The College of Arts and Sciences has a busy schedule of events coming up between now and the end of the semester. Coming up this Monday and Tuesday is this year’s CAS Colloquium titled, “Thinking About the Book,” with a wide variety of lectures and events by SIUE faculty will look at the role of [...]
Monday March 11, 2013, Christopher Cummins delivered the annual Probst lecture for the department of Chemistry.
Specilizing in inorganic chemistry Cummins is currently a professor at MIT. He is the author of over 150 research articles and serves on the boards of many of the most important inorganic chemistry journals. Cummins has been re recipient of [...]
The College of Arts and Sciences has more than doubled its summer online course offerings since 2010, at which time 24 online courses were offered.
By this summer, 51 classes will be offered. Larry LaFond, associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, said the college has been “at the forefront” of recent increases in [...]
Last week marked the 25th annual celebration of National Chemistry Week. Sponsored by the American Chemical Society, Chemistry Week is dedicated to informing the public about the importance of chemistry in their everyday lives.
“It’s basic literacy,” Edward Navarre stated, “We all need to be literate in our language and our culture including the sciences.”
The week [...]
On October second Nathan Motl returned to SIUE to deliver his talk entitled “Earning a Ph.D. In Chemistry: My Graduate Experience at Penn State.” The talk focused on his graduate school experience, conveying to current undergraduates the various pitfalls and triumphs of a grad school career so that they might know what to expect should [...]
Dr. Michael Shaw holds up a ball and stick heme model
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $81,231 to SIUE’s Chemistry department to work on a new project entitled “Collaborative Research: Redox Behavior of Heme-NOx Models – A Vehicle for Outreach and Discovery.” SIUE Chemistry Chair Dr. Michael J. Shaw is directing the three-year project, [...]
A series of conversations, an mutually benefitting relationship, and a new science building has led to a significant contribution to SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) according to Craig Steiner, director of development for CAS, and Robert Dixon, associate professor and chair of chemistry. An agreement between SIUE and Sigma-Aldrich will lead to a [...]
A visiting professor in SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Chemistry Department is working to inspire his students to study chemistry through his research projects. Myron Jones, visiting assistant professor of chemistry, comes to CAS from Oklahoma where he had been teaching at several community colleges following the completion of his Ph.D.
Professor Myron Jones [...]
Arguments about the reality of CSI television shows can be heated. Is it real? Is it not? However, there is one argument that is easy to settle. SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) has seen a dramatic upswing in students interested in studying the field of Forensics Science. This may be due to what [...]
Sue Rosser, provost at San Francisco State University, lectured SIUE attendees and the public Wednesday about her research, titled “Academic Women and their Struggle to Succeed: The Science Glass Ceiling.” The National Science Foundation’s ADVANCE Grant sponsored the lecture.
Sue Rosser, SFU provost
Rosser received her doctoral degree in zoology and has served as provost and vice [...]