Social History

IUPUI professor among IU faculty named most influential by National Jurist magazine

IUPUI professor among IU faculty named most influential by National Jurist magazine

INDIANAPOLIS — An IUPUI professor is one of two Indiana University faculty members named to a list of the 25 most influential people in legal education by National Jurist magazine.

Randall T. Shepard, distinguished visiting professor in the IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and visiting professor at the Indiana University McKinney School of Law, also part of the IUPUI campus, is No. 21 on the annual list.

Hoosier of the Month : Wayne Zink

Hoosier of the Month : Wayne Zink

Wayne Zink is president of Endangered Species Chocolate Foundation (ESCF), the charitable arm of Endangered Species Chocolate LLC (ESC), were he serves as chairman of the board.  ESCF provides grants to ESC’s non-profit conservation partners and funds on-the-ground sustainability projects in areas where ESC cocoa is grown. Steering the growth and purpose of ESCF, Wayne […]

Indiana’s last territorial delegate

Indiana’s last territorial delegate

Jonathan Jennings (1784 – July 26, 1834) was the first Governor of Indiana and a nine-term congressman from Indiana. Born in Readington, New Jersey, he studied law with his brother before immigrating to Indiana in 1806 where he took part in land speculation. He became involved in a personal dispute with the Governor William Henry Harrison […]

IHS : About the President and CEO

IHS : About the President and CEO

John Herbst was appointed president and CEO of the Indiana Historical Society in 2006. Over the last 36 years, he has worked as an educator, curator and exhibit specialist and as CEO of museums in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Indiana.

John began his career as a high school teacher in 1974 at Paterson Catholic High School in New Jersey where he moderated a junior historian club. He involved his students in award-winning local history projects, creating publications and exhibits. In 1977, he became the curator of history at the Paterson Museum and was instrumental in later having the museum moved from tiny cramped quarters to the Rogers Locomotive Shop in the Great Falls Historic District where he was on the board of directors for 10 years.

Huntington Hires Joseph Rezabek as President of Huntington Asset Services

Huntington Hires Joseph Rezabek as President of Huntington Asset   Services

COLUMBUS, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Huntington Asset Services, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of Huntington       Bancshares Incorporated, has appointed Joseph Rezabek as president of       the company. Rezabek comes to Huntington from Citi Fund Services, where       he was managing director and head of North American Fund Services. “We will       continue to grow our business and invest in our people, […]

In and Out of Trouble told by Bill Harley

In and Out of Trouble told by Bill Harley

In and Out of Trouble told by Bill Harley                     March 10 Frank and Katrina Basile Theater, History Center 2 p.m. Bill’s songs and stories — about growing up, dealing with unreasonable family members (moms and dads included), and the trials and tribulations of attending school — are perfect for anyone who has ever gone […]

Jewish Life Before and After the Holocaust

Jewish Life Before and After the Holocaust

                    March 6  to March 7 Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History CenterTuesday, March 6, 8:45 to noon OR Wednesday, March 7, 8:45 to noon Making a Jewish Home: Jewish Life Before and After the Holocaust The Bureau of Jewish Education and the Indiana Historical Society are collaborating to provide students with an experience they […]

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