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Spotlight: Community outreach program pairs IU East, Hibberd Middle School students to learn about environmental justice

Spotlight: Community outreach program pairs IU East, Hibberd Middle School students to learn about environmental justice

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Students from IU East and Hibberd Middle School are learning together about environmental justice, including visiting the wind farm in Lynn, Ind.

What do wind farms have to do with criminal justice?

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IU East’s Library director receives prestigious national award for outstanding public service

IU East’s Library director receives prestigious national award for outstanding public service

Indiana University East Director of the Campus Library Frances Yates was one of 10 librarians to receive the prestigious Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award. The award was presented December 2 in New York City.FrancesYates1

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IU East students create over 200 ceramic bowls for Empty Bowls Luncheon Nov. 15

IU East students create over 200 ceramic bowls for Empty Bowls Luncheon Nov. 15

Call them messages in a soup bowl.EmptyBowls

Students have been creating unique ceramic bowls by the dozens in the studio at Indiana University East.

Hour by hour, over 200 pottery pieces have been thrown on the pottery wheel, fired, glazed and fired again.

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IU East celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with campus, community events

IU East celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with campus, community events

Indiana University East will present Alice Driver from 5-6 p.m. on Monday, September 22,  in the Whitewater Hall Community Room. Driver, a photojournalist in Mexico, will present on her upcoming book More or Less Dead. She will also talk about her work as a photographer and as a documentary filmmaker. Her documentary film is If Images Could Fill Our Empty Spaces.

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New scholarships offered at IU East to enhance service-learning, science research

New scholarships offered at IU East to enhance service-learning, science research

The generosity of three donors has made it possible to offer new scholarships for students at Indiana University East.  Paul Kriese, professor of political science at IU East, and Rod and Chris Weiss will support the two new scholarships.

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IU East’s service-learning projects part of inaugural President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge

IU East’s service-learning projects part of inaugural President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge

Indiana University East shared its community-focused projects in the President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge Inaugural Report published by the U.S. Department of Education. The report highlights participating institutions’ activities as part of President Barack Obama’s national initiative that began in 2011 with the goal of providing or expanding opportunities for students to participate in community service with a component of interfaith engagement.InterfaithChallenge

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Sept. 11 Anniversary Remembrance Ceremony invites the public for a day of observance, community service

Sept. 11 Anniversary Remembrance Ceremony invites the public for a day of observance, community service

The City of Richmond, Indiana University East and Fountain City Wesleyan Church are sponsoring a day of observance and community service for the 10th anniversary of September 11.

The public is invited to join together as a community for the 10-year Anniversary Remembrance Ceremony at 1 p.m. on Sunday, September 11, at Veterans Park in Richmond, Ind.  The community, veterans, service men and women, emergency and medical personnel, and their families are invited to this special event.

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