News Releases for Arts and Humanities
Plan to create first School of Philanthropy approved by IU Trustees: proposal to go to CHE for consideration
June 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.Full story
June 21, 2012 — BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- After four years as Indiana University Foundation president, Eugene R. Tempel will be returning to the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University as a senior fellow to play a major role in the university's effort to establish a new School of Philanthropy, the university has announced.Full story
June 18, 2012 —
When the movie "Brave" opens in theaters nationwide Friday, June 22, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis alumnus Frank Tai will get his second look at the animated family film.
His first look at the Disney-Pixar 3-D production came during a private party on his job in California.
June 14, 2012 — John McCormick, professor of political science in the IU School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, has been named a Fulbright-Schuman Chair for 2012-13 by the U.S. State Department.Full story
June 14, 2012 — Gen Con LLC has entered into a partnership with the Indiana University School of Informatics at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis that will make the campus the first institution to participate in Gen Con’s Educational Partners Program.Full story
June 14, 2012 — Ardent collectors of art glass Linda and Zeke Friedlander wanted to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the medium in the United States. A selection from their collection will be on display as a part of the Indy Collects show, which opens June 15 and continues through July 26 in Herron’s Berkshire, Reese and Paul Galleries.Full story
June 6, 2012 — Ray Bradbury will be remembered for the richly poetic style and emotional intensity of his best stories, said the director of the nation’s first center for the study of Ray Bradbury, one of the best-known American cultural figures of the 20th century.Full story
May 23, 2012 — Spend any time at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend and you will likely see the work of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis School of Informatics alumna Lauren Smith.Full story
May 23, 2012 —
Dedication and perseverance can well serve students seeking to become social workers so they can bring hope and aid to those they serve.
May 18, 2012 — In recent years, evangelical Christians -- historically devoted to concerns of converting non-believers and defending orthodox Christian doctrine -- have become more engaged in American public life around issues such as homelessness, sustainability, urban renewal, human trafficking, climate change and the international war on HIV/AIDS.Full story
May 18, 2012 — Herron School of Art and Design will host "Indy Collects" in the Robert B. Berkshire, Eleanor Prest Reese and Dorit and Gerald Paul galleries beginning with an opening reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 15, and continuing through July 26.Full story