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Veterans Coming Home is developed in partnership with national organizations that serve both veteran and civilian constituencies and share common values of service and citizenship. These partnerships , together with the connections of local PBS stations nationwide, create an authentic grassroots campaign like few others.

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Herron School of Art & Design - Art Therapy

Herron School of Art & Design – Art Therapy Program

Herron Combat PaperMission: To cultivate the understanding of creativity as a process that elicits the integration of psychic systems, divergent thinking strategies, and overall healing. Students are encouraged to explore their identity as artists and as therapists through the experiential pedagogies offered in the Herron School of Art and Design and within Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus. Students in the program will also be placed in practicum and internship experiences at regional healthcare facilities, mental health treatment centers and independent organizations that service vulnerable populations.

To integrate the theoretical foundations of art psychotherapy with the most current neuroscience findings in the preparation of skilled Masters level clinicians to assess, intervene and treat people with various emotional, cognitive, physical, and mental health disabilities.

To prepare students with fundamental research skills which encourage the exploration of the multi-disciplinary possibilities and implications of art therapy theory, practice, and program development.

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Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library

Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library

Renowned author Kurt Vonnegut took an unflinching look at the world, tempered with a satirical eye and sardonic sense of humor.

In honor of his wit and wisdom, the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library champions the literary, artistic and cultural contributions of the late writer, artist, teacher and Indianapolis native Kurt Vonnegut. The library/museum serves as a cultural and educational resource unique to the nation.

We also honor Kurt Vonnegut’s military career and his honest portrayal of war in novels by reaching out to veterans through writing workshops, Veterans Reclaim Armistice Day panels, exhibits by soldier-artists and more.

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