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News Releases for Science and Engineering

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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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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2012 IUPUI outstanding women leaders honored

Dawn Whitehead (from left), Amy Jones Richardson, Nancy Robertson, Chancellor Bantz, Pamela Perry, and Melissa Kacena. Not pictured are winners Ronda Henry Anthony and Mary Jane Brown and the student winners.April 23, 2012 — Seven faculty and staff and five students were honored as Outstanding IUPUI Woman Leaders at the Women’s Leadership Reception last month.

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IUPUI Professor Says Earth Month Events Brings Needed Focus to Environment

April 16, 2012 — For those who think designating April as Earth Month is a quaint tradition, Pamela Martin says think again.

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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, 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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U.S. Department of Energy Funds IUPUI Study to Improve Battery Energy, Life, Range

Jian Xie, Ph.D.December 20, 2011 — The United States Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE) Vehicle Technologies Program, through Argonne National Laboratory, recently awarded researchers at the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI more than $100,000 to conduct a rechargeable lithium metal battery study that could lead to revolutionary changes in the battery and electric vehicle industries.

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IU Professor Launches Pioneering Social Network for Classrooms

Ali JafariSeptember 22, 2011 — If it were an idea for a movie, it might be pitched as the social network meets the global classroom. And should all go according to script, this new online learning environment would soon be showcased at a college, university and high school near you.

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From the Desk of the Chancellor, Sept. 12, 2011

Chancellor Charles R. BantzSeptember 12, 2011 — Today, meet IUPUI faculty who are making discoveries about how dogs detect explosives, how to improve communication about chronic pain care, how to better reintegrate displaced workers, and how to prevent hypoglycemia while driving by attending the Translating Research into Practice (TRIP) Community Showcase, 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the IUPUI Campus Center, Room 450. Join us for refreshments and learn how our own faculty are making a difference in people’s lives—every day.

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From the Desk of the Chancellor, August 29, 2011

Chancellor Charles R. BantzAugust 29, 2011 — Ever had an idea that you were sure would make a great new invention or create a significant innovation, but weren’t sure how to develop, test, and bring it to market?

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School of Informatics Faculty Receive NSF Grant to Develop Educational, Sound-based STEM Games for Blind and Visually-impaired Students

August 25, 2011 — The National Science Foundation has awarded School of Informatics’ faculty approximately $250,000 to further their research and development of multiple online, sound-based educational games and reference materials for blind and visually-impaired K-12 students.

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