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  • Communications from the Vice President: Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs: Indiana University
    for faculty and staff The Office of the Vice President for Diversity Equity and Multicultural Affairs provides a variety of services and supports many programs designed to carry out this mission DEMA is committed to the belief that a place of higher learning and opportunity requires the presence of a supportive environment that nourishes promotes and fosters inclusion and diversity Introducing VP Wimbush Bev Smith and Eric Love of WFHB s Bring it On spoke with DEMA Vice President Wimbush on Sep 24 2013 about his new position and the goals he has planned for DEMA Listen to a clip from the interview Messages from Vice President and Dean Wimbush Vice President and Dean Wimbush s statement on Asian American and Pacific Islander Month Apr 13 2016 I feel fortunate to be part of a university that embraces differences and brings together people of diverse backgrounds so that we can learn with and from each other Vice President and Dean Wimbush on diversity at IU Feb 10 2016 We are fortunate to be a part of a university with a dedication to diversity Campus Climate Nov 19 2015 IU supports frank discussion about campus climate Vice President and Dean Wimbush on Veterans Day Nov 11 2013 Veterans Day is not only a time to remember those who have served but also those who are serving right now Vice President and Dean Wimbush on the IU First Nations Education and Culture Center and Native American Heritage Month Nov 11 2013 It is an excellent time to acknowledge the great contributions that Native Americans have had in the U S but more specifically the impact that Native Americans have had on all IU campuses Vice President and Dean Wimbush s statement on IU joining Freedom Indiana Oct 30 2013 With this membership

    Original URL path: http://www.iu.edu/~dema/vp_com/index.shtml (2016-04-30)
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  • Indiana University statement on changes to Religious Freedom Restoration Act: Spring 2015: News: Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs: Indiana University
    Spring 2014 2013 Diversity Assessment Support Diversity Support a Key Project or Multicultural Initiative Major Gifts and Bequests Create an Endowment Why Support OVPDEMA Contact Us OVPDEMA News Spring 2015 Indiana University statement on changes to Religious Freedom Restoration Act News Indiana University statement on changes to Religious Freedom Restoration Act By IU Newsroom Thursday April 2 2015 BLOOMINGTON Ind Indiana University expresses its appreciation and support for this clarifying language which ensures that nothing in the Religious Freedom Restoration Act will provide legal protection for or in any way promote or permit discrimination in any form on the basis of a person s sexual orientation or their race color religion ancestry age national origin disability sex gender identity or military service We are grateful for the hard work and good intentions of those who have earnestly labored in recent days to address this problem Indiana University asks all Hoosiers to remember that religious liberty and equal protection under the law are both cornerstones of our democracy and they should not be in conflict with each other Our system of government works best when people of good will come together to reconcile their differences and find common ground We are

    Original URL path: http://www.iu.edu/~dema/news/2015Spring/religious_freedom_restoration_act2.shtml (2016-04-30)
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  • IU voices concerns over state's Religious Freedom Restoration Act, reaffirms commitment to equality: Spring 2015: News: Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs: Indiana University
    Endowment Why Support OVPDEMA Contact Us OVPDEMA News Spring 2015 IU voices concerns over state s Religious Freedom Restoration Act reaffirms commitment to equality News IU voices concerns over state s Religious Freedom Restoration Act reaffirms commitment to equality By IU Newsroom Sunday March 29 2015 NOTE Indiana University President Michael A McRobbie has issued the following statement about the Religious Freedom Restoration Act which was recently signed into law in Indiana The recent passage of the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act has brought significant negative attention to the state of Indiana throughout the nation and indeed the world because the law is widely viewed as signaling an unwelcoming and discriminatory atmosphere in our state While Indiana University hopes that the controversy of the past few days will move the state government to reconsider this unnecessary legislation the damage already done to Indiana s reputation is such that all public officials and public institutions in our state need to reaffirm our absolute commitment to the Hoosier values of fair treatment and non discrimination For its part Indiana University remains steadfast in our longstanding commitment to value and respects the benefits of a diverse society It is a fundamental core value of our culture at Indiana University and one that we cherish Indeed in 2014 the trustees of Indiana University reaffirmed our commitment to the achievement of equal opportunity within the university To that end Indiana University will recruit hire promote educate and provide services to persons without regard to their age race disability ethnicity gender gender identity marital status national origin religion sexual orientation or veteran status Equally importantly we will not tolerate discrimination on the basis of any of these same factors These are not merely words written in a policy and soon forgotten These are core values by

    Original URL path: http://www.iu.edu/~dema/news/2015Spring/religious_freedom_restoration_act.shtml (2016-04-30)
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  • OVPDEMA's Study Abroad Scholarship: Resources: Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs: Indiana University
    OVPDEMA study abroad scholarships students need to have minimum cumulative GPA of 2 5 Students with a lower than 2 5 GPA may submit an appeal letter to the OVPDEMA Study Abroad Scholarship selection committee Appeal decisions are made by the committee on a case by case basis The appeal letter should address the following three questions and must not exceed 500 words Explanation of low GPA below 2 5 Why the study abroad experience will help the applicant What the applicant is planning to do to bring his her GPA up after the study abroad experience Students must be accepted to an IU Study Abroad program that offers credit as listed under the IU Office of Overseas Study programs Some IU departmental programs that have study abroad components are acceptable Applicants must comply with IU Office of Overseas Study policies and regulations Seniors must have one semester to complete at IU upon their return from the study abroad programs Students who plan to graduate before they complete their study abroad experience or the study abroad program is during their last semester at IU are not eligible Students who demonstrate financial need will be given special consideration Students receiving a full scholarship from another source are not eligible for this study abroad scholarship Application Process and Requirements The application deadline for Fall 2016 programs is Monday May 16 2016 All application materials must be received by the deadline Incomplete applications or applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered The application material consists of one application form and three recommendation form s Application form The application essay should answer the following questions Why do you want to undertake your program abroad How will your study abroad contribute to your academic and or professional growth How will your study abroad contribute to your potential to give back to others Essays cannot exceed 250 words Applications with essays longer than 250 words will not be accepted We recommend typing your essay in MS Word check the spelling and character count character count is under the word count tool and then pasting it into the application The OVPDEMA Study Abroad Scholarship does not accept paper applications All application materials must be submitted via email to demaschl indiana edu Recommendation forms 3 Submit three letters of recommendation at least one recommender must be an IU faculty member from your major minor To determine if a person is faculty please use IU Address Book It must say Faculty under Affiliation Graduate students are not considered faculty Recommendation letters from family members will not be accepted Letters from friends are only suitable if they attest to the applicants work ethic or academic ability We encourage students get a recommendation letter from your program advisor mentor Please find a downloadable recommendation form here Selection and Notification The scholarship committee will rate applications based on the following selection criteria Quality of the applicant s response to the scholarship essay 250 words maximum Quality of the recommendation forms

    Original URL path: http://www.iu.edu/~dema/resources/study_abroad_scholarship.shtml (2016-04-30)
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  • Rice Paper | Asian Culture Center
    semiannual online newsletter published by the ACC The newsletter highlights recent Asian related campus activities and profiles IU s own Asian and Asian American students faculty and staff If you would like to volunteer as a writer contributor or events photographer please email acc indiana edu FALL 2005 SPRING 2006 FALL 2007 SPRING 2008 FALL 2008 FALL 2009 FALL 2010 SPRING 2011 SPRING 2015 FALL 2015 News Stories Student Group

    Original URL path: http://www.iu.edu/~acc/rice.html (2016-04-30)
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  • Help DEMA recruit best and brightest: OVPDEMA: Indiana University
    minority students by 2013 2014 While we have made great strides toward reaching this ambitious goal it can not be accomplished without the support and collaborative efforts of our alumni We need you to help us identify potential underrepresented minority students so that we can provide them with information about the various academic and support programs and degree offerings available at Indiana University While your efforts have helped us in the past we need you to at least double those efforts as we strive to achieve academic excellence through diversity and inclusion Admission to IU is selective and we are looking for students who will be competitive in the application process Important areas of consideration include academic performance and preparation the strength and quality of the high school curriculum recent grade trends class rank results of the SAT or ACT Specifically we seek students who take a rigorous course of study with four to five academic classes each year achieve above average grades and get high scores on the SAT and or ACT Essays extracurricular activities letters of recommendation community service work experience as well as dual credit Advanced Placement AP and or Advance College Project ACP courses may be considered as evidence of academic motivation and maturity More information on the admissions standards and process can be obtained from the websites of the Office of Admissions on each campus IU Bloomington IUPUI Indianapolis IU East Richmond IPFW Fort Wayne IU Kokomo IU Northwest Gary IU South Bend IU Southeast New Albany We ask that you provide us with the names and relevant information download Recommendation Form of middle and high school students whom you believe have the potential to achieve at Indiana University While admission to IU is not guaranteed every student that you recommend will be contacted and

    Original URL path: http://www.iu.edu/~dema/best_and_brightest/index.shtml (2016-04-30)
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  • About Us: East Asian Studies Center: Indiana University
    Activities Get Involved Japan Disaster Relief Volunteer Internship Ways to Give Get Involved Become an EASC Volunteer Learn More Site Map Contact Us Find People About Us We assist in the coordination of teaching research and outreach activities related to East Asia Established in 1979 the center links the expertise of Indiana University s East Asian area specialists to the needs of business education and government The East Asian Studies Center has been designated a Comprehensive National Resource Center for the Study of East Asia by the U S Department of Education in partnership with the Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies CEAPS at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign The consortium brings together the largest East Asia faculty concentration in the Midwest and is recognized for strengths in the teaching of East Asia and East Asian languages as well as outreach to K 12 teachers business and community We are the winner of the prestigious 2005 Goldman Sachs Foundation Prize for Excellence in International Education in the Higher Education category along with two other programs at Indiana University that were selected from nearly 500 educational institutions and media and technology organizations The award included a commendation from

    Original URL path: http://www.iu.edu/~easc/about/index.shtml (2016-04-30)
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  • Illinois/Indiana East Asia National Resource Center Consortium: About Us: East Asian Studies Center: Indiana University
    Newsletter Imaging Reading Eros Japanese Education Taoist Resources Indiana East Asian Working Paper Series Faculty Publications Dissertations TEAMS Lesson Plans Price List Subscribe to News Community Bridges Children Languages World Ambassadors Student Organizations Clubs Center Activities Get Involved Japan Disaster Relief Volunteer Internship Ways to Give Site Map Contact Us Find People About Us Illinois Indiana East Asia National Resource Center Consortium In 2005 we formed a partnership with our counterpart at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign the Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies CEAPS to maximize the impact of our respective East Asian studies programs in research teaching and outreach The synergies created by this partnership are particularly notable in the areas of Anthropology Education Gender and sexuality In addition to making the most of joint strengths the centers and their faculty also provide support to each other in areas in which one campus is stronger than the other Cross campus scholarly exchanges are ongoing with faculty actively participating in each other s conferences seminars and dissertation workshops As faculty and center staff share resources engage in cross campus teaching and find new opportunities to interact with students and the community on both campuses we look

    Original URL path: http://www.iu.edu/~easc/about/consortium.shtml (2016-04-30)
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