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University Tower behind-the-scenes media tour

March 5, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis leaders invite local media to a behind-the-scenes tour of University Tower and the new Hine Hall, former home of the University Place Hotel and Conference Center, as it converts to a residence hall, the campus’ first dining hall and an academic building – all critical needs as expressed by faculty, staff, students and administrators.

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Prestigious Hine Medallions presented to orthodontist, lawyer, social worker for work on behalf of IUPUI, students and alumni

Dr. Kenneth HydeMarch 4, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS - An orthodontist, a lawyer and a social worker are this year’s recipients of the prestigious Maynard K. Hine Medallions for their efforts on behalf of IUPUI, its students, schools, programs and alumni.

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Law Review symposium explores patient responsibility as key to improving health care system

George Loewenstein, courtesy Carnegie Mellon UniversityMarch 4, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- Is America ready to put trust in a more engaged and responsible patient population as the key to improving its health care system?

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IUPUI announces winners of Ideas Solving Social and Economic Challenges student 'pitch' competition

Brittney Parker, First Place WinnerMarch 1, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research recently announced the winners of the second annual Ideas Solving Social and Economic Challenges student “pitch” competition.

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Hyland inks deal with MLS Columbus Crew

Kyle Hyland, No. 18March 1, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis soccer standout Kyle Hyland  signed a deal with the Columbus Crew on Feb. 27, becoming the first player in IUPUI history to earn a spot on a Major League Soccer team roster. Hyland led The Summit League with eight goals this past season and was later voted Second Team National Soccer Coaches Association of America/Continental Tire All-Region.

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Plaster replicas of Parthenon frieze find second life at Herron

Jennifer LeeFebruary 28, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- Plaster replicas of the running frieze created to adorn the most iconic symbol of classical antiquity are once again teaching tools and objets d’art for certain students and professors at Herron School of Art and Design, part of the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus.

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IUPUI University Library launches electronics recycling program as latest green effort

Library Learning Spaces IIIFebruary 28, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis University Library is launching a small electronics recycling effort as its latest program to support the campus commitment to sustainability.

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IUPUI led expedition seeks source of thousand-year-old coins in Aboriginal Australia

Mcintosh points on map to general area where coins were foundFebruary 28, 2013 —
Like a detective working a cold case, an Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis anthropologist hopes to unravel the mystery of how a handful of coins, some dating back more than 1,000 years, wound up on a remote beach along Australia’s northern coastline.

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Palakal will be executive associate dean of IU School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI

Mathew J. PalakalFebruary 27, 2013 —
INDIANAPOLIS -- Mathew J. Palakal has been appointed executive associate dean of what will become the IU School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI, both effective July 1, 2013, an appointment announced by Robert B. Schnabel, dean of the IU School of Informatics.

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IUPUI conference tackles poverty, health and nutrition in Marion County

February 27, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS - The impact of poverty on the health and nutrition of Marion County residents will be the focus of a conference organized by nutrition and dietetics experts in the IU School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at IUPUI.

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IUPUI chancellor to deliver annual Report to the Community

February 26, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Chancellor and IU Executive Vice President Charles R. Bantz will deliver his annual Report to the Community at noon today, Feb. 26, at the IUPUI Campus Center, fourth floor.

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