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Survey to gauge how Indianapolis views sustainability

February 18, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS - Businesses, health care organizations, churches, nonprofits, higher education institutions, other groups and residents in Indianapolis are being asked how they view sustainability in a survey sponsored by the Indiana Construction Roundtable and conducted by Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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Halverson named founding dean of Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI

Paul K. Halverson February 15, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Chancellor and IU Executive Vice President Charles R. Bantz announce the appointment of Paul K. Halverson as the founding dean of the new IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI.

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University technology managers meeting could impact Indiana economic development

February 14, 2013 — More than 200 Midwestern university technology managers, researchers and administrators will gather in Indianapolis this summer at a meeting that could have an impact on economic development in Indiana’s thriving life sciences and information technology industries.

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IU receives National Science Foundation grant to engage in multidisciplinary research

2012 Angel Mounds DigFebruary 13, 2013 — Project at Angel Mounds State Historic Site will offer training in archaeology, geophysics, geoarchaeology and geochemistry

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IUPUI establishing Office for Intergroup Dialogue and Civil Community

Daniel GriffithFebruary 12, 2013 — In a continuing effort to improve relationships and understanding among social identity groups on campus, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is establishing an Office for Intergroup Dialogue and Civil Community. The new office will also provide leadership support in campus-wide efforts to foster and improve campus civility, collegiality and civil discourse.

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Competition rewards IUPUI students' innovative solutions to pressing social, economic ills

Ideas Solving Social and Economic ChallengesFebruary 12, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research will host the second annual “pitch” competition that rewards IUPUI students for innovative solutions to what ails society.

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Dental pilot program targets children from low-income families in northwestern Indiana

 Dr. Angeles Martinez-Mier,February 11, 2013 — A pilot program using dental hygienists to prevent cavities in children from low-income families will be developed and tested in areas of northwestern Indiana that are most in need of dental services.

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IUPUI University College seeks nominations for Student Employment Appreciation Week awards

2012 Student Employee of the Year Kassandra Hickman (r-l) ), Jenna Corcoran, Student Employment ConsultantFebruary 11, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS – Student Employment Appreciation Week at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis takes place April 8 to 12, and for the first time, off-campus student employees and off-campus supervisors of student employees can receive nominations for appreciation awards. The deadline for nominations is Feb. 15.

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Kathy Koehler named interim director of Executive Education Program

February 8, 2013 — The Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs at IUPUI has announced that Kathy Koehler has been named interim director of the school’s Executive Education Program.

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Forgiveness Forum provides wake-up call

 Holocaust survivor Eva Mozes Kor is shown, front rightFebruary 7, 2013 — A “Forgiveness Forum” initiated to explore approaches to achieving peace and reconciliation on the global stage was a successful “wake-up” call, said a community leader who joined more than 75 IUPUI international students, faculty, community advocates and representatives from faith and civic organizations.

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