IUPUI leading $4.8M project to increase STEM minority pipeline, impacting students statewide
INDIANAPOLIS -- The National Science Foundation awarded the grant to IUPUI as the lead institution of the Indiana STEM Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation, which was formed to achieve that goal. Other alliance partners are IU Bloomington, Ball State University, IU Northwest, IU South Bend and Ivy Tech Community College Indianapolis, which is the top provider of transfer students to IUPUI STEM-degree programs.
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Ten Science and Math Doctoral Degrees Now Awarded from IUPUI Campus
INDIANAPOLIS -- The decisions mean that six Purdue science and math doctoral degrees will now be awarded from the Indianapolis campus, reflecting the programs' national prominence and success in obtaining external funding. These are long existing programs that have graduated many successful students.Previously, students enrolled in these programs at IUPUI but the degrees were credited to the West Lafayette campus.
IUPUI continues efforts to strengthen pipeline of excellent STEM teachers
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellows program is part of a statewide effort to prepare excellent science, technology, engineering and math teachers for careers in Indiana's high-need schools.
School of Science honors record number of graduates in 2016
INDIANAPOLIS — The graduating class of 2016 consists of a record 582 bachelor's degree recipients, 153 master's degree recipients and 30 doctoral degree recipients.
School of Science Dean Simon Rhodes introduced the class of 2016 with a few remarks about the impact an IUPUI education has.
IUPUI researchers use stem cells to identify cellular processes related to glaucoma
INDIANAPOLIS -- Their goal is the development of therapies to prevent or cure glaucoma.
In addition to glaucoma, a group of degenerative diseases that damage the eye's optic nerve and can result in vision loss and blindness, this work has potential implications for treatment of optic- nerve injuries of the types incurred by soldiers in combat or athletes in contact sports.
School of Science announces record number of Top 100 Students for 2016
INDIANAPOLIS – "We congratulate all of the Top 100 honorees," said School of Science Dean Simon Rhodes. "At IUPUI and in the School of Science, our students combine academic excellence with a unique environment where they can also develop remarkable research, leadership and community engagement skills".
IUPUI internship program inspires future STEM educators
INDIANAPOLIS -- Did the big bad wolf actually blow down the three little pigs’ houses? Is Cinderella really the owner of the glass slipper?
Hannah Caito, a senior forensics and biology student at the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, uses forensic science to make mysteries like these come to life for visitors of all ages at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.
Conference seeks to inspire high school girls' interest in in STEM careers
INDIANAPOLIS -- The 135 girls will attend the three-day Girls in STEM MAEOPP Pre-College Student Leadership Conference beginning May 29. The students are from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Ohio and Wisconsin.
School of Science presents awards at the 41st Annual Honors Convocation
INDIANAPOLIS-- The event honored scholarship winners and outstanding students across all science departments.
Associate Dean of the School of Science and associate professor of biology, Kathy Marrs, served as the mistress of ceremonies. Robert L. Smith, M.B.A., President of the Eli Lilly and Company Foundation and Senior Director of Corporate Responsibility at Eli Lilly and Company provided the keynote address at the ceremony.
The following school awards were issued:
School of Science Awards
Faculty and staff awards: