Indiana University East is announcing its first writing contest for high school seniors. The contest is sponsored by the Division of Humanities and Fine Arts and the Office of Academic Affairs.
The community is invited to attend the annual Indiana University East Fall Family Festival from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, October 26 in Whitewater Hall lobby.
Families can enjoy an evening with games, face painting, children’s costume contest, and candy. Joe’s Pizza will be open in the Campus Café to purchase pizza and drinks.
A night of salsa dancing will be the next featured 2007-2008 Lively Arts Series event at Indiana University East. IntoSalsa, Latin Dance Troupe will lead audience participants in salsa dances on Monday, October 29 at 7 p.m. in Vivian Auditorium.
Area business leaders and guests are invited to attend the annual Indiana University Business Outlook Forum presented by Indiana University East, the Eastern Indiana Chapter of the IU Alumni Association and the IU Kelley School of Business Alumni Association in early November.
Indiana University East will host a special presentation by internationally known Australian performance and multi-media artist Stelarc. Stelarc will give a presentation on Thursday, October 25, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in Vivian Auditorium. The artist is traveling to five IU campuses around the state through the support of Indiana University Exhibitions (IUEX).
Indiana University East is now a member of the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (KIAC). The announcement today comes days after IU East was accepted to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). IU East became an official NAIA member on Monday, October 1. Joining the KIAC is the final step in IU East’s process to launch intercollegiate athletics.
Indiana University will have a week-long celebration in honor of the inauguration of its 18th President Michael A. McRobbie. As part of Celebrate IU Week, Indiana University East will host a series of faculty lectures. “The Inauguration of President McRobbie: A Celebration through Faculty Colloquia” will include presentations by six IU East faculty.
Bloomington, Ind. – Students from all eight Indiana University campuses will have the opportunity to show how they “Celebrate IU” through a video contest sponsored by the Indiana University Office of Creative Services in partnership with Union Board.
Richmond, Ind. – Indiana University East is pleased to announce its third student to receive the Indiana University Presidential Scholar award chosen from the Richmond campus. IU awarded the scholarship to 68 students to attend the university and its regional campuses as members of the class of Adam W. Herbert Presidential Scholars. From IU East, Kayla Bush of Winchester recently received the scholarship. Bush attended Winchester Community High School.
Richmond, Ind. – Between the two major red scares of the twentieth century, a police raid on a Communist Party Bookstore in Oklahoma City marked an important lesson in the history of American freedom. Shirley A. Wiegand and Wayne A. Wiegand share the compelling story of this important case for the first time. They reveal how state power – with support from local media and businesses – was used to trample individuals’ civil rights during an era in which citizens were gripped by fear of foreign subversion.