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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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Law Students Will Participate in U.N. Hearings on Corporal Punishment, Sexual Abuse of Children

March 21, 2012 — Four law students from the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus will travel to New York this week to participate in United Nations hearings on allegations of the corporal punishment and sexual abuse of elementary school children in Cape Verde, off the western coast of Africa.

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Ian McIntosh to lead Winter School at University of Queensland

March 5, 2012 — Dr. Ian McIntosh, IUPUI Director of International Partnerships, will deliver one of three prestigious Winter School Workshops being hosted by the Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) at the University of Queensland in Australia in July 2012.

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IUPUI's Lugar Center GM Awarded Bosch Fellowship to Study Energy, Technology, Trade & Development in Germany

Kyle ClineMarch 2, 2012 — Kyle Cline, General Manager for the Richard G. Lugar Center for Renewable Energy at IUPUI, has been awarded the Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship for 2012-2013. Cline’s year as a Fellow in Germany will be closely related to his previous professional experiences and current work at IUPUI’s Lugar Center in renewable energy, innovation and technology transfer, trade and economic development.

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New Books on Africa Examine Economy and Women's Issues

February 27, 2012 — Two newly released books on contemporary Africa -- one on its economic ties to other nations, the other on women’s roles to family and society -- reveal intricate relationships affecting the continent’s sustained growth and development. The volumes are Gender, Sexuality, and Mothering in Africa (Africa World Press) and Globalization and Sustainable Development in Africa (University of Rochester Press).

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International Opportunities Showcased at IUPUI's 8th International Festival

February 22, 2012 — IUPUI’s 8th International Festival is Thursday, February 23 from 10:30 to 2:30 on the first floor of the Campus Center.

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IUPUI Center Helps International Economics Professor Bridge Language Divide

Lauren Harvey and Hisaya Kitaoka February 20, 2012 — After 20 years traveling the world as a Japanese manufacturing company executive, Hisaya Kitaoka found a new career he loved, teaching international economics at Franklin College which is 20 miles south of downtown Indianapolis.

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IUPUI Professor Edward E. Curtis Co-Founds Journal of Africana Religions

February 15, 2012 — Edward E. Curtis IV, professor of religious studies in the School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, has co-founded the Journal of Africana Religions, the world’s only refereed journal devoted to research on the religions of African-descended people in global perspective.

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Liberal Arts Professor Jason Kelly Named as Society of Antiquaries Fellow

Jason KellyJanuary 19, 2012 — The Society of Antiquaries of London has elected Jason Kelly, associate professor of British history in the IU School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, as a fellow.

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Gil Latz Begins Appointment as IUPUI Associate Vice Chancellor for International Affairs

Gil LatzJanuary 6, 2012 — Gil Latz on January 1, 2012 began his appointment as IUPUI associate vice chancellor for international affairs. The position includes a dual appointment as associate vice president for international affairs for the Indiana University system. He also has an academic appointment as professor of geography in the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI. As associate vice chancellor, Latz will oversee the IUPUI Office of International Affairs, which serves as IUPUI's hub of international activities.

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Making a World-class Education More Affordable: IU to Offer Significantly Discounted Undergraduate Tuition for Summer Session Students

IU President Michael A. McRobbieOctober 24, 2011 — Indiana University today ( Oct. 24, 2011) unveiled a plan to significantly reduce undergraduate tuition for summer semester students beginning in 2012 in order to provide financial relief to many of its students, promote year-round college attendance and decrease the time it takes many to earn a degree.

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