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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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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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TOMS Founder and Chief Shoe Giver, Blake Mycoskie, Visits IUPUI

April 13, 2012 — Faculty, staff and students are invited to an inspirational talk by TOMS founder and chief shoe giver Blake Mycoskie at 5 p.m., on Monday, April 30, 2012, Taylor Courtyard.

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Year-End Celebration Offers Look at Top-Ranked Herron Program

Aaron Miley's "Tom's Trap"April 9, 2012 —
Revelers who join Herron School of Art and Design’s year-end celebration will get a good sense of all that Herron has to offer, including evidence why U.S. News and World Report’s 2013 Best Graduate Schools ranks The Master of Fine Arts program at Herron 20th among public universities and 45th overall.

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Chaz Bono to Speak at IUPUI for "It Gets Better Week"

Chaz BonoApril 9, 2012 — Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights advocate and former Dancing With the Stars contestant Chaz Bono will headline It Gets Better Week at IUPUI this month.

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IUPUI Researcher Receives Top NSF Award

Mohammad Al HasanApril 9, 2012 — Mohammad Al Hasan, Ph.D., assistant professor of computer science at the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) has received the National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award, its top award for teaching scholars early in their career.

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Judith Wilkinson Honored by National Technology Managers Group

Judith (Jude) A. WilkinsonApril 6, 2012 — Judith (Jude) A. Wilkinson, J.D., Indiana University School of Dentistry’s longtime fiscal officer for research and industrial liaison, received a 2012 President’s Award from the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) during the association’s annual meeting in Anaheim, Calif., in March.

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From the Desk of the Chancellor, April 2, 2012

Chancellor Charles R. BantzApril 2, 2012 — If someone were to ask you, “What are the top 10-20 IUPUI academic programs in the U.S. News and World Report rankings,” could you name them?

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Dr. Irwin Awarded IU President's Medal for Excellence

March 28, 2012 — Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie presented the President's Medal for Excellence to Glenn Irwin Jr., M.D., chancellor emeritus of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and dean emeritus of the IU School of Medicine.

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From the Desk of the Chancellor, March 26, 2012

March 26, 2012 — Recently, the staff of the University Place Conference Center and Hotel received special praise for their “Service with Distinction” from the New England Patriots organization, whose players and other employees stayed there Super Bowl week. In a letter to General Manager Tom Carpucci, Matt Caracciolo, the New England Patriots’ director of football operations, writes:

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Brian Culp Honored with National Award

Brian CulpMarch 23, 2012 — Brian Culp, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Education at IUPUI, has been  recognized with the Mabel Lee Award by the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) at its national convention in Boston, Massachusetts.

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