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IU Women’s Philanthropy Council awards more than $120,000 in grants

Rohr-Kirchgraber and students

The Indiana University Women's Philanthropy Council will award grants totaling $124,730 to 12 schools or organizations affiliated with four IU campuses. The awards range from $4,000 to $20,000 and will support projects that foster community outreach, career development, public health, student philanthropy, education and diversity at IU Bloomington, IUPUC, IUPUI and IU Southeast.   Full Story >>

Center for Constitutional Democracy at IU Maurer School of Law to advise Liberia on constitution

David Williams

The Center for Constitutional Democracy at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law has been chosen to advise the Constitutional Review Committee of the Government of Liberia on the review and design of amendments to the country's 1986 constitution.   Full Story >>

IU law professor's lecture considers women's role in shaping democracy

Susan Williams

The difficult relationship between gender equality, the development of democracies, and constitutional design is the subject of Indiana University Bloomington's 2013 Distinguished Faculty Research Lecture, "Solomon's Daughters: Women as Law-Makers in Customary Systems." Susan Williams, the Walter W. Foskett Professor in the Maurer School of Law, will present the lecture on April 25.   Full Story >>

Experts: Watch Burma's negotiations with rebels, election for reform clues beyond prisoner release

Susan Williams

According to David Williams and Susan Williams, co-directors of The Center for Constitutional Democracy who have long advised numerous Burmese reform groups, the recent cease-fire is only the beginning of meaningful reform.   Full Story >>

Two IU centers to study Libyan human rights violations under State Department grant

Feisal Istrabadi

Two Indiana University research centers will share a $100,000 grant from the United States Department of State for the study of human rights violations in Libya.   Full Story >>

IU Maurer School of Law dean visits Indian law schools

Lauren Robel

Indiana University Maurer School of Law Dean Lauren Robel is visiting several leading Indian law schools as part of an IU effort to explore educational partnerships among the university, Indiana and India.   Full Story >>