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IU Northwest plans talks on variety of public and environmental affairs topics

Discussions to take place during IU Northwest’s annual Public Affairs Week


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Emily Banas
Office of Marketing and Communications
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Erika Rose
Office of Marketing and Communications
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The Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) in the College of Health and Human Services invites the public and campus community to attend a series of informative presentations in recognition of Public Affairs Month.

The following sessions will be held:

Volunteering and Community Engagement

At 1 p.m., Monday, April 23 in the John W. Anderson Library Conference Center (room 105A), Laura Depta of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, Joseph Ferrandino, Ph.D., IU Northwest Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, and Lara Kalwinski of The Legacy Foundation, will host a panel discussion.

Trauma and Pediatric Intensive Care Medical Needs in Northwest Indiana

At 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 24 in the John W. Anderson Library Conference Center (room 105A), Michael McGee, M.D., of Northwest Emergency Associates, will discuss emergency medical service needs in the region. SPEA Health Administration graduate students will also present new research findings on Lake and Porter counties trauma and pediatric intensive care needs.

Policy Issues in Criminal Justice

At 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 25 in the Dunes Medical/Professional Building (room 2001), Joseph Ferrandino, Ph.D., IU Northwest Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, will moderate a session where student research will be presented.

Offender Re-Entry: The Collateral Consequences of Incarceration

At 11 a.m., Thursday, April 26 in the Dunes Medical/Professional Building (room 2001), Sylvia Gibbs, of the Exodus Group, will lead a discussion.

Federal Fish and Wildlife Exhibition

At 4 p.m., Thursday, April 26 in Raintree Hall (room 102), Kelly Ishmael, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services, will discuss endangered and protected animal species and display a variety of exhibits.

Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect

The 22nd Annual Forum on Child Abuse and Neglect is scheduled for 9 a.m., Friday, April 27 in the Bruce W. Bergland Auditorium in the Savannah Center. Pre-Registration for this event only is required by calling (219) 762-3465 or emailing iunforum@gmail.com.

All events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at (219) 981-5616.