‘A few minutes with’: Phillip Tennant furniture artisan lecturer Sarah Marriage

Post by John Schwarb, IU Communications specialist: Sarah Marriage, a Baltimore, Maryland-based maker of fine furniture and other wooden objects, is visiting the Herron School of Art and Design on Monday, Feb. 27, as part of the Phillip Tennant Furniture Artisan Lecture Series. She’s a few weeks from opening “A Workshop of Our Own” in […]

IUPUI class prepares next generation of civic leaders

The School of Public and Environmental Affairs at IUPUI has launched a new course that will help prepare the next generation of civic leaders in Indianapolis. Called the Indy Community Development Network, the course is the first of its kind at IUPUI, giving students an introduction to many of the tools utilized in community development, […]

Seven new academic programs coming to campus this fall

Post by John Schwarb and Rich Schneider, IU Communications media specialists: If you’re on this page, you might already know that Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis offers more than 350 undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. Come this fall, there will be a few more. Here’s a look at seven new academic programs from a variety of IUPUI […]

IUPUI researcher looks to texts to increase empathy among physicians

“Do no harm” are words often associated with the oath taken by physicians when they become practitioners. Amber Comer’s research may add another phrase: Be nice. As an assistant professor with the Department of Health Sciences in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at IUPUI, Comer is conducting research into a new way  for […]