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IUPUI announces winners of Ideas Solving Social and Economic Challenges student 'pitch' competition

Brittney Parker, First Place WinnerMarch 1, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research recently announced the winners of the second annual Ideas Solving Social and Economic Challenges student “pitch” competition.

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A conversation with Gaye Todd Adegbalola, 2013 Taylor Symposium speaker

Gaye Todd AdegbalolaFebruary 20, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- Educator and activist Gaye Todd Adegbalola is the keynote luncheon speaker for the annual Joseph T. Taylor Symposium at noon Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the IUPUI Campus Center. In a phone interview, Adegbalola discussed a variety of subjects, including her symposium presentation, which will be a combination of lecture and musical performance.

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Associate kinesiology professor Brian Culp to receive social justice and diversity award

Brian CulpFebruary 20, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS - The American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance has selected Brian Culp, an associate professor in kinesiology at IUPUI, for the Social Justice and Diversity Young Professional Award. The award will be presented April 25 at the alliance’s national convention in Charlotte, N.C.

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Largest group of engineering educators in world selects IUPUI student as intern of the year

Kirk Barber with recognition plaqueFebruary 19, 2013 — The largest group of engineering educators in the world has selected Kirk Barber, a School of Engineering and Technology student at IUPUI, as its intern of the year. Barber received a $500 cash award and a recognition plaque, and he attended the American Society for Engineering Education’s Conference for Industry and Education Collaboration in Mesa, Ariz.

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IU receives National Science Foundation grant to engage in multidisciplinary research

2012 Angel Mounds DigFebruary 13, 2013 — Project at Angel Mounds State Historic Site will offer training in archaeology, geophysics, geoarchaeology and geochemistry

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IUPUI University College seeks nominations for Student Employment Appreciation Week awards

2012 Student Employee of the Year Kassandra Hickman (r-l) ), Jenna Corcoran, Student Employment ConsultantFebruary 11, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS – Student Employment Appreciation Week at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis takes place April 8 to 12, and for the first time, off-campus student employees and off-campus supervisors of student employees can receive nominations for appreciation awards. The deadline for nominations is Feb. 15.

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Three IU School of Nursing faculty receive Midwest Nursing Research Society awards

February 6, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS - Three Indiana University School of Nursing faculty will be honored for their work at the Midwest Nursing Research Society Conference in Chicago next month.

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Grant continues successful IUPUI program for improving reading, writing instruction in K-8 schools

Beth BerghoffFebruary 5, 2013 — The Indiana Commission for Higher Education has granted the Indiana University School of Education at IUPUI $314,000 over two years to continue the successful IUPUI Reading and Writing Project. The project is in its sixth year as a partnership between Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and Indianapolis Public Schools to help teachers develop more effective ways of teaching reading and writing.

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Alison Bechdel to be featured in IUPUI Arts and Humanities Lecture Series and Rufus & Louis Reiberg Reading Series

Alison BechdelFebruary 4, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Arts and Humanities Institute Lecture Series and the Rufus & Louis Reiberg Reading Series are co-hosting a lecture featuring nationally acclaimed cartoonist/writer and LGBT advocate Alison Bechdel. Bechdel’s presentation takes place Thursday, Feb. 28, 7 p.m., in the Dean and Barbara White Auditorium at the Indiana State Museum.

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Former Sen. Evan Bayh to speak at IU McKinney School of Law event on financial crisis

Evan Bayh February 1, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- Former Indiana Sen. Evan Bayh will speak at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law during a national symposium April 5.

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