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Kentucky Refugee Ministries college prep event returns to IU Southeast28th September 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–For the second straight year, Kentucky Refugee Ministries (KRM) brought high school, middle school and even some adult students from refugee backgrounds to the IU Southeast campus last Saturday, Sept. 24 for a special college preparatory event. The Super Saturday College and Career Readiness Program introduces future collegians to academic …

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School of Business Golf Scramble: students, faculty and local business leaders tee off for success27th September 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The final countdown has begun for this year’s School of Business Golf Scramble, scheduled for Friday, Sept. 30 at Champions Pointe Golf Club in Henryville, Ind. The Golf Scramble has been a fixture on the campus calendar for 20 years, giving students a chance to mingle with faculty and local …

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Poster by design faculty Kok Cheow Yeoh wins international recognition27th September 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—A poster by Kok Cheow Yeoh, assistant professor of fine arts and graphic design area coordinator, has been accepted as a finalist at the Beijing Design Week in Beijing, China. The poster was one of only 272 finalists chosen for exhibition from among more than 1,200 submissions from around the …

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Chemist Victor Waingeh unlocks secrets of traditional medicine in his native Cameroon26th September 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–It was February in the Kom region of northwestern Cameroon, the height of the dry season, and the red dirt road baked in 100-degree equatorial heat. The Toyota Highlander danced across the dusty ruts, tracking ever deeper into the countryside. The road led through forests, snaked up hills, wound along …

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IU Southeast Library to receive statue immortalizing the Lewis & Clark Expedition26th September 2016

NEW ALBANY, Ind. — One of the most significant moments in U.S. history was marked by a handshake. It happened when Meriwether Lewis met with William Clark in Louisville in 1803. When they shook hands at the Falls of the Ohio, the Lewis and Clark Expedition began. In commemoration of that moment, the Indiana University Southeast Center for Cultural Resources …

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Morgan Szabo ’14 brings core principles of Muhammad Ali to youth in Kazakhstan21st September 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The city of Kostanay, in the Central Asian republic of Kazhakstan, is a long way from New Albany—5,882 miles as the jet flies. But Morgan Szabo ’14 can trace a line from her first international studies class at IU Southeast to the first day she spent in Kostanay, teaching young …

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Discover the world at IU Southeast’s 17th International Film Festival20th September 2016

NEW ALBANY, Ind. — Make a date night watching critically acclaimed films from around the world without ever leaving campus. The Indiana University Southeast Department of Modern Languages is hosting its 17th annual International Film Festival on Sept. 22, 23, 29 and 30. Each film will begin at 6 p.m. in University Center North, Room 127. …

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Local veterans use Shakespeare to connect with students on issues of suicide, PTSD19th September 2016

NEW ALBANY, Ind. — The first time retired Army Col. Fred Johnson performed Shakespeare, he thought, “Getting shot was easier than this.” At first glance, it’s an odd combination: veterans using Shakespeare to cope with PTSD and suicidal thoughts. But to Johnson and the veterans who make up Kentucky Shakespeare’s Shakespeare With Veterans, acting out emotional scenes from …

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Creating time and space: Jacob Babb leads faculty writing groups19th September 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—“They struggle with it. They dread it. They lose sleep over it.” The speaker was Jacob Babb, assistant professor of English at IU Southeast. He was talking about writing, and the people who have trouble with it, namely students—and faculty. This semester Babb is leading a writing group for faculty, …

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