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Jane Pauley celebrates namesake dental clinic with IU Dental School, Walker Career Center students

Jane Pauley (center) celebrates new clinic with, from left: Walker Career Center high school students Ricky Lacy and Tautiana Brown-Robinson and IU dental students Elizabeth Rogers and Nathan Stanley. Photo by Jeff Bowles, Walker Career CenterAugust 21, 2012 — Noted American broadcast journalist and Indiana University alumna Jane Pauley joined students from the IU School of Dentistry and the Warren Township school district for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate a new dental clinic for underserved patients on Indianapolis’ east side, where Pauley grew up.

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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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Chinese students arrive at IUPUI for joint sociology study-abroad program

Sun Yat-Sen Study Abroad StudentsAugust 10, 2012 — A group of Chinese students from Sun Yat-Sen University arrived in Indianapolis on Monday for a two-week study abroad opportunity at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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Herron's Dickerson celebrates 'The Hoosier Spirit' with new Indiana State Fair commission

Celebrating the Hoosier Spirit, Artist Jamie DickersonAugust 10, 2012 — Along with the opportunity to eat their way to the Midway and check out the barnyard blue ribbons at this year’s Indiana State Fair, fair-goers can experience Herron School of Art and Design junior Jamie Dickerson’s new outdoor sculpture.

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IUPUI continuing ed course on backyard chickens puts focus on green urban 'farming'

Backyard Coop, Photo Courtesy of Nap Town ChickensAugust 9, 2012 — To some, a certain Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis continuing education course may seem a little out of the ordinary for a 21st-century urban research university. But a campus and community culture that promotes sustainability and “going green” helps explain the course’s popularity, sources say.

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Unique program puts IUPUI students in Speedway Police Department

August 3, 2012 — Four Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis students will raise their right hands and swear to protect the residents of Speedway, Ind., and their property as members of the Speedway Police Department, becoming what are believed to be the first university students to participate in a unique law enforcement internship program.

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Furniture Society elects IUPUI art school faculty member as trustee

Cory RobinsonAugust 3, 2012 — The Furniture Society, an international, nonprofit organization for professionals in the furniture field, has selected Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis associate professor Cory Robinson as a new trustee.

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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 professor receives Association of Midwest Museums Distinguished Service Award

Elizabeth Kryder-Reid wins Distinguished Service AwardJuly 25, 2012 — The Association of Midwest Museums has honored an Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis professor for long-term distinguished service to the museum profession.

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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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Media Advisory: IUPUI to show high school teachers nanotechnology using white powdered sugar and blackberry juice

July 16, 2012 —  When it comes to discovering the cutting-edge field of nanotechnology, it helps to have a little white powdered sugar and blackberry juice on hand.                                          

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