Colleges and universities are more than classrooms. The best are centers of research, innovation, and culture. Many of them seek a method that will allow them to showcase different aspects of their institution. SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences is debuting just such a technique in the form of a radio show, a push by [...]
Archive for February, 2011
Under the direction of Kathryn Bentley, assistant professor of theater and dance, The Colored Museum proved a clever and poignant way to end this year’s Black History Month.
“The play was good… it was exhilarating,” said Anika Maddox, senior accounting major, who attended Sunday’s show. “I definitely think it touched on history and it also touched [...]
Every year on the Saturday before Presidents’ Day and on Presidents’ Day, SIUE’s Department of Music holds music scholarship auditions. The competitive process affords students the opportunity to display their skills and possibly have those talents rewarded financially.
According to Audrey Tallant, department chair and professor of music, over 50 students responded to this year’s call [...]
“The reason I chose ‘Inclusion’ as the name of this art exhibit is based on a feeling I had as a younger person… feeling not included,” said artist and curator Edna Patterson-Petty. “I didn’t want anyone else to feel that way.”
The exhibit is in the Morris University Center through March 2, in the second floor [...]
“A convocation is a weekly meeting of all the music students,” said Music Professor Linda Perry. “The majors, they’re required to attend a certain number of these each semester. Its one place when we are all together at one time to enjoy music. The purpose is to hear a representative sample of various kinds of [...]
Unlearning behavior that is systemic and inherent in the system is no small feat. Four speakers tackled the task this past week at SIUE.
The Philosophy Department hosted several speakers from SIUE and other organizations on Friday, February 25 in Peck Hall on the SIUE campus. The talk, moderated by Alison Reiheld, assistant professor of philosophy [...]
Cory Byers, instructor of mass communication, is the recent recipient of a Broadcast Education Association (BEA) “Best of Competition” award for a video that he co-produced for Edwardsville’s 1820 Colonel Benjamin Stephenson House.
The BEA accepted video submissions during November and December 2010 for its annual Festival of Media Arts which is scheduled to take place [...]
Hailed as the founder of SIUE’s Suzuki String Program – making SIUE the first university in the country to have such a program – the posthumous honors being granted to John Kendall are numerous. The 2011 broadcast of the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards proved another occasion to honor the pioneer.
It was a proud moment for SIUE students, [...]