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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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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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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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Feminist art pioneer Judy Chicago will lecture on opening night of Herron student exhibit

Judy Chicago: Image courtesy of the artistNovember 29, 2012 —
INDIANAPOLIS -- Judy Chicago will appear next week at Herron School of Art and Design as the 2012 Jane Fortune Outstanding Woman Visiting Artist Lecturer. In a talk titled “Surveying Judy Chicago: An Artist’s Career,” Chicago will trace her trailblazing, artistic life over more than five decades of fecundity.

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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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