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Model UN brings global debates to IU Southeast campus

Model UN brings global debates to IU Southeast campus

November 13, 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Last week, the IU Southeast Library was the scene of high-stakes deliberations as the Model United Nations took on the war in Syria, the deepening stand-off over the North Korean nuclear program, the Israeli demolition of Palestinian houses in the West Bank, the crisis in Yemen, and climate change as ...

Media pros share skills and insights with emerging journalists at annual High School Press Day

Media pros share skills and insights with emerging journalists at annual High School Press Day

November 1, 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Energy, passion, optimism and purpose—the key ingredients of a rewarding journalism career were on display at High School Press Day at IU Southeast. The annual event brought more than 400 high school students from over 16 different schools together with professional journalists, IU and IU Southeast faculty and staff, and ...

Social Sciences Forum weighs plight of undocumented children

Social Sciences Forum weighs plight of undocumented children

October 23, 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—In 2012, an executive order of then-President Obama delayed immigration enforcement for undocumented minors. Under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) order, children of undocumented immigrants who met certain requirements were not immediately deported. A two-year buffer was created that allowed them to stay in the country, attend school ...

Faculty Innovators: Jennifer Ortiz

Faculty Innovators: Jennifer Ortiz

October 2, 2017

Jennifer Ortiz Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice School of Social Sciences               By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Every jail is unique, and yet all are somehow the same. Some are downtown, surrounded by normal life. Others sit apart, in rural isolation. At one, you enter through two ...

Latino culture, history and politics in focus for National Hispanic Heritage Month

Latino culture, history and politics in focus for National Hispanic Heritage Month

September 26, 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—IU Southeast is proud to present a series of conversations illuminating the Latino experience in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month (NHHM). Designated in 1968, the observation runs from Sept. 15—the independence day for a number of Latin American countries—to Oct. 15 to honor the histories, cultures and contributions of ...

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 ...

Adam Maksl wins Teacher of the Year award

Adam Maksl wins Teacher of the Year award

August 24, 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Adam Maksl, assistant professor of journalism, has won the “Ginger Rudeseal Carter Miller Teacher of the Year” award from the Small Programs Interest Group of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). He received the award at the AEJMC convention in Chicago on August 11. Maksl was selected for ...

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