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June 1, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS -- The gift from Distinguished Professor Alexander R. Its and associate research professor Elizabeth N. Its will endow a professorship within the department and an undergraduate scholarship for an honors student. 

The gift honors the couple's commitment and gratitude to the School and is one of the largest estate gifts ever committed by a faculty member from the School of Science at IUPUI.

May 25, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS -- The study, "Global Synthesis of Drought Effects on Maize and Wheat Production," was published today in the journal PloS One.

"Our food source depends heavily on cereals, yet their agricultural production is greatly affected by drought," Wang said. "Ultimately, this information can be used to guide agricultural planning and minimize crop loss due to drought."

May 20, 2016
INDIANAPOLIS -- Since the marbles retain their spherical shape, the task hinges on minimizing the odd-shaped interstices between them. Remove the rigidity condition, asking only to preserve the volume of the marbles, and the problem becomes trivial. We have in effect replaced the marbles with Play-Doh balls, letting them squeeze through the crevices as we try to pack more.
May 18, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS -- The answer is "yes" to both questions, say entrepreneurial-minded students at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, who competed to win part of the $5,500 purse at JagStart, the IUPUI student idea pitch competition. 

A smartphone application to encourage people to moderate their phone usage as a way to give to charity won first place in the 2016 edition of the annual contest, which took place in March in the Lilly Auditorium at University Library on the IUPUI campus.

May 11, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS -- Gavriil Tsechpenakis, associate professor, Department of Computer and Information Science, School of Science at IUPUI; and Dr. Carmella Evans-Molina, associate professor, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine. 

May 10, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research oversees FORCES, or Funding Opportunities for Research Commercialization and Economic Success. The initiative has awarded more than $1 million to more than 30 faculty members since 2011.

May 4, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS -- With this grant, we're advancing STEM education and expanding resources across the state," said Duke Energy Indiana President Melody Birmingham-Byrd. "In essence, we're putting science education on wheels. Our Indiana service area stretches over 22,000 square miles, and we are excited about partnering with IUPUI to take quality programming around the state."

April 27, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS – Science students represented half of this year’s Top 20. The selection of IUPUI outstanding students was announced at the Top 100 Outstanding Students Recognition Dinner on April 8. 

To the surprise and delight of attendees at the awards dinner, Otun sung his acceptance speech. Otun, a biology student, aspires to be a neurosurgeon.

April 19, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS -- His work is supported by a new CAREER award from the National Science Foundation. 

Drylands, which are expanding, currently cover nearly 40 percent of the globe and are home to approximately 2.5 billion people. In the United States, these arid areas are found in southern California, Arizona, New Mexico and portions of the Great Plains. With global warming, more areas in the United States and around the world are becoming increasingly dry and desert-like.

April 16, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS – The 3MT® competition was developed by the University of Queensland, Australia and challenges Ph.D. students to effectively communicate their research to a non-specialist audience in the three minutes with only one slide without a script or cue cards.

March 31, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS -- Alexander is the student & alumni services coordinator for the Indiana University-Purdue University School of Science Department of Biology. She has been with the department since 2008 and has served as a student advisor for 23 years.

More than 10 letters of recommendation from students, staff and faculty supported Alexander’s nomination for the award.

March 24, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS – Interim Vice Chancellor for Research Simon J. Atkinson conferred upon Jared Thomas the inaugural Richard E. Ward Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program Recognition Award. A Bridges to the Baccalaureate and IUPUI Diversity Scholars Research Program (DSRP) scholar, Jared is a biotechnology major and an aspiring bioethicist.

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