Anila Agha’s ArtPrize winner ‘Intersections’ to go on display locally

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INDIANAPOLIS — Immaculate beauty. That’s how Anila Quayyum Agha describes magnificent works of art that have the power to “bring you to tears and laughter at the same time,” such as a glorious sunset or the Grand Canyon at sunrise. Those words also describe “Intersections,” the 2014 ArtPrize-winning sculpture created by Agha, an associate professor […]

Deadline Extended | Application Process Open for 2016-2017 Charles R. Bantz Fellowship

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Deadline: April 1, 2016; 3:00 PM Application here. In recognition of the leadership and contributions of Charles R. Bantz to the IUPUI campus and Indianapolis community, in 2015 IUPUI established the Charles R. Bantz Chancellor’s Community Fellowship. This fellowship reflects Charles Bantz’s dedication to research that creates university-community partnerships and results in community impact. The […]

New Joint NEH and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship Opportunity Encourages Digital Research In the Humanities

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WASHINGTON (February 29, 2016) — The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the two largest funders of humanities research in the United States, today announced a new joint fellowship opportunity to support high-quality “born digital” research in the humanities. NEH-Mellon Fellowships for Digital Publication seek to encourage scholars engaged […]

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 […]

Herron School of Art and Design reprising ‘Herron Open: Mini Golf Mega Art’ fundraiser

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INDIANAPOLIS – It’s back, and it promises to be better than ever. The nine holes of miniature golf and original visual art known as the Herron Open: Mini Golf Mega Art will take place April 2 at the Herron School of Art and Design’s Eskenazi Fine Arts Center, 1410 Indiana Ave. The fundraiser — first […]

Library archivist’s original research is now tell-all book on Civil War government spying

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INDIANAPOLIS — While he’s no Edward Snowden, IUPUI University Library archivist Stephen Towne has blown the whistle on little-known facts about government surveillance of civilian activities — during the Civil War. Towne’s book, “Surveillance and Spies in the Civil War: Exposing Confederate Conspiracies in America’s Heartland,” presents original research on a topic that few others, […]

Award-winning Photographer Greg Constantine Visits Indianapolis on March 22

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Join the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute for a presentation, discussion and book signing by award-winning photographer and Indianapolis native, Greg Constantine about his critically acclaimed photography book Nowhere People. DATE: March 22 TIME: 7:00pm LOCATION: IUPUI Campus Center Theater; 420 University Blvd.; Indianapolis, IN 46202 PARKING: Vermont St. Garage (1004 W. Vermont St.) or Barnhill Garage (345 […]

IUPUI professor’s musical recording featured in Oscar-nominated film ‘The Revenant’

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INDIANAPOLIS — A musical recording by an Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis faculty member is featured in the Oscar-nominated movie “The Revenant.” Scott Deal, a professor of music in the Department of Music and Arts Technology in the School of Engineering and Technology and director of The Donald Tavel Arts and Technology Research Center, and a […]