Partnership links to global opportunities

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A partnership linking the School of Engineering and Technology and the Department of World Languages and Cultures in the School of Liberal Arts has given four IUPUI students intriguing international experiences as they prepare to graduate in 2015. A dual-degree program between the engineering school and German, Spanish and French language programs opened the doors […]

IUPUI Africana studies program presents first Heritage Week

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The Africana Studies Program in the IU School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis will inaugurate the first Africana Studies Heritage Week Feb. 9 to 13. The weeklong celebration will feature a series of public lectures; panel discussions; an art exhibit curated by Bessie House-Soremekun, professor and director of Africana studies; a book […]

IUPUI professors named among IBJ’s Forty Under 40

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Two professors on the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus are among the young professionals recognized as the Indianapolis Business Journal’s Class of 2015 Forty Under 40. Genevieve Shaker of the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, and Daniel Vreeman of the Indiana University School of Medicine, also on the IUPUI campus, are named on […]

IUPUI associate dean Genevieve Shaker honored with professional group’s Emerging Scholar Award

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An Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis administrator and professor has received national recognition for demonstrating a promising career as a researcher whose scholarship will shape the disciplines of philanthropy and fundraising. The Association of Fundraising Professionals has selected Genevieve G. Shaker, associate dean for development and external affairs in the IU School of Liberal Arts at […]

IUPUI professor provided key testimony in Nigerian oil-spill case settled for $83 million

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In an out-of-court settlement announcement Wednesday, Shell Petroleum Development Co. of Nigeria agreed to a compensation package of 55 million pounds — about $83.4 million — for a Nigerian farming and fishing community damaged by massive oil spills in 2008 and 2009. An Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis professor had been among witnesses for the residents […]

Freetown Village, Indiana State Museum and IUPUI host discussion on ‘Slavery by Another Name’ to Mark the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation

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Despite what many history books say, certain forms of slave labor continued to exist in the American South during the years between the Civil War and World War II. Scenes from the documentary Slavery by Another Name will serve as a starting point of a moderated discussion by Alex Lichtenstein, Assoc. Prof. of History at Indiana University […]

Dennis Bingham’s Sabbatical Lecture Shows Cinema in a New Light

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Professor Bingham’s presentation of Life, Death and All That Jazz: Bob Fosse and the Hollywood Renaissance of the 1970s on December 5, 2014 will explore the film style of the director-choreographer Bob Fosse (1927-1987), examining Fosse’s heretofore unacknowledged role in the “Hollywood Renaissance” of the 1970s. Bingham artfully examines how Fosse changed Hollywood cinema and […]

New book by IUPUI Shakespeare expert explores mystery of multiple Hamlets

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One of the biggest questions in Shakespeare studies is, “Why are there three different versions of ‘Hamlet,’ printed respectively in 1603, 1605 and 1623?” Are they all written by Shakespeare? And when? And why should we care? A new, heavily researched and anticipated book — “Young Shakespeare’s Young Hamlet” (Palgrave MacMillan) by Terri Bourus, associate […]