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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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Van Knopf is latest Fulbright recipient from IU Southeast4th April 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Van Knopf ’17 of Eastwood, Ky. is the latest IU Southeast Fulbright Award winner. Knopf, who double-majored in history and German, received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship, which will enable him to work with a teacher of English in a school in Germany, providing native-speaker expertise. Knopf is IU Southeast’s …

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What’s New: Graduate Certificate in Modern World History28th July 2017

What’s new at IU Southeast? The graduate certificate in Modern World History is a career-focused program that provides advanced training in the methods and skills of historians, helping high school teachers satisfy new state guidelines for instruction in dual-credit programs, and giving other admitted graduate students insights into world history  from a broad, comparative perspective. …

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Remembering IU Southeast’s first student: A trailblazer from across the river18th February 2016

By Kristin Kennedy One September afternoon in 1941, a black woman crossed the river from Louisville and became the first student to enroll in the Indiana University Falls City Area Center, the historical foundation of IU Southeast. The woman’s name was Lyda Jeannetta Radford. IU Southeast remembers Radford in honor of Black History Month and …

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IU Southeast students win top awards at model United Nations conference17th November 2015

By Steven Krolak It’s one thing to have opinions about the war in Syria or Chinese expansion. But what if you sat on the United Nations Security Council as the representative of one of the member states? How would you choose to vote on matters that directly involved your country’s national interest as well as …

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Faculty Spotlight: Kelly Ryan29th October 2015

Kelly Ryan School of Social Sciences Associate Professor of History Biography Kelly Ryan is associate professor of the department of history at IU Southeast, and teaches classes in early American history, gender and sexuality. Her research focuses on the revolutionary and early national periods of U.S. history. Her book, Regulating Passion: Sexuality and Patriarchal Rule …

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The Past Is Present: History students and professor attend national conference25th September 2015

NEW ALBANY, Ind. — For two days in September, IU Southeast undergraduates Joseph Simon and Lowell Simpson, along with their teacher, assistant professor Elizabeth Gritter, Ph.D., represented their department and university at the annual meeting of the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) in Louisville, Ky. The AASLH meeting brought over 850 leading …

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IU Southeast history professor published by University Press of Kentucky23rd May 2014

Elizabeth Gritter, assistant professor of history, specializes in teaching United States history and the Civil Rights Movement. On Martin Luther King Jr. day this year, her book “River of Hope: Black Politics and the Memphis Freedom Movement, 1865-1954,” was published by University Press of Kentucky. Gritter said the book is an outgrowth of her undergraduate …

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