Press Release | IUPUI to share in $250K NEH award to New School’s Humanities Action Lab mass-incarceration project

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INDIANAPOLIS — The National Endowment for the Humanities has announced a $250,000 grant to The New School’s Humanities Action Lab, a coalition of 20 universities, including Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, collaborating to produce student- and community-curated public projects on pressing social issues. The grant is the largest of the first 21 NEH “Humanities in the Public […]

Sherlock Holmes and Victorian Forensic Science

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“Sherlock Holmes and Victorian Forensic Science” will be presented by practicing forensic scientist David Zauner at the Indiana Medical History Museum on Saturday, April 20th, at 4PM. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s immensely popular Victorian character, Sherlock Holmes, was the first fictional detective to explicitly base his solutions of cases on observation, science, and deductive reasoning. Many of […]

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Spring Events at the Indiana Medical History Museum

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The Indiana Medical History Museum is hosting 2 talks this spring. The first lecture will be Wednesday, February 27.  Norma Erickson will present “Lincoln Hospital, 1909-1915: A Study of Leadership in African-American Healthcare in Progressive Era Indianapolis. “That’s Disgusting!  Estimating Time since Death from Human Decomposition” will be presented on Wednesday, April 17 by Stephen P. Nawrocki. RSVP […]