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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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Donors, Volunteers Receive One of IUPUI's Most Prestigious Philanthropy Awards

April 10, 2012 — The IUPUI Spirit of Philanthropy Award, one of the most prestigious philanthropy awards given by Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, was bestowed upon more than 30 individuals and organizations at this year’s Spirit of Philanthropy luncheon and ceremony sponsored by IUPUI, Indiana University Foundation and the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University.

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Research Day Spotlights IUPUI Student, Faculty Scholarly Enterprises

Joan Ferrini-Mundy,April 9, 2012 — The Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research will present the 2012 IUPUI Research Day on Friday, April 13, 2012. The open house celebration of research and scholarly activities at IUPUI will take place from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Room 450 of the IUPUI Campus Center, 420 University Blvd.

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New Host Sought for Indiana Achievement Awards

April 5, 2012 — Organizers of the Indiana Achievement Awards have announced that they are seeking a new host for the annual program honoring nonprofits. As the 12-year old program seeks a new host, 2012 will be a sabbatical year for the awards. Indiana nonprofits should look for award applications for the 2013 program next spring.

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New social network launched for classrooms and lifelong learners

April 2, 2012 — Course Networking (theCN.com), owned in part by Indiana University Research and Technology Corporation, has launched a new learning environment that is free to users and provides a social network that enables global interaction of formal and informal learners.

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Midwest Cultural Tourism Conference on April 23 Focuses on Impacting the Business of Culture

Daniel LevineMarch 26, 2012 — “Impacting the Business of Culture” will be the focus of the Seventh Annual Midwest Cultural Tourism Conference, hosted by the Indiana University Department of Tourism, Conventions and Event Management at IUPUI.

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IUPUI Graduate Programs Rank Among Top Programs in Nation

Valerie Eickmeier, Dean of Herron School of Art and DesignMarch 14, 2012 — Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis graduate programs in business, fine arts, law and medicine are again among the top programs in the nation, according to the new rankings published in the 2013 edition of U.S. News & World Report's Best Graduate Schools, released March 13, 2012.

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From the Desk of the Chancellor, March 12, 2012

Chancellor Charles R. BantzMarch 12, 2012 — Last week, I had the pleasure of meeting United States Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, who made a special visit to IUPUI’s campus to meet with university leaders and conduct a Town Hall forum with students to discuss the future of clean energy.

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U.S. Secretary of Energy Makes Special Visit to IUPUI

Secretary Chu fields questions at IUPUI Town Hall.March 6, 2012 — United States Secretary of Energy Steven Chu made a special visit to IUPUI’s campus Monday to meet with university leaders and conduct a Town Hall forum with students to discuss the future of clean energy.

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New Books on Africa Examine Economy and Women's Issues

February 27, 2012 — Two newly released books on contemporary Africa -- one on its economic ties to other nations, the other on women’s roles to family and society -- reveal intricate relationships affecting the continent’s sustained growth and development. The volumes are Gender, Sexuality, and Mothering in Africa (Africa World Press) and Globalization and Sustainable Development in Africa (University of Rochester Press).

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IUPUI Center Helps International Economics Professor Bridge Language Divide

Lauren Harvey and Hisaya Kitaoka February 20, 2012 — After 20 years traveling the world as a Japanese manufacturing company executive, Hisaya Kitaoka found a new career he loved, teaching international economics at Franklin College which is 20 miles south of downtown Indianapolis.

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