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AREC Director Melissa Fry honored for substance abuse work with local nonprofit Our Place3rd May 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Dr. Melissa Fry, director of the IU Southeast Applied Research and Education Center (AREC), has received the Jamey Aebersold Spirit of the Red Ribbon Award from Our Place Drug and Alcohol Education Services, Inc., honoring her contribution toward the prevention of substance abuse in the New Albany community. The awards …

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IU Southeast joins with community to discuss ending homelessness in Southern Indiana7th October 2015

By Rachel Terlep NEW ALBANY, Ind. — How can one end homelessness in Southern Indiana? It’s a loaded question with no clear-cut answer, but Indiana University Southeast is playing an instrumental role in bringing the discussion to light. IU Southeast co-hosted a public forum with the News and Tribune titled “Facing Homelessness: A community conversation” on Tuesday …

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New research shows 60 percent increase in population in poverty29th October 2014

The IU Southeast Applied Research and Education Center (AREC) released new research today that details the increase of those living below the poverty line in the four Metro counties in Southern Indiana between 2000 and 2010. The study found the population living below the poverty line on the Indiana side of the Louisville Metro region grew by …

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