Deans and faculty from schools of education at several Hoosier universities gathered in Indianapolis this month for a colloquium on their schools’ experiences with internationalization. The State Colloquium on Internationalizing Schools of Education across Indiana provided a space for the participants to share what they have accomplished in terms of internationalization, as well as to exchange ideas and hear from out-of-state experts about their success stories and the resources that are available to them.
"Art & Refugees: Shine the Light" brings together glass, photography and documentary art to create awareness of the refugee experience, telling stories of perseverance that transcend cultures, time and religion. The United Nations reports that refugee crises across the world have forced an unprecedented 68.5 million people from their homes.The exhibit will be open Jan. 9-31 in the IUPUI Campus Center, 420 University Blvd. It is free and open to the public.Read the full story
The Hamilton Lugar School’s Center for the Study of Global Change is spearheading a two-year initiative to chart a course for strengthening Hoosiers’ cross-cultural and language competencies. Called the Indiana Language Roadmap, the project is funded by the US Department of Defense, in the hopes that Indiana, like the seven other states who have participated, will be able to play an even bigger role on the world stage and in the global marketplace.To make those connections, the Roadmap project recruited participants from Indiana’s academic, government, business, and community development sectors and organized regional committees to come up with a draft roadmap over the past year. On December 3, 150 participants gathered at an Indianapolis summit to discuss the draft.Read the full story
Special issue of Business Horizons focuses on practical and ethical challenges posed by today’s diverse global marketplace
A new special issue of Business Horizons, a bimonthly journal housed at Kelley, focuses on the value of international business scholarship. Joshua E. Perry, faculty chair of Kelley’s undergraduate program, and Hilary Kahn, an assistant dean of IU’s Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies, are guest editors of the November-December issue, which has the theme, “Ethics, Culture and Pedagogical Practices in Global Context.”Read the full story
"International education is always at a crossroads, as it should be," Lee Feinstein, founding dean of the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies, said at the recent opening of the first symposium offered as part of the Indiana University Bicentennial.Read the full story
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Indiana University's School of Global and International Studies has announced that 11 IU area studies centers and programs have been awarded grant funding for 18 separate programs under the Department of Education's prestigious Title VI program.Read the full story
Rosemary Pennington, PhD’15, and international studies faculty member Hilary E. Kahn gave a talk on their new book on Tuesday, April 24. Pennington and Kahn spoke about the book they co-edited, On Islam: Muslims and the Media, recently published by IU Press.Read the full story
The Bridges project started at Indiana University in 2009 and connects volunteer students and faculty to children and families in the community eager to learn a foreign language. Focusing on lesser-taught languages, the project focused this semester on Russian, Arabic, Chinese, Persian and Japanese.Read the full story
Over 120 Hoosiers spent a recent Saturday in Indianapolis plotting the major routes and by-ways of a roadmap leading toward increased world language learning in Indiana.
“On Islam: Muslims and the Media” offers insights into how Muslims are represented in the media.