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IU Southeast ceramic artists go all-in at Southern Crossings Pottery Festival11th March 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast ceramics faculty and students were a big presence at this year’s Southern Crossings Pottery Festival. The Festival raised over $5,000 to combat childhood hunger in Kentucky through a gallery show and workshop featuring leading ceramics artists from around the country, as well as an “empty bowl” event at …

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A foot in the door: theatre students in the spotlight at Derby Dinner Playhouse5th February 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Two IU Southeast theatre students, Matthew Street and Megan Johnson, are wowing audiences in “Love, Sex and the IRS,” an uproarious comedy now running at the Derby Dinner Playhouse in Clarksville, Ind. Street and Johnson play Leslie and Connie, a young couple caught up in a madcap whirl of passion, …

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Faculty Innovator: Yunmi Choi21st November 2018

Yunmi Choi Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication School of Arts and Letters               By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Yunmi Choi, assistant professor of strategic communication, can explain why classic rock is used in beer and truck commercials during football games. It’s because of the reminiscence bump, an advertising term …

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International Education Week returns7th November 2018

By Steven Krolak (New Albany, Ind.)–The IU Southeast Office of International Programs invites the campus community to join in celebrating International Education Week, Nov. 12-16. International Education Week (IEW) is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education promoting programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and …

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Fine Arts Faculty Biennial Exhibition celebrates spirit of experimentation22nd October 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The 2018 Fine Arts Faculty Biennial Exhibition puts the spotlight on a dozen instructors, with works in ceramics, design, drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, video, and mixed media. The exhibition runs until October 31 in the Barr Gallery, during normal opening hours. Like their students, art instructors are constantly experimenting …

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Susanna Crum to lead Mid-America Print Council12th October 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Susanna Crum, assistant professor of fine arts (printmaking), has been elected board president of the Mid-America Print Council (MAPC) for 2018-2020. Crum becomes the second IU Southeast printmaking faculty member to lead the organization. Brian Jones, emeritus professor of fine arts, was president in 2000-2002. “I’m excited to maintain the …

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How a speech class at IU Southeast fed a village in Uganda4th October 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Last month, a class assignment at IU Southeast fed a village in Uganda. The class is SPCH-S 324, Persuasive Speaking. The village is Jinja, on the northern shore of Lake Victoria, known as the source of the Nile. For their first class assignment, each student is required to donate one …

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Ten IU Southeast instructors honored with IU Trustees Teaching Award2nd May 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Ten IU Southeast faculty members have received IU Trustees Teaching Awards for the 2017 calendar year. The IU Trustees Teaching Awards were first awarded in 2000-2001 to recognize and enhance excellent teaching, especially at the undergraduate level. The awards are open to tenured and tenure-track faculty, as well as full-time …

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StratComm Expo gets real about a career in strategic communication26th April 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—What’s so great about a career in strategic communication? A lot, as students found out at the inaugural StratComm Expo this month. A panel of insightful and encouraging professionals and an information/networking fair with representatives from nearly a dozen local and regional businesses provided perspective on this dynamic field. They …

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Student Conference: Everyone’s a winner25th April 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The 2018 IU Southeast Student Conference concluded on Friday, April 20 with a luncheon and awards ceremony to recognize outstanding undergraduate and graduate research across all academic disciplines. This year, the conference boasted a record number of students displaying 114 posters and presenting 110 papers and performances. There were 62 …

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