IUPUI: A safe and civil community

Posted on Posted in Announcements, News

Recently, Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), a registered student organization in good standing at IUPUI, hosted its Midwest Conference from April 1 to 3. On the last day of the conference, someone posted flyers around the ICTC building suggesting a connection between the SJP conference, Haneen, the group’s student organizer, and terrorist activity. Around […]

Press Release | IUPUI chancellor to deliver annual Report to the Community

Posted on Posted in Announcements, News

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Chancellor and IU Executive Vice President Nasser H. Paydar will deliver the annual Report to the Community on Wed., Feb. 17, 12 p.m., at the IUPUI Campus Center, fourth floor. Paydar, who was appointed to his position in June 2015, will provide an overview of the trends in contemporary […]

Nasser H. Paydar installed as IUPUI’s fifth chancellor

Posted on Posted in Announcements, News

INDIANAPOLIS — On Nov. 17, hundreds gathered to celebrate the installation of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Chancellor and Indiana University Executive Vice President Nasser H. Paydar at the IUPUI Campus Center, the hub of student life in the heart of campus. IU President Michael A. McRobbie presided over the ceremony, which featured remarks from Purdue […]

Parents of firstborn boys and only-child girls give more, Women’s Philanthropy Institute study finds

Posted on Posted in Announcements, News

INDIANAPOLIS — Parents’ charitable giving is affected by the sex of their first child, according to a new report released today by the Women’s Philanthropy Institute at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, located on the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus. “The sex of the firstborn child affects the likelihood that the parents […]

IUPUI University Library honored for digital archiving of 120-year-old African-American newspaper

Posted on Posted in IUPUI University Library, News

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis University Library was among the honorees as the nation’s fourth-oldest surviving African-American newspaper celebrated its 120th anniversary. The Indianapolis Recorder, a weekly newspaper, marked 12 decades of publication with an awards ceremony and a reception Oct. 15 at the Indiana State Museum. More than 200 people attended the public […]

Updates for Humanities Indicators

Posted on Posted in Announcements, News

Over the past few months, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences has been active in its support for the humanities, with new reports on the employment status and earnings of humanities majors, the financial health of not-for-profit humanities organizations, metrics on the qualifications of school teachers, international comparisons of levels of adult literacy, and […]

Bradbury center to celebrate master storyteller’s birthday and legacy with August events

Posted on Posted in Announcements, Exhibition, Lecture, News

August 22nd marks the 95th anniversary of visionary science fiction and fantasy writer Ray Bradbury’s birth. The Center for Ray Bradbury Studies at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis will hold three special events in August to celebrate the Midwestern-born author who went on to become one of the best-known storytellers of our time. From Aug. 3 […]

2015 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Awards goes to Herron’s Yasmine K. Kasem

Posted on Posted in Announcements, Award, Competition, Herron School of Art and Design, News

The International Sculpture Center has announced that Yasmine K. Kasem (B.F.A. in Sculpture, ’15) is a recipient of the Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award for 2015 for her work El Qamesha El Wahida (The Lonely Cloth). In a letter notifying associate professors of sculpture Eric Nordgulenand Greg Hull, Kasem’s faculty nominators, a center […]

The Genetic Portrait Project: Herron Professor documents people’s perceptions of genetic research through photographs

Posted on Posted in Announcements, Herron School of Art and Design, News

Stefan Petranek, assistant professor of photography and intermedia at IUPUI’s Herron School of Art and Design, has taken an unusual approach to collecting people’s thoughts on science. With a marker and poster board in hand, Petranek asks individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds to consider “how the future will be affected by genetic research.” […]

Professor Publishes Second Volume of Authoritative Biography

Posted on Posted in Announcements, Books, Featured, News

Fully established in the slick magazines, award-winning, and on the brink of placing Fahrenheit 451 in the American canon, Ray Bradbury entered the autumn of 1953 as a literary figure transcending fantasy and science fiction. In Ray Bradbury Unbound, Jonathan R. Eller continues the story begun in his acclaimed Becoming Ray Bradbury, following the beloved […]