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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 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 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 February 16th, 2024 in Announcements, Community Engagement, Events, Faculty, Media by Carrie E. Foote

Associate Professor of Sociology Andrew Whitehead appears as a featured voice in a new documentary on Christian nationalism titled GOD & COUNTRY. The film opens in theaters nationwide–including Indianapolis–on Friday, February 16. GOD & COUNTRY takes a closer look at the dangerous implications and explores how a base of Christians has radically stoked a movement …

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Posted on January 30th, 2024 in Announcements, Award, Faculty, Grant by Carrie E. Foote

Dr. Andrew Whitehead, co-directs the Association of Religion Data Archives (the ARDA) at the Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture; they were awarded a $1.6 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation to use the ARDA to Strengthen the Religion Research Community, 2023-2026.  Click here to read more about this important project …

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Posted on January 21st, 2024 in Announcements, Faculty by Carrie E. Foote

Congratulations Dr. Aniruddha (Rudy) Banerjee, Geography at IU Indianapolis, for being awarded a US Patent for Methods And Systems Providing Aerial Transport Network Infrastructures For Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Click here to learn more! Abstract: SKYDOS creates a comprehensive retail delivery ecosystem with security protocols imitating a century old, reality-tested and fine-tuned robust model, the current …

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Posted on November 4th, 2023 in Announcements, Award, Faculty by Carrie E. Foote

Congratulations to Professor Richard Steinberg for receiving a life time achievement award, granted annually by ARNOVA (Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action). The Distinguished Achievement and Leadership Award is given for significant and sustained contributions to the field through leadership as a researcher or practitioner. Nominees must have demonstrated outstanding achievement(s) as …

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Posted on November 2nd, 2023 in Announcements, Community Engagement, Faculty, Students by Carrie E. Foote

Build Community Give Care (BCGC) is a new non-profit organization created to address health disparities in West and sub-Saharan Africa. The right of all people living with serious illness to be free of avoidable pain and to die with dignity is widely recognized, and palliative care has been declared a universal human right. Relying on …

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Posted on August 25th, 2023 in Announcements, Grant, Research by Andrew L. Whitehead

The IU School of Liberal Arts and IUPUI just announced that Professor Brian Steensland, who serves as Chair of the Sociology Department, was awarded a $1.2 million grant from Lilly Endowment, Inc. in order to study “the hopes, challenges, and experiences of parents in the Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis in passing on their religious faith …

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