Faculty Presentation

November 8th, 2013

Assistant Professor of Communications, Rosalie Aldrich will present: Predicting College Students’ Willingness to Intervene Against Suicide. The presentation will take place on November 14th at 4pm in the Community Room. The presentation is free and open to the public.

Faculty Research Presentation

November 4th, 2013

Lecturer of World Languages and Culture, Dianne Moneypenny will present on Tuesday, November 12th at 3pm in the Community Room. The topic is Best Practices in Online Foreign Education.  The presentation is free and open to the public.

Faculty Research Fellowship Presentation

November 4th, 2013

Associate Professor of English, Jean Harper will present on November 7th at 4pm in the Community Room. The presentation topic is: Once Upon a Time: How a story of a horse, a rider, and a mysterious death insisted upon becoming a novel.
Free and open to the public

Hispanic Heritage Month

September 23rd, 2013

The Indiana University East Hispanicampus Virtual Gallery highlights World Language & Culture’s student work and projects during Hispanic Heritage Month.

Field trips for service learning, guest speakers, Day of the Dead altars, student projects and more will fill this album.

Kara Beatty, a social work major, Hispanic Studies certificate candidate, and current student of SPA 200, designed a water project over issues of water in the U.S. as they relate to Hispanics.

Whitewater Valley Annual Art Competition accepting entries Sept. 23-27

September 16th, 2013

Indiana University East is accepting art entries September 23-27 for the 2013 Whitewater Valley Annual Art Competition (WVAAC). The competition will begin at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 5, in Whitewater Hall. Prior to the judging, there will be a juror presentation at 11:30 a.m. in Tom Raper Hall, room 124.

The top ten entries will receive a monetary award. Artists with accepted entries will be notified by Monday, October 14.This year’s competition will be juried by Buzz Spector, an artist whose artwork has been shown in such museums and galleries as the Art Institute of Chicago, Los Angeles County Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago and the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Spector has received several awards including the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Fellowship. He was awarded the NBuzz Spectorational Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in 1982, 1985 and 1991. Spector received his B.A. in Art from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and his M.F.A. with the Committee on Art and Design at the University of Chicago.Spector is currently the dean of the College and Graduate School of Art in the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts at Washington University.The WVAAC receives 300 to 400 pieces of art for the competition each year. Previous entries have included works from high schools and universities, art organizations and centers and independent artists. The competition is open to all artists, age 17 and older, who live within a 300-mile radius of Richmond, Indiana.Entries for the competition may include drawings, paintings, mixed media, photography, printmaking, computer graphics, relief sculpture and relief. Entries must be hand-delivered to The Gallery, Whitewater Hall, on the IU East campus between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday, September 23, through Friday, September 27. Entries will not be accepted after September 27.Each artist may submit up to three entries. Fees are $20 for one entry, $30 for two entries, and $40 for three entries.Accepted entries will be on exhibit in The Gallery from October 16 to December 6. The artist opening reception and awards presentation will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 16, in Whitewater Hall.Entry forms, information on eligibility and a calendar are available at iue.edu/gallery or by calling Ed Thornburg, The Gallery curator, at IU East at (765) 973-8605.