Archive for October 31st, 2011

Lawyer brings Abu Ghraib knowledge to SIUE

Lawyer brings Abu Ghraib knowledge to SIUE

In a standing room only event, students and faculty had the opportunity to learn first hand about the Abu Ghraib detainee abuse case.
Michael Holley, associate lawyer for The Lanier Law Firm in Houston, Texas and former chief prosecutor of the Abu Ghraib detainee abuse case, came to SIUE to speak about the Abu Ghraib case [...]

Marc Shapman, Richard Ladd, Kyrstan Langer, Daniel Wertz, and John Gross

Rita

Marc Shapman, Richard Ladd, Kyrstan Langer, Daniel Wertz, and John Gross
Last Friday and Saturday the SIUE Opera Theatre presented Gaetano Donizetti’s Rita. This short comedy set in eighteenth century Turin was written in 1841 and first performed in 1860 after the death of it’s creator. This production of Rita was directed by Marc Schapman with [...]

Women, war, and peace series continues

Women, war, and peace series continues

The Women, War, and Peace series continued this past week at SIUE with another event in Abbot Auditorium in Lovejoy Library. Part of a joint effort by Peace and International Studies and Women’s Studies, the series has been showing parts of a PBS special series called ‘Women, War, and Peace.’
On Tuesday, a small group of [...]

Lin, Haddad, and Morrissy (left to right) show off their research in growing selenium enriched mushrooms in the lab. photo courtesy of Susanna Lu.

EPA grant explores mushrooms, selenium

Exploring methods to use contaminated soil to grow mushrooms is all in one day’s work for a professor at SIUE. Zhi-Qing Lin, associate professor of biological sciences, is using soil with high levels of selenium to grow mushrooms in a lab at SIUE.
Lin, the recipient of a P3 level grant of more than $14,500 from [...]

Rory Kraft speaks to SIUE students as part of the Medicine In Action speaker series.

Informed consent – medicine in action

Medicine in Action (MIA) kicked off its speaker series with a fairly controversial topic – informed consent and refusal.
The series is hosted by the Philosophy Department and is funded by a grant from the Excellence in Undergraduate Education. The series is designed to take a look at issues at the crossroads of ethics, biology, and [...]

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