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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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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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From the Desk of the Chancellor, April 9, 2012

Chancellor Charles R. BantzApril 9, 2012 — Don’t miss the 2012 IUPUI Research Day  this Friday, April 13—especially because you will have the opportunity not only to hear from Joan Ferrini-Mundy, Assistant Director of the National Science Foundation for Education and Human Resources, but also to see senior biology major Daniel Popoola’s poster presentation on how nicotine affects alcohol intake.

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IUPUI Researcher Receives Top NSF Award

Mohammad Al HasanApril 9, 2012 — Mohammad Al Hasan, Ph.D., assistant professor of computer science at the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) has received the National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award, its top award for teaching scholars early in their career.

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Biology Senior to Present Research Before Congress

Daniel PopoolaApril 4, 2012 — A senior biology student in the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis will showcase his research before Congress in April as he represents the university at the 16th annual Posters on the Hill session in Washington, D.C.

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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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From the Desk of the Chancellor, March 19, 2012

March 19, 2012 — All of us experience the challenge of intergroup communication as we work with people younger (or older), with different organizations, different cultures, or different languages. Professor Howard Giles’s research on intergroup communication is world-renowned, and he translates that research into practice. He is the inaugural keynote speaker for the Translating Research into Practice (TRIP) Faculty Showcase on March 22, 2012.

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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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IUPUI Expert to Blog for JAMA on Politics of Health Care

Aaron E. CarrollMarch 14, 2012 — Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Professor Aaron E. Carroll, M.D.,M.S., a nationally respected health policy expert and health services researcher, will provide insight about the political aspects of health care this election year via a new Journal of the American Medical Association blog. JAMA has named Carroll to a select team of the nation’s foremost scholars who will post to The JAMA Forum blog.

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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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Tickets on Sale for Performances of 'History of Cardenio," Rarely Seen Shakespeare Play

March 5, 2012 — Tickets are now on sale at IUPUI for the April performances of The History of Cardenio, a “lost play” by William Shakespeare and his younger contemporary John Fletcher. The play is recreated and reimagined by Professor Gary Taylor, a prize-winning editor of both Shakespeare and Fletcher, and directed by IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI Associate Professor of English drama, Terri Bourus.

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