Pleasant Run Walk and Sketch

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In this engaging nature walk, New York based artist Rebecca Allan and Tom Swinford, Assistant Division Director of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, will lead participants in creating nature drawings and poetry while learning about the ecology of Pleasant Run. Encouraging us to connect to and reflect on this important Indianapolis waterway, this event will culminate […]

Gallery Talk and Reception for Rebecca Allan: Fjord/Glacier/River

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Reception April 2, 2015 | 5:30-7:30 Basile Gallery, Eskenazi Hall Gallery Talk April 2, 2015 | 6:30-7:00 Basile Gallery, Eskenazi Hall Fjord/Glacier/River presents Rebecca Allan’s most recent paintings which have emerged from her travels in Norway. In Geirangerfjord, Allan made extensive drawings and studies of the waterfalls, rocks, and night skies that distinguish this majestic World Heritage site. These […]

Consecrating Science Wonder, Ethics, and the New Cosmology: a Roundtable with Dr. Lisa Sideris

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What is the role of wonder in contemporary environmental discourse? Come join Dr. Lisa Sideris on Friday, December 5 at 1:30 p.m. in the IUPUI University Library, Room 4115P, as she examines a constellation of movements referred to as the New Story/Universe Story/Epic of Evolution/Big History—forms of science-based ecospirituality that have emerged in recent decades. […]

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 […]

IUPUI center serves up science lesson with students’ lunch

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Food, with a helping of science, is being offered this week to youngsters at an Indianapolis school. The initiative pairs the Southeast Neighborhood School of Excellence charter school, known as SENSE, and the Center for Earth and Environmental Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. The school, 1601 Barth Ave., is where children go for free […]

New IU ethics consortium announces funding for research projects

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The Indiana University Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics and Society is offering funding for research proposals from IU faculty that explore the theme of wonder, especially as it intersects with nature and the environment. The IU Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics and Society is an interdisciplinary association of scholars, academic programs […]

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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 […]

First Friday Exhibition at SpaceCamp Gallery (funded, in part, by the IAHI)

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Eco-Logic: Artists’ Take on Environmental Changes SpaceCamp Gallery, 1043 Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis March 1, 2013 About the Artists Michele Brody was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1967, she received her BA from Sarah Lawrence College in 1989 and an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1994. Utilizing her strong background […]