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Mathematicians partner with IU School of Medicine to explore more efficient treatments

September 21, 2012 — Mathematical modeling being tested by researchers at the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and the IU School of Medicine has the potential to impact the knowledge and treatment of several diseases that continue to challenge scientists across the world.

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IUPUI student to present neural regeneration research to international symposium in China

Jennifer RomineSeptember 20, 2012 — A senior biology student will represent the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis School of Science this month at the International Neural Regeneration Symposium in China.

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Notable appointment bestowed upon three deserving IUPUI faculty

Andrew BarthSeptember 17, 2012 — IUPUI Chancellor Charles R. Bantz recently bestowed the distinguished appointment of Chancellor’s Professors to three deserving faculty- Andrew Barth, professor of earth sciences, Purdue School of Science; Jean Robertson, professor of art history, Herron School of Art and Design; and Richard Ward, professor of anthropology, IU School of Liberal Arts.

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Math undergraduates visit IUPUI for Mathematical Biosciences Institute research

August 16, 2012 — Three undergraduate mathematics students from programs across the country recently completed an eight-week research project with the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis as part of an interdisciplinary research program coordinated by the Mathematical Biosciences Institute in Columbus, Ohio.

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New chair named to Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Nigel RichardsAugust 16, 2012 — The Purdue School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has hired Nigel Richards, Ph.D., as a professor of chemistry and chairman of the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology.

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Health study reinforces what poets and songwriters have long known

August 1, 2012 — A new study reinforces what poets and songwriters have long known: Events such as ending a romantic relationship, if they lead to depression, can break your heart.

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IUPUI student's drive takes her to Brickyard as race engineer for Jeff Gordon

Stephanie BorcheltJuly 27, 2012 — Ask anyone who knows Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis student Stephanie Borchelt, and they’ll tell you she’s got drive. Drive, and the engineering smarts to help NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon battle for his fifth Brickyard 400 win at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday.

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New neuroscience program established at IUPUI

July 19, 2012 — The School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has established a new neuroscience program, offering students an opportunity to earn an undergraduate degree in a rapidly advancing field on a campus with a climate of strong interdisciplinary collaboration.

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Gender equality expert named new leader of Department of Psychology at IUPUI

Peggy StockdaleJuly 5, 2012 — The School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has named Margaret “Peggy” Stockdale chair of the Department of Psychology.

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Antarctic research scientists meet at IUPUI to map their next move into remote region

Scott GlacierJune 25, 2012 — About 60 American and New Zealand scientists are meeting at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis to select a new field camp deep in the Transantarctic Mountains that will aid research into ice movement, climate change, dinosaur and other fossils, and microbes that exist amidst the ice and snow.

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