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Posted on June 20th, 2022 in Book, Community Engagement, Creative Activity, Media, Publication, Research by Aaron Dusso

“Arab Indianapolis: A Hidden History” premiered June 16th on WFYI. Dean Eitle attended the in-person premiere last week. The film will likely air around the state on various PBS affiliates (so far, Michiana and Muncie have signed on). It will also stream for years on the national PBS app:https://www.pbs.org/video/arab-indianapolis-a-hidden-history-i8qegh/ The appearance of the documentary is …

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Posted on May 16th, 2022 in Award, Community Engagement, Creative Activity, Events, Honors by Aaron Dusso

  Pam Blevins Hinkle was one of 12 artists and scientists from around the country selected to participate in the 2022 Indy Convergence Residency. The residency, which occurred in Indianapolis from April 27-May 6, was an intense collaboration that pushed participants outside their usual scope of work to consider the best ways to share research …

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Posted on April 20th, 2022 in Announcements, Community Engagement, Faculty, Honors by Aaron Dusso

Timmy Global Health recently announced that Professor Scott Pegg from the Department of Political Science at IUPUI has been named as the new chair of its board of directors. Based in central Indiana, Timmy Global Health was founded in 1997 with the vision to build a healthier world through a community of global leaders. It does …

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Posted on March 28th, 2022 in Community Engagement, Events, Research by Aaron Dusso

Drs. Maria Brann and Jennifer Bute recently attended the grand opening of the Institute of Reproductive Grief Care in San Diego, CA, to present their research about effective communication when faced with pregnancy loss and how to assess prolonged grief. The goal of the Institute, which was founded by Life Perspectives, a non-political, non-religious global …

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Posted on March 7th, 2022 in Award, Community Engagement, Honors by Aaron Dusso

Congratulations to Dr. Holly Cusack-McVeigh for winning the Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award! This award honors faculty who have shown outstanding leadership in integrating community and public service into their curricula. Holly Cusack-McVeigh is an Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology and Museum Studies Program, IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI

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Posted on January 12th, 2022 in Community Engagement, Events by Aaron Dusso

Stephanie Rowe recently organized an excellent “Making a Career with History” panel as part of IUPUI’s Fall Career week.   Stephanie Rowe is Executive Director of the National Council on Public History, IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI

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Posted on January 5th, 2022 in Community Engagement, Creative Activity, Events by Aaron Dusso

Associate Faculty member Desmond L. Kemp’s Introduction to American Politics class (POLS Y103) was given the opportunity to take a creative approach to solving political centered issues using technology. They met with the creator of EMPOWRD, Horace Williams, which is an application that allows lobbyists and politicians in Georgia to engage local citizens. Teams of …

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Posted on December 9th, 2021 in Community Engagement, Events, Students by Aaron Dusso

Dr. Carrie Foote, and students from her School of Liberal Arts Sociology HIV and Society Class, welcomed Dr. William Cooke (Family Foundations Medicine) to IUPUI on November 11 ’21 where he shared his and the towns’ experiences, chronicled in his recently published book, Canary in the Coal Mine: A Forgotten Rural Town, a Hidden Epidemic, …

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Posted on June 13th, 2021 in Community Engagement, Creative Activity, Research by Aaron Dusso

by Dr. Scott Pegg In 2017, I travelled to the unrecognized Republic of Somaliland as an international election observer for their presidential elections. In May 2021, I again had the chance to return to Somaliland as an international election observer for their parliamentary and local council elections held on May 31, 2021. This time, I …

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