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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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IU Southeast education professor brings expertise to native Ecuador3rd November 2015

By Steven Krolak By any definition, 2015 has been an extraordinary year for Dr. Magdalena Herdoiza-Estevez, professor of education at IU Southeast. In April she was awarded the John W. Ryan Award for Distinguished Contributions to International Programs and Studies. And October saw the publication of the Spanish language version of her book, “Building Equality in …

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