Tammy Voepel: Teaching students to overcome a fear of math

Read 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 separated

Read 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 community

Read 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.

Wendy Greenwood: Theater degrees prepare students for careers Read the Article. Published August 17, 2014

Jeff Manuel: Historian studies World War I-era lynching Read the Article. Published August 8, 2014

Morris Taylor: Failures require new thoughts on crime Read the Article. Published August 1, 2014

Alicia Alexander: Communication key to world, family relations Read the Article. Published July 25, 2014

Darryl Coan: Music education is a key to student success Read the Article. Published July 18, 2014

Erin Vigneau-Dimick: Book preservation still important in digital age Read the Article. Published July 11, 2014

Kim Bozark: Theater education includes acting, promotion Read the Article. Published July 4, 2014

Raul Rodriguez: Cuban scholar building connections locally Read the Article. Published June 27, 2014

Anne Craver: French roots go deep in U.S., St. Louis history Read the Article. Published June 20, 2014

Richard Brugam: Retiring professor leaves environmental legacy Read the Article. Published June 13, 2014

Kathleen Tunney: Social work a broad, often invisible profession Read the Article. Published June 6, 2014

Art-A-Thon 2014: "Art-A-Thon" celebrates importance of arts Read the Article. Published May 30, 2014

URCA Students: Undergrads inspired by ability to do research Read the Article. Published May 23, 2014

Yannick le Boulicaut: Scholar brings English literature to 21st century Read the Article. Published May 16, 2014

Pan Shouyong: Scholar explains recent museum boom in China Read the Article. Published May 9, 2014

Steel Band: Band students learn music and culture on trip Read the Article. Published May 2, 2014

Brian Hinterscher: Academic advising a key to student success Read the Article. Published April 25, 2014

Steve Jankowski: Communication is the key to career success Read the Article. Published April 18, 2014

Round Table: Civil War, Lincoln engage scholars and public Read the Article. Published April 11, 2014

Ronald Schaefer: Language is the "lens" to our understanding Read the Article. Published April 4, 2014

Joshua Kryah: Poetry still has the power to carry the day Read the Article. Published March 28, 2014

Susan Hume: Geography more than just maps and capitals Read the Article. Published March 21, 2014

Drew Dolan: Public administration more than just politics Read the Article. Published March 14, 2014

Rajbir Hazelwood: Identity requires more than just citizenship Read the Article. Published March 7, 2014

Craig Steiner: Higher education fundraisers react to new realities Read the Article. Published February 28, 2014

Tisha Brooks: Literature, religion influence scholar's work Read the Article. Published February 21, 2014

Round Table: Diversity more than a black and white issue Read the Article. Published February 14, 2014

Theater Group: Students embrace avant-garde theatre style Read the Article. Published February 7, 2014

Nazli Aggun: Turkish language a bridge to understanding Read the Article. Published January 31, 2014

Mac Hinson: To one local man, clarinet more than a "stick" Read the Article. Published January 24, 2014

Suriname Trip: Suriname trip opens new cultures to students Read the Article. Published January 17, 2014

Adriana Martinez: Climate, humans pose consequences for water Read the Article. Published January 10, 2014

Linda Markowitz: Local sociologist studies unions and feminism Read the Article. Published January 3, 2014

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