School of Humanities and Social Sciences

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Jurors for 40th Whitewater Valley Arts Competition announced for Sept. 21

Jurors for 40th Whitewater Valley Arts Competition announced for Sept. 21

The public is invited to attend as the jurors select entries for this year’s Whitewater Valley Art Competition (WVAC) show. Entries will be electronically juried from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, September 21, in Vivian Auditorium, located in Whitewater Hall.

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IU East students return from trip to China with enhanced knowledge of globalization

IU East students return from trip to China with enhanced knowledge of globalization

A first-time collaborative course between the Indiana University East School of Humanities and Social Sciences and the School of Business and Economics allowed students to study how political, economic and cultural processes of globalization have changed relationships between China and the West.

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IU East assistant professor selected to attend Eurasian migration workshop

IU East assistant professor selected to attend Eurasian migration workshop

Kristoffer Rees, assistant professor of political science, is one of 10 scholars selected to attend the Eurasian Migration 2018 Summer Research Lab at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), June 11-15. The summer workshop is offered through the Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center at UIUC.

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IU East professor appointed Graf Professorship

IU East professor appointed Graf Professorship

Rosalie Aldrich, a faculty member in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, has been appointed to the John and Corrine Graf Professorship at Indiana University East.

Michelle Malott, executive vice chancellor for Academic Affairs, said the three-year, renewable professorship recognizes Aldrich’s excellence in scholarly achievement and teaching.

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IU East professor receives a Fulbright Scholarship to teach at Belarusian State University

IU East professor receives a Fulbright Scholarship to teach at Belarusian State University

Those who watched the popular TV show “Friends” might remember Phoebe’s boyfriend, David, who left America to spend years in Minsk on a research grant.

Although an IU East professor also has received a grant to travel to the capital of Belarus, his experience will differ in several ways from the TV show plot.

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Professor Emeritus endows $625,000 gift for scholarships, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Professor Emeritus endows $625,000 gift for scholarships, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Paul Kriese

Paul Kriese has endowed one of the largest gifts from a faculty member to Indiana University East and the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS).

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IU East’s Political Science program ranked in 25 by Top Online Colleges

IU East’s Political Science program ranked in 25 by Top Online Colleges

Indiana University East’s Political Science online program is listed in the top 20 of the 2017 Top Online Colleges for Political Science Degrees list. Top Online Colleges ranked colleges and universities by program based on academic strength and tuition rates.

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