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News Releases for IU School of Liberal Arts

IU receives National Science Foundation grant to engage in multidisciplinary research

2012 Angel Mounds DigFebruary 13, 2013 — Project at Angel Mounds State Historic Site will offer training in archaeology, geophysics, geoarchaeology and geochemistry

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IU School of Philanthropy's Una Osili named to "Forty Under 40" list

Una OsiliFebruary 6, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- Una Osili, director of research at the Indiana University School of Philanthropy, is being hailed by the Indianapolis Business Journal as one of “Forty Under 40” young professionals to watch.

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Indianapolis hosts another world-premiere Shakespeare event this month

Measure for MeasureFebruary 5, 2013 — Hoosier Bard Productions, the theatrical arm of the New Oxford Shakespeare project in the School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, takes to the stage this month for a two-weekend premiere of two back-to-back versions of "Measure for Measure" at the IndyFringe Basile Theatre, 719 E. St. Clair St.

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Alison Bechdel to be featured in IUPUI Arts and Humanities Lecture Series and Rufus & Louis Reiberg Reading Series

Alison BechdelFebruary 4, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Arts and Humanities Institute Lecture Series and the Rufus & Louis Reiberg Reading Series are co-hosting a lecture featuring nationally acclaimed cartoonist/writer and LGBT advocate Alison Bechdel. Bechdel’s presentation takes place Thursday, Feb. 28, 7 p.m., in the Dean and Barbara White Auditorium at the Indiana State Museum.

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2013 "It Takes a City" Taylor Symposium explores creating a diverse, humane community

2013 Taylor SymposiumJanuary 28, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- Exploring strategies to prevent bullying and encourage tolerance and respect is just one of the topics for discussion as Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis presents the 24th annual Joseph T. Taylor Symposium.

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Symposium at IUPUI addresses 'civic controversy' over art, race and public spaces

January 18, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- The artist whose vision for a public monument to African American emancipation sparked a “civic controversy” will re-start the conversation as the opening speaker for a daylong discussion on art, race and public spaces.

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IUPUI professor's new book underscores Internet's negative impact on organized religion

 Patricia WittbergJanuary 7, 2013 — Religious groups aren’t capturing the hearts of the millennial generation, and the Internet is partly to blame, says the author on a new book on building strong religious communities.

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IUPUI Cultural Arts Gallery, IU Art Museum partner to showcase Morton Bradley's math-inspired art

Jean GibranJanuary 3, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- With their brilliant colors and their display of the Harvard University graduate’s understanding of science, Morton C. Bradley’s sculptures are full of life. When viewed, the mathematically inspired creations evoke words such as “crystal,” “kaleidoscope,” “prism” and “snowflake.”

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Is tomorrow the end?

Larry ZimmermanDecember 20, 2012 — INDIANAPOLIS -- Is the world coming to an end Dec. 21, 2012? According to some, the Mayan calendar predicts such will be the case.

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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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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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