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News Releases for Arts and Humanities

Herron School's June gallery shows offer a peek into the world of collecting

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.

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Jason Kelly to lead IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute

Jason KellyMay 16, 2012 — Jason Kelly, associate professor of British history in the School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, has been appointed the inaugural director of the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute. His appointment is effective July 1.

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Center for Interfaith Cooperation, School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI offer 'beyond-the-headlines' look at Islamic law

Donald Knebel, Center for Interfaith CooperationMay 10, 2012 —
Prominent local scholars, lawyers and religious practitioners will debate and discuss the role of sharia -- Islamic law and ethics -- in American life at a symposium next month organized by the newly established Center for Interfaith Cooperation and the School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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IUPUI University Library offers a grand stage for student Inspiration

University LibraryMay 4, 2012 — Each year, the University Library at IUPUI sponsors an annual art competition for students from the Herron School of Art and Design, through which one student wins funding to create a large-scale sculpture for the library’s atrium. This year a collaborative piece was selected: Ally Alsup and Amanda DeVary’s piece, "The Creation of Thought," is an exploration of how ideas are formed.

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Tickets on Sale for "Racing to the Finish Line" NAMOS exhibit

April 24, 2012 — On Tuesday, April 24, the National Art Museum of Sport, located at the University Place Hotel and Conference Center at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, announced the opening date of its upcoming blockbuster exhibit, "Speed and Motion: Racing to the Finish Line," and opened ticket sales for the opening-night event on May 23, 2012.

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The History of Cardenio Ticket Prices Reduced

Alys Dickerson is Violenta in CardenioApril 12, 2012 — Ticket prices for the performances of The History of Cardenio this month at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis have been reduced.

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The Moving Company @ IUPUI Presents "It's About Time!" at Warren Performing Arts Center, April 28

April 10, 2012 — The Moving Company @ IUPUI, a local dance company, will bring down the curtain on its 2011-2012 season with a final show April 28, 2012 at Warren Performing Arts Center, 9500 East 16th St. in Indianapolis.

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Research Day Spotlights IUPUI Student, Faculty Scholarly Enterprises

Joan Ferrini-Mundy,April 9, 2012 — The Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research will present the 2012 IUPUI Research Day on Friday, April 13, 2012. The open house celebration of research and scholarly activities at IUPUI will take place from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Room 450 of the IUPUI Campus Center, 420 University Blvd.

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Year-End Celebration Offers Look at Top-Ranked Herron Program

Aaron Miley's "Tom's Trap"April 9, 2012 —
Revelers who join Herron School of Art and Design’s year-end celebration will get a good sense of all that Herron has to offer, including evidence why U.S. News and World Report’s 2013 Best Graduate Schools ranks The Master of Fine Arts program at Herron 20th among public universities and 45th overall.

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IUPUI Graduate Programs Rank Among Top Programs in Nation

Valerie Eickmeier, Dean of Herron School of Art and DesignMarch 14, 2012 — Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis graduate programs in business, fine arts, law and medicine are again among the top programs in the nation, according to the new rankings published in the 2013 edition of U.S. News & World Report's Best Graduate Schools, released March 13, 2012.

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Tickets on Sale for Performances of 'History of Cardenio," Rarely Seen Shakespeare Play

March 5, 2012 — Tickets are now on sale at IUPUI for the April performances of The History of Cardenio, a “lost play” by William Shakespeare and his younger contemporary John Fletcher. The play is recreated and reimagined by Professor Gary Taylor, a prize-winning editor of both Shakespeare and Fletcher, and directed by IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI Associate Professor of English drama, Terri Bourus.

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