Religious Studies Blog

SoC
Posted on April 28th, 2022 in Scholarships by Sherry Minton

Liberal Arts students had their opportunity to shine as the IU School of Liberal Arts held its annual premiere student recognition event on April 19. This year it was a student takeover and it was online! Taking the lead were two of our student ambassadors. Dakota Bruton, a senior in communication studies and Lauren Moss, …

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Student Ambassadors
Posted on March 17th, 2022 by Prabakaran Jayaraman

Applications to become a Student Ambassador for the School of Liberal Arts are open now for Fall 2022 service! Do you feel passionate about how the School of Liberal Arts has helped shape you? Would you like to share your story? As a student ambassador, you will become the face of our school, and you will …

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Race Justice and Religion in America
Posted on March 1st, 2022 by Prabakaran Jayaraman

An IUPUI professor is part of a new project aimed at amplifying and strengthening efforts to prevent violence and discrimination against Africana religious practitioners, including those in Indianapolis. Edward E. Curtis IV, the William M. and Gail M. Plater Chair of Liberal Arts and professor of religious studies in the IU School of Liberal Arts …

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christian nationalism
Posted on January 24th, 2022 by Cook Kelsey R

IUPUI sociologist Andrew Whitehead often finds that his research studying Christian nationalism intersects with major events happening across the country. His expertise and unique point of view have been even more important as the events of the last year have unfolded. Whitehead and Sam Perry of the University of Oklahoma have been studying Christian nationalism …

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joseph tucker edmonds headshot
Posted on January 24th, 2022 by Cook Kelsey R

IUPUI’s Joseph Lennis Tucker Edmonds and Lasana D. Kazembe are assessing the important contributions of Black arts and cultural institutions in central Indiana and beyond and are working to identify ways to support their ability to survive and thrive during the pandemic. Black arts and cultural organizations have long been pillars of their local communities, …

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rachel wheeler
Posted on January 24th, 2022 by Cook Kelsey R

As COVID-19 began its spread, parents from academia took on a variety of new or expanded roles: daycare provider, tutor, and more. At work, they managed new responsibilities while current duties grew at a rapid pace. Currently, there is no room for any of this work on the traditional curriculum vitae, or CV, which is …

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Dual Degree
Posted on January 24th, 2022 by Prabakaran Jayaraman

Did you know that many IUPUI undergraduate students are personalizing their education with a second degree without adding time or cost to their college plan? In fact, you can create expertise in two areas of study, both in your first chosen field and in a second that will enhance your marketability in the workforce following …

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Pathway minors
Posted on January 24th, 2022 by Prabakaran Jayaraman

Have you ever wondered “Why can’t I take courses that I’m interested in, regardless of the program?” Now you can! The IU School of Liberal Arts has an exciting new degree opportunity called Pathway Minors in Liberal Arts allowing you to explore your passions while still staying on your chosen career path. The Pathway Minors …

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