Talking About Freedoms without Freaking Out

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An IUPUI discussion series powered by Spirit & Place, a legacy project of The Polis Center, part of IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, with support from the IUPUI Office of Community Engagement, Indiana Humanities, IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Center for Interfaith Cooperation, and The Center for Civic Literacy. Where do […]

An interactive discussion looks at landscape painting as a mirror of life’s relationships

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INDIANAPOLIS — Landscape painting has long provided humans with an artistic form for contemplating the relationship between nature, society and culture. In an interactive discussion this week, New York-based artist Rebecca Allan and Jason M. Kelly, associate professor of history and director of the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Arts and Humanities Institute, will engage the audience […]

Herron student creates Scout the raccoon as mascot for School of Medicine safety program

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INDIANAPOLIS — The pediatrics unit at Indiana University School of Medicine has a new safety “hero.” Dressed in red high-top tennis shoes, and a red shirt emblazoned with a golden capital “S,” Safety Scout – a blue raccoon – is the newly commissioned mascot for the Division of Safety Education and Outreach, part of the […]

IUPUI library collaborates to create digital collection honoring Allison Transmission’s centennial

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INDIANAPOLIS — As part of ongoing efforts to preserve and share the history of Allison Transmission in honor of the manufacturer’s centennial in 2015, Allison and University Library at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis have collaborated in the creation of a new digital collection. The project, executed by the University Library Center for Digital Scholarship, enables […]

Italian Film Festival returns to IUPUI for fourth year

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Italian Film Festival returns to Indianapolis for a fourth year April 24 with a slate of six films running through May 3. Indianapolis is one of 12 cities around the nation hosting the Italian Film Festival USA. The festival is a collaboration between the IU School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue […]

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“The Education of Auma Obama,” a film by Branwen Okpako: screening and discussion with filmmaker

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. University Library, Lily Auditorium 755 W. Michigan St., Indianapolis, IN 46202 Admission free Reception with light refreshments to follow Branwen Okpako is a highly talented and successful Nigerian-Welsh documentary filmmaker, who now lives and works in Berlin, Germany, where in 1999 she received a degree in Film […]

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Conference at IUPUI explores transdisciplinary approach to problems with earth’s river systems

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Since the dawn of civilization, access to freshwater, especially in river environments, has helped determine where human populations have flourished on planet Earth. Over the past two centuries — an age that many geologists are now calling the Anthropocene — humans have reshaped the planet’s biophysical systems, threatening the availability of freshwater and consequentially the […]

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IUPUI professor works toward reconciliation, cultural understanding overseas

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Apr. 16, 2013 by Lynn Schoch, Office of the Vice President for International Affairs Ian McIntosh is IUPUI’s liaison to universities and organizations around the world that have formal affiliations with the Indianapolis campus. His international interests began 30 years ago with a purely national interest: He wanted to learn more about his country’s Aboriginal […]

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Confucius Institute in Indianapolis celebrates fifth anniversary

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The Confucius Institute in Indianapolis will celebrate its fifth anniversary by doing what it has done since 2007: offering programs for Hoosiers that provide a window into China. Beginning April 22, the weeklong celebration includes three Chinese films, a reception, followed by student performances and a symposium, “China in Africa: A New Model of International […]