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IUPUI graduate student's research earns American Society for Engineering Education award

June 29, 2012 — An Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis engineering and technology student has received an American Society for Engineering Education award for research comparing student and faculty perceptions of the value of social media and high-speed technology in the classroom.

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IUPUI political science professor will study in Belgium as Fulbright-Schuman Chair

John McCormickJune 14, 2012 — John McCormick, professor of political science in the IU School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, has been named a Fulbright-Schuman Chair for 2012-13 by the U.S. State Department.

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Author Ray Bradbury will be remembered for style and emotional intensity

Bradbury WorkJune 6, 2012 — Ray Bradbury will be remembered for the richly poetic style and emotional intensity of his best stories, said the director of the nation’s first center for the study of Ray Bradbury, one of the best-known American cultural figures of the 20th century.

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IUPUI earth sciences professor honored by the Geological Society of America

Gary RosenbergJune 4, 2012 — The Geological Society of America has honored Gary Rosenberg, an associate professor of earth sciences in the School of Science at IUPUI, with the Mary C. Rabbitt History of Geology Award.

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Two IUPUI University College staff receive National Academic Advising Association awards

Phyllis Gatewood WashingtonMay 29, 2012 — Chosen from candidates representing multiple universities worldwide, two Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis student advisors will receive recognition as outstanding advisors this fall.

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2012 Greening IUPUI grant winners announced

May 24, 2012 — The IUPUI Office of Sustainability has announced the winners of the 2012 Greening IUPUI grant. The nine fund recipients proposed projects such as planting native and urban gardens, increasing sustainability-related educational opportunities and developing sustainable best practices. Projects will begin this spring.

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Scholars join public forum examining new trend of social engagement among evangelicals

Philip GoffMay 18, 2012 — In recent years, evangelical Christians -- historically devoted to concerns of converting non-believers and defending orthodox Christian doctrine -- have become more engaged in American public life around issues such as homelessness, sustainability, urban renewal, human trafficking, climate change and the international war on HIV/AIDS.

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IU School of Nursing dean honored by nursing schools at two universities

Marion E. BroomeMay 15, 2012 — Marion E. Broome, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean and distinguished professor at the Indiana University School of Nursing, has been honored by two universities: Georgia Health Sciences University and Emory University.

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School of Informatics grad student Judy Wawira Gichoya named Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholar

Judy Wawira GichoyaMay 10, 2012 — Judy Wawira Gichoya, M.B.Ch.B., a graduate student in health informatics and a Regenstrief Institute Biomedical Informatics Fellow, has been named one of 70 scholars for the prestigious Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship.

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Center for Interfaith Cooperation, School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI offer 'beyond-the-headlines' look at Islamic law

Donald Knebel, Center for Interfaith CooperationMay 10, 2012 —
Prominent local scholars, lawyers and religious practitioners will debate and discuss the role of sharia -- Islamic law and ethics -- in American life at a symposium next month organized by the newly established Center for Interfaith Cooperation and the School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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IUPUI assistant professor honored for helping create standards for meeting and event profession

Amanda CecilApril 30, 2012 — Meeting Professionals International has selected Amanda Cecil, an assistant professor in the Department of Tourism, Conventions and Event Management at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, as a 2012 Recognizing Industry Success and Excellence Award winner.

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