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Award-winning film, “Finding Home” has IU Southeast connection

Award-winning film, “Finding Home” has IU Southeast connection

April 7, 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–What does “home” mean to you? That’s the question at the center of “Finding Home,” a deeply compassionate and expertly crafted indie film written and directed by Nick Westfall and co-produced by Bradford Griggs, assistant professor of education at IU Southeast. The film will screen on Tuesday, April 11 at ...

Education faculty Sumreen Asim takes part in high-profile photo exhibit, “Americans”

Education faculty Sumreen Asim takes part in high-profile photo exhibit, “Americans”

April 5, 2017

By Steven Krolak Over the past 20 years, Louisville photographer Ross Gordon has visited and worked in over 50 countries, gathering images and understanding of peoples and cultures. In that time, he has come to see photography as a powerful way to bring people together, to meet one another across ethnic, religious and social divides. ...

Third World Studies conference celebrates global scholarship

Third World Studies conference celebrates global scholarship

December 13, 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Last month, scholars from around the world gathered at IU Southeast for the 34th annual meeting of the Association of Third World Studies (ATWS). Chaired by Dr. Doyin Coker-Kolo, dean of the School of Education and president-elect of the ATWS, the conference unfolded as a lively blend of academic presentations ...

Association of Third World Studies conference brings global scholarship to IU Southeast

Association of Third World Studies conference brings global scholarship to IU Southeast

November 14, 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—IU Southeast will host the 34th annual meeting of the Association of Third World Studies (ATWS), Sun. Nov. 20 through Tues., Nov. 22. This international and multidisciplinary conference will bring scholars from around the world to present research on current issues pertaining to countries in regions including Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin ...

Study abroad team to share experiences of earthquake relief, rural education in Ecuador

Study abroad team to share experiences of earthquake relief, rural education in Ecuador

November 11, 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—This summer 18 students, teachers and volunteers embarked on the annual Summer in Ecuador service learning and study abroad trip. In their luggage: 42 water purification units from Louisville, Ky.-based nonprofit WaterStep, destined for refugee camps in areas hard hit by the April 16 earthquake. Now they are back, and ...

Diversity Research Symposium drives climate change–in a good way

Diversity Research Symposium drives climate change–in a good way

October 18, 2016

—By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—IU Southeast is proud to host the eighth annual Diversity Research Symposium on Fri., Oct. 21 and Sat., Oct. 22. Founded in 2009, the Diversity Research Symposium is a collaboration between diversity offices and staff at Ball State University, Indiana State University and Indiana University Southeast, with the institutions taking turns ...

Lewis and Clark handshake bronze donated to IU Southeast in festive ceremony

Lewis and Clark handshake bronze donated to IU Southeast in festive ceremony

October 5, 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Meriwether Lewis and William Clark shook hands on Sunday, Oct. 2 at IU Southeast. Or rather, re-enactors Jan Donaldson and Peyton “Bud” Clark (great-great-great grandson of the explorer), playing the roles of Lewis and Clark, performed the handshake. With that symbolic act, the two men honored the donation to IU ...

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