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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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Kelley students to gain first-hand business experience in China

July 12, 2012 — A program through the Kelley School of Business Indianapolis takes lessons in Chinese business from the textbook pages and into real life. Each summer since 1998, Marjorie A. Lyles, professor of international strategic management and the OneAmerica Chair in Business Administration, has taken MBA students on two-week trips to China to allow them to work as consultants for Chinese companies seeking a solution to a business issue and to learn about China first hand.

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Dr. Irene Queiro-Tajalli joins research delegation trip to Cuba

Irene Queiro-Tajalli July 5, 2012 — Dr. Irene Queiro-Tajalli, professor and interim executive director of Labor Studies in the IU School of Social Work at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, was a member of a research delegation of social work faculty from several American universities that recently traveled to Cuba.

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IUPUI professor will present keynote speech at conference in Nigeria

Bessie House-SoremekunJuly 2, 2012 — An Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis professor is a featured speaker at an international conference in Nigeria.

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IU McKinney School of Law's Immigration Clinic wins political asylum for clients

Linda Kelly HillJune 29, 2012 — Three fourth-year law students working in the Immigration Clinic program at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law this spring were instrumental in two people winning political asylum in the United States.

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IUPUI official joins delegation of mayors, business and agriculture leaders on state economic development mission to China

June 8, 2012 — Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman will lead a 37-member delegation of mayors and business and agriculture leaders on an economic development mission to China, June 11 to 17. IUPUI Vice Chancellor Amy Warner is a member of the delegation.

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Paydar to be appointed IUPUI executive vice chancellor

May 14, 2012 — Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Chancellor Charles R. Bantz has announced Nasser Paydar, chancellor of Indiana University East and professor of mechanical engineering, as IUPUI's next executive vice chancellor effective June 15, pending approval by the Trustees of Indiana University.

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Center for Interfaith Cooperation, School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI offer 'beyond-the-headlines' look at Islamic law

Donald Knebel, Center for Interfaith CooperationMay 10, 2012 —
Prominent local scholars, lawyers and religious practitioners will debate and discuss the role of sharia -- Islamic law and ethics -- in American life at a symposium next month organized by the newly established Center for Interfaith Cooperation and the School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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IUPUI Lugar Center director selected for Malta speaking tour on climate and energy

April 25, 2012 — Peter J. Schubert, director of the Lugar Center for Renewable Energy at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is on a mission in Malta to represent the U.S. in providing renewable energy insights to the European island nation

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Indianapolis to host Rwandan Genocide Commemoration

April 9, 2012 — Indianapolis will host a milestone event for the Rwandan community when it becomes a venue for the annual worldwide commemoration of the Rwandan genocide.

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IUPUI hosts unprecedented delegation from Sun Yat-Sen University

Members of the Sun Yat-Sen University delegationMarch 30, 2012 — IUPUI hosted an unprecedented delegation from strategic partner Sun Yat-Sen University in China March 19–30. Thirty-seven deans, associate deans, and heads of units arrive at IUPUI for intensive two-week training in the area of teaching and learning.

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