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    IUPUI, IU Bloomington receive 2016 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

    Indiana University Bloomington and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis have again been honored with the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from Insight Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. This is the second year IU Bloomington has been recognized as a HEED Award recipient and the fifth consecutive year IUPUI […]

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    Second Round of Arts Journalism Fellows Announced

    The Arts Council of Indianapolis, in partnership with the IndyStar, is pleased to announce the second year of the Arts Council of Indianapolis’ Arts Journalism Fellowship program. The 2016 Arts Journalism Fellows are three talented, aspiring journalists from Central Indiana, Bekah Pollard, Ross Reagan and Alex Weilhammer. “We are thrilled to partner again with IndyStar on […]

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    Founding executive director named to head STEM institute

    Interim Vice Chancellor for Research Simon Atkinson has announced the appointment of Pratibha Varma-Nelson as founding executive director of the campus’ STEM Education Innovation and Research Institute. The institute builds upon IUPUI’s substantial strengths in science, technology, engineering and math education and research. It is dedicated to the development, dissemination and promotion of STEM education […]

  • IUPUI: A safe and civil community

    Recently, Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), a registered student organization in good standing at IUPUI, hosted its Midwest Conference from April 1 to 3. On the last day of the conference, someone posted flyers around the ICTC building suggesting a connection between the SJP conference, Haneen, the group’s student organizer, and terrorist activity. Around […]

  • Press Release | IUPUI chancellor to deliver annual Report to the Community

    INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Chancellor and IU Executive Vice President Nasser H. Paydar will deliver the annual Report to the Community on Wed., Feb. 17, 12 p.m., at the IUPUI Campus Center, fourth floor. Paydar, who was appointed to his position in June 2015, will provide an overview of the trends in contemporary […]

  • Nasser H. Paydar installed as IUPUI’s fifth chancellor

    INDIANAPOLIS — On Nov. 17, hundreds gathered to celebrate the installation of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Chancellor and Indiana University Executive Vice President Nasser H. Paydar at the IUPUI Campus Center, the hub of student life in the heart of campus. IU President Michael A. McRobbie presided over the ceremony, which featured remarks from Purdue […]

  • Parents of firstborn boys and only-child girls give more, Women’s Philanthropy Institute study finds

    INDIANAPOLIS — Parents’ charitable giving is affected by the sex of their first child, according to a new report released today by the Women’s Philanthropy Institute at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, located on the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus. “The sex of the firstborn child affects the likelihood that the parents […]

  • IUPUI University Library honored for digital archiving of 120-year-old African-American newspaper

    INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis University Library was among the honorees as the nation’s fourth-oldest surviving African-American newspaper celebrated its 120th anniversary. The Indianapolis Recorder, a weekly newspaper, marked 12 decades of publication with an awards ceremony and a reception Oct. 15 at the Indiana State Museum. More than 200 people attended the public […]

  • Updates for Humanities Indicators

    Over the past few months, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences has been active in its support for the humanities, with new reports on the employment status and earnings of humanities majors, the financial health of not-for-profit humanities organizations, metrics on the qualifications of school teachers, international comparisons of levels of adult literacy, and […]

  • Bradbury center to celebrate master storyteller’s birthday and legacy with August events

    August 22nd marks the 95th anniversary of visionary science fiction and fantasy writer Ray Bradbury’s birth. The Center for Ray Bradbury Studies at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis will hold three special events in August to celebrate the Midwestern-born author who went on to become one of the best-known storytellers of our time. From Aug. 3 […]