University Library’s Willie Miller receives prestigious ‘Mover & Shaker’ award from Library Journal

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INDIANAPOLIS — The national publication Library Journal has named Willie Miller, assistant librarian of University Library at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, a “Mover & Shaker” in the library industry. Miller was among 54 individuals the journal honored as outstanding professionals committed to providing excellent service and shaping the future of libraries. The IUPUI administrator was […]

Chancellor’s Professor award is highlight of Honors Convocation

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School of Liberal Arts Professor Philip Goff will be honored as this year’s Chancellor’s Professor April 21 during the Chancellor’s Academic Honors Convocation, part of IUPUI’s annual recognition for achievements by faculty, staff and students. Goff is the executive director of the Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture and a professor of religious studies […]

Reiberg Reading Series | Featuring Poet Diane Seuss

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Date: April 7, 2016 Time: 7:30-9:00 pm Location: Lilly Auditorium, IUPUI Library, IUPUI, 755 W Michigan St, Indianapolis, IN 46202 Click here to get your free tickets. The IUPUI Arts & Humanities Institute and the IUPUI Department of English present the Rufus & Louise Reiberg Reading Series featuring Diane Seuss. Diane Seuss was born in Michigan City, […]

IUPUI to host regional for Scripps National Spelling Bee; winner goes to nationals

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INDIANAPOLIS — Thirty-one area students will compete for the privilege of representing Indiana in the 2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee during the regional competition taking place at 12:15 p.m. Sunday, March 6, at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Campus Center Theater, 420 University Blvd. The Indiana University School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI and the […]

Conference | The History of Science and Contemporary Scientific Realism

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Date: February 19-21, 2016 Time: FRI 9:30-7:00PM, SAT 9:30-9:00PM, SUN 9:30-5:00PM Location: Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis IUPUI Campus Center Register here. For the official website, please visit here. Presented by Timothy D. Lyons, Department of Philosophy, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, USA & Peter Vickers, Department of Philosophy, University of Durham, UK present a three day […]

Press Release | IUPUI to share in $250K NEH award to New School’s Humanities Action Lab mass-incarceration project

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INDIANAPOLIS — The National Endowment for the Humanities has announced a $250,000 grant to The New School’s Humanities Action Lab, a coalition of 20 universities, including Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, collaborating to produce student- and community-curated public projects on pressing social issues. The grant is the largest of the first 21 NEH “Humanities in the Public […]

27th Joseph T. Taylor Symposium | Mass Incarceration and the Destruction of Community: Beyond the Post-Racial Myth

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Date:Thursday, February 25, 2016 Time: 8:45 am – 2:00 pm Location: IUPUI Campus Center, 420 University Blvd.Theater (lower) Level Register here. The Joseph T. Taylor Symposium honors Dr. Taylor for his many contributions to the university and the community by hosting informed discussion on issues of interest in urban America, particularly among communities of color. […]

The Liberal Arts Sabbatical Speaker Series | War and Human Capital: Growing Up During the Nigerian Civil War

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Presented by: Una Osili, Africana Studies Date: Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016 Time: 4:30-5:30 PM Location: IUPUI Campus Center Room 268 Civil conflict is an obstacle to development in the developing world. The Nigerian Civil War was the first modern civil war in sub Saharan Africa. Four decades later, this study documents the war’s significant, long-run […]

Reiberg Reading Series: Garth Greenwell (Feb. 18)

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The IUPUI Arts & Humanities Institute and the IUPUI Department of English present the Rufus & Louise Reiberg Reading Series featuring Garth Greenwell Date: February 18, 2016 Time: 7:30-9:00 pm Location: Basile Auditorium, Eskenazi Hall, IUPUI, 735 W New York St, Indianapolis, IN 46202 Click here to get your free tickets Garth Greenwell (born 1978) is an […]

Press Release: IUPUI economics professor comments on significance and controversy of Federal Reserve rate increase

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INDIANAPOLIS — Today, the Federal Reserve increased the interest rate it pays on bank reserves by one-quarter of one percent, from 0.25 percent to 0.5 percent. While this increase is slight and is not likely to have a major impact on the economy, its significance lies in two facts, according to Steven Russell, professor and […]