Award: Sociology professor receives national honor for work as an HIV/AIDS activist, survivor

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis professor Carrie E. Foote is among an elite group of individuals being honored as long-term gladiators in the fight against HIV/AIDS. POZ magazine has named Foote to its “2015 POZ 100” list for her work teaching “countless students how to think about HIV — compassionately and unconventionally — and […]

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Herron exhibit provides intimate look at child-led households created by AIDS pandemic

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“Hope Seekers: Survival of Southern African Child-Led Households in the Shadow of HIV” February 5 – February 22, 2014 Marsh Gallery, Eskenazi Hall, 735 W. Michigan St. The HIV/AIDS pandemic in Swaziland is creating an epidemic of its own — an exploding number of households in the South African kingdom that are headed by children, […]

Project Director William Schneider, right, and the head of Limbé Hospital blood bank in eastern Cameroon.

IUPUI receives NEH grant for study of origins of HIV/AIDS

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An international team of historians and anthropologists, including two Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis professors, will spend the next three years hunting down the origins of HIV/AIDS. The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded a $290,000, three-year grant to IUPUI for the project titled “An International Collaboration on the Political, Social, and Cultural History of […]