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News Releases for Diversity

IUPUI establishing Office for Intergroup Dialogue and Civil Community

Daniel GriffithFebruary 12, 2013 — In a continuing effort to improve relationships and understanding among social identity groups on campus, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is establishing an Office for Intergroup Dialogue and Civil Community. The new office will also provide leadership support in campus-wide efforts to foster and improve campus civility, collegiality and civil discourse.

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Committee named to conduct a search for IUPUI vice chancellor for diversity, equity and inclusion

January 30, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- A search committee has been formed to assist in the selection of the next vice chancellor for diversity, equity and inclusion at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Chancellor Charles R. Bantz has announced.

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2013 "It Takes a City" Taylor Symposium explores creating a diverse, humane community

2013 Taylor SymposiumJanuary 28, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- Exploring strategies to prevent bullying and encourage tolerance and respect is just one of the topics for discussion as Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis presents the 24th annual Joseph T. Taylor Symposium.

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Black Panther Party architect Bobby Seale is keynote speaker for IUPUI King Day dinner

King Celebration DinnerJanuary 4, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- The 44th annual IUPUI Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Dinner takes place at 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, at the Indiana Roof Ballroom, 140 W. Washington St. in Indianapolis. This year’s theme is “To live as brothers, or perish as fools.”

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Is tomorrow the end?

Larry ZimmermanDecember 20, 2012 — INDIANAPOLIS -- Is the world coming to an end Dec. 21, 2012? According to some, the Mayan calendar predicts such will be the case.

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Indianapolis recognizes and celebrates the history of diverse Southside neighborhood

IUPUI student Lindsy Schaiper and Southside project participant Beatrice MillerDecember 7, 2012 — INDIANAPOLIS -- A three-year partnership between Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis faculty and students in the Department of Anthropology, and African-American and Jewish residents formerly of Indianapolis’ Southside neighborhood, will culminate in two important events this month.

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IUPUI to host appreciation luncheon for veterans as campus continues Veterans Week observance

IUPUI OVMP Graduation Recognition  CoinNovember 7, 2012 — INDIANAPOLIS -- IUPUI Veterans Week 2012 continues Thursday (Nov. 8, 2012) with the third annual Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Armed Forces Appreciation Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., in Room 450 of the Campus Center, 420 University Blvd.

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IU dental school receives grant to increase diversity of students entering dental programs

Pamella ShawOctober 3, 2012 — The Indiana University School of Dentistry was awarded one of 10 grants from a national project that is helping increase the diversity of students entering dental programs.

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Hundreds of Latino students expected at field trip to IUPUI to learn about college experience

META September 28, 2012 — At least 300 Latino high school students from approximately 18 Indiana schools will participate in a college awareness and preparation seminar Monday, Oct. 1, at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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