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News Releases for IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs

Lilliard Richardson named new executive associate dean of SPEA IUPUI

October 16, 2012 — Professor Lilliard Richardson has been named executive associate dean of the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. The appointment was announced today by SPEA Dean John D. Graham.

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Conference aims to help nonprofits operate effectively and efficiently in lean economy

Governor's Conference September 20, 2012 — At a time when the economy is forcing nonprofits to make difficult decisions about services and operations, and community needs are at an all-time high, nonprofits are continually being asked to do more with less.

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Policy analyst at IUPUI named a certified planner by American Planning Association

John MarronSeptember 5, 2012 — John Marron, a policy analyst at the Indiana University Public Policy Institute, has been named a certified planner by the American Planning Association and is joining its professional institute, the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP). The Public Policy Institute is part of IU’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs at IUPUI.

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WFYI to rebroadcast Policy Choices for Indiana's Future Gubernatorial Forum

August 23, 2012 — Policy Choices for Indiana’s Future Gubernatorial Forum, which featured all three candidates for Indiana governor addressing issues critical to Indiana’s future, will be rebroadcast by WFYI Public Broadcasting and air in communities across Indiana in the coming weeks.

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New SPEA sustainability program channels student's passion about environment, policy

Nekoma BurchamAugust 14, 2012 — For Nekoma Burcham, discovering a new sustainability program at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis was like finding the final piece of a puzzle. Burcham immediately knew she had a clear and concise degree plan for channeling her passions about the environment and her interest in policy-making.

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Unique program puts IUPUI students in Speedway Police Department

August 3, 2012 — Four Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis students will raise their right hands and swear to protect the residents of Speedway, Ind., and their property as members of the Speedway Police Department, becoming what are believed to be the first university students to participate in a unique law enforcement internship program.

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Shepard to chair national task force on legal education

August 2, 2012 — Indiana University Public Policy Institute Executive in Residence Randall T. Shepard has been appointed chairman of an American Bar Association presidential commission examining the state of legal education in America.

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Indiana candidates for governor to participate in forum hosted at IUPUI

John GreggJuly 25, 2012 —  Indiana's major-party gubernatorial candidates will join retired Indiana Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard for an Aug. 21 public conversation about key issues facing the Hoosier state. Hosted by the Indiana University Public Policy Institute, the Policy Choices for Indiana's Future Gubernatorial Forum is free to the public, but seating is limited.

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SPEA at IUPUI to offer new sustainability programs

Saba SiddikiJune 25, 2012 — The Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indianapolis will offer new academic programs in environmental sustainability, beginning in the fall of 2012.

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Former Chief Justice Shepard will join IU Public Policy Institute as first executive in residence

May 31, 2012 — Recently retired Indiana Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard has been named the first executive in residence at the Indiana University Public Policy Institute in IU’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs.

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