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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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IUPUI professor named one of eight national scholars in theoretical physics

Yogesh JoglekarJanuary 8, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- An associate professor of physics in the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has been named a Scholar with the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, the country’s top collaborative research facility dedicated to discovering knowledge at the leading edge of science.

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Black Panther Party architect Bobby Seale is keynote speaker for IUPUI King Day dinner

King Celebration DinnerJanuary 4, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- The 44th annual IUPUI Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Dinner takes place at 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, at the Indiana Roof Ballroom, 140 W. Washington St. in Indianapolis. This year’s theme is “To live as brothers, or perish as fools.”

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Indianapolis recognizes and celebrates the history of diverse Southside neighborhood

IUPUI student Lindsy Schaiper and Southside project participant Beatrice MillerDecember 7, 2012 — INDIANAPOLIS -- A three-year partnership between Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis faculty and students in the Department of Anthropology, and African-American and Jewish residents formerly of Indianapolis’ Southside neighborhood, will culminate in two important events this month.

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Feminist art pioneer Judy Chicago will lecture on opening night of Herron student exhibit

Judy Chicago: Image courtesy of the artistNovember 29, 2012 —
INDIANAPOLIS -- Judy Chicago will appear next week at Herron School of Art and Design as the 2012 Jane Fortune Outstanding Woman Visiting Artist Lecturer. In a talk titled “Surveying Judy Chicago: An Artist’s Career,” Chicago will trace her trailblazing, artistic life over more than five decades of fecundity.

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Two IUPUI mathematicians named inaugural fellows of the American Mathematical Society

Michal MisiurewiczNovember 15, 2012 — Two Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis mathematicians have earned selection to the initial class of American Mathematical Society Fellows for 2013 in recognition of their international excellence in mathematical science and service.

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'Half the Sky' co-author Sheryl WuDunn to visit IUPUI

Sheryl WuDunnOctober 26, 2012 — Sheryl WuDunn, Pulitzer Prize-winning co-author of the best-seller “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide,” will speak at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis on Nov. 14.

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Ray Bradbury biographer to present lecture in the humanities

Jonathan Eller standing with Ray Bradbury October 24, 2012 — Legendary American science-fiction and fantasy writer Ray Bradbury will be the subject of the 2012 John D. Barlow Lecture in the Humanities at IUPUI on Nov. 8.

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National League for Nursing honors IU School of Nursing dean emerita with President's Award

Angela Barron McBrideOctober 22, 2012 — Angela Barron McBride, distinguished professor-university dean emerita of the Indiana University School of Nursing from 1991 to 2003, was recognized with one of the major National League for Nursing awards during the annual NLN Education Summit in September -- a four-day gathering for nurse faculty, deans and administrators of nursing schools across the spectrum of higher education along with health care executives and educators in allied organizations, in Anaheim, Calif.

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Nanomanufacturing expert to give free public talks at IUPUI

October 16, 2012 — A nanomanufacturing expert will deliver two free public talks for researchers and the general public this month at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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