Stories tagged with: diversity

September 27, 2018 |

Indiana University East’s Hispanic Heritage Month celebration includes several events and activities offered by the World Languages and Cultures department and the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. IU East students are visiting schools across Richmond for Huevos verdes y jamón (Bilingual Storytelling). This is a joint venture with the Campus Library and literacy movements. ...

September 4, 2018 |

The number of students enrolled at Indiana University East is again on the increase this fall. The campus welcomed its largest incoming class, and one of its most diverse, when classes started August 20. The campus has a fall headcount enrollment of 3,722 students (an increase of 6.6 percent) taking 38,348 credit hours (an increase ...

June 15, 2018 |

This summer two students are learning more about diversity, social activism and how they could enhance opportunities at Indiana University East for students. IU East students Taylor Webster and Mary Webster, sisters from Richmond, Indiana, attended the 31st Annual National Conference for Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE®) held in New Orleans, May ...

March 20, 2018 |

Ayanna Thompson, Ph.D., will present on “Shakespeare, Race, and Performance: What We Still Don’t Know” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20, in Whitewater Hall Room 132. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Meijer Artway. Thompson is professor of English at George Washington University and ...

November 14, 2016 |

Indiana University East will host guest lecturer Sakina Hughes, assistant professor of history at the University of Southern Indiana, from 6-8 p.m., on Wednesday, November 16, in the Whitewater Hall Community Room. The lecture is free and open to the community. Hughes will present, “‘The Community Became an Almost Civilized and Christian One’: John Stewart’s ...

January 4, 2016 |

In early June, the Indiana University Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs launched a university-wide diversity assessment. To ensure an objective and comprehensive valuation, outside consultants Halualani and Associates are conducting the assessment of IU Bloomington, IUPUI, IU East, IU Kokomo, IU Southeast, IU South Bend, IU Northwest and the ...

January 15, 2015 |

Her book, The New Jim Crow, focuses on status of African-American males since the Civil Rights Movement Indiana University East invites the campus and community to a lecture by Michelle Alexander, a highly acclaimed civil rights lawyer, advocate and legal scholar, and author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, ...

September 9, 2014 |

Indiana University East will bring Direct Contact Latin Jazz to the Richmond Music Festival, an event organized by the Starr-Gennett Foundation. The festival is Friday, September 12 through Sunday, September 14. Direct Contact will kick off Saturday’s Music on Main Street programming at 1 p.m. in front of IU East’s Room 912, on the E. ...

February 26, 2014 |

Jennifer Finney Boylan, a professor of English at Colby College and board member of the Indiana University Kinsey Institute, will visit Indiana University East at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26, to discuss “Transgendered Identity and the American Ideal of Equality Under the Law.” The discussion will be held in Vivian Auditorium, located in Whitewater ...