"Liberty Weeps for her Country," by Helen Shie
|• The IU Alumni Association, its clubs, constituent societies, affiliate groups and other programs awarded approximately $275,000 in scholarships during its 2002 fiscal year. Local IU alumni clubs, which operate around the world, accounted for nearly $65,000; among other sources were the Distinguished Alumni Service Award Club, which awarded $60,500, and the IU South Bend Alumni Association, which awarded $49,000.
• IUPUI has received a 2002 Celebration of Diversity Award from Indianapolis Mayor Bart Peterson in recognition of the campus’ role as a leader in contributing to the city’s climate for diversity. The campus was one of seven businesses and organizations to receive the inaugural Celebration of Diversity Awards last January.
(See a related story on a SPEA diversity class, page A6.)
• America: From the Heart, a traveling exhibition of 125 quilts created in the aftermath of 9/11, will be at the IU Kokomo Gallery from Feb. 23-March 30.
• What is Black Art? Metal, Clay, Paper, an exhibit by noted black artists including Richard Hunt, Marva Jolly and Joann Scot, runs from Feb. 10-March 3 at the IU Northwest Gallery for Contemporary Art.