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News Releases for Civic Engagement

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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IUPUI hosts 2012 Indiana College Access and Success Network Conference

Adam LoweSeptember 13, 2012 —  IUPUI will host the statewide Indiana College Access and Success Network Conference from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at the IUPUI Campus Center, 420 University Blvd.

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Nap Town Chickens 'Tour of Homes' set for Sunday, prelude to IUPUI class

Backyard Coop, Photo Courtesy of Nap Town ChickensSeptember 12, 2012 — The second annual ‘Tour de Coops” -- a self-guided tour of local, urban chicken coops -- takes place from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, throughout the Broad Ripple, Meridian-Kessler, Rocky Ripple and Butler-Tarkington areas of Indianapolis. The open-house event, open to the public, features a dozen "show coops” and a couple of local schoolyard coops on display.

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Panel will discuss compensation for victims of state fair stage collapse

Robert A. Katz, Panel ModeratorSeptember 10, 2012 — Attorney, author and victim compensation expert Kenneth Feinberg will discuss state compensation to victims of the 2011 Indiana State Fair outdoor stage collapse. The lecture and panel discussion, “Was the State Fair?,” will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, in the Wynne Courtroom at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, 530 W. New York St.

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IUPUI library captures three major Library Federation awards

Jennifer Johnson (left) and Willie MillerAugust 31, 2012 — University Library at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and two of the library’s employees are recipients of leadership awards from the Indiana Library Federation, one of the largest state library associations in the U.S. The IUPUI library is the only public academic library to earn the association’s leadership awards in three categories.

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IUPUI hosting discussion to gather input about future of Indianapolis Public Schools

August 29, 2012 — A discussion at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis next week will center on community input about how Indianapolis Public Schools can best provide students a high-quality education and will provide the basis for a report on plans for IPS.

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Green Generation Fair focuses on sustainability, environment

Fair visitors learn about biking as alternative to driving August 23, 2012 — Students, faculty and staff streamed through the third annual Green Generation Fair at IUPUI today.

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WFYI to rebroadcast Policy Choices for Indiana's Future Gubernatorial Forum

August 23, 2012 — Policy Choices for Indiana’s Future Gubernatorial Forum, which featured all three candidates for Indiana governor addressing issues critical to Indiana’s future, will be rebroadcast by WFYI Public Broadcasting and air in communities across Indiana in the coming weeks.

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Head of Lugar Center at IUPUI appointed National Space Society regional director

Peter SchubertAugust 21, 2012 — The director of the Richard G. Lugar Center for Renewable Energy, part of the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, will serve on the board of directors for the National Space Society, the school has announced.

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Jane Pauley celebrates namesake dental clinic with IU Dental School, Walker Career Center students

Jane Pauley (center) celebrates new clinic with, from left: Walker Career Center high school students Ricky Lacy and Tautiana Brown-Robinson and IU dental students Elizabeth Rogers and Nathan Stanley. Photo by Jeff Bowles, Walker Career CenterAugust 21, 2012 — Noted American broadcast journalist and Indiana University alumna Jane Pauley joined students from the IU School of Dentistry and the Warren Township school district for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate a new dental clinic for underserved patients on Indianapolis’ east side, where Pauley grew up.

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