• Workshop: Scientific Grant Proposal Writing (for international professionals, researchers, and academics)
    February 08 9:00am
    This workshop is part of a series of intercultural communication and language workshops for international professionals and researchers. The goal of these workshops is to equip international participants with effective communication strategies. Each workshop in the series provides engaging, hands‐on learning activities.   Scie more »
  • Sexual Responsibility Week
    February 08 11:00am
    Sexual Responsibility Week is a week-long event dedicated to sexual health education and awareness. The IUPUI Health and Wellness Peer Educators will be in the Campus Center and the Multicultural center during the week of February 8th- 11th.  Be on the lookout for a giant, felt vagina; a life-size “genderbread person;” condom lo more »
  • IUPUI Arts & Humanities Grant Workshop
    February 08 5:00pm
    This session will provide participants with an overview of the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Grant Program. It will offer information on how to apply and, more importantly, on how to develop a competitive proposal. Faculty recipients and members of the grant advisory groups will be present to answer questions.   more »
  • SAS: The Basics
    February 08 5:30pm
    This workshop lasts 3 hours. SAS is a popular and powerful application that is used for data management and analysis in both industry and academia. This workshop is intended for those that are new to SAS or those who need a refresher of basic topics. Participants should have experience with Microsoft Windo more »
  • Excellence in Service
    February 09 9:00am
    This workshop is designed for faculty with service as the area of endeavor. more »
Sunday, February 7, 2016
    IU Calendar




    • Workshop: Scientific Grant Proposal Writing (for international professionals, researchers, and academics)
      February 08 9:00am
      This workshop is part of a series of intercultural communication and language workshops for international professionals and researchers. The goal of these workshops is to equip international participants with effective communication strategies. Each workshop in the series provides engaging, hands‐on learning activities.   Scie more »
    • Sexual Responsibility Week
      February 08 11:00am
      Sexual Responsibility Week is a week-long event dedicated to sexual health education and awareness. The IUPUI Health and Wellness Peer Educators will be in the Campus Center and the Multicultural center during the week of February 8th- 11th.  Be on the lookout for a giant, felt vagina; a life-size “genderbread person;” condom lo more »
    • IUPUI Arts & Humanities Grant Workshop
      February 08 5:00pm
      This session will provide participants with an overview of the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Grant Program. It will offer information on how to apply and, more importantly, on how to develop a competitive proposal. Faculty recipients and members of the grant advisory groups will be present to answer questions.   more »
    • SAS: The Basics
      February 08 5:30pm
      This workshop lasts 3 hours. SAS is a popular and powerful application that is used for data management and analysis in both industry and academia. This workshop is intended for those that are new to SAS or those who need a refresher of basic topics. Participants should have experience with Microsoft Windo more »
    • Excellence in Service
      February 09 9:00am
      This workshop is designed for faculty with service as the area of endeavor. more »
    Sunday, February 7, 2016
      IU Calendar




      • Workshop: Scientific Grant Proposal Writing (for international professionals, researchers, and academics)
        February 08 9:00am
        This workshop is part of a series of intercultural communication and language workshops for international professionals and researchers. The goal of these workshops is to equip international participants with effective communication strategies. Each workshop in the series provides engaging, hands‐on learning activities.   Scie more »
      • Sexual Responsibility Week
        February 08 11:00am
        Sexual Responsibility Week is a week-long event dedicated to sexual health education and awareness. The IUPUI Health and Wellness Peer Educators will be in the Campus Center and the Multicultural center during the week of February 8th- 11th.  Be on the lookout for a giant, felt vagina; a life-size “genderbread person;” condom lo more »
      • IUPUI Arts & Humanities Grant Workshop
        February 08 5:00pm
        This session will provide participants with an overview of the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Grant Program. It will offer information on how to apply and, more importantly, on how to develop a competitive proposal. Faculty recipients and members of the grant advisory groups will be present to answer questions.   more »
      • SAS: The Basics
        February 08 5:30pm
        This workshop lasts 3 hours. SAS is a popular and powerful application that is used for data management and analysis in both industry and academia. This workshop is intended for those that are new to SAS or those who need a refresher of basic topics. Participants should have experience with Microsoft Windo more »
      • Excellence in Service
        February 09 9:00am
        This workshop is designed for faculty with service as the area of endeavor. more »
      Sunday, February 7, 2016
        IU Calendar




        • Workshop: Scientific Grant Proposal Writing (for international professionals, researchers, and academics)
          February 08 9:00am
          This workshop is part of a series of intercultural communication and language workshops for international professionals and researchers. The goal of these workshops is to equip international participants with effective communication strategies. Each workshop in the series provides engaging, hands‐on learning activities.   Scie more »
        • Sexual Responsibility Week
          February 08 11:00am
          Sexual Responsibility Week is a week-long event dedicated to sexual health education and awareness. The IUPUI Health and Wellness Peer Educators will be in the Campus Center and the Multicultural center during the week of February 8th- 11th.  Be on the lookout for a giant, felt vagina; a life-size “genderbread person;” condom lo more »
        • IUPUI Arts & Humanities Grant Workshop
          February 08 5:00pm
          This session will provide participants with an overview of the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Grant Program. It will offer information on how to apply and, more importantly, on how to develop a competitive proposal. Faculty recipients and members of the grant advisory groups will be present to answer questions.   more »
        • SAS: The Basics
          February 08 5:30pm
          This workshop lasts 3 hours. SAS is a popular and powerful application that is used for data management and analysis in both industry and academia. This workshop is intended for those that are new to SAS or those who need a refresher of basic topics. Participants should have experience with Microsoft Windo more »
        • Excellence in Service
          February 09 9:00am
          This workshop is designed for faculty with service as the area of endeavor. more »
        Sunday, February 7, 2016

          About This Event

          Summary

          From the Iowa caucus to Inauguration Day, in presidential elections the game of politics captivates America. The final scoreboard is produced by voters on Election Day, but the race is scored each day with the release of new national and swing state polls. With each fresh polling result, one side rejoices while the other looks to discredit its methods. Partisanship is the force that determines which side of that debate one is on and it is partisanship that turns politics into sport. It's us versus them. The 2012 Bulen Symposium on American Politics promises to bring many and varied perspectives on the game of politics.

          9:00 am Welcome

                  William Blomquist

                  Dean, IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, Professor of Political Science

          9:10 am Morning Keynote Address

                  Anne Hathaway

                  President, Hathaway Strategies

                  Program Director, 2012 Republican National  Convention

          10:00 am Media Panel

                  Amos Brown, Host, Afternoons with Amos

                  Jim Shella, Political Report, WISH TV, Host, Indiana Review

                  Mary Beth Schneider, State Government and Political Reporter, The Indianapolis Star

          11:15 am "Voting in an Era of Polarization: The 2012 Elections and Beyond"

                   Alan I. Abramowitz, Alben W. Barkely Professor of Political Science, Emory University

          12:00 pm Lunch

          1:15 pm Afternoon Keynote Address

                   Greg Ballard, Mayor, Indianapolis, Indiana

          2:00 pm State of the Party

                   Eric Holcomb, State Chair, Indiana Republican Party

                   Daniel Parker, State Chair, Indiana Democratic Party

          Registration fee: Free for IUPUI Students, for all others $35 -- includes lunch and all sessions Register by Wednesday, November 21, 2012 or check in for last minute game-changers at http://liberalarts.iupui.edu/bulen

          Since 1998, the Bulen Symposium has been a premier forum for discussion of America's political parties and other issues relating to our political system. The symposium, named in memory of party activist and local leader L. Keith Bulen, takes place on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) every other year following national elections.

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          • Workshop: Scientific Grant Proposal Writing (for international professionals, researchers, and academics)
            February 08 9:00am
            This workshop is part of a series of intercultural communication and language workshops for international professionals and researchers. The goal of these workshops is to equip international participants with effective communication strategies. Each workshop in the series provides engaging, hands‐on learning activities.   Scie more »
          • Sexual Responsibility Week
            February 08 11:00am
            Sexual Responsibility Week is a week-long event dedicated to sexual health education and awareness. The IUPUI Health and Wellness Peer Educators will be in the Campus Center and the Multicultural center during the week of February 8th- 11th.  Be on the lookout for a giant, felt vagina; a life-size “genderbread person;” condom lo more »
          • IUPUI Arts & Humanities Grant Workshop
            February 08 5:00pm
            This session will provide participants with an overview of the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Grant Program. It will offer information on how to apply and, more importantly, on how to develop a competitive proposal. Faculty recipients and members of the grant advisory groups will be present to answer questions.   more »
          • SAS: The Basics
            February 08 5:30pm
            This workshop lasts 3 hours. SAS is a popular and powerful application that is used for data management and analysis in both industry and academia. This workshop is intended for those that are new to SAS or those who need a refresher of basic topics. Participants should have experience with Microsoft Windo more »
          • Excellence in Service
            February 09 9:00am
            This workshop is designed for faculty with service as the area of endeavor. more »
          Sunday, February 7, 2016