Sydney Schumacher and Jordan Pugh, juniors at Indiana University East and friends since high school, took the trip of a lifetime over the 2015-2016 winter break. The two accompanied Egyptologist and IU East Professor of History Eugene Cruz-Uribe to Egypt to study ancient Egyptian burial practices first-hand. The trip was a requirement for their Undergraduate Readings in History Independent Studies class.
Indiana University East students are preparing to leave for the Dominican Republic this week to construct and distribute ceramic water filters for families in need of clean drinking water. Eight students will travel to the Dominican Republic November 20-25 as part of an online service-learning course at IU East.
Indiana University East students who studied abroad in Argentina this past May as part of a civilization and culture online course will exhibit their projects at the university’s Room 912, located at 912 E. Main Street in Richmond, Ind. The exhibit will be on display from September 13 to October 15 as part of Hispanic Heritage Month.