Richard Lugar to headline Bulen Symposium examining impact of midterm elections

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Former U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar will headline the 2014 Bulen Symposium on American Politics at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. The symposium will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14, in Room 450 of the IUPUI Campus Center, 420 University Blvd. It is presented by the Department of Political Science in the […]

IU center to host national conference on civic literacy

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The Indiana University Center for Civic Literacy, a research center at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, has announced that its second annual conference will take place Aug. 22 to 24 at the Crowne Plaza Union Station in Indianapolis. The public is invited to attend. “The data is depressing,” said Sheila Kennedy, director of the Center for […]

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Taylor Symposium marks 25th year by exploring “Politics. Race. Place.”

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The 25th Joseph T. Taylor Symposium, hosted by the IU School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, will focus on how 25 years of demographic and social change has shaped Indianapolis while exploring the topic, “Politics. Race. Place.” The symposium will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, at […]

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IUPUI professor pens book making systematic, positive case for the European Union

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In “Why Europe Matters: The Case for the European Union,” IUPUI professor John McCormick makes a clear and unequivocal case for how the European Union, in spite of its problems, has made Europe a more peaceful and prosperous place. McCormick, who teaches political science in the School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, […]