• Music faculty volunteers to host clinic for area high school students

    Music professor Daniel Smithiger leads local high students in a workshop to prepare them for ILMEA competition. Photo courtesy of Smithiger.
    SIUE music faculty held a clinic for area high school students to help them prepare for auditions at the Illinois Music Education Association (ILMEA) competition.
    On Sept. 18-19, many faculty members volunteered to hold workshops with [...]

  • Conversation Hours set stage for relaxed learning of foreign languages

    There is no grading during conversation hours, and foreign language professors enable this setting so students can dialogue in a relaxed manner and have fun learning.
    Students spent Friday afternoon at Spanish conversation hour in the Morris University Center. Photo courtesy of Theresa San Luis.
    Foreign language professors, instructors and tutors volunteer to host weekly conversation hours [...]

  • Uncovered Civil War documents give students opportunity for hands-on experience

    Civil War documents found by the Madison County Recorder office will be used by history professor Erik Alexander to give his upper-level students an opportunity for hands-on experience and to work with original documents.
    History professor Erik Alexander.
    These 140 discharge papers were the official proof of Madison County’s veterans who served during the Civil War. The [...]

  • Mandarin instructor applies ALLEX training and cultural knowledge to teaching

    Mandarin instructor Chinling Yang was trained through the ALLEX program. Photo courtesy of Theresa San Luis.
    Chinling Yang, a Mandarin instructor, can relate to students and offer first-hand knowledge of her culture as she trained through the Alliance for Language Learning and Educational Exchange (ALLEX) program.
    A native of Taiwan, Yang is SIUE’s second ALLEX instructor. She [...]

  • Independent filmmaker brings award-winning documentary to Women’s Studies event series

    Independent filmmaker Jennifer Lee presented her award-winning film “Feminist: Stories From Women’s Liberation”at the MUC Missouri Room on Sept. 18.
    Filmmaker Jennifer Lee presented her award-winning movie “Feminist: Stories From Women’s Liberation” at the MUC Missouri Room
    Women’s Studies Program director Catherine Seltzer said while the Women’s Studies event series primarily focuses on current issues of importance, [...]

Sharon Locke, STEM Center director, Jessica DeSpain, English professor and IRIS center director and Liza Cummings, professor of

SIUE program to immerse East St. Louis middle school students in technological learning projects

Middle school students in East St. Louis will experience a technologically rich learning environment through an SIUE program. Sharon Locke, STEM Center director, Jessica DeSpain, English
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Applied Communication Studies professor Min Liu.

Applied Communication Studies professor contributes to field of Health Communication

Health communication skills cannot be learned by reading books only, but, rather, by a combination of theory, principles and real case scenarios, according to Applied
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Tom Dehner, mass communications instructor, will read from his book of commentaries based on his radio broadcast series on

Mass communications instructor to discuss book featuring radio commentaries

Tom Dehner, mass communications instructor, will discuss and read from his book that features “From the Sidelines” commentaries originally broadcast on WSIE-FM (88.7 FM) The
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Historical Studies professor Bryan Jack. Photo courtesy of Bryan Jack

UEU grant allows students to visit the heart of civil rights movement

History professors Rowena McClinton, Jessica Harris and Brian Jack received an Excellence in Undergraduate Education (UEU) grant to take 10 history major students on a
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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

  • Jennifer Regh, professor and chair of the Anthropology department and Wendy Shaw, Dean for Academic Programs and Faculty Development, at the Forensic Sciences table

    CAS Hands-On Day encourages students to explore majors

    Students trying to play the cello, African talking drums (Gangan) sounding in the background and moral problems with real life applications to be solved were just a few of the many activities that Hands-On Day & Majors Fair 2014 presented to students last Tuesday in the Goshen Lounge.
    Jennifer Regh, professor and chair of the Anthropology [...]

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