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Crime Camp offers middle school students an opportunity to learn about forensic science while solving a crime

Crime Camp offers middle school students an opportunity to learn about forensic science while solving a crime

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School of Natural Science and Mathematics Dean Neil Sabine works with students during the 2015 Crime Camp.

Registration is open for this year’s Crime Camp at Indiana University East. Students entering seventh, eighth and ninth grades can attend the one-day camp for free.

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Witness to Innocence focus of upcoming forums at IU East

Witness to Innocence focus of upcoming forums at IU East

The Criminal Justice and Political Science Club will host two public forums on “Witness to Innocence” on Tuesday, April 19.

In the morning, the first event is the Wrongful Conviction Forum from 10:30 a.m. to noon and will be held in Vivian Auditorium, located in Whitewater Hall. This forum will feature speakers Associate Professor of Criminal Justice Bob Ramsey, Wayne County Sheriff Jeff Cappa, Wayne County Prosecutor Mike Shipman, Superior Court Judge Darrin Dolehanty, and exonerated speakers Paris Powell and Kwame Ajamu.

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Public invited to open discussion on Police Relationships with the Latino Community on March 23

Public invited to open discussion on Police Relationships with the Latino Community on March 23

Indiana University East will sponsor a forum at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 23, to focus on police relationships with the growing local Latino population. But the event also will explore a lot more involving the sense of community and the common good.

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IU East’s upcoming Community Engagement Series focuses on contemporary gangs

IU East’s upcoming Community Engagement Series focuses on contemporary gangs

The next Community Engagement Series will be presented by School of Humanities and Social Sciences faculty, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice Mengie Parker and Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Stephanie Whitehead.

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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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Spotlight: IU East criminal justice majors network with area professionals

Spotlight: IU East criminal justice majors network with area professionals

Students put lessons to the test as they hone their career skills

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IU East criminal justice majors talk with Chief Probation Officer for Wayne County Kory George during a networking brunch held in the Whitewater Hall Community Room.

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Affordable Colleges Online 2015’s Best Online Criminal Justice Degrees ranks IU East in top 10 nationally

Affordable Colleges Online 2015’s Best Online Criminal Justice Degrees ranks IU East in top 10 nationally

The Affordable Colleges Online (ACO) recently ranked Indiana University East’s criminal justice online degree completion program as one of 2015’s ten Best Online Criminal Justice Degrees in the country. ACO is a leading resource for online learning and college affordability information.

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IU East to host Indiana Supreme Court oral argument April 23

IU East to host Indiana Supreme Court oral argument April 23

The Indiana Supreme Court will visit Indiana University East on Tuesday, April 23, to hear oral argument. The court case will be argued in Vivian Auditorium, located in Whitewater Hall.

The oral argument is open to the media and public, though seating is limited. Vivian Auditorium will open at 11:45 a.m. for people to be seated and the oral argument will begin at 12:45 p.m. Once the oral argument begins further admittance by visitors to Vivian Auditorium will not be permitted.

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IU East to offer criminal justice degree completion program in New Castle

IU East to offer criminal justice degree completion program in New Castle

Beginning this fall semester Indiana University East will offer a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree completion program at the Danielson Center in New Castle. The program is for graduates of Ivy Tech Community College and other community colleges who have completed general education and basic prerequisite courses and want to pursue a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice.

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