School of Humanities and Social Sciences

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Associate professor of English receives National Endowment for the Arts fellowship

Associate professor of English receives National Endowment for the Arts fellowship

Jean Harper, associate professor of English, has been awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship for writing (prose). The fellowship will support work on her book, Horses and Divorces.

The fellowship is designed to give writers the time and freedom to pursue their work; the creative writing fellowships are the NEA’s most direct investment in America’s artists. Harper is the only person in Indiana to receive the fellowship in literature for this year.

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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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