• Students can journey into local history at Mississippian art exhibit

    Artifacts from one of North America’s oldest and largest cultures are on display in nearby St. Louis.
    Amy Clark, curator at the St. Louis Art Museum, gave a presentation and lecture on Mississippian art Jan. 21 at Peck Hall. (Photo courtesy of Cory Willmott)
    Amy Clark, curator at the St. Louis Art Museum, gave a presentation  Jan. [...]

  • Student learning heightens during SIUE’s River Bluff Review publishing process

    In a literary editing course where students select poems, stories and artwork for publication, they gain essential real world experience according to English professor Valerie Vogrin.
    Selected submissions published in the River Bluff Review will be read Jan. 28th at the MUC Bookstore. Cover photo by Adam Mason. Image Courtesy of Vogrin.
    Last fall, 18 students started [...]

  • Grad students showcase talents, interact with undergraduates at annual juror show

    The Art and Design department hosted its annual graduate juror show on Jan. 20. Graduate students showcased their work and received comments from juror Libby Reuter, a local St. Louis artist.
    Senior fine arts major Sarah Lorentz looks at a metalsmithing sculpture called “Breath Reliquary,” by grad student Erin Rice. The piece was made from brown [...]

  • Sociology professor seeks to reframe textbooks on family formations

    Sociology professor Florence Maatita plans to publish a textbook with updated marriage and family portrayals. Photo by Theresa San Luis
    Through a textbook, sociology professor Florence Maatita will portray a more modern picture of how marriages and families may form in the U.S.
    Tentatively titled, “Imagining 21st Century Families: Intersectionality and Connections in a Sociological Perspective” she [...]

  • Alumni to perform comedy, enliven support for FOTAD

    Cast of alumni rehearse a farce, "Box and Cox" for a dinner program to be held in February to raise funds for Friends of Theater and Dance (FOTAD).
    “Box and Cox,” a Victorian farce will be directed and performed by SIUE theater alumni in order to raise funds for Friends of Theater and Dance (FOTAD).
    According Emeritus [...]

Pictured above are Sarah Wyatt, Ohio University Professor of Plant Biology;  Proma Basu, Ohio University Graduate Student;  Sarah Hutchinson, SIUE Graduate Student; and Darron Luesse, SIUE Professor of Biological Sciences

SIUE biology professor sends seeds to space to analyze plant growth in microgravity

Last week, a collaboration between SIUE professor Darron Luesse, Ohio University professor Sarah Wyatt and NASA launched about 18,000 plant seeds into space. Pictured above are
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The American Chemical Society awarded a $70,000 to fund a research project led SIUE associate chemistry professor Yun Lu.

Research grant provides unique learning opportunity for SIUE chemistry students

The SIUE chemistry department received approval for a $70,000 grant from the American Chemical Society’s Petroleum Research Fund (ACS-PRF) for a research project led by
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Dr. Alan Templeton, a known geneticist and speaker on evolution, will host a presentation showing the lack of genetic divergence among different race groups Jan. 26 at Meridian Ball Room in the Morris University Center. (Photo courtesy of Washington University

Presentation on human races to highlight Darwin Day

The subject of race has long been at the center of political conflict and war dating back centuries. What if our concept of human race
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Three bands consisting of top high school musicians from Illinois and Missouri took to Dunham Hall stage Saturday. Photo courtesy of Theresa San Luis.

High school musicians merge talents at SIUE, 29th Bi-State Honor Band Festival

Three bands consisting of top high school musicians from Illinois and Missouri took to Dunham Hall stage Saturday. Photo courtesy of Theresa San Luis. Dozens of
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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

  • History major Emily Reller hopes to pursue a career working in museums after graduating from SIUE in May. (Photo courtesy of Reller)

    Stellar Student Profile: Emily Reller

    Emily Reller’s fascination with history began more than nine years ago in a seventh grade classroom. While attending Lincoln Middle School in Edwardsville, Reller said an American History class first piqued her interest into historical studies.
    History major Emily Reller hopes to pursue a career working in museums after graduating from SIUE in May. (Photo courtesy [...]

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