Ji Ma, Ph.D. candidate, officially signed an offer letter from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin for an assistant professor position. He also accepted another short appointment of research fellow at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard from February - August 2018.
Student Services exhibited at three different events.
- February 8-9—2018 Leadership Engagement and Discovery (LEAD) Conference
- February 21—Student Alumni Career Connections Night
- February 26-27—Campus Compact Service Engagement Summit
February 1 and 9—Implicit Bias Workshop: organized by Ph.D. students Tiara Dungy and Dana Doan
Presented by Peace Learning Center
February 8—Jean Case met with students
Jean Case, CEO and co-founder of the Case Foundation and Chairman of the National Geographic Society Board of Trustees. She is an actively engaged philanthropist, impact investor, and a pioneer in the world of interactive technologies. Jean was in Indianapolis giving a presentation at the Indiana University Tobias Leadership Center Leadership Engagement & Discovery (LEAD) Conference, co-sponsored by the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. She has been a long-time supporter of the school and specifically requested an opportunity to meet with our students during her visit.
February 8-9—2018 Leadership Engagement and Discovery (LEAD) Conference (school was an academic sponsor)
Investing to Change the World by 2050
Una Osili and Jean Case were among the panelists.
Alexander Hotel, Indianapolis, IN
February 15—29th Joseph T. Taylor Symposium/Luncheon
Invisible Indianapolis: Race and Heritage in the Circle City
Our school was a University Patron.
February 22—Workshop on career and job types in philanthropy (for students)
The four alumni panelists were:
- Alicia Baird, Strada Education Network
- Maggie Bowden, Program Manager, Anthem Foundation
- John Ferguson, Outreach Manager, IN Nonprofit Resource Center, Indiana United Ways
- Jenna Wachtmann, Program Officer, Ball Brothers Foundation
Philanthropy Research Workshop
February 20—"The Differential Effect of Minority and Network Status in the Grants Marketplace"
Laurie Paarlberg, Robert H. and Judy L. Allen Professors, Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M and Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, IUPUI
February 27—“Community and Caring: The Psychology of Volunteerism and Activism”
Allen M. Omoto, Ph.D., is a Professor and Associate Provost for Academic Affairs at the Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, CA. He is a social psychologist whose research focuses on the social and psychological aspects of prosocial behavior and civic and political engagement. He also conducts research on issues related to the environment, HIV disease, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender concerns. Dr. Omoto has extensive governance and leadership experience at his university and in numerous professional societies.
February 8—Tyrone Freeman, assistant professor of philanthropic studies and director of undergraduate programs, presented a national webinar on “Diversity and Fundraising” for The Fund Raising School.
Genevieve Shaker, associate professor of philanthropic studies, was named a fellow of the TIAA Institute, which builds knowledge and public engagement in areas including organizational success in higher education and the nonprofit sector. TIAA Institute Fellows are thought leaders—both researchers and leaders from higher education—with expertise in areas of mutual interest with the Institute.
Richard Steinberg’s paper “A Law and Economics Perspective on Nonprofit Organizations,” coauthored with Brian Galle, is forthcoming in the Research Handbook on Not-for-Profit Law, edited by Matthew Harding and published by Edward Elgar.
Catherine Herrold, assistant professor of philanthropic studies, won an IUPUI Enhanced Mentoring Program with Opportunities for Ways to Excel in Research (EMPOWER) grant, which provides her with summer research funds and pairs her with a senior IUPUI faculty member in a mentoring relationship. Dr. Herrold has been paired with Edward Curtis, Millennium Chair of the Liberal Arts; Professor of Religious Studies; adjunct Professor of American Studies and Africana Studies, as her mentor.
Additionally, one of our master’s students Manal Issa will be serving as Dr. Herrold’s research assistant since she will also be in Palestine for the summer.
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