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News Releases for Philanthropic Studies

"19 Stars of Indiana" Author to Join Vera Bradley Creator for IUPUI Lecture

November 15, 2010 — What was to be a classroom lecture featuring talks by an author and a successful entrepreneur, is now a campuswide event for Monday, Nov. 22, 2010.

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From the Desk of the Chancellor, Oct. 11, 2010

Chancellor Charles R. BantzOctober 11, 2010 — “The charitable impulse is triggered whenever people see themselves as part of a community, whether it be the family, the neighborhood, or the nation. As the sense of community expands, so does the scope of philanthropy.” (Jim Joseph, former president of the Council on Foundations).

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Hatcher to Lead New Bachelor's Degree Program in Philanthropy

August 11, 2010 — Dr. Julie Hatcher will direct the nation’s first undergraduate degree program in Philanthropic Studies, the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University announced today.

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All in the Family: IUPUI Graduates x 3

The Hardy FamilyMay 3, 2010 —
Transformation. That’s the first word that Jodie Hardy used to describe the impact IUPUI has had on her life and the lives of her son and husband.

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ISLAMIC SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA PRESIDENT TO GIVE PUBLIC LECTURE ON PHILANTHROPY IN MUSLIM COMMUNITIES MARCH 25 IN INDIANAPOLIS

March 18, 2010 — Dr. Ingrid Mattson, President of the Islamic Society of North America, will deliver the seventh annual Thomas H. Lake Lecture, “Zakat in America: The Evolving Role of Islamic Charity in Community Cohesion,” Thursday, March 25, on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI).

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Various Campus Experts to Offer Perspectives on Rebuilding Haiti at March 3 Forum

March 1, 2010 — Several Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) professors will present a forum on the current conditions and earthquake recovery efforts in Haiti.

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IUPUI's New Bachelor's Degree Aims to Help Students Change the World

February 15, 2010 — Students who want to make a difference in the world will be able to earn a bachelor’s degree that prepares them to do so at IUPUI starting this fall, the IU Center on Philanthropy headquartered at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) announced today.

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Plater Receives Honorary Degree in Thailand from Royal Princess

Dr. Plater was presented the degree diploma by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand January 8, 2010 — Dr. William M. Plater, Director of IUPUI’s Office of International Community Development, was presented an honorary Doctor of Philosophy in Development Administration by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand.

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Charitable Giving Climate Continues to Decline, Nonprofits Say

August 3, 2009 — The fundraising climate for U.S. charities continued to decline in the first half of 2009, according to the latest Philanthropic Giving Index (PGI) released today by the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University.

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IU Press Publishes First Book on IU-Kenya Partnership

June 29, 2009 — Indiana University Press has just published the first book on the IU-Kenya Partnership, author Fran Quigley announced last week.

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Patrick Rooney to Lead Center on Philanthropy

Patrick M. Rooney, Ph.DJune 3, 2009 — Patrick M. Rooney, Ph.D., has been selected as the next executive director of the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University following a nationwide search, Charles R. Bantz, Chancellor of Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), announced today.

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