera directed by student Tyler Green. Photo courtesy of Green.
    The dramatic [...]

Pictured above are English professor and IRIS Co-Director Kristine Hildebrandt, senior Alex Taitt and Anthropology professor Cory Willmott

Taitt receives NSF grant to preserve Anishinaabe language and culture

Pictured above are English professor and IRIS Co-Director Kristine Hildebrandt, senior Alex Taitt and Anthropology professor Cory Willmott. Photo courtesy of Willmott. Senior anthropology and computer
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Alumna Kaitlin Roberts holding a ceramic artifact from the the Archaeology Field School

Anthropology alumni wins annual Illinois Archaeological Survey’s student paper competition

Alumna Kaitlin Roberts received the Jeannette E. Stephens Student Paper Award 2014 for her research paper “The Gehring Site: A Ceramic Analysis.” Roberts wrote the paper as
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Physics professor Hernando Garcia published an article about newly discoverd energy levels

Physics professor publishes article on newly discovered energy levels

Physics professor Hernando Garcia published an article about newly discovered energy levels. Photo courtesy of Theresa San Luis Physics professor Hernando Garcia came out with a
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Professor and Chair of Applied Communication Studies Alicia Alexander

Alexander’s textbook brings a fresh perspective on teaching interpersonal communication

The second edition of “Teaching Interpersonal Communication: A Guidebook” serves as a guide and reference book for new instructors, teaching assistants,  and any instructors looking
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  • Scholarly Activities

  • From left: Sammy Seale, IRIS student assistant and Samantha Winkler, Dr. Hildebrandt's student assistant at the open house listening to information given by Hildebrandt.

    IRIS open house showcases digital research opportunities

    From left: Sammy Seale, IRIS student assistant and Samantha Winkler, Dr. Hildebrandt's student assistant at the open house listening to information given by Hildebrandt. The Interdisciplinary Research and Informatics Scholarship (IRIS) Center is hosting a series of open houses for faculty

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  • Other Recent Articles

  • Economics and Finance Research Professor Rik Hafer

    Hafer presents research on economic freedom and economic growth across states

    States experiencing improvements in economic freedom over the last decades are more likely to be the states that experienced higher rates of economic growth, according to Economics and Finance Research Professor Rik Hafer.
    Economics and Finance Research Professor Rik Hafer
    In his last publication ‘Is there a link between economic freedom and state economic?,’ Hafer concludes that [...]

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