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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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IUPUI, School of Education co-sponsoring 'Conversations About Education'

Pat RoganMarch 6, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- This month, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, the IU School of Education at IUPUI and the Indianapolis Public Library will co-sponsor a series of three forums focusing on educational issues.

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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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IUPUI announces winners of Ideas Solving Social and Economic Challenges student 'pitch' competition

Brittney Parker, First Place WinnerMarch 1, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research recently announced the winners of the second annual Ideas Solving Social and Economic Challenges student “pitch” competition.

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IUPUI University Library launches electronics recycling program as latest green effort

Library Learning Spaces IIIFebruary 28, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis University Library is launching a small electronics recycling effort as its latest program to support the campus commitment to sustainability.

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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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Survey to gauge how Indianapolis views sustainability

February 18, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS - Businesses, health care organizations, churches, nonprofits, higher education institutions, other groups and residents in Indianapolis are being asked how they view sustainability in a survey sponsored by the Indiana Construction Roundtable and conducted by Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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