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 [...]
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Due to inaccurate portrayals through different media sources, it may be accurately stated that most people do not understand many mental illnesses and disorders. Autism is one such order that is often misrepresented throughout the media.
SIUE hosted a speaker whose lifelong work may represent the single greatest frontal assault on these misunderstandings. Sponsored jointly by [...]
Southern Illinois University is building an academic relationship with Cuba, according to Aldemaro Romero, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at SIUE. Romero began consideration of the project when he realized several SIUE faculty members with ties to Cuban educational institutions.
“When I came to SIUE, I found there were a number of faculty [...]
Thursday afternoon brought a little rebellion to the Morris University Center in the form of a teach-in.
CAS student Ben Baker Skypes with teach-in audience about the situation in Egypt.
International Programs, the Middle East and Islamic Studies Initiative, and the Arabic Club collaborated in the hopes of cutting through the news inundating SIUE students and the [...]
Denise DeGarmo, department chair and associate professor political science, will be officially awarded with the SIUE Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Award, Tuesday, February 8, 2011.
“The selection committee was impressed with the range of service contributions that [DeGarmo] has provided as well as the leadership role you have assumed in [DeGarmo's] service activities,” according [...]
SIUE can now claim to have one of the largest campus nature preserves in the U.S., according to several SIUE faculty members.
Kurt Schulz, professor of biological sciences, is excited about the nature preserve, as are his fellow faculty members.
“This is entirely a winning proposition for the university. There are very few campuses that have [...]
Chemistry professor Michael Shaw will receive the Paul Simon Teacher-Scholar Award March 30, 2011 according to an email release by SIUE Associate Dean Christa Johnson.
“The SIUE Paul Simon Outstanding Teacher-Scholar Award is presented to a faculty member in order to recognize the role of the interdependence between research and teaching,” said Johnson.
The award is an [...]
SIUE offers several internal, competitive grants to support research and creativity amongst faculty and staff at the institution. Seed Grants for Transitional and Exploratory Projects (STEP) is a grant program offered, on a competitive basis, to “support research and creative activities … intended to encourage faculty to initiate new research directions or new research projects,” [...]
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) is a 2010 recipient of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE IT-Catalyst award. Catalyst awards are designed to “support … efforts to conduct institutional self-assessment activities, …in order to identify specific issues in the recruitment, retention and promotion of women faculty in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) academics within an [...]
Thousands of miles away from home is not how any student wants to spend the holidays. Yet, across the nation, international students are often left in the United States. They usually cannot afford to travel home to see their families. Mehrdad Shadmehr, a graduate student in the chemistry program from Iran, originally felt [...]