Archive for October 10th, 2010

Ruth Slenczynska and the piano dedicated to her late husband.

Artist-In-Residence Returns for Concert

Once celebrated as “the most remarkable child prodigy since Mozart” and “the first lady of the keyboard,” pianist Ruth Slenczynska was recognized by President Ronald Reagan as the first American woman to celebrate 50 years on the concert stage, according to SIUE Music Professor Allan B. Ho.
Ruth Slenczynska and the piano dedicated to her late [...]

Display demonstrating image replication with mirrors

Hands On Day… for the Undeclared

Undergraduate students who have not declared their major used to wander the University with little exposure to the vast majority of educational disciplines available to them at SIUE. The answer to this problem is Hands On Day, where the College of Arts and Sciences shows off its stuff.

Pre-med major Casey Moser and "bananna man"
“We’re extracting [...]

A part of the Black Studies Underground and Slave Narrative exhibit presented in Lovejoy Library.

Black Studies Exhibits Focus on the Underground

A part of the Black Studies Underground and Slave Narrative exhibit presented in Lovejoy Library.
Lovejoy Library hosted pieces of the Black Studies Underground Freedoms gallery exhibit Tuesday, October 5, 2010.
Dr. Howard Rambsy uses these exhibitions as a tool for courses in Black Studies. This particular exhibit focused on Fredrick Douglas and the slave narratives.
In several [...]

Sullivan Collection Represents

Sullivan Collection Represents

A tellers wicket in cast bronze from the National Farmers Bank from 1907.
A baluster in cast bronze from the Schlesinger and Mayer store from 1899.
Throughout Lovejoy Library are treasures from America’s architectural past. Louis Sullivan became the founder of what is now called the Chicago school of architecture.
Born in 1856, Sullivan and architect partner Dankmar [...]

"September Sunday" by John DenHouter

Faculty Art: More Than Pretty Pictures

"September Sunday" by John DenHouter
“It’s important that art and design students see that we are practicing artists who are active in the field,” said Associate Professor John DenHouter, chair of the Department of Art and Design. ”
The SIUE Annual Faculty Exhibition was in the Morris University Center Gallery the last three weeks of September.
“When students [...]

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