Inspiring women scientists and honoring Girls Inc.
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Inspiring women scientists and honoring Girls Inc.

Inspiring dozens of girls to explore environmental science, Dr. Mary Ellen Lennon used an Indiana Humanities Quantum Leap Grant at Girls Inc. to create an innovative program that gave her young charges hands-on experience in a muddy Johnson County nature preserve. The program also taught them about women naturalists throughout history who defied gender expectations. For her visionary approach, Lennon this month was awarded the “Strong Smart and Bold Woman of the Year” award by Girls Inc. of Johnson County. Here’s her rousing acceptance speech.

April 25, 2019
What We Learned From The Quantum Leap Poetry Tour With Tracy K. Smith
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What We Learned From The Quantum Leap Poetry Tour With Tracy K. Smith

We traveled to four communities and saw over 900 Hoosiers with Tracy K. Smith to end our Quantum Leap Initiative. Here's what we learned.

November 30, 2018
Sci-Fi & Horror Writers Festival Canceled
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Sci-Fi & Horror Writers Festival Canceled

We regret to inform you that this weekend’s Sci-Fi & Horror Writers Festival has been canceled. While we do not have plans to reschedule at this time, there are a number of ways for you to connect with and hear from authors around the state, such as Adam Henze, who will …

October 16, 2018
Indiana Humanities awards 31 nonprofits with more than $75,000 in grants
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Indiana Humanities awards 31 nonprofits with more than $75,000 in grants

Humanities Initiative Grants, Quantum Leap Grants provide public with access to history, literature and STEM-related projects

October 12, 2018
5 Things We Learned at Purdue University’s Bee Lab
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5 Things We Learned at Purdue University’s Bee Lab

During Indiana Humanities' Quantum Leap Field Trip to the Purdue University Bee Lab, attendees explored the connections between poetry and pollination.

September 18, 2018
Four Things We Learned on Our Field Trip to New Harmony
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Four Things We Learned on Our Field Trip to New Harmony

We uncovered the significant history of science of this tiny Indiana town.

August 21, 2018
Count those Pollinators!
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Count those Pollinators!

Julia Bartusek, grants and programs intern, shares about a staff Pollinator Count and other ways to bee involved with citizen science!

July 3, 2018
Slate of Quantum Leap programs announced that combine STEM, humanities
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Slate of Quantum Leap programs announced that combine STEM, humanities

Indiana Humanities programs include adult field trips, innovative speakers such as Kimberly Bryant (pictured), workshops, and more.

May 9, 2018