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International Education Week spurs global learning and exchange18th November 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–International Education Week returns with a full slate of immersive activities to spur global awareness, curiosity and engagement. Organized by the Office of Study Abroad and Global Awareness (SAGA), this year’s program features new events that are both fun and thought-provoking, alongside favorites such as the IU Southeast International Photography …

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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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IU Southeast Concert Choir invited to sing at Indiana Music Education Association conference13th November 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–For the first time in its history, the IU Southeast Concert Choir has been invited to perform at a state conference. In January, the choir will sing at the Indiana Music Education Association (IMEA) conference, to be held in Fort Wayne, Indiana. To win the invitation, the choir was selected …

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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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A/Tonal to perform at 21c Museum Hotel in Louisville7th November 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The contemporary music ensemble A/Tonal, co-founded by Erich Stem, associate professor of music at IU Southeast and the group’s composer-in-residence, will perform a free concert at 21c Museum Hotel in Louisville on Sunday, November 10, at 7 p.m. It’s music like you’ve never seen it before. That’s right: seen. A/Tonal …

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Faculty Innovators: Alan Zollman, Bradford Griggs, David Sullivan-Losey5th November 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–If teaching and learning were jazz, it would look and feel a lot like the classroom of Alan Zollman, Bradford Griggs and David Sullivan-Losey. The three colleagues in the School of Education teach general methods, a class that is accepted grimly as part of the teacher prep territory—like earthquakes and …

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Kyle Forinash shares in Physics honors4th November 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The American Physical Society (APS) has awarded its 2020 Excellence in Physics Education Award to the Open Source Physics (OSP) team, which includes Dr. Kyle Forinash, emeritus professor of physics at IU Southeast. Launched in 2002, OSP is an international group of 18 physics educators working to provide high-quality computer-based …

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Five can’t-miss IU Southeast Homecoming events this week4th November 2019

Homecoming Week at IU Southeast has begun! Whether you’re warming up at the bonfire or cheering on the Grenadiers at a basketball game, this week includes plenty of opportunities to celebrate your Grenadier pride. Here are five can’t-miss Homecoming events. A full list of student and alumni events is available on the IU Southeast Homecoming …

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