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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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2011 Outstanding IUPUI Students Named

April 14, 2011 — Rachel Rehlander a senior in the School of Science, and Asad Raza, a senior in the School of Engineering and Technology, have been named the most outstanding female and male students at IUPUI for 2011.

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Physical Education Professor Brian Culp Named to Teaching Standards Committee

Brian CulpFebruary 14, 2011 — The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) has selected IUPUI Physical Education assistant professor Brian Culp to serve as a member of the committee that will revise the nation's Physical Education Standards.

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Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation grant to help IUPUI researchers evaluate, enhance school-based community fitness program

Deryl SpringfieldFebruary 14, 2011 — The Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation today announced that it has awarded a $90,000 grant to Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis’ School of Physical Education and Tourism Management (PETM). The grant will help evaluate and expand a community workout and training program that PETM operates at three Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) high schools—George Washington, Howe and Manual.

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Bizarre Foods TV Host Andrew Zimmern to Speak at IUPUI

Andrew ZimmernOctober 18, 2010 — “Bizarre Foods” television host Andrew Zimmern will speak at IUPUI November 8. The TV personality, writer, chef, and teacher will talk about discovering bizarre foods and exploring worlds unseen by most tourists.

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New Tourism Masters Degree Offers Industry Students Equipped to Help Gauge the Future

October 13, 2010 — Sports, cultural and convention-related tourism enterprises and venues in central Indiana might wish for a crystal ball to help navigate a future that promises to bring both growth and challenges. The Indiana University School of Physical Education and Tourism Management at IUPUI plans to give them one – in the form of graduates of a new masters program who are trained to look at long-term implications of the business environment and adjust strategic plans accordingly.

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IUPUI Students, Faculty Travel to Kenya to Help Make High Altitude Training Center into a Sports Tourism Destination

June 9, 2010 — Faculty and students from the IU School of Physical Education and Tourism Management at IUPUI are setting out to do for the High Altitude Training Center near Eldoret, Kenya, what its founder has done for herself: make it a world champion.

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Tidier Homes, Fitter Bodies?

Nicole KeithJune 4, 2010 — A university study that examined the relationship between physical activity and a range of variables involving urban residents' homes and neighborhoods found that the inside of study subjects' homes had more to do with higher physical activity levels than the sidewalks, lighting and other elements considered.

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Fifth Annual Indiana Cultural Tourism Conference Set for May 13

March 12, 2010 — The fifth annual Indiana Cultural Tourism Conference will be held May 13, 2010, with the theme: Engage! Enrich! Enthuse!

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IUPUI Adjusts TV Lounge Hours for Big Game, Colts Cheer Squad Includes Six from Campus

Colts Cheerleader TravashaFebruary 5, 2010 — This Sunday (Feb. 7, 2010), the TV lounge at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) Campus Center will have special hours for students watching the Colts take on the Saints in the 2010 NFL Championship Game.

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Indianapolis Residents' Public Safety Perceptions Improve, IUPUI Survey Shows

December 1, 2009 — An annual quality of life survey shows Indianapolis residents feel safer downtown after dark and more positive about the amount of crime across the city.

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