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Empty Bowls event is March 31 at IU East

Empty Bowls event is March 31 at IU East

Great bowls, great soups and a great cause.EmptyBowls2

That is the recipe for another great Empty Bowls event that will take place from 5-7 p.m. March 31 in Whitewater Hall.

It’s a special time to “dine together and raise awareness for hunger relief in the area,” said coordinator Carrie Longley, assistant professor and chair of the fine arts department at IU East.

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IU East Center for Service Learning, Friends Fellowship Community partnership connects elders with students through art

IU East Center for Service Learning, Friends Fellowship Community partnership connects elders with students through art

Opening Minds through Art (OMA) connects students with elders with dementia and fosters communication, self-worth and social interaction through art projects. Beginning this fall semester, the Indiana University East Center for Service-Learning will partner with Friends Fellowship Community (FFC) to present this innovative service engagement program for the first time.

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Spotlight: Community outreach program pairs IU East, Hibberd Middle School students to learn about environmental justice

Spotlight: Community outreach program pairs IU East, Hibberd Middle School students to learn about environmental justice

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Students from IU East and Hibberd Middle School are learning together about environmental justice, including visiting the wind farm in Lynn, Ind.

What do wind farms have to do with criminal justice?

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IU East’s Library director receives prestigious national award for outstanding public service

IU East’s Library director receives prestigious national award for outstanding public service

Indiana University East Director of the Campus Library Frances Yates was one of 10 librarians to receive the prestigious Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award. The award was presented December 2 in New York City.FrancesYates1

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IU East students create over 200 ceramic bowls for Empty Bowls Luncheon Nov. 15

IU East students create over 200 ceramic bowls for Empty Bowls Luncheon Nov. 15

Call them messages in a soup bowl.EmptyBowls

Students have been creating unique ceramic bowls by the dozens in the studio at Indiana University East.

Hour by hour, over 200 pottery pieces have been thrown on the pottery wheel, fired, glazed and fired again.

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IU East celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with campus, community events

IU East celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with campus, community events

Indiana University East will present Alice Driver from 5-6 p.m. on Monday, September 22,  in the Whitewater Hall Community Room. Driver, a photojournalist in Mexico, will present on her upcoming book More or Less Dead. She will also talk about her work as a photographer and as a documentary filmmaker. Her documentary film is If Images Could Fill Our Empty Spaces.

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New scholarships offered at IU East to enhance service-learning, science research

New scholarships offered at IU East to enhance service-learning, science research

The generosity of three donors has made it possible to offer new scholarships for students at Indiana University East.  Paul Kriese, professor of political science at IU East, and Rod and Chris Weiss will support the two new scholarships.

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