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IU Regional Grand Challenges grant awarded to IU Southeast-based team for food justice project1st May 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–At this time next year, each IU regional campus could be supporting a vibrant network of Fresh Stop Markets that connect families and others experiencing food insecurity, including students, to locally grown organic produce, at prices they can actually afford. That’s the vision of Melanie Hughes, associate librarian at the …

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Student Conference celebrates excellence in research25th April 2017

(NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The 2017 IU Southeast Student Conference concluded on Friday, April 21 with an awards ceremony to recognize outstanding undergraduate and graduate research across all academic disciplines. The winners are listed below. Graduate Session Award Winner Title of Presentation Faculty Advisor Chancellor’s Award for Creative Achievement  Jade Bilyeu “Effects of Emerald Ash Borer on …

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Student Conference: IU Southeast tradition showcases bold ideas and academic passion17th April 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—This week, the largest student conference in the IU system returns to IU Southeast for the 13th year. Forget Thunder. This is the real fireworks. From the evening of Thursday, April 20 to the afternoon of Friday, April 21, some 304 undergraduate and 29 graduate students from all schools will …

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Dr. Gloria Murray leads new council to expand community engagement20th January 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—IU Southeast has long cultivated strong working relationships with employers, government and nonprofits in its service region of Kentuckiana. Now a new partnership between the Offices of Academic Affairs and Student Affairs, supported by a grant from the Indiana Campus Compact, will help the university systematize and grow those relationships, …

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Third World Studies conference celebrates global scholarship13th December 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Last month, scholars from around the world gathered at IU Southeast for the 34th annual meeting of the Association of Third World Studies (ATWS). Chaired by Dr. Doyin Coker-Kolo, dean of the School of Education and president-elect of the ATWS, the conference unfolded as a lively blend of academic presentations …

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Diversity Research Symposium drives climate change–in a good way18th October 2016

—By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—IU Southeast is proud to host the eighth annual Diversity Research Symposium on Fri., Oct. 21 and Sat., Oct. 22. Founded in 2009, the Diversity Research Symposium is a collaboration between diversity offices and staff at Ball State University, Indiana State University and Indiana University Southeast, with the institutions taking turns …

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Creating time and space: Jacob Babb leads faculty writing groups19th September 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—“They struggle with it. They dread it. They lose sleep over it.” The speaker was Jacob Babb, assistant professor of English at IU Southeast. He was talking about writing, and the people who have trouble with it, namely students—and faculty. This semester Babb is leading a writing group for faculty, …

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