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2012 Greening IUPUI grant winners announced

May 24, 2012 — The IUPUI Office of Sustainability has announced the winners of the 2012 Greening IUPUI grant. The nine fund recipients proposed projects such as planting native and urban gardens, increasing sustainability-related educational opportunities and developing sustainable best practices. Projects will begin this spring.

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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 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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Scholars join public forum examining new trend of social engagement among evangelicals

Philip GoffMay 18, 2012 — In recent years, evangelical Christians -- historically devoted to concerns of converting non-believers and defending orthodox Christian doctrine -- have become more engaged in American public life around issues such as homelessness, sustainability, urban renewal, human trafficking, climate change and the international war on HIV/AIDS.

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Jason Kelly to lead IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute

Jason KellyMay 16, 2012 — Jason Kelly, associate professor of British history in the School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, has been appointed the inaugural director of the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute. His appointment is effective July 1.

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An Honor for Distinguished Professor Emeritus George Stookey Among Highlights of Dental School's Research Day

George K. StookeyApril 26, 2012 — In recognition of the 20th anniversary of the Indiana University School of Dentistry’s annual Research Day, Distinguished Professor Emeritus George K. Stookey, PhD, the world-renowned IU researcher who created the event in 1993 was welcomed back to IUPUI as Research Day’s special guest of honor at the Campus Center on April 16.

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Software Developed by IUPUI Students Closes Gap for Physicians Seeking Radiologists

April 26, 2012 — Emergency room physicians in several Indianapolis hospitals now can consult much faster with radiology experts using a software application developed by local computer science students.

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IUPUI Lugar Center director selected for Malta speaking tour on climate and energy

April 25, 2012 — Peter J. Schubert, director of the Lugar Center for Renewable Energy at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is on a mission in Malta to represent the U.S. in providing renewable energy insights to the European island nation

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Undergraduate Recognized For His Extensive Research

April 25, 2012 — Tomas Meijome, a biology major from the School of Science at IUPUI, has been honored with the highest undergraduate research award given by IUPUI to a non-senior student.

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IUPUI to host Project Lead The Way exhibition for high school engineers

April 24, 2012 — In a state that is growing in recognition as an engineering and technology hotbed, local entities are teaming up to make sure Hoosier high school students have the opportunities they need to rise to the top in the increasingly-competitive fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

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IUPUI Students Pitch Solutions to Social and Economic Challenges

April 16, 2012 — The Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research will present the inaugural Ideas Solving Social and Economic Challenges (ISSEC) student “pitch” competition. The event takes place from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (April 18, 2012) in the Lilly Auditorium of IUPUI University Library, 755 W. University Blvd.

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