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What’s New: Graduate Certificate in Modern World History28th July 2017

What’s new at IU Southeast? The graduate certificate in Modern World History is a career-focused program that provides advanced training in the methods and skills of historians, helping high school teachers satisfy new state guidelines for instruction in dual-credit programs, and giving other admitted graduate students insights into world history  from a broad, comparative perspective. …

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New degree = new journey for veteran Brian Cole ’1725th July 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Promise High School in Madison, Ind. is not a typical secondary institution. It serves the inmate population of the Madison Juvenile Correctional Facility, Indiana’s only maximum-security prison for adolescent females. This summer, the school hired a new social studies teacher:  IU Southeast graduate Brian Cole, ’17. For Cole, a U.S. …

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Poverty simulation at IU Southeast receives grant from Community Foundation of Southern Indiana26th January 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—How do you apply for food stamps? Can you open a bank account when you live in your car? How do you prepare for a job interview when you have no place to bathe? If you are a teenager in a family of three, living with a single parent who …

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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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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 …

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Study abroad team to share experiences of earthquake relief, rural education in Ecuador11th November 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—This summer 18 students, teachers and volunteers embarked on the annual Summer in Ecuador service learning and study abroad trip. In their luggage: 42 water purification units from Louisville, Ky.-based nonprofit WaterStep, destined for refugee camps in areas hard hit by the April 16 earthquake. Now they are back, and …

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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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Lewis and Clark handshake bronze donated to IU Southeast in festive ceremony5th October 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Meriwether Lewis and William Clark shook hands on Sunday, Oct. 2 at IU Southeast. Or rather, re-enactors Jan Donaldson and Peyton “Bud” Clark (great-great-great grandson of the explorer), playing the roles of Lewis and Clark, performed the handshake. With that symbolic act, the two men honored the donation to IU …

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