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August 22, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS – Linda Babcock, Ph.D., will be presenting a talk, “Understanding Barriers to Women’s Advancement in the Workplace: Applied and Action-Oriented Research”, 11 a.m. Friday, September 1 in the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) University Library Lilly Auditorium. The talk will focus on Babcock’s research about barriers to women in the workplace, utilizing interdisciplinary methodology at the interface between economics and psychology.

Student smiling in front of Industry partnerships presentation
August 20, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS - The Computer & Information Science Department held the first informational meeting for the IUPUI Computer Science Industry Partnership Program (CSIPP) with local IT leaders. CSIPP aims to bring together central Indiana corporations and businesses with an interest in fostering mutually beneficial relationships between partner companies and the IUPUI Computer Science Department.

Biology students in a lecture
August 11, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS -- Researchers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis will address complex educational challenges in STEM curricula with financial support from a campus institute.

STEM Education Innovation and Research Institute, or SEIRI, recently awarded seven projects a total of $210,000 in the inaugural round of the SEIRI Seed Grant program.

Julia Arciero, Ph.D.
July 26, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The National Science Foundation has awarded a Faculty Early Career Development Award to a School of Science researcher Julia Arciero who will use the grant to improve understanding of disease treatment.

Bottles of alcohol - image courtesy of Flickr
June 13, 2017

Zapolski found that African-Americans and Hispanics in the lowest income bracket (annual incomes less than $20,000) have a lower risk of binge drinking during adolescence compared to whites, while African-Americans -- but not Hispanics -- have a higher risk for binge drinking compared to whites at age 50 and older. tamika-zapolski.jpg

At higher incomes, a comparable risk for binge drinking was found for both African-Americans and Hispanics at older ages.

June 6, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS -- But here, some of the next generation's scientists and mathematicians begin their journey. Yes, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education for young children happens right here at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

Benjamin Grimes
May 31, 2017

Now a Roncalli High School Physics teacher, Grimes was bestowed the American Association of Physics Teachers Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award for the state of Indiana on April 22 at the University of Indianapolis.  He was selected over hundreds of candidates on the criteria of five plus years of teaching experience, innovative instructional techniques, collaboration with other teachers and leadership.

ASIP interns
May 26, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS – ASIP is a strategic effort to link students interested in various industry-related career tracks with quality, paid internship opportunities in the Indianapolis area.

Wassall using physics equipment
May 17, 2017
INDIANAPOLIS -- A research group led by physics professor Stephen Wassall, Ph.D., in collaboration with colleagues at IUPUI and researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Wabash College, East Carolina University and other institutions seeks to answer this question. Their approach is to study model membranes that mimic biological membranes into which PUFA incorporate.
 
May 8, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS—  Sponsored by the Department of Mathematical Sciences, the contest concluded Friday, April 14, with an awards ceremony on the IUPUI campus.

First prize winner:
-Riley Borgard, Carmel High School

 
In January of every year, contest questions and themes are emailed to Indiana high schools and posted online. Students work on the questions independently and mail in their solutions. Sixty-six high school students throughout Indiana worked through these math problems for the competition during the early spring.

Awardees at reception
April 20, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS – Five faculty members, four staff members and six students received recognition during the event, which took place in the Campus Center on March 28. One of the awards from the Office for Women celebrated the "IUPUI Inspirational Woman." This year's recipient was professor Jane Schultz from the Department of English in the IU School of Liberal Arts.

Other award recipients were as follows:

Veteran faculty members:

April 19, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS -- The purpose of the Elite 50 is to recognize and reward achievement outside the classroom among IUPUI’s 8,100 graduate and professional student population.  The Elite 50 represent the top graduate and professional students at IUPUI. Since awards for academic accomplishments already exist, the Elite 50 mainly focuses on achievements outside of the classroom.

The School of Science honorees are:

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