Tammy Voepel: Teaching students to overcome a fear of mathRead the Article. Published September 12, 2014
Dr. Tammy Voepel was born in St. Louis, Missouri. She obtained two bachelors in mathematics from Truman State University in Missouri, two masters in mathematics: one from Truman and another one from the University of Missouri and a doctorate in mathematics also from the University of Missouri. Today she is an associate professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
Ayse Evrensel: Economies and cultures can't be separatedRead the Article. Published September 5, 2014
Dr. Ayse Evrensel was born in Istanbul, Turkey. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Economics and Social Geography from the University of Ankara in Turkey, a doctorate in Economic and Social Geography from the University of Zurich in Switzerland, a master’s and a doctorate in Economics from Clemson University in South Carolina. Today, she is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics and Finance at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
Prince Wells and Sandra Weissinger: Black studies programs aid in understanding U.S.Read the Article. Published August 29, 2014
Black Studies and African-American study programs are now a common feature in U.S. colleges and universities. To talk about those and many other topics we have invited Prof. Prince Wells of the Department of Music and Director of the Black Studies program and Dr. Sandra Weissinger assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice and a member of the Black Studies program at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
Grant Andree: Speakers, artists open SIUE to the communityRead the Article. Published August 22, 2014
Mr. Grant Andree was born in Lakeland, Florida. His interest in performing arts began while he was in elementary school and took drum lessons. As a teenager and college student at Eastern Michigan he took an interest in "garage bands" and started a small concert production company. He received a degree in philosophy and went on to law school at the Detroit College of Law (now at Michigan State). After a short stint as a lawyer he went back to performing arts and since 2007 has been the Director of the Arts & Issues program at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.