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News Releases for Science and Engineering

IUPUI expands Motorsports Day to include automotive road show

Motorsports Day 2010October 2, 2012 — The Motorsports Engineering Program at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is expanding its annual racing industry show-and-tell to include a street-level automotive road show.

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IUPUI student's drive takes her to Brickyard as race engineer for Jeff Gordon

Stephanie BorcheltJuly 27, 2012 — Ask anyone who knows Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis student Stephanie Borchelt, and they’ll tell you she’s got drive. Drive, and the engineering smarts to help NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon battle for his fifth Brickyard 400 win at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday.

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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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Summer School With a Twist: STEM teachers expand tool set through Project Lead the Way

July 11, 2012 — Each summer at IUPUI, high school teachers from across Indiana become “students” again in the School of Science. Through hands-on experimentation and discovery, Project Lead the Way provides science teachers the tools they need to implement valuable knowledge in their high school classrooms. Those same teachers leave excited about their role in changing the face of science, technology, engineering and mathematics education across the state, says Beverly Ransdell, a retired Arsenal Tech High School teacher and Coordinator of Project Lead the Way in Indianapolis.

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Lugar Center at IUPUI gets Department of Energy award for clean-coal research project

Jing ZhangJune 8, 2012 — Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is one of nine universities to share in $2.7 million in federal funding for research projects that will support the continuing innovation and development of clean-coal technologies.

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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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IUPUI enrolling 2012 Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellows, who bring extensive STEM backgrounds to high-need classrooms

WW Fellow Eric Sprague speaks to Crispus Attucks students.May 14, 2012 — Eighteen accomplished professionals from science, math and engineering career fields will transition to teaching math and science in Indiana schools as 2012 Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellows at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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Women in Science House Fosters Success and Impact

May 10, 2012 — Four years ago, five bright-eyed freshmen -- away from home for the first time and full of uncertainty -- lugged their belongings into the Women in Science House (WISH), a living and learning community on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing finds perfect partner in motorsports at IUPUI

May 8, 2012 — Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing has renewed its partnership with the Motorsports Engineering Program at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis -- a relationship that is bettering both groups and developing a stronger talent pipeline for the motorsports industry.

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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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