Thousands of miles away from home is not how any student wants to spend the holidays. Yet, across the nation, international students are often left in the United States. They usually cannot afford to travel home to see their families. Mehrdad Shadmehr, a graduate student in the chemistry program from Iran, originally felt [...]
Archive for December, 2010
Dr. Annalyssa Gypsy Murphy, visiting assistant professor of anthropology, helped to kick off a new minor at SIUE. The Native American Studies program is an interdisciplinary minor that combines anthropology, art, history, philosophy, political science and a special topics interdisciplinary studies course.
Murphy (left) stands with Lynn Braveheart, a Native American speaker she brought to SIUE [...]
Nearly 250 children showed off their skills at reading music and playing their stringed instruments in early December at the annual Suzuki concert. Parents of the Suzuki method students packed SIUE’s Dunham Hall—the payoff for regularly trucking their child to the University for individual evening lessons and weekly group lessons throughout the semester.
The SIUE Suzuki [...]
Stacey Howard, instructor of speech communication, organized and hosted a series of informative panels led by public relations professionals last week.
The panels took place Dec. 6, 8 and 10 in Alumni Hall and featured a range of professionals sharing their wisdom and offering advice to students in Howard’s public relations classes.
Students listen intently as a [...]
SIUE’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) presented a check for $350 to the National Children’s Cancer Society (NCCS) on December 6.
(L-R) Stacy Howard, instructor of speech communication; Marli Knipping; Jenny Stephens, NCCS representative; Kelly Mitchell; Alyssa Eason, president of PRSSA; Sarah Manfucci; Amy Curry; Lindy Noel; and Isaac Blankson, department [...]
The following videos are of I Surrender by Tony Rizzi, performed by the SIUE Jazz Guitar Ensemble at the Nov. 12 Convocation in the Choral Room of SIUE’s Dunham Hall. That is followed by Good Morning Heartache by Fisher, Higginbotham and Drake performed by the University’s Jazz Vocal Ensemble, with soloist Nicole Jonas and [...]
Each week, the editors will choose an article from the Chronicle of Higher Education. An interview will be conducted with several CAS professors. The responses will be posted in this section in a straightforward Q and A layout.
This section is opinion based.
The editors of This Week In CAS are asking that you, the professors of CAS, [...]
SIUE’s Department of Theater and Dance put on its third production of the year, “Miss Julie,” for a near packed house in the James F. Metcalf Theater on December 3.
Alexander Kowalchik (Jean) and Aiyanna Wade (Julie) star in SIUE's production of "Miss Julie."
Miss Julie, which runs from December 1-5 and 10-12, was written by Swedish [...]