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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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Posted on April 14th, 2021 in Community Engagement, Media by Aaron Dusso

The American Indian Program here in the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI has been supporting efforts by the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to Native Americans. These efforts were recently highlighted in the IndyStar. Charmayne ‘Charli’ Champion-Shaw is Director of American Indian Programs and Lecturer in Native American and Indigenous …

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Posted on March 29th, 2021 in Community Engagement, Media, Research by Aaron Dusso

Dr. Katharine Head was recently asked to serve as an expert contributor to the National Communication Association podcast “Communication Matters: The NCA Podcast.”  The episode is called “Public Health Communication, Vaccine Rollouts, and More.”  In this episode, we reflect on how public health communication about COVID-19 has changed one year into the pandemic, and we …

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Posted on March 9th, 2021 in Community Engagement, Research by Aaron Dusso

Arab Indianapolis’ Mission: To document the long history and contributions of Arab Americans to Greater Indianapolis From the late 1800s until today, people of Arab descent have made Indianapolis their home. From establishing businesses to working in the fields of health care and education, they have contributed to the cultural vitality, economic growth, and social …

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