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News Releases for Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI Receives $100,000 for Student Innovation

February 8, 2012 — The Purdue School of Engineering & Technology at IUPUI announced today a $100,000 gift designed to fuel student innovation. The gift, made by Tom and Peggy Ward of OmniSite, will create a Student Innovation Fund to help enterprising students actualize creative project ideas.

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Weekly Visits from Top Business Executives Give Students Real World Keys to Success

December 22, 2011 — The fall 2011 semester has been anything but typical for students in the Advanced Topics in H.R. Management course, offered through the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI

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New Strain of Lab Mice Mimic Human Alcohol Consumption Patterns

Associate Professor Nicholas Grahame, Ph.D., and doctoral student Liana M. Matson conduct research to better understand the brain mechanism involved in alcohol consumption. December 21, 2011 — A line of laboratory mice developed by a researcher from the Purdue School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) drinks more alcohol than other animal models and consumes it in a fashion similar to humans: choosing alcohol over other options and binge drinking.

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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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Album Featuring Professor Scott Deal Makes Top 10 Classical List

December 16, 2011 — An album featuring IUPUI Music Professor Scott Deal as percussionist is a Top Ten Classical CD of the Year.

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NIH Funds $400,000 IUPUI Biomedical Engineering Grant, Type 1 Diabetes Implications

Chien-Chi Lin, Ph.D.December 13, 2011 — The National Institutes of Health have recently awarded biomedical researchers at IUPUI’s Purdue School of Engineering and Technology in Indianapolis approximately $400,000 to study a synthetic hydrogel matrix that could potentially trigger both cell proliferation and differentiation. This cutting-edge technique could have significant implications for individuals suffering from Type I Diabetes, as well as bone, cartilage and other cell deficiencies.

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IUPUI Engineering and Technology Professor appointed Editor of new Adobe suite book

Joy Starks December 2, 2011 — The Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, IUPUI is proud to announce the prestigious appointment of Professor Joy Starks as editor of Cengage Publishing’s new suite book. The textbook is based on the Adobe Creative Suite CS6 and the publishers are the first to offer an inclusive Adobe suite book, rather than releasing separate books for each application. The new book will include Photoshop, Flash, Dreamweaver, and Bridge.

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Toyota Teams Up with School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI, other schools, to reduce traffic accidents

November 30, 2011 — 2010 set a record low for traffic deaths, with nearly 33,000 crash-related fatalities. In an effort to bring that number down even more, Toyota has teamed up with several universities and research institutions to develop new ways of dissecting the many causes and effects of car accidents.

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Trio of Herron Shows Opening Dec. 7 Promises Great Variety, Surprising Work

November 18, 2011 — Art lovers will have at least  three compelling reasons to visit the Herron Galleries on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011. Three exhibits, the Undergraduate Students Exhibition; Works of Hope and Healing 2011; and the second part of Hear/Here the Future will open Dec. 7.

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Engineering and Technology at IUPUI adds Sustainable Technologies Certificate

November 15, 2011 — The Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, IUPUI is happy to announce a new “Sustainable Technologies Certificate” available to help students prepare for the changing green job market.

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Fever Forward Tamika Catchings to Speak at Women in Leadership Forum

October 31, 2011 — Reserve your seat now for the 2011 Hazelett Women in Leadership Forum scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011.

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