IU investing $7 million for new complexity institute

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IU has announced the establishment of the Indiana University Network Science Institute, or IUNI. The $7 million initiative will bring together many of the university’s top minds to explore and embrace the challenge of understanding complex networks that underlie large-scale systems, including the environment, economics, technology and human health. “Today, more than ever before, exploring the […]

Mike O’Connor presents “Two Santas: The Intellectual Roots of Conservative Tax Cutting”

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Date: October 8, 2014 Time: 12:00-1:00 Location: IUPUI University Library 4115S (IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute) “Tax-cutting is such a prominent concern among conservatives today that one could understandably believe it to be central to the meaning of conservatism. Yet this is not the case: during the middle of the twentieth century, conservatives were defined […]

IUPUI center helping K-12 students master economics

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Teacher training, classroom materials and student competitions sponsored by an IUPUI academic center are giving local students a grasp of how the American economy works. The Center for Economic Education, part of the IU School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and a member of the Indiana Council for Economic Education, works with […]

New Gifts Endow Economics’ Robert Sandy Seminar Series

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Two gifts to the Department of Economics in the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI have endowed the Robert Sandy Seminar Series, ensuring that economics students and faculty will continue to interact with some of the discipline’s brightest researchers. The gifts were made by professor emeritus of economics Robert Sandy and economics alumnus David […]

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Lecture: Mathias Persson, “From Enlightenment to enlightenments: On the Revision of a Monolithic Concept”

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Cavanaugh Hall, Room 438 12:00-1:15 pm Professor Mathias Persson, Department of Economic History, University of Uppsala, Sweden, will present a lecture on Monday October 21, 2013. The topic of Professor Persson’s talk will be “From Enlightenment to enlightenments: On the Revision of a Monolithic Concept.” Since the 1960s, the once predominant idea of a singular, […]

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British ambassador to promote free trade in speech at IUPUI

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During a visit to Indianapolis this week to meet with corporate and civic leaders to promote free trade, British Ambassador Sir Peter Westmacott will deliver a speech at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. In his talk titled “Brits and Hoosiers: Partners in Prosperity,” the ambassador will reflect on the implications of the G8 summit, the potential […]