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IU Southeast receives Gold Seal award for increased student voting14th November 2019

By Carmen Miller (NEW ALBANY, Ind.) – IU Southeast student voting has increased from 25.4% in 2014 midterm elections to 43.4% in 2018 midterm elections, according to the National Study of Learning, Voting and Engagement (NSLVE), conducted by the Institute for Democracy and Higher Learning (IDHE). This significant jump is reflective of an increase in …

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Dr. Tom Wolf, emeritus professor of political science, remembered13th November 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The IU Southeast community mourns the passing of Dr. Thomas Philip “Tom” Wolf, professor emeritus of political science and former dean of the School of Social Sciences. A passionate educator and scholar, Wolf is remembered as a consummate intellectual, driven by the pursuit of knowledge and a love for ideas, …

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Exiled Turkish journalist shares experiences of Erdogan’s rise and the importance of press freedom21st October 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Abdulhamit Bilici, a leading Turkish journalist now living in exile in the U.S., visited IU Southeast last week, giving students and the community a rare insight into events in his homeland, at a time of heightened relevance and interest for Americans. Bilici spoke to international studies students in an Introduction …

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IU Southeast selected to participate in Global Civic Literacy initiative15th October 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast is one of ten institutions selected to participate in the Global Civic Literacy initiative. The initiative is designed to help students increase their knowledge of our global society and understand how global issues influence the lives of everyday citizens. The project is a collaboration of the American Association …

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Social Sciences Forum to discuss transgender issues15th October 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Transgender issues are the focus of the first Social Sciences Forum of the academic year. Dr. Meghan Kahn, associate professor of psychology; clinical staff from Mandala House, an outpatient mental health center in Louisville; and members of the local Trans community will discuss the difference between sex and gender, social …

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Inaugural Faculty Research/Creativity Day showcases scholarship and impact21st September 2019

(NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Ever wonder what IU Southeast instructors do when they’re not teaching? The answer will be revealed on Friday, September 27 at the inaugural IU Southeast Faculty Research/Creativity day, a showcase of scholarly endeavor for one and all. Faculty from every school will present their most recent and/or compelling work. Students and community members …

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Campus community recognizes recipients of 2019 Distinguished Teaching and Service Awards18th September 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–As part of the annual State of the Campus ceremony, Chancellor Dr. Ray Wallace presented the 2019 Distinguished Teaching and Service Awards. Recipients were introduced by Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Dr. Uric Dufrene and Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs Dana Wavle. Faculty Innovator of the Year Dr. Suparna …

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Roger Howard ’18 meets with Vice President of Taiwan12th July 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Last month, Roger Howard ’18 sat down to discuss international affairs with someone who knows a lot about the subject: Vice President Dr. Chen Chien-jen of Taiwan. Howard, who majored in political science and minored in international studies, was in Taiwan as a recipient of a Mosaic Taiwan Fellowship, part …

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