SIUE http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Could Your Fido Be The Next Toto, Too? SIUE Seeks Four-Legged 'Wizard Of Oz' Star http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/could-your-fido-be-next-toto-too-siue-seeks-four-legged-wizard-oz-star <p>Does your dog enjoy the spotlight? Can he or she endure a few flying monkeys and a simulated tornado?</p><p></p><p>Congratulations – you may be the proud pet parent of not only a special pup but the next Toto, too. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is seeking a dog to play Dorothy’s canine sidekick in its summer production of “The Wizard of Oz.”</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 03:30:35 +0000 Nancy Fowler 35272 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Could Your Fido Be The Next Toto, Too? SIUE Seeks Four-Legged 'Wizard Of Oz' Star SIUE Students Make Cuba Trip Part Of Their Education http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/siue-students-make-cuba-trip-part-their-education <p>Cuba is only 90 miles from the Florida coast but it sometimes feels as if it’s much farther away.&nbsp; While travel restrictions between the United States and Cuba have eased in recent years, their relationship over the last five decades is far from close.</p><p>A small group of students from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville just returned from a 10 day visit to Cuba under an educational arrangement between SIUE and the University of Havana.&nbsp; Harvard University is the only other institution to take advantage of such an opportunity under the initiative.</p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 22:24:13 +0000 Alex Heuer, Mary Edwards & Don Marsh 27519 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org SIUE Students Make Cuba Trip Part Of Their Education Ill. High Court Takes Pass In SIUE Student Threat Case http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ill-high-court-takes-pass-siue-student-threat-case <p>A man whose 2007 terroristic threat conviction was overturned may finally be able to put his legal troubles behind him after the Illinois Supreme Court refused to intervene.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The state's high court decided Wednesday not to hear an appeal by prosecutors who are trying to restore a Madison County jury verdict against St. Louis native </span>Olutosin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Oduwole<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Thu, 30 May 2013 16:19:25 +0000 The Associated Press & Kelsey Proud 26893 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ill. High Court Takes Pass In SIUE Student Threat Case SIUE Incoming Students To Pay More Next Year http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/siue-incoming-students-pay-more-next-year <p></p><p><em>Reporting from Jennifer Fuller, WSIU.</em></p><p>Incoming students at SIU Edwardsville will pay more next year. The SIU Board of Trustees approved a 5 percent tuition increase for next year's new students, which is a &nbsp;2 percent decrease over what administrators had proposed.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">SIUE Chancellor Julie </span>Furst-Bowe<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says they'll have to make due with what the Board has decided, but this choice will send her back to the drawing board.</span></p> Thu, 09 May 2013 20:23:45 +0000 WSIU 26246 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org SIUE Incoming Students To Pay More Next Year Concerns Raised Over Funding For SIUE Pharmacy School http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/concerns-raised-over-funding-siue-pharmacy-school <p></p><p>Illinois’s ballooning pension costs coupled with dwindling revenue from professional fees are what’s behind a proposed $1.2 million funding cut for<a href="http://www.siue.edu/pharmacy/">&nbsp;</a>the <a href="http://www.siue.edu/pharmacy/">School of Pharmacy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></a></p> Sat, 16 Mar 2013 18:14:27 +0000 Tim Lloyd 10264 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Concerns Raised Over Funding For SIUE Pharmacy School Julie Furst-Bowe chosen as new SIUE chancellor http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/julie-furst-bowe-chosen-new-siue-chancellor <p>Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville has named a new chancellor. She is Julie Furst-Bowe, currently an administrator at the University of Wisconsin-Stout.</p><p>Furst-Bowe was introduced to the campus today after a four-month search. She replaces Dr. Vaughn Vandegrift, who led SIUE for eight years. Furst-Bowe says she was sold on the school after a visit to campus this year.</p> Thu, 26 Apr 2012 19:09:08 +0000 Bill Raack 3579 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Julie Furst-Bowe chosen as new SIUE chancellor