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Posted on December 7th, 2022 in Award, Community Engagement, Events, Research by Carrie E. Foote

Dr. Edward Curtis is one of eight Indiana University faculty members who have been awarded the inaugural IU Presidential Arts and Humanities Fellowship in 2022. The program aims to accelerate and amplify the work of outstanding IU faculty poised to become national and international leaders in their fields. Each recipient will receive $50,000 in funding …

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Posted on December 2nd, 2022 in Announcements, Community Engagement, Faculty, Research by Carrie E. Foote

Dr. David Craig, Professor of Religious Studies, at the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, has been selected to participate in one of the prestigous Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s (RWJF)  leadership programs. These ground breaking programs connect changemakers across the country—from every profession and field—to learn from and work with one another in creating …

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Posted on November 4th, 2022 in Community Engagement, Creative Activity, Events, Faculty by Carrie E. Foote

Join Dr Carrie Foote, Sociology this Wednesday, November 9 for a very special Trail Talk at the Phoenix Theatre Indianapolis as part of the Spirit & Place Festival. The event is free to the public. Registration is encouraged. A visual art show featuring Indy-based artist Contonnia Turner, Jr. and photographer/digital artist Todd Fuqua will provide …

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Posted on October 10th, 2022 by Carrie E. Foote

On Oct 4, The Indiana General Assembly interim legislative study committee declared unanimous support for modernizing Indiana’s HIV criminal Laws. Dr. Carrie Foote, a national expert on HIV stigma and criminal law reform, from the IUPUI  Sociology Department and chair of the HIV Modernization Movement-Indiana was among key experts testifying in favor of reform. The …

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Posted on July 14th, 2022 by Carrie E. Foote

Dr Carrie Foote in Sociology was interviewed for this article about the first ever Indiana General Assembly summer study session on the state’s criminal laws concerning HIV.  “Current scientific knowledge has resulted in existing laws being outdated, Human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, was first officially reported in the United States in the early 1980s. The …

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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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