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September 7, 2010

From the Desk of the Chancellor

Chancellor Charles R. Bantz
Chancellor Charles R. Bantz

The first week of September marks the publication of U.S. News and World Report's 2010 "America's Best Colleges" issue. IUPUI continues to be recognized among "Up and Coming National Universities."

In the list's first year we ranked 14th, last year we moved up to 7th, and this year we are tied for 5th!

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Dan Youngblood named Interim Assistant Vice Chancellor for Auxiliary Services

Dan Youngblood
Dan Youngblood

Dan Youngblood has been named Interim Assistant Vice Chancellor for Auxiliary Services.

Youngblood has directed financial and administrative affairs in higher education for over thirty years. He joined IUPUI in 2005 as business systems manager and most recently served as associate director for systems and collections in the Office of Student Account Services.

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Herron Professor Chosen First Contemporary Art Editor for Online Art Encyclopedia

Jean Robertson
Jean Robertson

Oxford University Press has selected Jean Robertson, Ph.D., professor of art history at Herron School of Art and Design, as Grove Art Online's first advisory editor for contemporary art.

Used by audiences ranging from students to research scholars, Grove Art Online is the preeminent, peer-reviewed reference that covers world art from prehistory to the present. It is the digital version of The Grove Dictionary of Art, first published in 1996 in 34 volumes.

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New iAbroad Study Abroad System Improves Process for Students

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Students will now be able to browse available IUPUI and IU Study Abroad programs in one location—

Developed by Jason Baumgartner and his team at the Office of International Student Services in Bloomington; Adam Ploshay and the Office of Overseas Study at Bloomington; and Ned Hummel and the Study Abroad Office at the Office of International Affairs at IUPUI, the new system gives students multiple ways to search for programs, including by campus, region, country, language, term, and a new feature in which programs are matched to a variety of academic interests.

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Student Life and University College Announce New Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Life and Learning

Julie B. Elkins
Julie B. Elkins

Julie B. Elkins has been selected as the next assistant vice chancellor for student life and learning, a joint position in both the Division of Student Life and the University College, pending approval by the IU Board of Trustees.

Elkins is currently the director of academic initiatives at National Campus Compact in Boston. In her new role at IUPUI, she will provide leadership for several administrative units within Student Life and will promote collaborative efforts between Student Life and University College as well as other campus units that will enhance student learning and success.

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Behind the Scenes: Diversity Sports Media Institute
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Partnering for Promotion: Campus Guidelines

Indian Students Advisory Council Welcomes Fall 2010 Indian Students

IUPUI In the News:

IUPUI In the News is a short review of local/national media coverage relating to IUPUI. To view the full version, or archives, visit the IUPUI In the News archive.

New Program Recruits Science Teachers Early
Inside Indiana Business, Sept. 7, 2010

Muslim Americans Find Their Voice Amid the Shouts
NPR, Sept. 5, 2010

Clearing Up Some Myths About Mosques in America, Sept. 3, 2010 (By Edward E. Curtis IV Special to The Washington Post)

Disorganized Labor? Relevance of Unions Tested by Dispute
The Recorder, Sept. 2, 2010

Regatta Makes "Best Bet" List
Indianapolis Monthly Sept. 2010

'Unacceptable' Number of IMPD Officers Punished for Misconduct
Indianapolis Star, August 31, 2010

State Bears High Cost of Law and Order
Indianapolis Star, August 30, 2010

Undergrad Philanthropy Program Gets Director
Philanthropy Journal, August 30, 2010

IUPUI Launches Energy Engineering Degree
IndiaPRWire, Hyderabad, Andra Pradesh, August 26, 2010

Duke Energy to Help Fund Motorsport Study
All Voices, August 25, 2010 Also in Inside Indiana Business)

IUPUI Launches New Course
Business Standard, August 25, 2010

Mormon TV Spots Air in Pittsburgh, 8 other areas
The Bay Window (New England), August 31, 2010

Daniels Inches Away from Presidential Speculation
Channel 6, August 25, 2010

IU School of Social Work Discusses Partnership with University of Zagreb

Faced with the challenge of carrying out a culturally appropriate research project in a war-torn community, a faculty member of the Indiana University School of Social Work turned to Dean of the Department of Social Work at the University of Zagreb for assistance.

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