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Vietnam turns to IUPUI center for training linked to national development goals

November 7, 2012 — The Indiana Center for Intercultural Communication at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has begun an English language and teaching methodology training program linked to Vietnam’s national development goals.

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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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IUPUI joins American Council on Education's Internationalization Laboratory

International event at IUPUIOctober 23, 2012 — Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, along with eight other institutions, is working with the American Council on Education’s Internationalization Laboratory to deepen its campus internationalization.

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IUPUI faculty to participate in science symposium in India

October 12, 2012 — Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis faculty will convene with colleagues at the University of Hyderabad in India for a symposium Oct. 12 and 13 to explore topics of importance to both institutions: preparing college students in the 21st century, exploring partnerships in doctoral education, and bridging academic research and social transformation through interdisciplinary collaboration.

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IUPUI to host world premiere of award-winning opera on climate change

October 11, 2012 — Musicians gathered at venues around the world and connected via high bandwidth Internet will simultaneously perform an award-winning telematic opera created by composer Matthew Burtner of the University of Virginia and producer Scott Deal, professor of music and arts technology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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National experts gather at IUPUI to celebrate publication of newly edited Frederick Douglass autobiography

David W. BlightSeptember 12, 2012 — INDIANAPOLIS – One of the nation’s foremost authorities on the U.S. Civil War is the keynote speaker for a conference next month on the life and work of Frederick Douglass – best known historically as a runaway slave turned abolitionist in antebellum America. Douglass subsequently became one of the most influential writers and thinkers of the Civil War and Reconstruction periods.

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IUPUI international student enrollment up 10 percent

September 6, 2012 — Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has enrolled a record 1,602 international students, up 10 percent from last year. Nearly two-thirds of the international students are from China, India or Saudi Arabia.

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Math undergraduates visit IUPUI for Mathematical Biosciences Institute research

August 16, 2012 — Three undergraduate mathematics students from programs across the country recently completed an eight-week research project with the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis as part of an interdisciplinary research program coordinated by the Mathematical Biosciences Institute in Columbus, Ohio.

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Chinese students arrive at IUPUI for joint sociology study-abroad program

Sun Yat-Sen Study Abroad StudentsAugust 10, 2012 — A group of Chinese students from Sun Yat-Sen University arrived in Indianapolis on Monday for a two-week study abroad opportunity at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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IUPUI to host international conference of language and culture

Yairam Perez August 1, 2012 — Courses that simply teach the Spanish language don’t adequately prepare non-Hispanic supervisors to effectively interact with their Spanish-speaking employees, Yairam Perez learned during research to earn his master's degree at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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