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News Releases for Civic Engagement

IUPUI School of Education faculty member called to testify in Texas murder case

Mary Jo DareOctober 18, 2012 — Texas legal authorities are asking a clinical associate professor at the Indiana University School of Education at IUPUI to testify Friday, Oct. 19, in the sentencing phase of a high-profile murder case in San Antonio.

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Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law to be formally named, celebrated

Robert H. McKinneyOctober 18, 2012 — INDIANAPOLIS -- Hundreds of university and school dignitaries, administrators, faculty, staff and students are expected to gather Friday, Oct. 19, to mark the official naming of the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in recognition and honor of Indianapolis attorney, banker and civic leader, Robert H. McKinney.

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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 urban education studies professor earns national faculty mentoring award

Jim ScheurichOctober 16, 2012 — The University Council for Educational Administration has presented its prestigious faculty mentoring award to an Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis professor.

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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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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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Gene Tempel nominated as founding dean for new School of Philanthropy

September 28, 2012 — Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Chancellor and Executive Vice President Charles R. Bantz have announced the appointment of Gene Tempel to be the founding dean of IU's new School of Philanthropy, subject to the approval of the IU Board of Trustees at its next business meeting Oct. 12.

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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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School of Public Health at IUPUI named for Fairbanks in honor of Foundation's $20 million gift

Fairbanks School of Public Health Naming CeremonySeptember 27, 2012 — IU ceremony is one of two naming events for state’s only public health schools

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Memorial services set for School of Nursing Professor Emerita Marchusa N. Huff

Marchusa HuffSeptember 26, 2012 — Memorial services for Marchusa N. Huff, associate professor emerita of the Indiana University School of Nursing, will take place this weekend. Huff, a longtime professor on the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus, died Sept. 23 at the age of 70.

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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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