Beauty is only skin deep, but it affects our lives across a large variety of economic dimensions, according to noted economist Daniel S. Hamermesh. Hamermesh’s “Beauty Pays: Why Attractive People Are More Successful,” published by Princeton University Press in 2011, is the first book to seriously measure the advantages of physical beauty.
The full-time student and mom of a middle-schooler, Cornelius had been in the events industry about five years before coming to IUPUI to complete a degree. “I knew I was doing exactly what I wanted to do with the rest of my life. I was in the right room.”
Seeking opportunities to gain experience, Cornelius kept close tabs on the school’s listserv that passes along volunteer and internship opportunities. When a notice about the American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference came along, she quickly applied for one of 250 slots for college students who were given a $325 stipend.
IUPUI lecturer C. Thomas Lewis was hard at work April 2, turning the street under a railroad overpass near the site of this weekend’s NCAA Men’s Final Four into an immersive disco environment.