• ‘Provocation’ in Ferguson, Charlie Hebdo to be featured during Mass Communications Week 2015

    Mass Communications Week of 2015 will feature various panel discussions and include community leaders, media and activists to speak on incidents that arose in Ferguson, Ukraine and France this past year.
    Mass Communication Week 2015 starts today and ends Friday to provoke discussion on recent topics pertinent to the media. Image courtesy of Ibroscheva.
    A panel discussion titled [...]

  • Professor Mishra awarded for mentoring role, global perspectives, and high classroom standards

    Mass communications professor Suman Mishra, who has taught at SIUE since 2009, has received the 2014-2015 Teaching Distinction Award.

    Mass communications professor Suman Mishra has been recognized by the university with the 2014-2015 Teaching Distinction Award. Photo courtesy of mass communications department.

    Mishra said she feels greatly honored to be recognized by her students and peers.
    The committee [...]

  • Bringing history to life: Civil Rights tour puts race relations at forefront

    Nearly 50 years have passed since the Civil Rights protests rocked the Deep South, but recent events including the shootings of Ferguson teen Michael Brown and South Carolina resident Walter Scott by white police officers have brought the problems of race to the surface once again.
    Bryant's Grocery store in Money, Miss., where black teen Emmitt Till [...]

  • Jazz education through Regional Essentially Ellington festival brings out best in students

    A day’s worth of learning jazz opened the eyes of many students to new techniques, ideas and abilities.

    Essentially Ellington performances capped off a day of clinics, master classes and rehearsals at SIUE for high schools. Photo provided by Maegan McHugh.

    Rick Haydon, SIUE’s director of jazz studies, said he thought the Essentially Ellington festival was an [...]

  • Stellar Student: David Idoux

    David Idoux chose predicting profit gains over predicting the weather.
    David Idoux, a mathematics major from Waterloo, is working on his second bachelor's degree. (Photo courtesy of David Idoux)
    After graduating from the University of Illinois with degree in meteorology, Idoux decided that a pursuing a career as a meteorologist wasn’t the path for him. Idoux said [...]

Glennon's knowledge of water sustainability prompted many to approach him afterward with more questions and followup. Photo by Theresa San Luis.

Glennon shares expertise on U.S. water sustainability and policy issues to SIUE audience

According to author Robert Glennon on recent water shortages, “Sometimes we humans have an infinite capacity to deny reality.” Glennon's knowledge of water sustainability prompted many
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Dr. Susan Haack, an author and professor at the University of Miami (Fla.) speaks about the importance of credulity at the annual Fritz Marti Lecuture April 2. (Photo by Joseph Lacdan)

Philosophy speaker emphasizes the importance of examining credulity

Credulity and its damaging effects on society and various social institutions were discussed by distinguished philosophy professor Susan Haack at the annual Fritz Marti lecture
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SIUE Applied Communications professor Duff Wrobbel, left celebrates graduation with his former student, Tiffany Eickhoff. Eickhoff graduated from SIUE with a degree in Speech Communication in May 2014. Last spring, Wrobbel and Eickhoff collaborated on a study that examined the different looks onlookers give a student with disabilities. (Photo courtesy of Duff Wrobbel)

Research study provides a different perspective on life with disabilities

Tiffany Eickhoff has known about “the look” her entire life. She remembers it when she attended Oakville High School in St. Louis. She said she
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Lyceum club members will host SIUE's first ethics bowl for High School students at the Morris University Center on April 25. (Photo by Joseph Lacdan)

Philosophy club members to host first prep ethics bowl at MUC

SIUE’s Lyceum club members wanted to introduce philosophy to area high school students. Lyceum club members (from left) Matthew Bazzell, Alfredo Piña, Stephen Wilke and Andrew
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  • Scholarly Activities

  • From left: Sammy Seale, IRIS student assistant and Samantha Winkler, Dr. Hildebrandt's student assistant at the open house listening to information given by Hildebrandt.

    IRIS open house showcases digital research opportunities

    From left: Sammy Seale, IRIS student assistant and Samantha Winkler, Dr. Hildebrandt's student assistant at the open house listening to information given by Hildebrandt. The Interdisciplinary Research and Informatics Scholarship (IRIS) Center is hosting a series of open houses for faculty

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  • Other Recent Articles

  • MPA professor John Foster has spent years studying educational reform among underprivileged states such as Kentucky and Tennessee with the co-author of the research project, Eugenia Toma.  He presented at a conference their findings in Washington D.C. Photo by Theresa San Luis.

    Foster presents paper on educational reform at AEFP

    There is a lot of concern among policymakers, scholars and ordinary citizens about the quality of education in the U.S., particularly among disadvantaged populations, according to John Foster, professor in the Department of Public Administration and Policy Analysis (PAPA) at SIUE.
    MPA professor John Foster has spent years studying educational reform among underprivileged states such as [...]

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