Archive for April 8th, 2012

Van Eck tells audience the story of Wounded Knee

Van Eck tells audience the story of Wounded Knee

A large crowd of nearly 100 students, faculty and SIUE guests was treated to a multi-media presentation on Wednesday, March 28. Lani van Eck, a cultural anthropologist who cofounded Wounded Knee: The Museum in Wall South Dakota, gave a presentation about the massacre that happened in December of 1890. Van Eck was the Wednesday night [...]

To Hell and Back Again

To Hell and Back Again

Last Thursday SIUE’s Art Therapy Counseling Program teamed up with the Missouri History Museum, Channel 9, and The Missouri Art Therapy Council for a special screening of, “Hell and Back Again,” a documentary showing the problems faced by Afghanistan veterans both in the field and at home. The event is part of Channel 9′s Community [...]

Complimentary Human Spaces

Complimentary Human Spaces

Wednesday March 28, 2012 Bin Zhou of the geography department and Carly Foster of the department of political science presented for the spring 2012 colloquium with the shared topic of “Complimentary Human Spaces.” Both presentations dealt with understanding the perception of class and gender roles and their connection too space within culture.
Zhou presented first with [...]

Miller awarded teaching distinction award

Miller awarded teaching distinction award

The Teaching Excellence Awards Committee (TEAC) has named the 2012 winners for the Teaching Distinction Award (TDA). This year, the History Department found one of those winners in its ranks. Jennifer Miller, associate professor of historical studies, was awarded the honor, along with the $500 cash prize.
The chair of TEAC, Denise DeGarmo, associate professor and [...]

Story Musgrave, the astronaut, speaks to Story Musgrave, his daughter, before telling a story about the two Story's.

Story Musgrave tells about Story and his story

[Video] Those that attended the keynote speaker on Tuesday, March 27 were given a ride through an incredible life. Story Musgrave gave a crowd of more than 100 a trip through his life. The theme of the 2012 College of Arts and Sciences Spring Colloquium was ‘Space.’
Story Musgrave, the astronaut, speaks to Story Musgrave, his [...]

SIUE Music department present: The Renaissance

SIUE Music department present: The Renaissance

Tickets are now on sale for the SIUE Department of Music and Friends of Music King’s Court event.
This event will includes performances by jugglers, magicians, fortune tellers, and SIUE’s Madrigal Singers and Concert Choir. During the event the grounds and clubhouse surrounding holiday Shores will be transformed into a Renaissance village with activities and entertainment [...]

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