Balloons were blown up, certificates were framed, cameras were flashing and speakers were brought in to honor graduating students registered with the Office for Accessible Campus Community & Equitable Student Support.
Andrew Greenwood, assistant professor of musicology and graduate program director in the Department of Music, has been selected as one of the commencement speakers on behalf of his department after receiving two awards from the Graduate School earlier in 2019.
Senior mass communications major Sydney Daniel, of Adams, Tennessee, a former cheerleader and TV show host, will be one of four student speakers at graduation this Friday.
Today the SIU Board of Trustees will be voting to confirm Daniel F. Mahony, president of Winthrop University in South Carolina, as the next president of the SIU System during their meeting in Carbondale.
Projects, papers and exams, on top of lack of sleep and test anxiety are hallmarks of finals season for many students. However, students don’t have to struggle alone — there are a variety of free resources on campus to help.
Recreational marijuana use may be legal in Illinois as of Jan. 1, 2020, but use and possession of cannabis products and paraphernalia on campus will still be prohibited.
Students and staff recently found flyers posted around campus promoting the idea of autogynephilia, an outdated belief that tries to associate transgender people with sexual fetishists.
After weeks of escalating protests on Wednesdays, the university held a town hall meeting to discuss Stratton Quadrangle regular “Pastor Tom” and university policies around speakers on campus.
Next week, many students living on campus will be loading their cars up with laundry, their favorite clothes and maybe even textbooks just to speed far away from SIUE. However, heading home to family over break is not an option for some, including many international students.
Changes to SIUE’s emergency closure policies could be in effect by the time students return from Thanksgiving break, according to Chancellor Randy Pembrook.
One professor’s recent experience with prejudice has sparked a campus-wide discussion among SIUE faculty about the implicit biases of students.
A computer lab in Bluff Hall is getting a fresh coat of paint to open as an esports arena next semester for recreational and competitive use by the esports club.
EDWARDSVILLE — While the state’s Rebuild Illinois capital plan is extensive, it excluded several Edwardsville construction projects Mayor Hal Patton had hoped the state would fund.
Education, nursing and business students at SIUE are receiving more advanced training than ever before with the Department of Teaching and Learning’s Virtual Professional Practice Lab.
The School of Pharmacy, in conjunction with the Boy Scouts of America, has taken measures to expand the opioid and substance abuse crisis awareness among adolescents.
Spanish professor Olga Bezhanova recently won the Medal for Contribution to Ukrainian Art and Scholarship from the Ukrainian Academy of Literature and Art.
By 9 p.m. Monday night the videos were already spreading online: a meteor streaking through the sky behind the Gateway Arch. The same fireball caught on security cameras blazing over suburban homes.
SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers will return to the Statehouse on Tuesday, with all eyes waiting to see what, if any, action will be taken on ethics reform in the General Assembly.
Yusef Salaam still remembers hearing the word “guilty” echoed in a courtroom where he and the now-exonerated Central Park Five were convicted of a vicious crime they did not commit.
CoverMe, an E-Gaming platform based out of Edwardsville, was announced as the winner of the 2019 Metro East Start-Up Challenge and was awarded the competition’s $10,000 prize Friday.
EDWARDSVILLE — The city’s Administrative and Community Service (ACS) Committee approved the most conservative option for recreational cannabis zoning distances after first reading and an alternative plan Tuesday.
In July, motorists saw the gas tax in the state double, leading to higher prices at metro-east gas pumps when compared to St. Louis. And annual vehicle registrations stickers will be going up by $50 starting next year.
Yesterday, the Board of Trustees announced it will be holding a special meeting at 2:30 p.m. Friday in the Biger Hall board room on SIUE’s campus.
Some on campus, like Vice Chancellor for Administration Rich Walker, feel a personal responsibility for making the campus as eco-friendly as possible.
Gov. J. B. Pritzker recently selected Jessica Harris, interim assistant provost, to be a board member for the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
In a presentation held to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month, members of Women Exceeding Expectations shared their personal experiences and urged women to be aware of the early signs of breast cancer.
Yusef Salaam, a member of the now-exonerated Central Park Five, will arrive on campus Nov. 4 to speak about his experiences and advocacy for others wrongfully accused.
In order to address the decline in teachers certified to teach students learning English as a second language, SIUE has recently approved the Lane Exchange program with the Universidad Gerardo Barrios in El Salvador amid safety concerns.
Madison Reynolds, president of SIUE Students for Life, was nervous when she stepped up to the podium at a rally outside the new Metro East Planned Parenthood clinic last week, but she spoke anyway.
After a period of inactivity, members of SIUE’s National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing chapter are revamping the organization in hopes of bringing more minorities into speech-pathology.
The Schnucks supermarket that opened in Edwardsville’s former Shop ‘n Save location a year ago will close next month.
U.S. Rep. John Shimkus, R-Collinsville,who is not running for re-election, has pulled his support for President Donald Trump’s campaign.
When visiting St. Louis, many think of the Arch and the new Stanley Cup Champions. However, below the surface, St. Louis and the bi-state region are common sites for sex trafficking, as explained in a women’s studies presentation Friday.
Chancellor Randy Pembrook attended the Student Government meeting Monday evening to give feedback on a resolution SG recently passed which called for changes in the inclement weather policy at SIUE.
The fields of science, technology, mathematics and engineering are often thought of as male-dominated, so three female STEM graduates visited campus Monday to talk to students about their experiences in the workforce.
Community members came together to share their stories about sexual violence and assault as well as support for survivors during the Clothesline Project event in the Goshen Lounge on Tuesday.
Due to a growing concern of safety, what was previously called the homecoming tailgate — now called The Cougar Fan Zone — looked different this year.