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Dr Whitehead
Posted on February 16th, 2024 in Announcements, Community Engagement, Events, Faculty, Media by Carrie E. Foote

Associate Professor of Sociology Andrew Whitehead appears as a featured voice in a new documentary on Christian nationalism titled GOD & COUNTRY. The film opens in theaters nationwide–including Indianapolis–on Friday, February 16. GOD & COUNTRY takes a closer look at the dangerous implications and explores how a base of Christians has radically stoked a movement …

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Posted on January 30th, 2024 in Announcements, Award, Faculty, Grant by Carrie E. Foote

Dr. Andrew Whtehead, co-directs the Association of Religion Data Archives (the ARDA) at the Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture; they were awarded a $1.6 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation to use the ARDA to Strengthen the Religion Research Community, 2023-2026.  Click here to read more about this important project …

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Dr BANERJEE
Posted on January 21st, 2024 in Announcements, Faculty by Carrie E. Foote

Congratulations Dr. Aniruddha (Rudy) Banerjee, Geography at IU-Indianapolis, for being awarded a US Patent for Methods And Systems Providing Aerial Transport Network Infrastructures For Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Click here to learn more! Abstract: SKYDOS creates a comprehensive retail delivery ecosystem with security protocols imitating a century old, reality-tested and fine-tuned robust model, the current street …

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Posted on November 4th, 2023 in Announcements, Award, Faculty by Carrie E. Foote

Congratulations to Professor Richard Steinberg for receiving a life time achievement award, granted annually by ARNOVA (Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action). The Distinguished Achievement and Leadership Award is given for significant and sustained contributions to the field through leadership as a researcher or practitioner. Nominees must have demonstrated outstanding achievement(s) as …

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Professor Beckman
Posted on November 2nd, 2023 in Announcements, Community Engagement, Faculty, Students by Carrie E. Foote

Build Community Give Care (BCGC) is a new non-profit organization created to address health disparities in West and sub-Saharan Africa. The right of all people living with serious illness to be free of avoidable pain and to die with dignity is widely recognized, and palliative care has been declared a universal human right. Relying on …

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Posted on August 25th, 2023 in Announcements, Grant, Research by Andrew L. Whitehead

The IU School of Liberal Arts and IUPUI just announced that Professor Brian Steensland, who serves as Chair of the Sociology Department, was awarded a $1.2 million grant from Lilly Endowment, Inc. in order to study “the hopes, challenges, and experiences of parents in the Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis in passing on their religious faith …

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Emilio G. Robles
Posted on June 30th, 2023 in Announcements, Community Engagement, Creative Activity, Events, Faculty, Students by Carrie E. Foote

When Emilio G. Robles, Assistant Professor in Applied Theatre and Teaching Artist in the School of Liberal Arts, heard that the Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed National Board was considering bringing its annual conference to Indianapolis, he immediately contacted local affiliates and board members to share what IUPUI (and Indianapolis) could uniquely offer with …

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Posted on June 12th, 2023 in Announcements, Award, Community Engagement, Events, Faculty, Research by David E. Hoegberg

On Saturday, April 29th, Dr. Ulla Connor presented a celebratory speech at the 185th Annual Celebration for the Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters. The celebration is a prestigious event attended by society members, including scholars, scientists, and intellectuals, from all over Finland and abroad. The celebration included the awarding of prizes and grants, a …

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Posted on June 11th, 2023 in Announcements, Award, Faculty by Carrie E. Foote

Dr. Obioma Nnaemeka received an Honorary Doctorate of Social Science from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa on May 10, 2023. She was recognized for her outstanding contribution to research and civic engagement around the world in the areas of development, women/gender studies, human rights, and African/African Diaspora studies. Read on to learn more …

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Posted on May 2nd, 2023 in Announcements, Article, Community Engagement, Faculty, Featured, Publication, Research by David E. Hoegberg

For Arab American Heritage Month, Professor Edward Curtis explores his own Arab American roots in Southern Illinois, where his Syrian-Lebanese great-grandfather settled in 1899. What he discovered—a secret love affair and the surprising sympathetic press coverage—challenges what we think we know about the small-town Midwest. His article, “Moses of Cairo (Illinois),” was published April 24 …

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