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November 24, 2022

Great Decisions 2023

Topics Announced & Book Sales Now Open! You are invited to join the dialogue about America's future! The Foreign Policy...
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November 8, 2022
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June 7, 2022

Indiana’s top high school 2022 ArcGIS Online Story Map Competition awardees 

1st Place - "The Blooming Flower Industry" by Evelyne, DeKalb High School 2nd Place -  "Murderous Hoosiers" by Harmony  and Orpheus,...
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February 7, 2022

2022 Indiana StoryMap Competition Announced / Grades 4-12 / Deadline May 9 2022

Cartographies of Indiana: Dynamics of Environment and Society THE NATIONAL COMPETITION Middle and high school students and their teachers across...
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August 21, 2021

Texas State University’s 100% Online PhD Program in Geography Education

Texas State University wishes to announce the availability of a 100% Online PhD program in Geography Education.  This academic program could prepare...
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March 5, 2021

2021 Middle & High School (Grades 4-12) ARCGIS ONLINE STORY MAP COMPETITION – Mapping Indiana: Past, Present and New Realities

THE NATIONAL COMPETITION Middle and high school students and their teachers across the U.S. are invited to explore their world...
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November 16, 2020

2020 Indiana Geography Educators of the Year Awards

Mr. Mervyn Barenie, Griffith Middle School, Griffith IN   2020 Indiana Middle School Geography Educator of the YearMr. Barenie came to teaching middle...
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May 22, 2020

2020 Summer Curriculum Educator Workshop: European Union

The European Union Center at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, invites K-14 educators to take part in a week-long online summer...
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May 15, 2020

2020 IN High School ArcGIS OnLine StoryMap Competition Results

Here are the Top 5 in the 2020 IN High School ArcGIS OnLine StoryMap Competition:#1 Progression of Cars in Indiana#2 Wildlife Crossings...
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February 8, 2020

2020 IN Geographic Bee

2020 Indiana Geographic Bee Finalists https://sites.google.com/site/indianastatebee/qualifiers On Friday, March 27, the state’s top 103 fourth through eighth grade students demonstrating geographic...
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Events

  • Tue
    31
    Jan
    2023
    7:00 - 8:30 PMZoom

    Erin Farrell Rosenberg
    Visiting Scholar, Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights
    University of Cincinnati College of Law

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    Erin Farrell Rosenberg is a licensed attorney specializing in International criminal law (ICL), reparations, and genocide prevention. She spent a decade working in ICL, beginning at the International Criminal Tribunal where she assisted the Trial Chamber at the pre-trial stage on the Prosecutor vs. Ratko Mladic case. She then moved to the International Criminal Court (ICC), first in the Appeals Chamber where she worked on the ICC’s first judgment on reparations in the Lubanga case. She then continued her focus on reparations by leading the legal work at the ICC Trust Fund for Victims. In this role, she designed the Court’s first reparations beneficiary eligibility screening system, conducted harm assessments and victim consultations for purposes of reparations design and implementation planning, and oversaw the implementation of the first reparations to beneficiaries in the ICC’s history.

    Upon returning to the US, she served as the Senior Advisor for the Center for the Prevention of Genocide at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, where she was the lead author for the report series, Practical Prevention: How the Genocide Convention’s Obligation to Prevent Applies to Burma and the Center’s legal work on the situations in Myanmar (Burma) and Xinjiang, China.

    Currently, she works as a legal consultant, advising a number of NGOs and victim groups on legal and policy issues related to atrocity crimes and conflict situation. She is also, on a consultant’s basis, the Senior Legal and Policy Advisor for the Red Line Initiative, recently initiated by the Mukwege Foundation together with 2018 Nobel Peace Laureate Dr. Denis Mukwege, which seeks to create an international convention for the elimination of sexual violence as a method of warfare.

  • Tue
    14
    Feb
    2023
    7:00 - 8:30 PMZoom

    Click here to register!

    Moderator

    Jason "Jake" Hawes is a PhD student in the School for Environment and Sustainability at the University of Michigan. He is a member of the Urban Sustainability Research Group with Dr. Joshua Newell, studying the role of urban agriculture in a changing climate.

    Speakers

    Zanagee Artis is a 23 year-old from Clinton, Connecticut, USA and a graduate of Brown University. He is a founder and the executive director of the global youth-led climate justice organization Zero Hour. Zanagee is also co-author of A Kids Book About Climate Change and co-host of 1 Point 5: A Kids Podcast About Climate Justice. Artis has been featured in a number of publications for his work on climate justice and climate policy, including The New York Times, Teen Vogue, and The Economist. In March of 2022, Zanagee traveled to Antarctica with the 2041 Foundation as an ambassador of the Global Choices Arctic Angels Network to witness polar climate impacts firsthand.

    Magnolia Mead attends American University in Washington DC where she is President of the Sunrise Movement at the university, and active in several groups organized for climate justice as it impacts policy and legislation. Magnolia is a policy and legislative advocate and Director of US Organizing for Zero Hour.

    Bella Wash is a Chemical Engineering major at the University of MIchigan where among many other things, Bella is a Michigan Research and Discovery Scholar; recipient of several academic distinctions and worked under the Climate Law Institute to support the group, California Law versus Big Oil.

  • Fri
    24
    Feb
    2023

    How do we teach our students to communicate and plan and execute the change they desire in the world? NCSS defines Social Studies as the integrated study of the social sciences and humanities to promote civic competence. It is part of a well-rounded education that teaches critical thinking, speaking and listening skills, how to collaborate and to advocate.

    Register today for the ICSS annual conference!

    Join the Indiana Council for the Social Studies on Friday, February 24th, at the Indiana Landmarks Center in Indianapolis as we explore the ways we can prepare our students to be informed citizens of the world around them.

  • Sat
    25
    Feb
    2023

    11:00 am - 1:30 pm

    Indiana Council on World Affairs
    Youth Education - Academic WorldQuest
    FREE competition for high schools

    February 25, 2023, 11 - 1:30, pre & post-events

    Hybrid - in-person & virtual
    https://www.fpa.org/

    You can help!

    Let's engage high school students
    in world affairs study & dialogue!

    Share - friends, family, teachers, students & community leaders.

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