Elliott McKinley

Elliott McKinley

Assistant professor releases new CD, uses work as composer to teach students

Assistant professor releases new CD, uses work as composer to teach students

Elliott McKinley, assistant professor of music and music program coordinator, knows that his work as a composer will ultimately enhance the learning experience of his students in the classroom. Active as a professional composer, he has composed music that has been performed throughout the United States, Canada and Europe.

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IU East Music Department goes on European Tour

IU East Music Department goes on European Tour

RICHMOND, Ind. – Seven Indiana University East students studied abroad throughout Europe as part of a broad-based culture and non-linear music history and composition courses. The students visited two main city epicenters of music – Venice and Vienna – while they traveled. Students left for Europe on May 24 and returned June 7.

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IU East Faculty News and Notes

IU East Faculty News and Notes

Humanities and Social Sciences professors publish works
Alisa Clapp-Itnyre
, associate professor of English, will have an article published by the Children’s Literature Association Quarterly. The article, “Nineteenth-Century British Children’s Hymnody: Re-Tuning the History of Childhood with Chords and Verses,” focuses on her research of children’s hymnodies.  Clapp-Itnyre received a New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities grant for 2010 from Indiana University to research “Nineteenth-Century British Hymns for Children: A Lost Genre of Victorian Childhood.”

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IU East introduces new faculty

IU East introduces new faculty

Indiana University East has several new faculty members on staff this fall.

In October 2007, the university launched its largest national search for faculty to join the campus. As a result there are 11 new full-time faculty members that have joined IU East and who excel in teaching and scholarly activity. The additional faculty will support the campus’ mission as a comprehensive bachelor’s and master’s degree institution.

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