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Physics researcher part of new effort to finally complete quantum theory

Le LuoFebruary 4, 2013 — An assistant professor of physics in the School of Science at IUPUI will be among a team of international researchers looking to advance the theory of quantum mechanics, a notion challenged by Albert Einstein and pursued by many of the top scientific minds during the past century.

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IUPUI professor named one of eight national scholars in theoretical physics

Yogesh JoglekarJanuary 8, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- An associate professor of physics in the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has been named a Scholar with the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, the country’s top collaborative research facility dedicated to discovering knowledge at the leading edge of science.

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Local high school students place second in national STEM competition

December 14, 2012 — INDIANAPOLIS --Two local high school students, under the guidance of IUPUI mathematicians, have placed second in the national finals of the prestigious Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology.

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IUPUI forum showcases commercialization and entrepreneurial opportunities

James Gladden at Enterprise ShowcaseDecember 11, 2012 — INDIANAPOLIS -- The IUPUI Innovation to Enterprise Showcase & Forum brought together researchers from across the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus Nov. 28 to present opportunities for collaborative business development with the outside world.

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Two IUPUI mathematicians named inaugural fellows of the American Mathematical Society

Michal MisiurewiczNovember 15, 2012 — Two Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis mathematicians have earned selection to the initial class of American Mathematical Society Fellows for 2013 in recognition of their international excellence in mathematical science and service.

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Higher education commission approves new technical communication degree at IUPUI

David RussomannoNovember 13, 2012 — INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Commission for Higher Education approved the establishment of a Bachelor of Science in technical communication degree program at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis on Nov. 9.

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High schoolers talks physics and research during visit to IUPUI

November 8, 2012 — Students and faculty from the Department of Physics at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis showcased cutting-edge research Nov. 8 to more than 40 students from Middleton, Ind., including many who were experiencing physics and the campus for the first time.

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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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New IUPUI degree offers career flexibility for computer science students

School of Science October 8, 2012 — The Department of Computer and Information Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has launched a new Bachelor of Arts degree program geared toward students who want a strong computing degree and the flexibility to take that core knowledge to any industry growing through technology.

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Mathematicians partner with IU School of Medicine to explore more efficient treatments

September 21, 2012 — Mathematical modeling being tested by researchers at the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and the IU School of Medicine has the potential to impact the knowledge and treatment of several diseases that continue to challenge scientists across the world.

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