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News Releases for IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs

Former Chief Justice Shepard will join IU Public Policy Institute as first executive in residence

May 31, 2012 — Recently retired Indiana Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard has been named the first executive in residence at the Indiana University Public Policy Institute in IU’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs.

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Nonprofit education employment and wages grow in Indiana, IU report finds

Kirsten GrnbjergMay 31, 2012 — As the school year winds down, a new report from Indiana University makes clear that employment in Indiana education is growing, but not where one might expect. Jobs and pay scales are increasing quickly in nonprofit schools and colleges while employment and average salaries in government-run schools and colleges are inching up or even decreasing.

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Indiana Students Fail to Prepare for Academic, Workplace Success

April 26, 2012 — Indiana high school students seem to have gotten the message that they need postsecondary education to compete for jobs, but many aren’t doing what it takes to prepare themselves to succeed at the next level.

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Eli Lilly's David Lewis joins PPI Board of Advisors

David LewisApril 24, 2012 — David P. Lewis, Vice President-Global Taxes, Chief Tax Executive, and Assistant Treasurer at Eli Lilly and Company, has joined the Board of Advisors at the Indiana University Public Policy Institute, a part of IU’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs.

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Lilly Endowment awards $6.6 million to support IU Public Policy Institute

IUPUI's Business/SPEA buildingJanuary 19, 2012 — INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana University Foundation has received a $6.6 million grant from Lilly Endowment to support the work of the Indiana University Public Policy Institute.

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IU Research Looks at Student Engagement from 'Supply Side'

Students Conduct Homeless Count Surveys at Wheeler Lighthouse Center.December 15, 2011 — It's well documented that college students receive benefits from taking part in service-learning, internships and community service. But what about the community organizations that make those opportunities possible?

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IUPUI Students to Sponsor Exhibit, Forum Exploring Homelessness

Exhibit InstallationDecember 1, 2011 — What does it mean to be homeless in Indianapolis? How do homeless people identify their cultural heritage?

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From the Desk of the Chancellor, Nov. 14, 2011

Chancellor Charles R. BantzNovember 14, 2011 — John Krauss’s recent appointment by Governor Mitch Daniels to serve on the Indiana Education Employment Relations Board is an excellent example of the service many faculty provide to state agencies by lending their expertise as researchers and consultants. As a lawyer and expert in alternative dispute resolution, John has been a member of the board’s Ad-hoc Panel of Mediators and Fact Finders since 1991 and is also director of the Indiana Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.

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University Students, Homeland Security Experts, Church and Business Security Officials to Gather at IUPUI for Second Biennial Counterterrorism Simulation

October 19, 2011 — Students from Indiana University will find out what it is like to be in the vortex of confusion surrounding a large-scale urban crisis when the university holds its second biennial Counterterrorism Simulation on Oct. 28, 2011. The simulation will begin at 8 a.m. at the Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis building, Inlow Hall, located at 530 W. New York St. on the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) campus.

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SPEA Professors to Present Public Policy Research at Urban Universities Webinar

September 26, 2011 — Researchers at the Indiana University Public Policy Institute will be presenters in a nationwide webinar on Oct. 5, 2011, hosted by the Coalition of Urban Serving Universities.

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Cora Griffin named new IU student trustee

August 16, 2011 — Cora J. Griffin, a graduate student in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, has been appointed by Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels as the new student member of the IU Board of Trustees.

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