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June 24, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS— The graduating class of 2015 consists of 486 bachelor's degree recipients, 152 master's degree recipients and 26 doctoral degree recipients.

June 10, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS --  In an Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis research paper published today in the journal PLOS ONE, researchers provide information that could help agricultural planning and management to minimize drought-induced yield losses.

Legumes, which include peas, beans, peanuts and alfalfa, are grown in almost every climatic region and are second only to cereals in terms of contribution to food security.

June 3, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS -- The woman behind the Advancing Women Mentoring Program at IUPUI and the man known as an outspoken advocate for the campus's Women in Science House are the recipients of the 15th annual Dr. Joseph T. Taylor Excellence in Diversity Awards.

June 2, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS -- The symposium series, sponsored by the Indonesian Academy of Sciences, the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and the U.S. Agency for International Development, gives distinguished young scientists an overview of cutting edge science in a wide-ranging set of disciplines. Attendees are nominated and selected by a committee of NAS members.

May 29, 2015

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.

May 18, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS -- Eight School of Science graduate students were honored as an Elite 50, and one placed in the Premier 10, during the ceremony on April 15.

May 11, 2015

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:

May 5, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS -- Eight undergraduate students received the award: Corinne Blackburn, Hardeep Dhillon, Alyssa Flynn, Sarah Fortney, Ana Frausto, Arnesha Price, Alicia Quash and Roziya Tursunova. Graduate student Adam Davis also received the medallion.

The William M. Plater Civic Engagement Medallion honors graduating IUPUI students who have shown an exemplary commitment to the community and who have developed and ethic of civic mindedness.

April 27, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS – The Bynum Mentor Award is given each year to outstanding academic mentors who have demonstrated longstanding and extraordinary commitment to the learning process. Roper, an associate professor of biology in the School of Science was recognized for his impact on the lives of students, commitment to student development and the ability to project and instill enthusiasm and pride.

April 23, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS -- The School of Science honored the Abramovich Family with this year’s award.

April 21, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS -- Sleep apnea affects an estimated 25 million adults in the United States and is associated with increased risk of hypertension, stroke, heart attack and heart failure.

Obstructive sleep apnea is characterized by recurrent upper airway collapses resulting in brief interruptions of breathing during sleep. Episodes occur repeatedly. Untreated obstructive sleep apnea has cumulative effects on the cardiovascular system, leading to hypertension that may be drug resistant. It is estimated that half of all individuals with obstructive sleep apnea are hypertensive.

April 13, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS –  Science students represented more than 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 10.

Brandon Ball, Devin Bready, Fèlix Casiano-Rivera, Greg Rothchild and Anthony Taylor were honored in the Top 10 Male Students. Elizabeth Alexander, Corinne Blackburn, Sarah Fortney, Qurat-ul-Ann ‘Anna’ Mirza, Morgan Moran and Kamilah Walters were named to the Top 10 Female Students.

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