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A distinctive time in South Bend, when the national media spotlight was on the city during former Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s presidential campaign, inspired Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology Zachary Schrank to create the film documentary Big Enough, Small Enough – South Bend in Transition.  Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology Zachary Schrank “As the national media was profiling Mayor Pete’s role in South Bend,” explained Schrank, “I felt like…

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Indiana University South Bend honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. As members of our campus community, please plan to join inclusive activities throughout the week. Let us not only “Keep the Dream alive,” but “Let us live the Dream!” Sunday, January 16, 2022, 7 P.M. Benjamin Crump, Civil Rights Leader and Attorney, through a partnership with Earlham College and IU East "A Journey toward True…

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IU South Bend’s School of Education hosted a two-day Symposium on Educational Inclusion in November engaging the campus and community in discussions about diversity, equity, and inclusion. Participants explored reducing barriers for underrepresented populations from kindergarten through graduate school and engaged in a panel discussion with nationally recognized experts on critical race theory. More than 300 people registered for Symposium events.   “I was encouraged to see such a variety of…

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IU South Bend Honors Program students have created a class project volunteering for the YWCA to give back to their community and raise awareness of domestic violence. The project began as a class assignment from Dr. Cathy Borkshuk, professor and assistant director of the Honors Program at IU South Bend.  "In the summer when I learned I'd be teaching 75 students in the honors seminar, I went around searching for…

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Indiana University South Bend will host a Symposium on Educational Inclusion this week. IU faculty, staff, and invited nationally-recognized researchers will lead conversations that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in educational settings.  The Symposium is aligned with Indiana University’s commitment to anti-racism and IU South Bend’s mission to serve the needs of all of the individuals in our region. It aims to spark discussions about supporting the needs of students…

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