- March 1-3—IMPACT National Conference-Dayton, OH
- March 14—Greater Indianapolis Northside College Fair-Westfield, IN
- March 18-21—CFUnited Conference-Las Vegas, NV
- March 21—IUPUI Nonprofit Expo-Indianapolis, IN
- March 29—Wabash Spring Career Networking Event-Crawfordsville, IN
March 7—Kim Williams-Pulfer, Ph.D. candidate, defended her dissertation.
“Get Involved: Stories of The Caribbean Postcolonial Black Middle Class and the Development of Civil Society”
March 29—Fady Qaddoura, Ph.D. candidate, defended his dissertation.
“Philanthropy, Policy, and Politics: Power and Influence of Health Care Nonprofit Interest Groups on the Implementation of Health Care Policy”
March 29—Career & Leadership Preparedness (CLP) (for students)
Build a Strong Network for Your Career: Philanthropy Career Network
Ron Schiller, Founding Partner, Aspen Leadership Group
March 20—"Luther's Gifts"
Richard Gunderman, Chancellor's Professor of Radiology, Pediatrics, Medical Education, Philosophy, Liberal Arts, Philanthropy, and Medical Humanities and Health Studies, IUPUI
Richard Turner, Professor Emeritus of English
March 27—“Just Good Business: Making Sense of Success for Health Enterprises"
Emily Barman, Associate Professor of Sociology and Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Chicago
March 1-3—Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) Annual Meeting (Atlanta, GA)
Patrick Dwyer, Sara Konrath, Yuan Tian, and alumna Ellie Qu
- Dwyer, P. C. (March, 2018). Bad gratitude: When “thank you” goes wrong. Poster presented.
- Oveis, C., Dwyer, P. C., Younge, A., & Algoe, S. B. (March, 2018). The social functions of gratitude at the group level of analysis: Effects on 3rd party witnesses’ behaviors.
- Tian, Y. & Konrath, S. Charitable giving and social influence: A lab experiment on donor similarity. Poster presented.
- Qu, E. & Konrath, S. Which types of giving are associated with a reduced 7-year mortality risk among older adults? Poster presented.
- Konrath, S. Cultivating empathy and prosocial behavior using mobile phones.
- Finalist in Student Poster Award Competition
Yuan was selected as a finalist in the student poster award competition. This is notable because it is an international conference with nearly 4000 attendees each year, many of whom are students.
March 17—Kathi Badertscher and Dwight Burlingame attended an author’s meeting for Vol. 3 of a monograph series on Shibusawa Eiichi and Philanthropy in Tokyo, Japan.
Kathi Badertscher, Director of Master’s Degree Programs and Lecturer of Philanthropic Studies
Dr. Badertscher gave three talks in Guangzhou, China:
- QianHe Community Foundation (Guangdong Province)
- School of Philanthropy – Understanding Philanthropy Club
- Sun Yat-Sen University – History/Museology Departments
March 20—Technology, Social Media and Civil Discourse Series
Sara Konrath spoke at the conference.
Duquesne University-Pittsburg, PA
March 22—Power of Giving Conference
Philanthropy’s Impact on American Life
2018 theme: Culture & The Arts
Greg Witkowski was invited to attend.
An invitation-only program convening philanthropists, artists, thought leaders, and social innovators to discuss the past, present, and future of American giving.
National Museum of American History
Tyrone Freeman, Assistant Professor of Philanthropic Studies and Director of Undergraduate Programs
- March 6—Presented “5 Traditions of Collective Giving” at the monthly meeting for Giving Sum, an Indianapolis-based giving circle.
- March 23—Presented “How to Live a Courageously Generous Life,” to Creative Mornings Indianapolis, a breakfast lecture series for creative and artistic professionals.
- March 27—Wrote a blog for the Smithsonian’s exhibition on American philanthropy
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