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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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Roger Howard ’18 awarded Governor’s Fellowship31st May 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast standout Roger Howard ’18 of Sellersburg, Ind. has been awarded a Governor’s Fellowship for 2018-2019. The Fellowship will allow Howard to serve 12 months in the office of the Governor of Indiana and various other state agencies. Governor’s Fellows participate in the the daily activities of state government, …

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Margot Morgan recognized for classroom innovation19th April 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Dr. Margot Morgan, assistant professor of political science, is the recipient of this year’s faculty innovation award, presented by the Institute of Teaching and Learning Excellence (ILTE). The criteria for the award included consistency with best practices in teaching, the potential for cross-disciplinary adaptation, evidence of student impact, originality and …

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Model UN brings global debates to IU Southeast campus13th November 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Last week, the IU Southeast Library was the scene of high-stakes deliberations as the Model United Nations took on the war in Syria, the deepening stand-off over the North Korean nuclear program, the Israeli demolition of Palestinian houses in the West Bank, the crisis in Yemen, and climate change as …

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Social Sciences Forum weighs plight of undocumented children23rd October 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—In 2012, an executive order of then-President Obama delayed immigration enforcement for undocumented minors. Under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) order, children of undocumented immigrants who met certain requirements were not immediately deported. A two-year buffer was created that allowed them to stay in the country, attend school …

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Association of Third World Studies conference brings global scholarship to IU Southeast14th November 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—IU Southeast will host the 34th annual meeting of the Association of Third World Studies (ATWS), Sun. Nov. 20 through Tues., Nov. 22. This international and multidisciplinary conference will bring scholars from around the world to present research on current issues pertaining to countries in regions including Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin …

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