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 [...]
Category: Environmental Sciences
Biology professors Dr. Rick Essner and Dr. Peter Minchin have recently published two articles about their bird survey research that they have conducted in SIUE’s Sweet William Woods, Bluebell Woods and neighboring Bohm Woods Nature Preserve.
Drs. Essner and Minchin observing wildlife with students
The two articles are “A Survey of Bluff Forest Avifauna in Southwestern Illinois” [...]
On Wednesday, Oct. 10, Sociology and Criminal Justice Assistant Professor Dr. Connie Frey-Spurlock and Sustainability Officer Kevin Adkins offered an informational session for SIUE students entitled “Student-Faculty Synergy and Institutional Change: A Story of Sustainability and Feminist Methodology.” The event was co-sponsored by the Women’s Studies department and the Sustainability Advisory Group (SAG).
The presentation offered [...]
SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences added a skilled researcher to the Environmental Sciences ranks last semester. Pui-Ling ‘Melissa’ Chan, assistant professor of environmental sciences, came onboard last semester.
Chan, originally from Malaysia, spent a number of years at the Kyoto University in Kyoto, Japan, pursuing her doctoral degree, as well as two years of post-doctoral [...]
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 [...]
For most, a sight of a bee triggers anxiety and a flight response. For Brigham Dimick, the insect triggers art.
Dimick, area head of drawing at SIUE, is displaying some of his artwork currently at the University of Missouri St. Louis’ (UMSL) Gallery 210. Most of the art involves a concept drawn and built up by [...]