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Donors, Volunteers Honored at IUPUI Spirit of Philanthropy Event

April 27, 2011 — IUPUI recently held the 22nd annual IUPUI Spirit of Philanthropy Luncheon and Awards ceremony to honor donors and volunteers who have contributed to excellence in a school or program at IUPUI.

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Law School Professor to Become Dean of Loyola in New Orleans

Mara Pabn LpezApril 20, 2011 — IUPUI law Professor María Pabón López has accepted a position as dean of Loyola University College of Law in New Orleans,  IU School of Law-Indianapolis Dean Gary R. Roberts announced recently.

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Moving Beyond Tears: Indianapolis to Host 1st North America-wide Rwandan Genocide Commemoration

April 20, 2011 — The first North America-wide Rwandan genocide commemoration will focus on rebuilding relations between Tutsis and Hutus in Diaspora. The event, which will bring leading figures from Rwanda, is open to the public and will take place in Indianapolis on Saturday, April 23, 2011.

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Dr. Margaret Adamek, Director of the Indiana University School of Social Work PhD program, receives Fulbright Award for teaching project in Ethiopia

Dr. Margaret AdamekApril 3, 2011 — Dr. Margaret Adamek, Director of the Indiana University School of Social Work PhD program, has been selected to receive a Fulbright Award to undertake a five-month teaching project in Ethiopia this coming fall semester.

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Research Day to Bring Noted Physicist to Campus, Celebrate Campus Research/Scholarly Activity

S. James Gates Jr, Ph.D.April 1, 2011 — The annual IUPUI Research Day will take place from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., April 8, 2011, in Rooms 450A/B/C of the IUPUI Campus Center, 420 University Blvd. The IUPUI Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research is hosting the event as a celebration of IUPUI’s multifaceted and vanguard research and scholarly activities portfolio.

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Informatics' Jake Chen appointed to national committee seeking to strengthen regulatory systems in developing countries

Jake ChenMarch 30, 2011 — The Institute of Medicine of the National Academies has selected IUPUI’s Jake Chen, Ph.D., to serve on its committee tasked by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration with strengthening regulatory systems in developing countries as they relate to global health and the life sciences.

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Gondola Receives International Fellowship for "Tropical Cowboys" Research

Tropical cowboys and cowgirls, Kinshasa, Congo, ca 1960. Photo: Jean Depara.March 24, 2011 — IUPUI Professor Ch. Didier Gondola is the recipient of a prestigious international fellowship that will allow him to complete a book manuscript on “Tropical Cowboys,” colonial African youth who appropriated Hollywood cowboy movie characters as role models of masculinity.

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From the Desk of the Chancellor, March 21, 2011

Chancellor Charles R. BantzMarch 21, 2011 — Congratulations to all of you who have built IUPUI’s strategic partnership model for international programs! Thanks to you IUPUI is receiving the  2011 Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization. IUPUI was cited for having “capitalized on strong international exchange partnerships to create a campuswide strategic partnership model.” The strategic partnership model was championed by our international affairs team, but its implementation depends on hundreds of faculty and students committed to building deep and lasting relationships with our partners. In 2009, IUPUI’s approach was similarly honored by our receiving the Andrew Heiskell Award for Innovation in International Partnerships.

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IUPUI Receives Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization

March 15, 2011 — NAFSA: Association of International Educators announced today the five winners of the Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization, as well as the three institutions being recognized with the Senator Paul Simon Spotlight Award. Together these awards comprise the 2011 Senator Paul Simon Awards for Campus Internationalization.

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Kelley Indianapolis Students to Explore the Emerging Economy in Russia

Evening MBA students studying in Russia will visit Moscow.March 14, 2011 — A group of Evening M.B.A. students from the Kelley School of Business Indianapolis will travel to Russia this month for what has become an annual study tour of emerging economies across the world.

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Candidates for International Affairs Position to Visit IUPUI

March 11, 2011 — Final candidates for the position of Associate Vice Chancellor for International Affairs, IUPUI, and Associate Vice President for International Affairs, IU, will be visiting IUPUI March 24 and April 1.

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