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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 …

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Veterans mural enshrines service, memory and community25th September 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—IU Southeast has a new monument. The Veterans for Peace mural currently hangs in the University Center South, and will be officially celebrated on Tues., Sept. 26 at 5 p.m. The large-scale, original artwork combines veterans’ portraits and keepsake photos with images of iconic monuments and events to honor the …

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Multimedia artist Rosanna Raymond brings strong Pacific currents to campus15th September 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast welcomes trailblazing multimedia artist, performer and thinker Rosanna Raymond to campus for a workshop and two public lectures exploring her complex and dynamic vision uniting traditional elements of the Samoan world-view with forms from the creative edge. Better buckle up. Raymond’s presentations are unpredictable, provocative, powerful. They combine …

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Ready to launch: SpaceLab propels student artists5th September 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The SpaceLab is “Go!” IU Southeast’s diminutive display space for student art has blasted off for another voyage through the academic calendar. As described tongue-in-cheek on its website, the SpaceLab is a “reusable laboratory that allows artists to perform experiments in standard gravity in Earth orbit.” It is located in Knobview …

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Math and Writing Boot Camps prep freshmen for success8th August 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Fall in! Basic training is taking place this week at IU Southeast. Instead of pull-ups, sit-ups, climbing walls, obstacle courses and mud, these “boot camps” are focused on math and writing. Incoming freshmen from across the disciplines are taking part in workshops designed to test their command of basic skills …

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International recognition for Mildred Kemp, pioneering trombonist and IU Southeast adjunct instructor17th July 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—In the mid-1950s, Mildred Kemp discovered the trombone at Eastern High School in Louisville, Ky. Within a decade, the Prospect native was playing the instrument in the American Symphony Orchestra in New York City under famed conductor Leopold Stokowski, moonlighting in other orchestras and on Broadway, and giving lessons at …

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IU Southeast faculty members receive IU Trustees Teaching Awards for classroom excellence2nd June 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Seven IU Southeast faculty have received IU Trustees Teaching Awards for the 2016 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 lecturers …

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What’s New: Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies24th April 2017

What’s new at IU Southeast? The Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies in Arts and Humanities (B.I.S.) at IU Southeast is the only undergraduate liberal studies degree program in the Louisville metro area. It provides excellent multidisciplinary preparation in the Arts and Humanities while allowing students the flexibility to concentrate in areas that are relevant to their …

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