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MEDIA ADVISORY: Book launch celebrates history of diverse Southside neighborhood

December 19, 2012 — INDIANAPOLIS -- A three-year partnership between Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis faculty and students in the department of anthropology, and African-American and Jewish residents formerly of Indianapolis’ Southside neighborhood, will culminate in a book launch celebration Thursday.

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U.S. Institute of Peace grant will fund international forgiveness workshop, lecture at IUPUI

December 18, 2012 — The director of international partnerships at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis will use a $2,000 grant from the Public Education for Peacebuilding Support initiative of the United States Institute of Peace to explore a novel approach to achieving peace and reconciliation on the global stage.

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Greening IUPUI grants available to fund ideas to reduce campus's impact on environment

Going greenDecember 17, 2012 — A total of $50,000 in grants will be awarded to IUPUI students, staff and faculty whose proposals to reduce the campus’s environmental impact are selected for 2013 Greening IUPUI grants. The deadline for submitting a pre-application is Jan. 28.

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Holiday security

December 17, 2012 — The holiday season is upon us, and many of you will be traveling to various locations to visit with family and friends, or just simply enjoy a break from the daily grind of classes. But before you head out, remember to protect the contents of your dorm room, apartment, etc. The following are suggestions for protecting your property while you are on holiday.

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Local high school students place second in national STEM competition

December 14, 2012 — INDIANAPOLIS --Two local high school students, under the guidance of IUPUI mathematicians, have placed second in the national finals of the prestigious Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology.

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Campus visionary is the force behind naming of IUPUI academic building

Dr. Maynard K. HineDecember 13, 2012 — INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana University Board of Trustees has approved the request to name the conference center portion of the former University Place Conference Center and Hotel after Dr. Maynard K. Hine, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis’ first chancellor and a true campus visionary. The academic building will be named Hine Hall.

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Social work class allows IUPUI students to help apartment residents

Social work student painting a faceDecember 11, 2012 —
For two hours on a recent Friday, students from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis offered the residents of a low-income housing complex on Indianapolis’ far east side something priceless: a chance to smile and laugh.

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IUPUI forum showcases commercialization and entrepreneurial opportunities

James Gladden at Enterprise ShowcaseDecember 11, 2012 — INDIANAPOLIS -- The IUPUI Innovation to Enterprise Showcase & Forum brought together researchers from across the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus Nov. 28 to present opportunities for collaborative business development with the outside world.

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Indianapolis recognizes and celebrates the history of diverse Southside neighborhood

IUPUI student Lindsy Schaiper and Southside project participant Beatrice MillerDecember 7, 2012 — INDIANAPOLIS -- A three-year partnership between Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis faculty and students in the Department of Anthropology, and African-American and Jewish residents formerly of Indianapolis’ Southside neighborhood, will culminate in two important events this month.

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Don Schumacher Racing, IUPUI Motorsports Engineering program renew partnership

Don Schumacher RacingDecember 6, 2012 — INDIANAPOLIS -- The most successful team in professional drag racing and the most innovative university involved in motorsports engineering have announced an expanded partnership.

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Scholarly conference at IUPUI looks at complexities of art, race and public space

Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Image courtesy of Library of CongressDecember 6, 2012 — INDIANAPOLIS -- Building on ideas that emerged during public debate over a proposed local art project, artists and scholars will participate in an Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis symposium exploring the complex relationships among art, race and civic space.

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