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Vikings and cinnamon buns: Swedish guests bring culture and connection to IU Southeast

Vikings and cinnamon buns: Swedish guests bring culture and connection to IU Southeast

December 3, 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—IU Southeast recently played host to two visitors from Jönköping University (JU) in Sweden. Dr. Linda Johansson, director of the Institute for Gerontology and Ms. Susanne Johannesson, director for international exchanges, shared insights about healthcare—and cinnamon buns—in Sweden. The two were guests of Dr. Deborah Finkel, professor of psychology and ...

Nursing students dive into community health in West Virginia

Nursing students dive into community health in West Virginia

November 1, 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Five senior nursing students and their instructor, Dr. Julia Mattingly, assistant professor of nursing, visited Charleston, West Virginia for an immersion in community health. The students are enrolled in S473, Health of the Community Practicum, and the trip enabled them to put their training to work by assisting Remote Area Medical (RAM). ...

Poverty simulation cultivates compassion, empathy, perspective

Poverty simulation cultivates compassion, empathy, perspective

September 28, 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Nursing students recently took part in the first poverty simulation of 2018-19. Poverty simulations are facilitated group exercises designed to immerse learners in the world of the poor by placing them in the shoes of the disadvantaged and challenging them to walk a few miles in them. In the simulation, ...

Women’s Philanthropy Leadership Council awards new grants to IU Southeast

Women’s Philanthropy Leadership Council awards new grants to IU Southeast

August 24, 2018

IU Southeast was recently awarded two grants from the IU Women’s Philanthropy Leadership Council, an organization that strives to inspire women to give of their time, talent and resources to Indiana University, and to develop women leaders in philanthropy. The first grant will be used to support the Dean’s Alliance, an organization created by Kelly ...

Student Conference: Everyone’s a winner

Student Conference: Everyone’s a winner

April 25, 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The 2018 IU Southeast Student Conference concluded on Friday, April 20 with a luncheon and awards ceremony to recognize outstanding undergraduate and graduate research across all academic disciplines. This year, the conference boasted a record number of students displaying 114 posters and presenting 110 papers and performances. There were 62 ...

School of Social Sciences donation drive brings holiday cheer to Kentucky Refugee Ministries

School of Social Sciences donation drive brings holiday cheer to Kentucky Refugee Ministries

December 24, 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The holidays have been a little more cheerful for members of Kentuckiana’s refugee community thanks to goods gathered by the IU Southeast School of Social Sciences and donated to Kentucky Refugee Ministries (KRM). Each year, the School commits itself to a local charity. This year, the School “adopted” KRM, and ...

What’s New: Master of Science in Nursing

What’s New: Master of Science in Nursing

September 20, 2017

What’s New at IU Southeast? The Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) degree prepares registered nurses with advanced practice nursing knowledge in the areas of nursing education and administration to enhance health care delivery for the community, while serving in leadership and administrative roles. When is it offered? Beginning Fall 2017 What does it look ...

Opioid epidemic is focus of campus events sponsored by The Common Experience

Opioid epidemic is focus of campus events sponsored by The Common Experience

September 13, 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The Common Experience is sponsoring and co-sponsoring a series of events to educate the public about the ongoing opioid epidemic, and to highlight the urgent need for action on this national addiction crisis that is particularly acute in Appalachia and the Ohio Valley. As part of its 2017 program, The ...

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