IUPUI sponsored the 2017 Dollars for Scholars Taste of the Westside, Feb. 24 at the 1899 event hall in Central Greens. Area restaurants provided food samples for Taste participants and all proceeds benefit graduates of George Washington Community High School (GWCHS) for their postsecondary education pursuits.
The key to enhanced quality of life starts with the health of a community. It is also the foundation for a thriving economy. The trailblazing alliance between Indiana’s bioscience industry and academic leadership is the quintessential collaboration of campus, community, and corporate shared priorities.
A recent dialysis patient and organ transplant survivor is on track to have a more promising career thanks to IUPUI’s Workforce Readiness courses. Qourtney Bush’s life-changing circumstances ended up becoming a part of her journey of life experiences to inspire others and grow in her career.
Cultural competency in the medical profession is a matter of life and death. IUPUI remains at the forefront in facing the challenge head on.“Bridging Health Equity Across Communities” is the theme of the 2017 National Minority Health Month in April - orchestrated annually by the US. Department of Health and Human Services.
Social scientists have a word for the complex and difficult issues that face our society. They call them ‘wicked problems.’ One of the wicked problems that challenges our society today is substance addiction. Fortunately, we have faculty members like Dr. Joan Duwve who are actively involved in, and making progress on, addressing this complicated issue.
IUPUI students, a faculty member, and a community advocate collaborated to create the Martindale-Brightwood Community Health and Resource Fair to improve access to and raise awareness of resources in the neighborhood. The fair will be held Saturday, March 25, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm at 37 Place, 2605 East 25th Street in Indianapolis.
SOURCE River West Entrepreneurship Center is a catalyst project of the River West Great Place initiative. Its goal is to create an environment where entrepreneurs are welcome and contribute to an equitable and thriving neighborhood business sector by fostering place-based entrepreneurship through coaching, education, training, and resources to support aspiring and existing entrepreneurs.
Students from IUPUI and Beyond Bring Health and Legal Services to an Underserved Indianapolis Neighborhood
The IU Student Outreach Clinic (IUSOC) was created half a decade ago to bring medical services to Indianapolis’s poor and underserved. But it’s hard to say who’s gotten the most out of the arrangement – the near-eastside neighborhood that receives everything from free medical checkups to physical therapy to dental work, or the Indiana University students who provide them.