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News Releases for Science and Engineering

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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IndyCar Race Engineer Joins IUPUI Motorsports Engineering Faculty

Scott RaymondAugust 23, 2011 — IndyCar Performance Engineer Scott Raymond is steering his motorsports career in a new direction: the Motorsports Engineering Program at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI).

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Midget Series ends with Double Features, Discount Tickets for Youth and Parents

July 15, 2011 — The United States Auto Club (USAC) Elite 8 Midget Series presented by Motorsports at IUPUI will close out its eight-event series with a special treat for fans on the last night, Wednesday, July 20, 2011.

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IUPUC To Begin Bachelor's Degree Program in Mechanical Eng

June 22, 2011 — Starting this fall, students interested in pursuing careers in mechanical engineering will be able to complete a four-year Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) degree at Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus (IUPUC).

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From the Desk of the Chancellor, June 20, 2011

June 20, 2011 — Congratulations to Winnie Wilson and the IUPUI Office for Veterans and Military Personnel for receiving an Operation Diploma award of $49,887 from the Military Family Research Institute based at Purdue University!

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Second Group of IUPUI Research Centers Receive Signature Center Designation

June 16, 2011 — Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) has selected its second cohort of research centers to receive IUPUI Signature Center designation. This recognition is in response to the achievements realized by these centers upon completion of their 3-year funding under the Signature Centers Initiative Grant Program.

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IUPUI and Eiteljorg Museum to Host Meeting of the World Archaeological Congress

Jessie Ryker-CrawfordJune 13, 2011 — The Museum Studies Program in the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI and the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art will co-host an international Inter-Congress of the World Archaeological Congress (WAC) on June 22-25, 2011, at the IUPUI Campus Center, 420 University Blvd.

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IUPUI Full Speed Ahead at Indy 500: Sponsorship with Sarah Fisher Racing, Interns at Work with Sam Schmidt, Panther Racing and Others

May 27, 2011 — As Sarah Fisher Racing (SFR) proudly debuts its new driver Ed Carpenter at the famed 100th Anniversary of the Indianapolis 500, there’s another relationship the team is happy to continue developing—namely, a partnership with Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI).

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2011 Class of Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellows Announced

May 9, 2011 — Today (May 9, 2011)  at the Indiana Statehouse, Governor Mitch Daniels announced the 2011 class of Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellows. The Fellows are accomplished career changers and outstanding recent college graduates in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology (the STEM fields) who will prepare for math and science teaching positions in the state’s urban and rural schools.

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From the Desk of the Chancellor, April 25, 2011

Chancellor Charles R. BantzApril 25, 2011 — Please join us this Friday, April 29, 2011, as we recognize outstanding faculty and students during the Chancellor’s Academic Honors Convocation. Seating starts at 2:30 p.m. at the University Place Conference Center Auditorium. The ceremony begins at 3 p.m., and is followed by a reception for the honorees and their guests.

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IUPUI 2010 Champion, Runner-Up Qualify for 2011 Grand Prix

Justin Penix at 2010 Grand PrixApril 11, 2011 — The IUPUI racers who took the first and second place trophies in the 2010 Purdue Grand Prix have earned the second and third starting positions at this year's “Greatest Spectacle in College Racing.”

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