• 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 science major Alex Taitt has received a National Science Foundation grant to preserve the language and culture of the Anishinaabe peoples through computer databases.
    Taitt said she is looking forward to [...]

  • 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 part of her senior project in which she analyzed ceramic artifacts from the SIUE Archaeology Field School under the direction of her mentor, anthropology professor Julie Holt.
    Alumna Kaitlin Roberts holding a [...]

  • 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 publication based on his research titled “Ferroplasmons: Intense Localized Surface Plasmons in Metal-Ferromagnetic Nanoparticles.”
    According to Garcia, he and eight other scientists discovered new energy levels which they termed “ferroplasmon.”
    Garcia said [...]

  • 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 for fresh ways to design effective courses in the field of interpersonal communication, whether their courses are for undergraduate or graduate students, according to Alicia Alexander, professor and Chair of [...]

  • 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 [...]

English professors DeSpain and Hildebrandt co-founded SIUE's IRIS Center

DeSpain and Hildebrandt host IRIS Center Open House, showcase projects

According to English professor Jessica DeSpain, William Pannapacker, writer for the “The Chronicle for Higher Education” called digital humanities not only the next big thing,
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Political Science professor Jessica Harris' book “Before the Panthers: Black Women, Tempered Radicalism and the Fight for Racial Justice in Oakland, California, 1900-1940” will be published next year

Harris’ research makes visible African American women’s contribution in the development of activist traditions

African-American women played an integral and central role in the development of a long- standing activist tradition in the U.S., according to historical studies professor
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Pictured above the student cast of SIUE's production, "A Servant of Two Masters"

Theater comedia to invite audience interaction at Dunham Hall

“A Servant of Two Masters” opens this week and will involve humor-instilled moments through audience and cast interaction. Pictured above the student cast of SIUE's production,
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The Women's Studies blog is widely read around the world

Women’s Studies’ blog attracts readers from around the world

India, the Philippines, Great Britain and Canada are just a few of the countries of origin for the Women’s Studies Program blog’s readers. Some of the
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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

  • MPA graduate Andrea Bowers and her family. Photo courtesy of Bowers

    MPA graduate transitions from tornado relief work to Success by 6 Program Management

    Within eight months of a tornado leveling the house of Andrea Bowers, the Master of Public Administration graduate was asked to be a part of a sub-committee project developing a resource book for disaster victims from a survivor’s perspective.
    MPA graduate Andrea Bowers and her family. Photo courtesy of Bowers
    Her position within the Success by 6 [...]

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