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Social Sciences Forum weighs plight of undocumented children23rd October 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—In 2012, an executive order of then-President Obama delayed immigration enforcement for undocumented minors. Under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) order, children of undocumented immigrants who met certain requirements were not immediately deported. A two-year buffer was created that allowed them to stay in the country, attend school …

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IU Southeast faculty honored with IU Trustees Teaching Awards28th April 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Seven IU Southeast faculty have received 2016 IU Trustees Teaching Awards. The 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 and clinical faculty primarily involved …

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Criminal justice faculty Dr. Jennifer Ortiz lends expertise to A&E documentary4th March 2016

By Steven Krolak — (NEW ALBANY, Ind.) — IU Southeast’s Jennifer Ortiz, visiting professor of criminal justice, will be featured in the upcoming docuseries, “60 Days In,” which airs beginning on Thurs. March 10th, 2016 on A&E. Also appearing is Clark County Sheriff Jamey Noel, an alumnus of IU Southeast. The show documents a unique …

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Sociology senior accepted into American Sociological Association Honors Program10th September 2015

Aimee Kelmel, a sociology senior at IU Southeast, was recently accepted into the American Sociological Association (ASA) Honors Program. As part of the competitive program, Kelmel and 38 other undergraduate students from around the U.S. attended the 110th ASA Annual Meeting, which was held from Aug. 22-25 in Chicago. The students came from several universities, including …

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