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Professor Katharine Head, Ph.D. in Communication Studies was recently interviewed by Masters in Communications as part of a series highlighting the impact and importance of scholarship in the field of communication. She discusses her current and past research interests, including HPV and Covid-19 vaccinations, cervical cancer screenings, the importance of translating research for mass audiences, and much more.

Dr. Elizabeth Thill, Professor and Program Director for IU School of Liberal Arts Classical Studies Program, was interviewed for a story in USA Today about a newly discovered Hercules statue, dating back to around the 2nd century CE, at the site of Philippi in Greece. Thill discusses the significance of the discovery, what type of hero Hercules represented in the past, and why archaeological context for such statues is unusual and interesting to society today.

The Indiana University Alumni Association (IUAA) gathered last evening for their annual IUPUI Alumni Leaders Dinner to show appreciation for alumni and volunteer leaders for their contributions in support of the IUPUI campus and its alumni programs. At the event, the IU School of Liberal Arts also recognized three alumni who have distinguished themselves professionally and exhibited extraordinary service to the School, IUPUI, and IU.

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