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News Releases for IU School of Liberal Arts

IUPUI offering new bachelor's degree in medical humanities and health studies

William SchneiderAugust 23, 2012 — The Indiana Commission for Higher Education has approved a new health-related liberal arts degree program at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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IUPUI forum on modern-day Mormonism features leading experts, former senator

Former U.S. Sen. Robert F. BennettAugust 20, 2012 — Three prominent experts on Mormon history, culture and religion and a former Utah senator are the featured speakers for an Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis forum on Mormonism in today’s society.

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IUPUI geography students visit Cuba for immersive lesson in landscapes and cultures

Aaron PierceAugust 20, 2012 — With the door opened to academic travel to Cuba, students and a geography professor from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis stepped through it, spending 16 days there examining how the physical world and cultural practices have affected the island nation.

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Chinese students arrive at IUPUI for joint sociology study-abroad program

Sun Yat-Sen Study Abroad StudentsAugust 10, 2012 — A group of Chinese students from Sun Yat-Sen University arrived in Indianapolis on Monday for a two-week study abroad opportunity at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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IUPUI to host international conference of language and culture

Yairam Perez August 1, 2012 — Courses that simply teach the Spanish language don’t adequately prepare non-Hispanic supervisors to effectively interact with their Spanish-speaking employees, Yairam Perez learned during research to earn his master's degree at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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IUPUI professor receives Association of Midwest Museums Distinguished Service Award

Elizabeth Kryder-Reid wins Distinguished Service AwardJuly 25, 2012 — The Association of Midwest Museums has honored an Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis professor for long-term distinguished service to the museum profession.

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IUPUI lecturer to share insights gained on trip to China with students

David Strong, with colleagues, on trip to ChinaJuly 24, 2012 — When the subject turned to China and globalization in his introductory sociology classes at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, David Strong realized two things: His students wanted to learn more about China, and so did he.

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IU study: Young adult ACA mandate had remarkable impact on extending parental employer coverage

Young adults are now more likely to have their doctor visits covered by their parents' health care plans, as a result of the Affordable Care Act. An IU study examines the impact of the insurance mandate.July 6, 2012 — BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- The number of young adults age 19 to 25 who are covered by their parents' employer-provided health insurance policies increased dramatically with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, according to a study by Indiana University economists.

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IUPUI professor will present keynote speech at conference in Nigeria

Bessie House-SoremekunJuly 2, 2012 — An Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis professor is a featured speaker at an international conference in Nigeria.

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Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act

Eric WrightJune 28, 2012 — IUPUI faculty react to today's Supreme Court ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act:

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Plan to create first School of Philanthropy approved by IU Trustees: proposal to go to CHE for consideration

Eugene R. TempelJune 22, 2012 — GARY -- The Indiana University Board of Trustees has given its approval for the formation of a School of Philanthropy to be located on the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus. The proposal would create what is believed to be the world's first school dedicated to the study and teaching of philanthropy and builds on the strengths of the existing Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University, an internationally recognized leader in philanthropy education, research and training.

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