• SIUE math major to present study on Vicodin research at international conference

    Using math to help solve drug abuse is one of many areas of research Luke Settles could take when he begins his career as a biostatistician.
    Applied mathematics major Luke Settles made a presentation on his research addressing Vicodin addiction at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Undergraduate Math Conference in Terre Haute, Ind. Settles is scheduled [...]

  • One drop event trickles down knowledge of water conservation to SIUE students

    Sociology professor Connie Frey-Spurlock said the idea behind one drop water conservation fair was to raise awareness about sustainability, and one form of educating others about this was to let people know they use water in less obvious ways.
    Connie Frey-Spurlock's Soc 590 class organized a one drop conservation fair in March. Frey-Spurlock said green jobs [...]

  • SIUE alum brings a diverse set of skills to instructor, gardening position

    Lindley Ballen is combining her passions: working in the outdoors, gardening and teaching.
    SIUE alum Lindley Ballen is a garden coordinator and instructor at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore. She graduated from SIUE with a master's in biological sciences in December 2014. (Photo courtesy of Lindley Ballen)
    The SIUE graduate recently moved to the Pacific Northwest [...]

  • Paulett reveals larger contexts of history through presentation of colonial cartographer

    On April 24, during a brown bag event, history professor Robert Paulett presented his research on William De Brahm, a German-born mapmaker and military engineer who emigrated to the British colonies in the 1750s.
    History Professor makes connections with his research of German mapmaker De Brahm's life and American historical developments. Photo courtesy of Paulett.
    Paulett published [...]

  • Twelve members inducted into SIUE’s first Spanish honor society through ceremony

    In an ambient ceremony that included classical Spanish guitar music as a backdrop and candlelit readings of Spanish poetry, SIUE saw the induction of 12 members in the local chapter of the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, a new student organization on campus.
    The first ever group of Spanish honor society members were inducted into the [...]

Northwestern University anthropology professor Mary Weismantel, an SIUE alum, will host a lecture on prehistoric South American pottery called "sex pots." The pots depict erotic sexual acts created by the Moche people. The Moche lived in northern Peru from A.D. 150-800. (Photo courtesy of Mary Weismantel)

SIUE alum showcases research on early South American sexuality, culture

Mary Weismantel is not shy about her archaeological interests. The SIUE alum’s area of research centers on gender and sexuality studies. Northwestern University anthropology professor Mary
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Spanish professor Mariana Solares presented literary research in Havana, Cuba, on contemporary female writers, which will be published by the University of Barcelona.

Solares finds purpose amidst themes of chaos in Cuban women writers

During four trips to Cuba, Spanish professor Mariana Solares has met with and gathered literary information from a number of Cuban women writers. Last fall,
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Undergraduate presentation winners from the annual Illinois State Academy of Science meeting pose with mentor Peter Minchin. From left, Noah Dell, Minchin, Aaron Alexander, and Savanna Stabenow. (Photo courtesy of Minchin)

Biology students get field experience, earn honors for research

Undergraduate presentation winners from the annual Illinois State Academy of Science meeting pose with mentor Peter Minchin. From left, Noah Dell, Minchin, Aaron Alexander, and
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An ensemble of cello students perform in unison. Photo by Theresa San Luis.

Musicians designate day to celebrate the cello

To watch Cellobration students perform is like catching glimpses of their imaginations as they use bow-like wands on wooden vessels to convert notes into music.
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  • Kiley Herndon, a dual major in English and Applied Communictions, has published research, managed a blog and helped launch a mobile application while maintaining a 3.93 GPA. (Photo courtesy of Kiley Herndon)

    Stellar Student: Kiley Herndon

    Keeping herself active with multiple activities is nothing new for SIUE senior Kiley Herndon. In addition to earning dual degrees in English and Applied Communications she has taken multiple employment and extracurricular roles on and off campus.
    Kiley Herndon, a dual major in English and Applied Communictions, has published research, managed a blog and helped launch [...]

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