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Breaking Free from Prejudice – How values change in a University Setting

As part of an assignment in a journalism class at the IU Media School, Greg Gottfried examined his relationship with his high school friends and his anxieties about leaving Bloomington and the diversity found in a University town. This story is courtesy of a partnership between WFHB and a journalism class at the IU Media School taught by Amy Gastelum

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Daily Local News – April 20, 2017

A group at Indiana University spoke out against the university’s handling of a recent white nationalist speaking event, and demanded IU take measures to increase diversity on campus; Smokers of electronic cigarettes now risk receiving a one-hundred-dollar fine if they smoke in public; Personal or sensitive information is at risk as work from home scams appear to be increasing in …

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Indiana University-Bloomington Receives Findings on School Diversity

This morning, a representative from the research and analytics firm, Halualani and Associates, presented the findings of a study into IU’s diversity efforts. Rona Halualani spoke to a group at the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center in Bloomington. According to the university, the report will serve as “a baseline measurement for Indiana University in diversity achievement and progress which will provide …

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IU Trustees Encouraging Development of Women and Minority Owned Businesses

Last Thursday, during a board meeting at Indiana University East in Richmond, IU trustees talked about the contracts awarded by the school to businesses owned by minorities, women, and veterans. Governor Mike Pence set diversity targets for all state purchasing from the Indiana government. According to trustee Patrick Shoulders, IU considers those aspirational goals. The aim is to encourage the …

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Monroe County School Diversity Offical Declares Most Minority Employees ‘Satisfied’

On Tuesday a newly assigned diversity official at the Monroe County Community School Corporation said minority employees there are mostly pleased with their work environment. Diane Hanks, the corporation’s diversity and talent specialist, said her office held forums last month for employees from underrepresented groups. “Generally the employees were satisfied and feel comfortable in their respected environment,” Hanks said, “Their …

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