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University Museum director Eric Barnett retires after nearly 20 years

University Museum director Eric Barnett retires after nearly 20 years

Eric Barnett, who has served as the University Museum’s director for nearly 20 years, is set to retire at the end of this month.
Throughout his time at the museum, Barnett said he has most enjoyed “playing with the toys.”
Eric Barnett, director of the University Museum, examines some of the new collection donated by the SMART [...]

Alan Shiller, 62, died in December, and former co-workers from the speech communication department planned a memorial service in his memory. Photo courtesy of Isaac Blankson

Speech communication department hosts memorial service for Shiller

Alan Shiller was a teacher in and out of the classroom – to students, to colleagues and even to his wife.
Shiller, 62, died in December and the speech communication department will host a memorial service from 12-1:30 p.m., Feb. 28, at the Center for Spirituality and Sustainability to remember his life.
Alan Shiller, 62, died in [...]

Inaugural Darwin Day event explores evolution, intelligent design

Inaugural Darwin Day event explores evolution, intelligent design

SIUE’s first Darwin Day event – a celebration of the life and discoveries of scientist Charles Darwin – brought more than 100 students, staff and faculty together to discuss evolution and intelligent design.
Professors from various departments came together for a panel discussion about evolution v. intelligent design for SIUE's first Darwin Day event, at which [...]

STAA names mass communications alumnus on ‘Top 30 Sportscasters Under 30′ list

STAA names mass communications alumnus on ‘Top 30 Sportscasters Under 30′ list

Mass communications alumnus Adam Young was the sole Metro East sportscaster named as one of the top 30 sportscasters under 30 years old by the Sportscaster Talent Agency of America (STAA).
Young, a 2010 graduate, was nominated by his peers for the national recognition and said he learned of the honor while meeting with Tom Dehner, [...]

2013 William and Margaret Professorship Award recipient, Prof. Ann Dirks-Linhorst

Dirks-Linhorst to present Going Lecture

Article courtesy of the College of Arts & Sciences
Sociology and criminal justice professor Ann Dirks-Linhorst will present the Going Lecture for the College of Arts and Sciences Feb. 19. She will be joined by two panelists to present “Mentally Ill Offenders and the Criminal Justice System: What Do We Know, and How Do We Help?”
2013 [...]

Coffee with Cool Women series now includes alumni speakers

Coffee with Cool Women series now includes alumni speakers

The Women’s Studies program has presented its Coffee with Cool Women (CWCW) series for three years, but this semester will see the biggest change to the program – the inclusion of SIUE alumni as speakers.
Alumna Megan Smith, who currently works at the domestic violence shelter St. Martha’s Hall, will be the first alumni to speak [...]

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Master of Fine Arts student displays work in exhibits across Illinois, Missouri

Master of Fine Arts student Sarah Gillespie has artwork displayed at exhibits throughout Illinois and Missouri this semester.
Master of Fine Arts student Sarah Gillespie has been invited to display her artwork at four galleries in Missouri and Illinois this semester.
Gillespie, who earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting with a minor in biology from [...]

Photo courtesy of Jason Stacy

Stacy explores Whitman’s journalism career in sabbatical research

History professor Jason Stacy presented sabbatical research last week on Walt Whitman’s journalism career from before the first publication of “Leaves of Grass” in 1855.
Photo courtesy of Jason Stacy
Whitman’s journalism career began in the early 1840s and as it progressed, Stacy said Whitman began to develop a writing style of “scenes and peeps” that took [...]

Pi Sigma Alpha will bring Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon to speak on campus at 7 p.m., Thursday, at the Maple-Dogwood Room of the Morris University Center.

Pi Sigma Alpha hosts ‘A Conversation with Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon’

Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon, a former SIU Carbondale law professor, will speak to the university community about Illinois government Thursday evening.
Pi Sigma Alpha will bring Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon to speak on campus at 7 p.m., Thursday, at the Maple-Dogwood Room of the Morris University Center.
Pi Sigma Alpha, the political science department’s honor society, is [...]

More than 100 Madison County residents attended Project Homeless Connect Jan. 29 at the Salvation Army in Alton. The event, which Master of Social Work students helped organized and volunteered at, brings together social service providers for the area's homeless population. Photo by Kari Williams.

MSW students assist more than 100 Madison County residents at Project Homeless Connect

William Hormann, of Worden, sought job resources and legal, medical and housing information last week during Project Homeless Connect at the Salvation Army in Alton – an event supported by Master of Social Work (MSW) students.
More than 100 Madison County residents attended Project Homeless Connect Jan. 29 at the Salvation Army in Alton. The event, [...]

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