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IUPUI to host international conference of language and culture

Yairam Perez August 1, 2012 — Courses that simply teach the Spanish language don’t adequately prepare non-Hispanic supervisors to effectively interact with their Spanish-speaking employees, Yairam Perez learned during research to earn his master's degree at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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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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City of Westfield to introduce Herron student's park sculpture with Meet the Artist event

July 23, 2012 — A new sculpture by Herron School of Art and Design senior Katey Bonar now graces the entrance to Asa Bales Park in downtown Westfield.

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Polis Center at IUPUI hosting NEH institute advancing exploration of space and maps

NEH Institute MeetingJune 26, 2012 — The Virtual Center for Spatial Humanities, a multi-disciplinary collaboration among Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Florida State University and West Virginia University, is hosting an advanced institute in spatial narratives and deep maps. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, this two-week intensive institute brings leading scholars from around the world to explore how deep maps can support relevant issues in spatial humanities.

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IUPUI report raises concerns about equity, democratic engagement under Mind Trust proposal for IPS schools

John HouserJune 25, 2012 — A new report from the Center for Urban and Multicultural Education at the School of Education at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis raises several concerns about the viability of a proposed reform plan for Indianapolis Public Schools, particularly as regards issues of equity and democratic participation. The report “School Reform and the Mind Trust Proposal: Another Look at the Evidence” examines the plan put forward by the Mind Trust in December.

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Former Chief Justice Shepard will join IU Public Policy Institute as first executive in residence

May 31, 2012 — Recently retired Indiana Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard has been named the first executive in residence at the Indiana University Public Policy Institute in IU’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs.

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Nonprofit education employment and wages grow in Indiana, IU report finds

Kirsten GrnbjergMay 31, 2012 — As the school year winds down, a new report from Indiana University makes clear that employment in Indiana education is growing, but not where one might expect. Jobs and pay scales are increasing quickly in nonprofit schools and colleges while employment and average salaries in government-run schools and colleges are inching up or even decreasing.

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IUPUI program pairs business students with engineering students to research patent options

Rishi Chandra and Jim PlewMay 24, 2012 — A new program takes advantage of IUPUI’s academic diversity by partnering undergraduates from various disciplines with a mentor to help bring a faculty member’s patent to market.

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IUPUI alumna creates design for Izod IndyCar T-shirts

Lauren Smith, Media Arts & Science AlumniMay 23, 2012 — Spend any time at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend and you will likely see the work of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis School of Informatics alumna Lauren Smith.

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IUPUI professor receives 'Technology Oscar' for high-tech entrepreneurial success

Ali Jafari, Mira Technology in Ed winnerMay 22, 2012 — The entrepreneurial achievements of an Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis professor have earned him recognition as one of Indiana’s leading high-tech success stories.

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IUPUI celebrates major milestones of nation's only B.S. in Motorsports Engineering Program

Justin Penix, IUPUI Motorsports GradMay 16, 2012 — The Motorsports Engineering Program at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is celebrating big milestones this May. Just four years after the B.S. in Motorsports Engineering Program began, students have graduated and launched right into full-time engineering roles with professional race teams.

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