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News Releases for Civic Engagement

Survey to gauge how Indianapolis views sustainability

February 18, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS - Businesses, health care organizations, churches, nonprofits, higher education institutions, other groups and residents in Indianapolis are being asked how they view sustainability in a survey sponsored by the Indiana Construction Roundtable and conducted by Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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IU receives National Science Foundation grant to engage in multidisciplinary research

2012 Angel Mounds DigFebruary 13, 2013 — Project at Angel Mounds State Historic Site will offer training in archaeology, geophysics, geoarchaeology and geochemistry

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Dental pilot program targets children from low-income families in northwestern Indiana

 Dr. Angeles Martinez-Mier,February 11, 2013 — A pilot program using dental hygienists to prevent cavities in children from low-income families will be developed and tested in areas of northwestern Indiana that are most in need of dental services.

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Forgiveness Forum provides wake-up call

 Holocaust survivor Eva Mozes Kor is shown, front rightFebruary 7, 2013 — A “Forgiveness Forum” initiated to explore approaches to achieving peace and reconciliation on the global stage was a successful “wake-up” call, said a community leader who joined more than 75 IUPUI international students, faculty, community advocates and representatives from faith and civic organizations.

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Great Lakes Equity Center at IUPUI prepares for first leaders institute

Seena SkeltonFebruary 7, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- The Great Lakes Equity Center at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is preparing for two new professional development events, including a networking opportunity for educators across the center’s six-state region.

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IU School of Philanthropy's Una Osili named to "Forty Under 40" list

Una OsiliFebruary 6, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- Una Osili, director of research at the Indiana University School of Philanthropy, is being hailed by the Indianapolis Business Journal as one of “Forty Under 40” young professionals to watch.

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Grant continues successful IUPUI program for improving reading, writing instruction in K-8 schools

Beth BerghoffFebruary 5, 2013 — The Indiana Commission for Higher Education has granted the Indiana University School of Education at IUPUI $314,000 over two years to continue the successful IUPUI Reading and Writing Project. The project is in its sixth year as a partnership between Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and Indianapolis Public Schools to help teachers develop more effective ways of teaching reading and writing.

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Indianapolis hosts another world-premiere Shakespeare event this month

Measure for MeasureFebruary 5, 2013 — Hoosier Bard Productions, the theatrical arm of the New Oxford Shakespeare project in the School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, takes to the stage this month for a two-weekend premiere of two back-to-back versions of "Measure for Measure" at the IndyFringe Basile Theatre, 719 E. St. Clair St.

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Cutting-edge iOS/Android App connects volunteers, nonprofits and businesses receives seed funding

February 4, 2013 —
INDIANAPOLIS – A new, innovative mobile app aimed at connecting businesses, nonprofits and volunteers has gotten a kick start with $500,000 in seed funding from the Innovate Indiana Fund and other high-profile undisclosed angel investors.

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Former Sen. Evan Bayh to speak at IU McKinney School of Law event on financial crisis

Evan Bayh February 1, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- Former Indiana Sen. Evan Bayh will speak at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law during a national symposium April 5.

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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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