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IUPUI to host statewide Indiana University Undergraduate Research Conference

Richard E. WardNovember 6, 2012 —
Research findings include discovery of wider Civil War usage of railroad batteries

INDIANAPOLIS -- As many as seven railroad batteries -- not just two as previously thought -- were widely used across the Confederacy during the Civil War and played important roles in several key war campaigns, according to an Indiana University Kokomo undergraduate student researcher.

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Center on Philanthropy symposium will focus on preparing for the future

Center on Philanthropy SymposiumNovember 5, 2012 — 'Philanthrocapitalism' author Matthew Bishop and community service CEO Wendy Spencer will keynote Nov. 14 conference
 

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IU-led research will help dentists determine potential cavity sites, offer preventive treatment

Andrea Ferreira ZandonaOctober 24, 2012 — The results of a four-year, $3.4 million National Institutes of Health-funded study led by a researcher at the Indiana University School of Dentistry will help dentists identify which at-risk sites on teeth are likely to become cavities if no preventive action is taken.

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IUPUI professor leads social media research on perceptions about Greece

October 18, 2012 — A group of researchers led by an Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolisprofessor has turned to social media to conduct an international survey about the image of Greece as a tourist destination in the wake of an economic and social crisis that has roiled the country.

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Green power technology breakthrough at IUPUI

Afshin Izadian October 17, 2012 — Discovery of new class of power inverter could mean cheaper, faster hybrid vehicles and other green products

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Book by IUPUI psychology professor explores the science behind the jury verdict process

Dennis DevineOctober 11, 2012 — A new book by a psychology professor in the School of Science at IUPUI uses scientific research and a healthy dose of reality to form a new theory about how juries historically have reached decisions in jury trials.

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IU School of Nursing awarded Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant to study doctoral education

Dean Marion BroomeOctober 5, 2012 — Indiana University School of Nursing has been awarded a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Evaluating Innovations in Nursing Education grant in support of a study examining the stages of decision-making that lead to careers in nursing education. Findings will be used to develop strategies for increasing enrollment in doctoral programs as well as the numbers of graduates who seek and are retained in faculty roles.

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IUPUI awarded half-million-dollar National Science Foundation grant for state-of-the-art electron microscope

October 3, 2012 — Instrument to foster translational research, industry and community partnerships

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School of Public Health at IUPUI named for Fairbanks in honor of Foundation's $20 million gift

Fairbanks School of Public Health Naming CeremonySeptember 27, 2012 — IU ceremony is one of two naming events for state’s only public health schools

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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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