Menu Search

International Photography Contest winners named28th November 2017

(NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The winners of the 2017 IU Southeast International Photography Contest have been announced, in a selection showcasing sensitivity and introspection. This year’s submissions included 26 images from nine different countries. Winners revealed a keen eye for subtleties of light and a nimble ability to capture the moment. The International Photography Contest is part …

FULL STORY | TAGS: , ,

Latino culture, history and politics in focus for National Hispanic Heritage Month26th September 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—IU Southeast is proud to present a series of conversations illuminating the Latino 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 …

FULL STORY | TAGS: , , , , ,

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 …

FULL STORY | TAGS: , , , ,

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 …

FULL STORY | TAGS: , , ,

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 …

FULL STORY | TAGS: , , , , , ,

Study Abroad: Laura Duncan remembers science, adventure and magic in Jordan1st September 2016

Laura Duncan ’13 B.A. in International Studies Biography Laura Duncan of Louisville, Ky. graduated from IU Southeast in 2013 with a B.A. in International Studies. As an undergraduate, she took advantage of the opportunity to study abroad in the middle-eastern kingdom of Jordan, joining an IU Southeast class engaged in field biology research in the …

FULL STORY | TAGS: , , , ,

Ryan Taylor Cannon, French and international studies alumnus, is Fulbright finalist2nd May 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Ryan Taylor Cannon ’15 is a finalist for a Fulbright English Teacher Assistantship (ETA) grant, becoming the second IU Southeast student, after Jazmin Trejo Oliver, to enjoy the distinction this academic year. Cannon will use the grant to travel to French-speaking Senegal in West Africa, where he will work alongside …

FULL STORY | TAGS: , , , , ,

International photography contest winners announced1st December 2015

By Steven Krolak NEW ALBANY, Ind. — Works by IU Southeast undergraduates Chelsea Markuson and Adelene Sublett have won the 2015 IU Southeast International Photography Contest critic’s choice awards, judged by photojournalist and activist Amira Karouai. Speaking of her photo, “Tel Aviv Nights” (see homepage), taken in Israel in 2014, Markuson said, “Two young women …

FULL STORY | TAGS: , ,

Pathways to leadership: Dean Coker-Kolo to speak at International Education Week18th November 2015

By Steven Krolak For Dr. Doyin Coker-Kolo, the journey from an elementary school teacher in Abeokuta, Nigeria to the position of dean of the School of Education at IU Southeast has been full of challenges, surprises, acts of grace and a constant devotion to learning. Her extraordinary journey as an international scholar is the subject …

FULL STORY | TAGS: ,

Visiting artist Amira Karaoud unites photography and social justice13th November 2015

Amira Karaoud is a Tunisian-born photojournalist living in Louisville, Ky. After earning an MBA in finance and working on Wall Street, she became increasingly devoted to photography. She embarked upon a photographic world tour, focusing on social issues, particularly injustice against women. Her exhibition, “Ligne Rouge,” her first project on women’s rights in Asia, was …

FULL STORY | TAGS: , , ,