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News Releases for IU School of Liberal Arts

High school students to compete in personal finance challenge

March 8, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- Every day students make choices dealing with their personal finances, as they will for the rest of their lives. No matter what the case may be, learning how to make wise personal finance decisions will be important.

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Bradbury center director headlines Ray Bradbury Weekend events March 22 and 23

Jon EllerMarch 6, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- Jon Eller, professor of English, director of the Center for Ray Bradbury Studies and senior textual editor of the Institute for American Thought in the IU School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, will be the featured speaker during a weekend-long celebration of Ray Bradbury. All events are free and open to the public.

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IUPUI museum studies students to help preserve public and private collectibles

March 5, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- Students in the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis museum studies program, part of the School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, are conducting two community outreach events in Indianapolis to help promote better preservation and care of treasures found in both private and public collections.

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Plaster replicas of Parthenon frieze find second life at Herron

Jennifer LeeFebruary 28, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- Plaster replicas of the running frieze created to adorn the most iconic symbol of classical antiquity are once again teaching tools and objets d’art for certain students and professors at Herron School of Art and Design, part of the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus.

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IUPUI led expedition seeks source of thousand-year-old coins in Aboriginal Australia

Mcintosh points on map to general area where coins were foundFebruary 28, 2013 —
Like a detective working a cold case, an Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis anthropologist hopes to unravel the mystery of how a handful of coins, some dating back more than 1,000 years, wound up on a remote beach along Australia’s northern coastline.

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Gift to IU School of Philanthropy will create nation's first endowed chair in women's philanthropy

Women's PhilanthropyFebruary 20, 2013 — Eileen Lamb O’Gara Chair will increase understanding of the key role women play in philanthropy

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IUPUI students help Indianapolis Public Library develop community-based ESL program for adults

English ClassesFebruary 20, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- When the Indianapolis Public Library was looking to offer free, monthlong, theme-based ESL classes to the city's adult immigrants and language learners, it turned to IUPUI for help.

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A conversation with Gaye Todd Adegbalola, 2013 Taylor Symposium speaker

Gaye Todd AdegbalolaFebruary 20, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- Educator and activist Gaye Todd Adegbalola is the keynote luncheon speaker for the annual Joseph T. Taylor Symposium at noon Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the IUPUI Campus Center. In a phone interview, Adegbalola discussed a variety of subjects, including her symposium presentation, which will be a combination of lecture and musical performance.

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Art, Race, Space Symposium broadcasts available online

Artist Fred Wilson speaks at Art, Race, Space SymposiumFebruary 18, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- Archived Web broadcasts of the Art, Race, Space Symposium, sponsored Jan. 25 by the Museum Studies Program in the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, are available for viewing on the WCTY Government Access Channel 16 website. Eight recorded presentations from the symposium are listed in the Special Events section of the Channel 16 On-Demand Video Archive.

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IU receives National Science Foundation grant to engage in multidisciplinary research

2012 Angel Mounds DigFebruary 13, 2013 — Project at Angel Mounds State Historic Site will offer training in archaeology, geophysics, geoarchaeology and geochemistry

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