• Ferguson shooting spurs discussion on race, inequality

    In light of the events in Ferguson, Mo., where an unarmed African-American was shot and killed by a police officer, two SIUE professors organized a discussion in collaboration with the Edwardsville School District.
    Anthropology Professor Aminata Cairo. Photo courtesy of Patrick Mitchell
    Anthropology professor Aminata Cairo and psychology professor Danice Brown organized the conversation, “Exploring Ferguson: A [...]

  • Philosophy professors help organize historical existentialism conference

    Dr. Simons, Dr. Gordon, and Dr. Lueck at the "Diverse Lineages of Existentialism" conference in St. Louis. Photo courtesy of Howard Ash
    SIUE professors were instrumental in organizing a philosophy conference held in St. Louis earlier this summer that brought together more than 200 academics from around the world.
    On June 19-21, 2014, the “Diverse Lineages of [...]

  • SIUE implements science training program for teachers to meet IBHE standards

    Through an Illinois state grant, SIUE provides training, networking, supplies and professional development to more than 100 science teachers.
    Chemistry professor Sadegh Khazaeli instructs local science teachers at SIUE during workshops. Photo courtesy of Eric Voss
    Chemistry professors Sadegh Khazaeli and Eric Voss co-direct the yearlong project, titled Students Learning Science through a Sustained Network of Teachers.  [...]

  • SIUE hosts 7th conference on function spaces

    Krysztof Jarosz, professor of mathematics and statistics, accomodates a participant traveling to a conference at SIUE on function spaces. Photo courtesy of Jarosz.
    The 7th Conference on Function Spaces drew in more than 100 professors and scholars in mathematics to SIUE in May.
    Krzysztof Jarosz, professor of mathematics and statistics, has worked alone to organize the event [...]

  • English professor explores culture of reprinting through book

    English professor Jessica DeSpain is set to release her book, “Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Reprinting and the Embodied Book,” September 25th through Ashgate Publishing. Photo courtesy of Howard Ash.
    With no copyright law between Britain and the U.S., reprints were multiplicitous and even promiscuous during the period of 1840-1891.
    At least according to English professor Jessica DeSpain in her [...]

Xfest to feature artist workshops, talk back sessions and world premiere in theater and dance

Xfest to feature artist workshops, talk back sessions and world premiere in theater and dance

Nuns in Seattle during the 1960s. Cinema puppets interacting with humans. Antarctica adventures fused with an insurance company. And a world premiere by a dance
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Professor of social work Jill Schreiber co-authored an article on

Schreiber attends social work conference, publishes article on virtue ethics

In 2010, Calvin College hosted a conference on the role of virtue ethics in social work. The ideas which began there have been developed, and
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Denise DeGarmo, chair of the Political Science Department, in front of the separation wall in Bethlehem, a Palestinian city  located in the central West Bank, about six miles south of Jerusalem.

DeGarmo shares heart for Palestinian cause with students

Denise DeGarmo, chair of the Political Science Department, in front of the separation wall in Bethlehem, a Palestinian city located in the central West Bank,
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Nine students traveled to Western Europe this past summer with applied communication professor Sorin Nastasia

Students study PR, communication strategies during abroad program in Europe

Nine students from the Applied Communications Studies, Mass Communications, and Public Administration & Policy Analysis Departments traveled to Western Europe in the summer. Nine students traveled to
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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

  • Political science professor Anne Flaherty was named to the 2014 Teaching Distinction Award

    Flaherty earns 2014 Teaching Distinction Award

    Political science professor Anne Flaherty received the 2014 Teaching Distinction Award.
    Political science professor Anne Flaherty was named to the 2014 Teaching Distinction Award
    The award is through the Office of the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and includes a monetary prize. Nominations were submitted by students and faculty and reviewed by the Teaching Excellence [...]

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