Archive for December 6th, 2010

Alexander Kowalchik (Jean) and Aiyanna Wade (Julie) star in SIUE's production of "Miss Julie."

“Miss Julie” visits the Metcalf Theater

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 [...]

Associate Professor of Social Work Carl Bentelspacher's Human Behavior in the Social Environment class interact with another class at the University of Cumbria in England via video conference.

Bentelspacher organizes international video conference

Carl Bentelspacher, associate professor of social work, successfully organized a collaboration between his Human Behavior in the Social Environment class and a class at the University of Cumbria in England.
Associate Professor of Social Work Carl Bentelspacher's Human Behavior in the Social Environment class interact with another class at the University of Cumbria in England via [...]

A selection of book cover with Theodorakis' chapter. Courtesy of Cambridge Press.

Theodorakis chapter on aquatic toxicology published

Finding evidence of evolutionary changes is always interesting to scientists. Sometimes, though, the reason for the changes are not always the best.
A selection of the book cover with Theodorakis' chapter. Courtesy of Cambridge Press.
Chris Theodorakis, associate professor of biological sciences at SIUE, recently had a chapter published on this topic. The chapter is titled “Evolutionary [...]

Häxan with live music in the MUC

Häxan with live music in the MUC

Silent films were never really silent. There was always a musical score to accompany the imagery playing out on the screen. Interpreting the film through musical composition is the unspoken half of the artistry of film from a bygone era, and it is an art that one SIUE music major brought to the Morris University [...]

Jazz Convocation in Dunham pt. 1

Jazz Convocation in Dunham pt. 1

“Rose’s Loom” by Tony Rizzi followed by “In a Mist” by Bix Beiderbecke performed by the Jazz Guitar Ensemble at the Nov. 12 convocation in the Choral Room of Dunham Hall, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

An overlooked cultural artifact exhibited

An overlooked cultural artifact exhibited

On Nov. 30,  the Black Studies Program hosted a audio-visual exhibit that highlighted an overlooked cultural artifact–the church fan.
The exhibit was created with the collaboration of Howard Rambsy, chair of black studies and associate professor of English language and literature, and the research of Candice Jackson, assistant professor of English language and literature.
“Professor of (English [...]

The MUC was made for it — ‘Plumbob’ — Art in the MUC

The MUC was made for it — ‘Plumbob’ — Art in the MUC

Usually, art is designed for a space. This is an understandable method of creating art. You wouldn’t want to create a piece of art that would never fit into the space for which it is designated.
However, SIUE’s Morris University Center did not follow this ‘logical’ path. Rather, the ‘Plumbob’ piece was discovered and then the [...]

Cocuzza responds; the joys of being a professor

Cocuzza responds; the joys of being a professor

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, [...]

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