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News Releases for IU School of Informatics

Midwestern Conference on Health Games Returns to IUPUI October 28; Call for Abstracts in Progress

May 3, 2011 — IUPUI and the School of Informatics once again turn their attention towards the red-hot field of interactive health games – or serious games – with the second annual Midwestern Conference on Health Games scheduled for October 28 in Indianapolis.

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IUPUI's Women in Technology Makes Debut with First Annual Networking and Career Day Featuring IU's First Lady, Laurie McRobbie

IU First Lady Laurie McRobbieApril 8, 2011 — Female students pursuing or considering high-tech careers have a new resource on the IUPUI campus.

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Informatics' Jake Chen appointed to national committee seeking to strengthen regulatory systems in developing countries

Jake ChenMarch 30, 2011 — The Institute of Medicine of the National Academies has selected IUPUI’s Jake Chen, Ph.D., to serve on its committee tasked by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration with strengthening regulatory systems in developing countries as they relate to global health and the life sciences.

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Students and Web Professionals Pledge to Overhaul Four Non-profits' Web Sites in Just 48 Hours

January 11, 2011 — Local web design students and professionals will be pulling out all the stops this weekend to develop and launch brand-new websites for four Indianapolis non-profit organizations in just 48 non-stop hours.

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School of Informatics Faculty Receive Google Research Award

January 5, 2011 — Faculty at the School of Informatics are recipients of a $50,000 Google Research Award in support of their work exploring the semantic and cognitive value of non-speech sound.

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2 + 2 Programs Deepen Ties Between IUPUI and Sun Yat-sen University

December 15, 2010 — IUPUI’s innovative and award-winning approach to international education has taken another step forward.

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IUPUI marks World Usability Day with Aaron Marcus

Aaron Marcus October 26, 2010 — Internationally-renowned usability consultant and expert Aaron Marcus comes to IUPUI on November 11th to mark the 2010 World Usability Day.

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School of Informatics' Hayes releases new book exploring the use of health informatics to improve lives of patients with chronic illness

October 19, 2010 — Barbara Hayes, M.S.W., M.S., associate dean for administration and planning at the IU School of Informatics at IUPUI, has released a new book that offers a uniquely patient-centered perspective on health informatics and its potential to improve the lives of those living with type 2 diabetes and other chronic illnesses.

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School of Informatics launches first-ever Midwestern Conference on Health Games

October 5, 2010 — Interactive health games – using popular gaming consoles, the web and mobile technologies – have emerged as effective tools in the future of healthcare and education, and a new regional conference based at IUPUI hopes to help establish Indiana as a leader in this growing field.

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Finnell Named Director of Health Informatics Program

August 24, 2010 — IU School of Informatics at IUPUI has named John. T. Finnell, M.D., M.S., as director and associate professor of its health informatics program.

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School of Informatics' Mannheimer patents acoustic interface

Steve MannheimerAugust 19, 2010 — Steve Mannheimer, M.F.A., a professor of media arts and science at the IU School of Informatics at IUPUI, was recently awarded a patent for an acoustic interface process and system.

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