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News Releases for IU School of Informatics

Palakal will be executive associate dean of IU School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI

Mathew J. PalakalFebruary 27, 2013 —
INDIANAPOLIS -- Mathew J. Palakal has been appointed executive associate dean of what will become the IU School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI, both effective July 1, 2013, an appointment announced by Robert B. Schnabel, dean of the IU School of Informatics.

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Informatics team on mission to help Greek island promote tourism, culture and sustainability

June 25, 2012 — Susan Tennant, assistant professor of media arts and science in the School of Informatics at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, and eight of the school’s students have embarked on a four-week mission to Paros, Greece. Their objective is to document the Greek island’s cultural heritage using digital media.

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IUPUI school has close ties to animated movie "Brave"

Frank TaiJune 21, 2012 — When Pixar's latest animated movie "Brave" opens in theaters nationwide Friday (June 22), students and faculty at the School of Informatics at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis will be more than a little interested.

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IUPUI alum waiting to see his latest 'Pixar' works: the forests of Scotland

Frank Tai is photographed on January 20, 2012 at Pixar Animation Studios in Emeryville, Calif. (Photo by Deborah Coleman / Pixar)June 18, 2012 — When the movie "Brave" opens in theaters nationwide Friday, June 22, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis alumnus Frank Tai will get his second look at the animated family film.
His first look at the Disney-Pixar 3-D production came during a private party on his job in California.

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School of Informatics at IUPUI first to participate in Gen Con Educational Partners Program

Matt PowersJune 14, 2012 — Gen Con LLC has entered into a partnership with the Indiana University School of Informatics at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis that will make the campus the first institution to participate in Gen Con’s Educational Partners Program.

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IUPUI alumna creates design for Izod IndyCar T-shirts

Lauren Smith, Media Arts & Science AlumniMay 23, 2012 — Spend any time at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend and you will likely see the work of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis School of Informatics alumna Lauren Smith.

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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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Learn how to develop games, videos and websites like a pro at IU School of Informatics' Summer Workshops

May 2, 2012 —
High school students will have a rare opportunity to use industry-leading computer technology, production equipment and software programs under expert direction at IU School of Informatics workshops this summer at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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3D Robots, Gaming, Interactive Media and More Part of IUPUI Capstone Event

April 25, 2012 — Shooting approaching 3D robots, being immersed in an interactive experience, and a point and click mystery game are all part of a singular event at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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IUPUI, IPS and Community Collaboration Leads to The Historic Journey Curriculum

April 19, 2012 — The proverb “It takes a village to raise a child” proved more than a catchphrase with the creation of “The Historic Journey,” a standards-based K-12 curriculum that presents science, English, math and social studies lessons within a context of African and African-American history.

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