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IU Southeast planning in-person commencement for graduates only22nd February 2021

NEW ALBANY, Ind. – In accordance with Indiana University COVID-19 policies, Indiana University Southeast is planning an in-person, outdoor May commencement ceremony for both 2020 and 2021 undergraduate and graduate students. The ceremony is tentatively scheduled for Monday, May 10, at 3 p.m. at the Caesars Foundation of Floyd County Amphitheater on the IU Southeast …

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Faculty Innovator: Donna Albrecht18th February 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Donna Albrecht joined IU Southeast at a pivotal moment in campus history. Dr. Magdalena Herdoiza-Estevez, for over two decades the guiding light of the English as a New Language (ENL) program and the force behind the New Neighbors Education Center and the School of Education’s unique partnership with schools in …

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IU Southeast partners with the Indiana Latino Institute to offer scholarships for Indiana Latino students11th February 2021

The Indiana Latino Institute (ILI) recently announced enhanced partnerships with IU Southeast and other Indiana higher education institutions to increase postsecondary education attainment in the Latino community through the Indiana Latino Institute Higher Education Consortium. In addition, IU Southeast has committed to funding scholarships for academically gifted, low-income Latino youth over the next five years. …

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Dr. Omar Attum and student Wade Lahue are co-authors of article on urban forest ecology10th February 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–A new study on the impact of roads and trails on the ecology of urban forests has appeared in the journal, Urban Ecosystems. Joining lead author Dr. Alaaeldin Soultan of the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences are Dr. Omar Attum and his student, Wade Lahue, both of IU Southeast. The …

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SARC series presents another slate of faculty research conversations9th February 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Back in 2007, then Dean of Research Dr. Deborah Finkel had an idea. Inspired by the IU Southeast Student Conference, she invited faculty members to present snapshots of their work in progress. The Summer Achievements in Research and Creativity (SARC) series caught on, and has since became an IU Southeast …

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IU Southeast employees complete Green Dot training for campus safety8th February 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Last month a group of 11 IU Southeast employees completed Green Dot bystander intervention instructor training to help make IU Southeast a safer community. The four-day training was one of several actions funded by a 2018 grant from the Justice Department’s Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) to aid in …

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More than 1,000 students honored for academics at IU Southeast8th February 2021

NEW ALBANY, Ind. – Indiana University Southeast is proud to announce members of the fall 2020 Dean’s List and Chancellor’s List. For the fall 2020 semester, 267 students made the Chancellor’s List, while 775 students were named to the Dean’s List. The Dean’s and Chancellor’s lists recognize students who have completed at least 12 graded …

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Ebony Stewart, poet and performance artist, to speak at IU Southeast2nd February 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Ebony Stewart, an international touring poet and performance artist, will speak to an IU Southeast audience via Zoom on Thursday, Feb. 4, from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. Stewart is known for work that speaks to the black experience, emphasizing gender, sexuality, womanhood and race. She hopes it will “be relatable, …

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