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An official problem: IUPUI class tackles issue of referee shortage

As the saying goes, the best sports officials are the ones you don’t notice — they run a clean game, don’t miss any calls and have no bearing on the final outcome. But what if you don’t notice the officials because they aren’t there at all? That day may not be far off, as state […]

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First-ever spring Weeks of Welcome

For the first time at IUPUI, students were welcomed to their spring semester with opportunities to have fun, connect with campus resources and get involved. The first week of classes brought screen printed t-shirts, caricature artists, a study abroad fair, the involvement fair, meeting our Multicultural Greek Council and Cram the Coliseum. WOW culminated with a sophomore […]

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Decolonizing Wealth with Edgar Villanueva

We invite you to a special conversation with Edgar Villanueva, author of Decolonizing Wealth, about the nature of philanthropy and reflections on how institutions that control access to money can better serve the needs of Indigenous people and other communities of color. What if we could use wealth to heal rather than cause further harm? […]

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It’s a 2020 Civic Engagement Launch Party

Come to the Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library (KVML) as they kick off their Year of Civic Engagement with a launch party on Tuesday, January 28, from 5:30 to 7 pm at the KVML, 543 Indiana Avenue. They’re thrilled to host Lasana Kazembe, an assistant professor of Urban Teacher Education and Africana Studies at IUPUI. He’ll talk about building […]

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IUPUI students help preserve endangered species with augmented reality app

What does IUPUI have in common with the southern white rhino, flatback sea turtle and Caribbean reef shark? No, they aren’t firing off wicked jackknife dives in the Natatorium. Under the direction of professor Zebulun Wood, a team of four informatics and computing students, led by Drennen Dooms, has been working for University of Massachusetts professor Duncan […]

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New Jag Action Grant program promotes civic engagement

New year, new grant opportunities for students. Isn’t that how the saying goes? The Center for Service and Learning at IUPUI has been diligently working to find a new, creative way to support students in taking action on issues they care about. And it has found a solution — the Jag Action Grant. We sat down […]

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Polis Center at IUPUI collaborating on ‘Encyclopedia of Indianapolis’

Information on the development of Indianapolis over the two centuries since its founding will be freely accessible in an updated, digital “Encyclopedia of Indianapolis,” currently under development and scheduled for a launch date in December. This dynamic, highly visual and interactive platform will provide researchers with information on how Indianapolis and Central Indiana have changed […]

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Herron Galleries usher in decade with three solo exhibitions

The IUPUI Herron School of Art and Design’s first exhibitions of 2020 open Jan. 15 with a reception from 5:30 to 8 p.m., kicking off another chapter of visual art encounters on the IUPUI campus. The school’s galleries will present two posthumous displays of works by Ronald Bladen(1918-1988), a pivotal figure of postwar American art, and […]

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School of Education receives grant to train 300 Indiana schools in cultural competency

A national education law called the Every Student Succeeds Act, or ESSA, passed in 2015 to ensure that states provide all children with equal access to a high-quality public education. States must hold schools accountable for student outcomes and identify schools to receive improvement services if their students, including historically underserved groups, struggle to succeed. […]

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Fall 2019 Herron Highlights

Every three months, we share a roundup of the latest updates from the Herron community. Here, we’ve captured the highlights, including exhibitions, publications, career moves, accomplishments, and accolades from our students, alumni, and faculty that took place between October and December 2019. Associate Professor Anila Agha‘s latest solo exhibition, “Between Light and Shadow,” opened Oct. 19, 2019, […]