Monday, April 16, 2012
SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY WOMEN'S COMMISSION
Since 1977, the Saint Louis University Women's Commission has had the privilege of selecting five outstanding University Women to be honored at an annual Springtime Luncheon. Administrators, Faculty, Staff and Students, the five are recognized for their contributions, commitment and lives of service to the University and their community. They are selected from nominations submitted by colleagues, friends, supervisors, and others whose lives they have touched.
The College of Arts and Sciences extends congratulations to this year's Women of the Year with special best wishes to our very own, Carol Murphy!
Laura A. Geiser, Assistant Vice President, Marketing & Communications/Advancement
Marilyn A. Maxwell, M.D., Professor of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine
Carol Murphy, Assistant to the Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Darina Sargeant, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, Doisy College
Kripa Sreepada, Junior, School of Public Health, Student Government Vice PresidentThis year's luncheon will be held on Wednesday, April 25 at noon at the Wool Ballroom, Busch Student Center.
Make your reservation now at: http://www.slu.edu/womens-commission/women-of-the-year
For more information call 977-2244 or email Carol Murphy at firstname.lastname@example.org
Learning Evaluation Center
A new University resource is available that is charged with evaluating students learning problems and disorders that significantly interfere with their academic performance.
Opened on September 9, 2011 the Learning Evaluation Center is a diagnostic clinic at Saint Louis University that provides comprehensive psychoeducational/neuropsychological evaluations for students requiring an assessment to determine the nature of their academic difficulties and receive appropriate recommendations. Services will be provided by two Board Certified Neuropsychologists, Drs. Tyler Roskos and Lauren Schwarz in conjunction with Saint Louis University Clinical Psychology Graduate Students.
The Learning Evaluation Center's clinical services are provided on Fridays in Shannon Hall. Students seeking an evaluation should plan for their appointments to last most of the day (from 8am until 5pm), with brief breaks given throughout the evaluation process (including a break for lunch). The evaluation is typically done at the end of the business day and there is a second short appointment 1-2 weeks later to go over the evaluation results. The fee for services is $650.
Faculty are encouraged to refer students to the Learning Evaluation Center that they believe would benefit from this comprehensive testing. A brief overview of the Learning Evaluation Center, process for payment and scheduling an appointment can be found at slu.edu/lec. If a faculty member would have any questions he/she could contact the Learning Evaluation Center staff at 314-977-3689 or contact Mark Pousson, Ph.D., Program Manager of Disability Services at 314-977-8885 or Bob Poirier, Psy.D., Assistant Director, Student Health and Counseling Center at 314-977-7363.
The Saint Louis University Museum of Art
Providential Journey: The Art of Brother Mel
The Saint Louis University Museum of Art is pleased to host: Providential Journey: The Art of Brother Mel.
A Marianist brother since 1949, "Brother Mel," as he is affectionately known, has lived in the St. Louis Catholic community for more than 60 years, and has enjoyed success as a modern artist for more than 50 years.
Brother Mel's art captures a decidedly modern whimsy that comes through in a variety of sculptures, paintings and frescos. His creations bring a sense of devotion, joy and wonder. His understanding, vision and humor have enriched our lives, while his character has brought us authentic talent mixed with a palette of hope and a legacy of inspiration. Brother Mel has fulfilled his goal to create art in a host of media - everything from metal and stone, to watercolor and acrylics, to fresco and handmade paper.
Several of his pieces are already familiar to those in the SLU community. Located in the Ellen Clark Sculpture Park at Grand Ave. and Lindell Blvd., these decidedly modern flights of fancy include Blue Moon made of bright blue painted steel, as well as Circle of Green, which features larger-than-life bright green steel figures, reminiscent of blades of grass.
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Melvin Meyer was born in Florissant, MO in 1928, the second of seven children. After becoming a member of the Society of Mary in 1947, he completed his Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Dayton.
As a young artist, he was sent to work with masters in Paris. In 1960, he earned his Master's degree from the University of Notre Dame. In the decades since, his Catholicism has continued to feed his creative spirit.
Brother Mel currently resides in St. Louis and continues to create and design art in his studio located on the campus of St. John Vianney High School.
For more information, please visit: http://www.slu.edu/sluma.xml or call 314.977.2666.
April issue of the University Libraries e-newsletter
The April issue of the University Libraries e-newsletter is now available online at:
Read about the Pius Library renovation project, upcoming e-book event, the Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America and much more.....!
The University-wide Testing Center has moved from Pius Library to Room 103, Beracha Hall, 3721 Laclede Avenue.(Click on address for University map.)
You can submit material for the College of Arts and Sciences Newsletter to:
Linda Thien by Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. via email or by Google newsletter submission form. Please be sure to include your department in your submission. Please do not re-submit information for the Newsletter. One submission is all that is necessary, your calendar item will continue to run in subsequent Newsletters until the event has taken place or the deadline has expired.
Verhaegen Hall is one of the drop-off points to donate new or used shoes for the Shoeman Water Project.
The collection box is located on the 3rd floor of Verhaegen on the stair landing next to the elevator.
These shoes will be sold to exporters to sell to developing countries and the money will then be used
to purchase well drillings and water purification systems to bring clean, fresh water to those in need.
Please think of this when you are cleaning out your closet for summer! If you have questions about
donating, please call Linda at 977-2465. Thank you!
Through Saturday, April 21, 2012
Fine and Performing Arts - Studio Art department: Invitational Exhibition
The faculty of the Saint Louis University Fine and Performing Arts - Studio Art department have invited the following area and regional artists to participate in an invitational exhibition at the University's gallery space in Boileau Hall.
The artists are:
- Michael Wartgow (painting)
- Jay Ryan (screen printing)
- Sandra Marchewa (mixed media)
- James Ibur (ceramics)
- Jill Downen (mixed media)
- Rick Dunn (ceramics)
Boileau Hall will be open from 12-4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through the end of the show.
Through May 20, 2012
MOCRA Museum of Contemporary Religious Art:
Archie Granot: The Papercut Haggadah
Museum hours are Tuesday - Sunday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Visit MOCRA's website for maps and parking information.
Call 977-7170 for more information or visit mocra.slu.edu
John Francis Bannon Lecture: Guest Speaker, Emily Clark, Tulane University, will present "The Quadron: Myth, History, & New Orleans Free Women of Color"
5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Sinquefield State Room
Lecture sponsored by the Department of History
Tuesday, April 17
Women's Studies Brown Bag Lunch: Dr. Bradley Bailey presents "Before there was Gaga, There was Dada: The Fabulous Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven"
12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 18
Thursday, April 19
Women's Studies External Assessment: The program will be hosting external reviewers. If you would like to know more about it or schedule a meeting with the reviewers, please email email@example.com
The program will be sponsoring an open potluck at Penny's house. Please rsvp with Jenni.
Wednesday, April 18
The Department of Communication Colloquium Series: Dr. Rob Anderson will present "Stuff You Can Learn When Teaching at a University"
12 noon to 1:00 p.m.
Xavier Hall, Room 332
Long-time teachers get stuck in their ways, but they also can get stuck in other people's ways, too. And unstuck. A university is a real-world place for glimpsing humility, arrogance, vulnerability, power plays and, to borrow John Cowan's book title, "small decencies."
Thursday, April 19
The Symposium on "Religion and Politics: Election 2012"
Sinquefield Stateroom in DuBourg Hall, Room 409
The panelists will be:
Professor Diana Bartelli Carlin of Saint Louis University
Professor Joel Goldstein of SLU's School of Law
Professor R. Marie Griffith, Director of the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University
This event is co-sponsored by Saint Louis University and the Michael and Barbara Newmark Institute for Human Relations at the Jewish Community Relations Council.
This event is free and open to the public.
Friday, April 20
Saturday, April 21
Invitational Art II Show Viewing Hours
Noon to 4:00 p.m.
Friday, April 20
Women's Studies: Feminist Reading Group
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, April 24
Women's Studies: SLU Senior Legacy Symposium
BSC Wool Ballroom
Wednesday, April 25
Sociology and Criminal Justice:
Brown Bag Presentation: Dr. Diana Carlin presents "Creating a Civil Society in Afghanistan One Student at a Time"
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
McGannon Hall, Room 211
Since the fall of the Taliban, the number of students attending Afghan universities has increased significantly as has the number of women students. Private universities are starting in Kabul and throughout the country. NGOs working in Afghanistan view students as important players in expanding democratic practices and growth of civil society. The brown bag explores one project that is teaching Afghan students the fundamentals of debate as preparation for taking roles in government, the private sector, and NGOs."
Saturday, April 28
Student 200 Show "Opening" Reception
4:30 to 7:00 p.m.
Friday, April 27
Saturday, April 28
SLU Theatre: Vinegar Tom, a play by Caryl Churchill
Saint Francis Xavier Theatre
Friday, April 27
Third Annual Humanities Forum Conference: "Gender, Sex, and Sexuality"
9 - 5 p.m.
Sunday, April 29
String Quartets and Guitar Ensemble Concert
Saint Francis Xavier "College" Church
Monday, April 30
Women's Studies: WS Capstone Presentations
3:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Pope Pius XII Memorial Library, Knights Room
Busch Student Center
The Department of Political Science is hosting the first annual SLU Conference on Gender and Politics. The event is free to attend. We have an outstanding program featuring academics from throughout the Midwest, as well as elected officials from the state of Missouri. The African American Studies Program is hosting a round table with 5 African American women elected officials. The Department of Political Science is hosting a free luncheon and keynote address from Secretary of State Robin Carnahan. The conference will end with a reception hosted by the Women's Studies Program to celebrate their 30th birthday.
The conference webpage is located at genderpolitics.slu.edu. There is a registration page on the website. Although the conference is free for all those who attend, we need to get a headcount for the meal, so there is an option to register as an audience member. For questions, contact Jason Windett at
Symposium on Religion and Politics: Election 2012
St. Louis University and the Michael and Barbara Newmark Institute for Human Relations at the Jewish Community Relations Council will co-sponsor this symposium at 7:00 p.m. on April 19 at the Sinquefield Stateroom, Dubourg Hall Room 409, at St. Louis University (221 N. Grand Blvd.)
The three panelists will be:
- Diana Bartelli Carlin, Associate Vice President for Graduate Education and Professor of Communication at Saint Louis University,
- Joel Goldstein, Vincent C. Immel Professor of Law at Saint Louis University School of Law, and
- R. Marie Griffith, The John C. Danforth Distinguished Professor in the Humanities at Washington University in St. Louis and director of the John C. Danforth Center on Religion & Politics.
What Matters to Student Success:
The Promise of High Impact Practices
with George Kuh
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
- 8:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast
- 9:00 to 11:30 Keynote and Workshop
To register, please visit http://cte.slu.edu or Click Here
Division of Academic Affairs, Division of Student Development,
Division of Enrollment and Retention Management, College of Arts & Sciences, and
Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence
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SLU Domain Google Calendars
If you have a question about a College of Arts and Sciences Meeting time or location or checking on a deadline, please check the "College - AS - meetings and deadlines" Google calendar.
In Google Calendar go to "Other Calendars" section
Click on "ADD"
Click on "Browse Interesting Calendars"
Click on "Resources for slu.edu"
and then look for College (1) and click on it and you will access the "College - AS - meetings and deadlines" Google Calendar.
You can also view the College of Arts and Sciences Meeting calendar on
http://www.slu.edu/x12577.xml without adding it to your calendars.
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Dr. Michal Jan Rozbicki has won the Missouri Conference on History 2012 Book Award for his monograph Culture and Liberty in the Age of the American Revolution, published by the University of Virginia Press (2011). The annual Missouri Conference on History Book Award is a $500 cash prize given for the best non-fiction work on any historical topic written by a Missouri resident and published during the year preceding the award. It is sponsored by the State Historical Society of Missouri.
Dr James R. Ginther, Professor of Medieval Theology & Director, Center for Digital Theology, gave a presentation at the Medieval Academy of America (22-24 March 2011 at Saint Louis University) titled: "Making the Best Use of the Digital Manuscript: Web-based Transcription for Paleography and Scholarly Editing." Dr Ginther presented his current research project, T-PEN (Transcription for Paleographical and Editorial Notation), a web-based application that assists scholars who wish to transcribe from digital images of unpublished manuscripts. For further details on the project, see http://digital-editor.blogspot.com/
and www.t-pen.org to see the application itself.
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January 9, 2012
MATERIAL FOR THE COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES NEWSLETTER TO LINDA THIEN AT firstname.lastname@example.org