Indiana University East has received approval for a new graduate degree program, a Master of Arts in English, from the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Applications for the program are now being accepted through April 15, 2014, for admission to the fall 2014 semester.
Professor of Journalism and author Robert Jensen will speak at Indiana University East on “Power and Politics in the Age of Obama: Is the United States Post-Racial?” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 16, in Vivian Auditorium, located in Whitewater Hall. The lecture and activities are part of the university’s fall diversity project.
As part of Indiana University East’s second annual “One Book, Many Voices” project, two speakers will visit campus to discuss water abroad and making a difference in the world through water. The lectures are free and open to the public.
Indiana University East will take possession of 912 E. Main, located in downtown Richmond, on July 1, 2013. The space will house an art gallery, individual studios for faculty and students, and a classroom. It is slated to open to the public late fall semester 2013.
The Indiana University East School of Humanities and Social Sciences will host the “Let’s Talk” series to discuss current topics and concerns. “Let’s Talk” is an interactive forum for students, faculty, and members of the community to discuss current topics and concerns, free of charge.
Indiana University East is pleased to welcome its newest faculty in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences to further enhance the campus’ mission as a comprehensive bachelor’s and master’s degree institution. Six new faculty joined the school at the start of the fall 2012 semester.
Indiana University East and other community organizers are planning the second event in a yearlong writing series.
The next community writing marathon will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 13, and focus on writing about art and place across the Indiana University East, Ivy Tech Community College, and Reid Hospital & Health Care Services campuses.
Indiana University East will welcome Indiana Supreme Court Justice Steven H. David to campus at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, September 18, in Tom Raper Hall, room 124. The event is a part of the Constitution Week Celebration at IU East. The event is free and open to the public.
Indiana University East will launch the inaugural “One Book, Many Voices” project in August 2012. The project mission is to foster a campus and community discussion about themes and ideas inspired by a common text in an effort to develop camaraderie, inform knowledge, and inspire action towards positive civic engagement and improvement.
The Indiana University East School of Humanities and Social Sciences is hosting jazz pianist and composer Marc Rossi in concert from 6-9 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3, at the Gennett Mansion, located at 1829 E. Main St. in Richmond. This event is sponsored by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and Mindful Explorations, courtesy of the William H. and Jean R. Reller Endowment.