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IUPUI Students Reflect on How They Would Change the World

December 12, 2011 — Drawing on their passions and work and family experiences, senior students at IUPUI told how they would “Change the World.”

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Survey Shows Indianapolis Residents Believe Tourism Important to City's Economic Future; Safety Concerns at Home, in Neighborhoods Indicated

October 24, 2011 — Indianapolis residents believe cultural tourism and sports tourism are good for the city’s economy and more should be done to promote both kinds of activities, according to an annual survey conducted by the Indiana University Department of Tourism, Conventions and Event Management (TCEM) at IUPUI.

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Dr. Amanda Cecil selected as the 2012 PCMA Foundation Educator of the Year

Amanda K. CecilOctober 21, 2011 — John Lisack Jr., CAE, George Aguel, and Amanda K. Cecil, PhD, CMP, will be honored at the 2012 Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) Education Foundation Dinner Celebrating Professional Achievement, May 2, 2012 at the Washington Hilton in Washington D.C.

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America's Foremost Travel Writer to Speak at IUPUI September 26

September 8, 2011 — Paul Theroux, America’s foremost travel writer, will present “The Tao of Travel” at IUPUI on September 26, 2011.

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From the Desk of the Chancellor, June 20, 2011

June 20, 2011 — Congratulations to Winnie Wilson and the IUPUI Office for Veterans and Military Personnel for receiving an Operation Diploma award of $49,887 from the Military Family Research Institute based at Purdue University!

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From the Desk of the Chancellor, June 6, 2011

Chancellor Charles R. BantzJune 6, 2011 — During a ceremony this past Friday, I was in Vancouver to accept the 2011 Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization on IUPUI’s behalf. At the event I was joined by IUPUI colleagues who were attending the annual conference of NAFSA: Association of International Educators, which sponsors the award. IUPUI was recognized for its comprehensive approach to internationalize the campus.

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IUPUI Full Speed Ahead at Indy 500: Sponsorship with Sarah Fisher Racing, Interns at Work with Sam Schmidt, Panther Racing and Others

May 27, 2011 — As Sarah Fisher Racing (SFR) proudly debuts its new driver Ed Carpenter at the famed 100th Anniversary of the Indianapolis 500, there’s another relationship the team is happy to continue developing—namely, a partnership with Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI).

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IUPUI Study First to Look At Early Treatment of Depression to Reduce Heart Disease Risk

Jesse Stewart May 24, 2011 — Jesse Stewart, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology in the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and an Indiana University Center for Aging Research affiliated scientist, has received a $110,000 grant from the American Heart Association to explore whether treatment of depression before one experiences a heart attack can reduce the likelihood of future heart disease.

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IUPUI Students, Faculty Help Market Kenyan High Altitude Training Centre

May 23, 2011 — What does the new found commercial success of an athletic training center 8,000 miles away high up in Kenya’s Rift Valley have to do with the Department of Tourism, Conventions, and Event Management (TCEM) at IUPUI? A lot.

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TCEM's 2011 Cultural Tourism Conference Focuses on Arts, Culture and Heritage Tourism

Carol ColettaApril 27, 2011 — The 2011 Indiana Cultural Tourism Conference will offer a tool kit and ideas to arts and cultural groups, city planners, and economic development officials on how they can maximize the experiences of visitors who are exploring the arts, culture, and heritage tourism.

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Department of Tourism, Conventions, and Event Management Works with Catholic Charities to Help Refugees Land a Job

April 15, 2011 — The Indiana University School of Physical Education and Tourism Management at IUPUI has begun a new program with the Refugee Resettlement Program of Catholic Charities to provide an essential piece of a new life in a new country for a group of refugees: a job.

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