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Nanomanufacturing expert to give free public talks at IUPUI

October 16, 2012 — A nanomanufacturing expert will deliver two free public talks for researchers and the general public this month at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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IUPUI urban education studies professor earns national faculty mentoring award

Jim ScheurichOctober 16, 2012 — The University Council for Educational Administration has presented its prestigious faculty mentoring award to an Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis professor.

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Evan Bayh to deliver inaugural talk in lecture series named for his father

Birch BayhOctober 15, 2012 — Former U.S. Senator Evan Bayh will deliver the inaugural address for a lecture series established at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in honor of his father, the former U.S. Senator Birch Bayh.

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IU School of Nursing leader receives national recognition from National League for Nursing

Marion E. BroomeOctober 15, 2012 — Marion E. Broome, distinguished professor and dean of the Indiana University School of Nursing , was recognized with a premier award during the annual National League for Nursing Education Summit in September -- a four-day gathering in Anaheim, Calif., for nurse faculty, deans and administrators of nursing schools across the spectrum of higher education along with health care executives and educators in allied organizations.

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IUPUI professor receives Egba National Award of Excellence from a Nigerian king

 Bessie House-Soremekun (left) receives awardOctober 11, 2012 — IUPUI professor Bessie House-Soremekun was presented the Egba National Award of Excellence by King Michael Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, the Alake and paramount ruler of Egbaland in Ogun State, Nigeria, during the annual conference of the Egba National Association of the United States and Canada.

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Book by IUPUI psychology professor explores the science behind the jury verdict process

Dennis DevineOctober 11, 2012 — A new book by a psychology professor in the School of Science at IUPUI uses scientific research and a healthy dose of reality to form a new theory about how juries historically have reached decisions in jury trials.

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Reiberg Reading Series presents "The Buzzards" and "Writing Fiction" author Janet Burroway

Janet Burroway October 3, 2012 — Author and playwright Janet Burroway will read from her collection of writings during a talk Thursday, Oct. 4, at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Burroway, the Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor Emerita at Florida State University, is the guest speaker for the Rufus and Louise Reiberg Reading Series presentation from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the Lilly Auditorium of University Library, 755 W. Michigan St.

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Tavis Smiley headlines School of Education at IUPUI event to celebrate outstanding alumni

Janet S. Oatess and Tavis SmileySeptember 20, 2012 — TV and radio host, author, philanthropist, advocate and documentary filmmaker Tavis Smiley will deliver the keynote address next month at a celebration of alumni from the School of Education at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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IU School of Dentistry professor to receive humanitarian award from national periodontics academy

Steven BlanchardSeptember 18, 2012 — Indiana University School of Dentistry professor Steven B. Blanchard, DDS, M.S., has been named the recipient of the American Academy of Periodontology’s 2012 Humanitarian Award in recognition of his ongoing dedication to serving populations in greatest need of oral health care.

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Herron students among finalists and award winners at international furniture design showcase

Cherry-Stick-BenchSeptember 12, 2012 — Five pieces of art furniture recently earned international honors for Herron School of Art and Design students.

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National experts gather at IUPUI to celebrate publication of newly edited Frederick Douglass autobiography

David W. BlightSeptember 12, 2012 — INDIANAPOLIS – One of the nation’s foremost authorities on the U.S. Civil War is the keynote speaker for a conference next month on the life and work of Frederick Douglass – best known historically as a runaway slave turned abolitionist in antebellum America. Douglass subsequently became one of the most influential writers and thinkers of the Civil War and Reconstruction periods.

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