News Releases for IU School of Liberal Arts
October 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.Full story
September 28, 2012 — Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Chancellor and Executive Vice President Charles R. Bantz have announced the appointment of Gene Tempel to be the founding dean of IU's new School of Philanthropy, subject to the approval of the IU Board of Trustees at its next business meeting Oct. 12.Full story
September 28, 2012 — At least 300 Latino high school students from approximately 18 Indiana schools will participate in a college awareness and preparation seminar Monday, Oct. 1, at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.Full story
September 20, 2012 — At a time when the economy is forcing nonprofits to make difficult decisions about services and operations, and community needs are at an all-time high, nonprofits are continually being asked to do more with less.Full story
September 17, 2012 — Jennifer Buffett, co-founder and president of the NoVo Foundation, has joined the speaker roster for an online conference exploring attitudes toward money, risk-taking and other factors that affect women’s philanthropic choices.Full story
National experts gather at IUPUI to celebrate publication of newly edited Frederick Douglass autobiography
September 12, 2012 — INDIANAPOLIS – One of the nation’s foremost authorities on the U.S. Civil War is the keynote speaker for a conference next month on the life and work of Frederick Douglass – best known historically as a runaway slave turned abolitionist in antebellum America. Douglass subsequently became one of the most influential writers and thinkers of the Civil War and Reconstruction periods.Full story
Book of quotations highlights work, lasting relevancy of Frederick Douglass: Publication is prelude to landmark symposium on Douglass at IUPUI
September 10, 2012 — A new book of quotations, edited by two Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis researchers, compiles the words of one of America’s most pre-eminent 19th-century orators and writers into an easy-to-read, insightful yet critical commentary on America’s historic path.Full story
September 5, 2012 — INDIANAPOLIS -- With the presidential election just months away, a new book by an Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis researcher is particularly salient because of heightened interest in genuinely “undecided” voters.Full story
August 28, 2012 —
Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" will come to life as the second installment of the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute’s 2012-13 lecture and performance series.
August 24, 2012 —
Internationally acclaimed actor/director Tim Hardy will present a special lecture at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis as the opening event of the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute’s 2012-13 public lecture and performances series.
August 23, 2012 — The Indiana Commission for Higher Education has approved a new health-related liberal arts degree program at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.Full story