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News Releases for IU School of Liberal Arts

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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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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IUPUI establishes Sutton award to recognize contributions to study abroad program

Susan Buck SuttonNovember 20, 2012 — In honor of Susan Buck Sutton, the first associate vice chancellor for international affairs at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, the Office of International Affairs will present a new annual award to a staff member and a faculty member who have made significant contributions to the study abroad program at IUPUI.

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Recap of 2012 election planned for 'Politics and Competition' Bulen Symposium at IUPUI

Bulen symposiumNovember 12, 2012 — The 2012 Bulen Symposium on American Politics will recap the election season with: “Us Versus Them: Politics and Competition.”

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IUPUI's Native American Heritage Month balances authentic heritage experiences and contemporary challenges

Indian quillNovember 8, 2012 — A stone carving demonstration, a spirit pouch workshop and a session on misrepresentation and mascots are among events that make up an Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis observance of Native American Heritage Month in November.

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Center on Philanthropy symposium will focus on preparing for the future

Center on Philanthropy SymposiumNovember 5, 2012 — 'Philanthrocapitalism' author Matthew Bishop and community service CEO Wendy Spencer will keynote Nov. 14 conference
 

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IUPUI professor among poets to read new works inspired by Hoosier landmarks

November 1, 2012 — An Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis assistant professor is among a group of poets chosen to participate in the Landmark Lyrics poetry project that culminates with a reading Nov. 15 at Indiana Landmarks Center in Indianapolis.

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Ray Bradbury biographer to present lecture in the humanities

Jonathan Eller standing with Ray Bradbury October 24, 2012 — Legendary American science-fiction and fantasy writer Ray Bradbury will be the subject of the 2012 John D. Barlow Lecture in the Humanities at IUPUI on Nov. 8.

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'C.S.I. Shakespeare' documentary debuts Nov. 1 on WFYI

October 22, 2012 — Film highlights efforts of world-renowned Shakespeare scholar to recreate lost 400-year-old play for premiere at IUPUI’s new campus theater

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IUPUI professor receives Egba National Award of Excellence from a Nigerian king

 Bessie House-Soremekun (left) receives awardOctober 11, 2012 — IUPUI professor Bessie House-Soremekun was presented the Egba National Award of Excellence by King Michael Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, the Alake and paramount ruler of Egbaland in Ogun State, Nigeria, during the annual conference of the Egba National Association of the United States and Canada.

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