Posted on March 6th, 2024 in Featured

This site features the wide-ranging research, community engagement, and creative activity of the faculty in the IU School of Liberal Arts (SLA) at IUPUI. Faculty member SLAte Blog, please see the submission form.      

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Posted on June 14th, 2024 in Announcements, Community Engagement, Faculty, Students by Carrie E. Foote

Professor Edward Curtis, newly-appointed director of Arabic Studies program, has announced his three-year plan for the future of the program. Curtis’ goals include the following: Community Engagement. The program will rely on a soon-to-be-announced Community Advisory Board to identify opportunities for mutually-beneficial research, teaching, and service both on and off campus with members of the …

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Posted on June 14th, 2024 in Award, Book, Faculty by Carrie E. Foote

Professor of Sociology Andrew Whitehead’s most recent book, American Idolatry: How Christian Nationalism Betrays the Gospel and Threatens the Church, won the 2023 Gold Medal book award for Religion from Foreword Reviews. The mission of Foreword Reviews is to help booksellers and librarians discover great books from indie presses. Professor Whitehead also directs the Association …

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Posted on June 9th, 2024 in Events, Faculty, Publication, Research by Carrie E. Foote

Drs. Jennifer Bute and Maria Brann, Department of Communicaiton Studies at Indiana University-Indianapolis, recently presented a live webinar for the Institute of Reproductive Grief Care’s “Research Reveals” series to discuss their groundbreaking research on a novel reproductive grief screening tool, which according to an MSN article, has the potential to “reshape mental health treatment, open …

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Posted on May 23rd, 2024 in Article, Book Chapter, Creative Activity, Faculty, Research by Carrie E. Foote

In May 2024, as an active member of the American Industrial Hygiene Association’s (AIHA) Museum and Cultural Heritage Industry Working Group, Professor Holly Cusack-McVeigh partnered with some of our nation’s leading experts and scientists to forge new, exciting research collaborations that address these real-world problems while creating unique research opportunities for my students. Project Description: …

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Posted on April 29th, 2024 in Announcements, Community Engagement, Faculty by Carrie E. Foote

On April 25, 2024, Edward Curtis, Plater Chair of the Liberal Arts (Indiana University Indianapolis), led the official ceremony to dedicate Indiana Historical Bureau’s Syrian Quarter marker at Lucas Oil Stadium, where immigrants from the Eastern Mediterranean developed the first Arabic-speaking neighborhood in Indianapolis. Speakers included Curtis, who is also President of Arab Indianapolis Foundation, …

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Posted on April 24th, 2024 in Faculty, In-Progress, Research by Carrie E. Foote

Dr. Ulla Connor, an English Professor at IU Indianapolis, and an interdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals working with the International Center for Intercultural Communication are currently conducting two research projects in the use of a novel, validated communication system, the CoMac Segmentation and Communication System, in health care contexts in the IU Department of Anesthesia …

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Posted on April 16th, 2024 in Announcements, Creative Activity, Faculty, Media, Publication, Research by Carrie E. Foote

Professor Chris Lamb with the Department of Journalism and Public Relations at IU Indianapolis, teaches a course called Fake News. The course name was inspired by President Donald Trump, who falsely claimed to have invented the term. Trump’s lies and misstatements are well chronicled. As he explains, “I wanted to chronicle his failure as a …

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Posted on March 29th, 2024 in Alumni, Announcements, Faculty, Research, Student/Alumni by Carrie E. Foote

To an audience representing 30 states and 5 countries, Dr. Kelsey Binion, recent graduate from the Health Communication PhD Program, and Dr. Maria Brann, professor of Communication Studies, presented a plenary session titled, “Exploring the Use of Theatre to Inform and Shape Behaviors About Infertility” at the annual Institute of Reproductive Grief Care symposium. They …

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Posted on March 6th, 2024 in Featured by Aaron Dusso

This site features the wide-ranging research, community engagement, and creative activity of the faculty in the IU School of Liberal Arts (SLA) at IUPUI. Faculty member SLAte Blog, please see the submission form.      

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