‘Voting and Power’ panel sets stage for election-related events

IU Bloomington students will have plenty of opportunities to inform themselves about and engage with the 2016 elections thanks to a series of lectures, panel discussions and other events planned on campus. The first Hot Topics event of the 2016-17 academic year, sponsored by IU Bloomington Provost and Executive Vice President Lauren Robel, will set […]

Civil discussion of abortion? PACE students show it’s possible

Post by IU Newsroom intern Annie Brackemyre Students filtered back into the auditorium of the IU Education Building after returning from a working lunch. Some looked over their notes and assigned readings while others finished lingering discussions from their last small group session. Sacrificing a sunny Saturday, over 100 students spent six hours deliberating — […]

Annual student forum seeks civil engagement on abortion and reproductive rights

Indiana University Bloomington’s Political and Civic Engagement program, PACE, will host a one-day, one-credit-hour course on abortion and reproductive rights from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 27. Nearly 100 undergraduates will participate in the forum, which aims to promote productive civil discourse on difficult topics, teach students to challenge their own assumptions and emphasize […]