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With a record-breaking 20 participants, the fifth annual Indianapolis Brain Bee on Saturday, December 6th, 2014 at IUPUI was the largest to date, providing a stiff competition for all contestants. In the end, Fishers High School senior Michaela Breach...
Dec 11 2014
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INDIANAPOLIS -- How do some proteins survive the extreme heat generated when they catalyze reactions that can happen as many as a million times per second? Work by researchers from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and the...
Dec 10 2014
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Holding a professional position on a campus like IUPUI means being in constant contact with undergraduate students. Nicole Amonette, Associate Director of Undergraduate Recruitment for the School of Science, uses this to her advantage by involving...
Dec 8 2014
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When it comes to teaching dogs how to sniff out explosives, there’s nothing quite like the real thing to make sure they’re trained right. That’s the message from William Kranz, Nicholas Strange and John Goodpaster of the School of Science at Indiana...
Nov 25 2014
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Hosted by the School of Science, the Women in Science Forum sparked important conversations about the future of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers. Faculty, staff, alumni, students and community members attended the event...
Nov 25 2014
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The American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) has announced that Andrew Gavrin will receive the association’s Homer L. Dodge Citation for Distinguished Service to AAPT, during the 2015 Winter Meeting in San Diego, California.Gavrin, associate...
Nov 10 2014
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INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) School of Science, in partnership with Indiana University First Lady Laurie Burns McRobbie, will host the Women in Science Forum 1-3:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 20. The event...
Nov 4 2014
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Walking workstations can improve not only physical, but also mental health during the workday, a new study released this week found. The research was conducted by faculty and student researchers from the Department of Psychology in the School of Science...
Oct 29 2014
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INDIANAPOLIS -- High school students from across the state will test their knowledge of the human brain and nervous system in the fifth annual Brain Bee competition Saturday, December 6, at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)....
Oct 28 2014
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Things are adding up nicely for Kevin Berkopes and the people running IUPUI’s Mathematics Assistance Center -- but especially the students who rely on the center's tutors and mentors to develop their mathematics expertise.Students helping students with...
Oct 15 2014