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News Releases for Arts and Humanities

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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'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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Marian University, IUPUI partner to create new engineering dual degree program

IUPUI and Marian University RepresentativesOctober 16, 2012 — A Marian University partnership with Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis will give Marian students an opportunity to combine a strong, traditional, liberal arts education with a highly marketable degree in engineering, officials announced recently.

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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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IUPUI to host world premiere of award-winning opera on climate change

October 11, 2012 — Musicians gathered at venues around the world and connected via high bandwidth Internet will simultaneously perform an award-winning telematic opera created by composer Matthew Burtner of the University of Virginia and producer Scott Deal, professor of music and arts technology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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Reiberg Reading Series presents "The Buzzards" and "Writing Fiction" author Janet Burroway

Janet Burroway October 3, 2012 — Author and playwright Janet Burroway will read from her collection of writings during a talk Thursday, Oct. 4, at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Burroway, the Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor Emerita at Florida State University, is the guest speaker for the Rufus and Louise Reiberg Reading Series presentation from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the Lilly Auditorium of University Library, 755 W. Michigan St.

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Major conference focused on teaching STEM disciplines returns to IUPUI

Kim Nguyen, operations director for UCASEOctober 3, 2012 — For the fourth consecutive year, the Midwest Noyce Regional Conference will bring scholars to Indianapolis for a conference focused on preparing more math and science teachers in K-12 education as well as science, technology, engineering and math higher education faculty.

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Hundreds of Latino students expected at field trip to IUPUI to learn about college experience

META 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.

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Conference aims to help nonprofits operate effectively and efficiently in lean economy

Governor's Conference 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.

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Herron students among finalists and award winners at international furniture design showcase

Cherry-Stick-BenchSeptember 12, 2012 — Five pieces of art furniture recently earned international honors for Herron School of Art and Design students.

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