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News Releases for IU School of Education

From the Desk of the Chancellor, Nov. 15, 2010

Chancellor Charles R. BantzNovember 15, 2010 — IUPUI’s Community Learning Network just received a $2.5 million U.S. Department of Education grant that will create three full-service community schools in the Martindale-Brightwood neighborhood of Indianapolis. Full-service schools offer education, nutrition, health services, counseling, tutoring, mentoring, recreation, and social skills development. Such wrap-around services necessarily require the collaboration of university and community partners, including Indianapolis Public Schools. The strategy builds on IUPUI’s commitment to collaboration and to serving as an anchor institution.

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From the Desk of the Chancellor, Nov. 8, 2010

Chancellor Charles R. BantzNovember 8, 2010 — Indianapolis’ commitment to liveability, IUPUI’s commitment to the Talent Dividend (increasing the percentage of adults with baccalaureate degrees), and our commitment to IUPUI’s being an anchor institution in Indianapolis are concepts articulated and championed by CEOs for Cities. CEO for Cities is a national movement by urban mayors, corporate CEOs, and leaders of foundations and universities to keep the nation competitive by developing strategies that strengthen its cities. IUPUI has been active from the beginning, and with the leadership of renowned urban policy advisor Carol Coletta as its president and CEO since 2005, its work as a catalyst for innovative thinking has gained momentum.

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IUPUI to Participate in NBC's Education Week; Event coincides with Recruitment for New Cohort of Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellows at IUPUI

September 27, 2010 — NBC News will launch its first annual “Education Nation” this week - a national conversation about improving education in America, broadcast live from New York City. Hosted by Education Secretary Arne Duncan, a kickoff event at 2:00 pm E.S.T. Monday will introduce a new national initiative, the TEACH campaign, to encourage students to consider teaching as a profession.

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Getting Young Scientists into the Science Teacher Pipeline

July 23, 2010 — Science is playing a significant role in today’s news, including hot-button topics such as toxic waste disposal, global warming, emerging diseases and dozens of other critical concerns. Faced with these issues, there has never been a greater need for excellent science teachers who can prepare the next generation of Americans to genuinely comprehend and effectively deal with these and other scientific challenges ahead.

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Jacqueline Blackwell, Ph.D., is 2010 Patty Smith Hill Award Recipient

JACQUELINE BLACKWELLMay 25, 2010 — Jacqueline Blackwell, former President of the Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI), and a long-term ACEI member, was awarded the prestigious Patty Smith Hill Award at the 2010 ACEI Annual International Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, on April 30, 2010. The Patty Smith Hill Award is the Association’s highest honor and recognizes an outstanding long-term member who has demonstrated a deep commitment to improving children’s education and fulfilling ACEI’s goals.

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New Class of Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellows Announced for IUPUI

May 6, 2010 — The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation has named its second cohort of 20 Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellows who will attend IUPUI in 2010.

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IUPUI Graduate Business and Law Programs Earn Top 10 Ranking

April 15, 2010 — U.S. News and World Report has ranked two IUPUI programs among the top 10 in their respective categories.

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IU Graduate Schools and Programs at IUPUI Ranked Among the Best by U.S. News and World Report

April 15, 2010 — In new rankings released today (April 15, 2010) by U.S. News and World Report magazine, several Indiana University graduate schools in education, business, law, medicine and the sciences were again included among the nation's best.

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IUPUI hosting Noyce regional conference for 2nd year

April 8, 2010 — For the second consecutive year current and recent Noyce Scholarship recipients and higher education faculty will come to Indianapolis for the Midwest Noyce Conference. The conference, set for Thursday and Friday (April 8 and 9) at the University Place Conference Center and Hotel on the IUPUI campus, will be hosted by the Urban Center for the Advancement of STEM Education (UCASE), a joint project of the IU School of Education at IUPUI, the Purdue School of Science at IUPUI and the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI.

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IUPUI Adjusts TV Lounge Hours for Big Game, Colts Cheer Squad Includes Six from Campus

Colts Cheerleader TravashaFebruary 5, 2010 — This Sunday (Feb. 7, 2010), the TV lounge at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) Campus Center will have special hours for students watching the Colts take on the Saints in the 2010 NFL Championship Game.

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Voices of Urban Life Will Take Center Stage for the Taylor Symposium

February 1, 2010 — The realities of urban life as reflected in the diverse voices of spoken and written word and innovative efforts to teach the craft of communicating through writing in the urban school environment are the focus of the 21st annual Joseph Taylor Symposium at IUPUI.

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