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Dr. Jean Abshire selected as IU Mosaic Fellow23rd May 2019

Dr. Jean Abshire, associate professor of political science and international studies, has been selected as an Indiana University Mosaic Fellow. The Mosaic Initiative supports innovative classroom design, research and active learning in all IU classrooms. The goals of the Mosaic Initiative are to prepare faculty to teach in active learning classrooms, build a community of …

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Japan experts talk peace, prosperity and partnership on International Power Hour12th March 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Two esteemed international experts were special guests on Horizon Radio’s International Power Hour, sharing their experience with and knowledge of Japanese-American relations with hosts Dr. Jean Abshire, associate professor of political science and international studies, and Dr. Cliff Staten, professor of political science and international studies.. The high-profile visitors were …

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Morgan Szabo ’14 receives YPAL/Business First “Rising Stars” Young Leaders award18th February 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Morgan Szabo ’14 has been awarded a 2019 Young Leaders Award from Louisville Business First and the Young Professionals Association of Louisville (YPAL). The award honors 20 rising stars in the early stages of their careers who demonstrate excellence in both their workplace and community.  Szabo, who majored in international …

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Faculty Innovator: Jean Abshire17th January 2019

Jean AbshireAssociate Professor of Political Science & International StudiesSchool of Social Sciences By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–There was always something on the wind for Jean Abshire. Something that called her to distant shores, peoples, languages, ways of thought. She responded to that call, visiting more than three dozen countries and devoting her career to …

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Students seek consensus over conflict at Model United Nations20th November 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The world keeps dishing up conflict, and the Model United Nations keeps finding paths to consensus. This year’s Model UN at IU Southeast, Nov. 14-16, welcomed students from IU Southeast, University of Evansville, University of Indianapolis, and the University of Louisville. IU Southeast students Ryan Houchin and Dylan Grant represented …

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Former Rep. Lee Hamilton to speak at IU Southeast10th October 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Lee Hamilton, who represented Indiana in the U.S. House of Representatives for more than 30 years, will speak at IU Southeast on October 12, 2018, at 1:15 p.m. as keynote at the Indiana Academy of Social Sciences annual meeting. The topic of Hamilton’s speech is: “Why Should We Believe In …

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School of Social Sciences celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month20th September 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—IU Southeast is proud to present a series of conversations illuminating the Latinx experience in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month (NHHM). Designated in 1968, the observation runs from Sept. 15—the independence day for a number of Latin American countries—to Oct. 15 to honor the histories, cultures and contributions of …

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International Photography Contest winners named19th December 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The winners of the 2016 IU Southeast International Photography Contest have been announced, in a selection showcasing wit, compassion and a sense of wonder. This year’s submissions included 62 images from 25 countries, with the winners representing not only cultural diversity but also a wide range of photographic genres and …

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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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