School of Humanities and Social Sciences

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Assistant professor releases new CD, uses work as composer to teach students

Assistant professor releases new CD, uses work as composer to teach students

Elliott McKinley, assistant professor of music and music program coordinator, knows that his work as a composer will ultimately enhance the learning experience of his students in the classroom. Active as a professional composer, he has composed music that has been performed throughout the United States, Canada and Europe.

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IU East Mindful Explorations series presents performance by pianist, violinist

IU East Mindful Explorations series presents performance by pianist, violinist

Indiana University East will host David Gompper, piano, and Wolfgang David, violin, at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 8, in Vivian Auditorium. This event is sponsored by Mindful Explorations, courtesy of the William H. and Jean R. Reller Endowment.

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Mindful Explorations returns with piano, violin concert

Mindful Explorations returns with piano, violin concert

Indiana University East’s Mindful Explorations series presents David Gompper, piano, and Wolfgang David, violin, at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 28, in Vivian Auditorium. This event is sponsored by Mindful Explorations, courtesy of the William H. and Jean R. Reller Endowment.mindfulexplorationsfall10

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Partnership lands grant to help enrich RCS history teacher’s curriculum

Partnership lands grant to help enrich RCS history teacher’s curriculum

Richmond and Wayne County, Indiana, is an area rich in history.

Now through a partnership to receive a United States Department of Education grant, Richmond history teachers will be able to research the county’s roots in industrialization, entrepreneurship, social justice and transportation.

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IU East offers three-year program in criminal justice

IU East offers three-year program in criminal justice

Students interested in criminal justice can take the fast track to graduation.

Indiana University East is offering a three-year degree program in criminal justice. The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree is offered through the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. Students majoring in criminal justice can opt to accelerate their education by taking courses on a full-time basis including during the summer months.

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Research connects two worlds

Research connects two worlds

Wazir Mohamed, assistant professor of sociology, did not plan for his life to lean toward academics and research.  Born and raised in a rural village with 12 families in Guyana in the 1950s, he was a rice farmer before he chose to pursue academics. He decided to go to college at the University of Guyana where he earned his Diploma in Public Communications and a bachelor’s degree in Communications.

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