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  June 30, 2005
Renovation Underway
Guest Room
Sports Bar

University Place Conference Center & Hotel at IUPUI will soon have a new look. Work, scheduled for completion in March 2006, is under way to create a lobby with the warmth of a family living room; guest rooms conducive for both relaxing and doing after-meeting homework; and eating facilities such as a new Jaguars sports bar.

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School of Dentistry to Host Global Congress on Dental Research

Distinguished IU Professor Emeritus Dr. George K. Stookey, former director of the School of Dentistry's Oral Health Research Institute, will serve as co-president and host of the 52nd Congress of the European Organisation for Caries Research (ORCA), the world's leading group...
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Robert Kasberg Appointed IU School of Dentistry’s Associate Dean for Student Affairs

Robert H. Kasberg Jr., director of admissions for Indiana University School of Dentistry since 2002, has been appointed as the school's associate dean for Student Affairs, effective July 2005 .

He replaces Margot L. Van Dis, who served in the associate deanship for eight years before deciding to return to her full-time IU teaching post as a professor of dental diagnostic sciences.

Kasberg will continue in his role asadmissions director...
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Case Studies May Do Better Than Standardized Tests in Capturing Academic Success of Students Learning English

Can standardized exams accurately assess academic progress of Indiana elementary students learning to speak English? A classroom teacher and a bilingual teacher's aide say case studies may do a better job.

Maggie Robillard and Alicia Aino will present a classroom case study of a third-grade Spanish-speaking student's literacy skills during the Second Annual Conference on...
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New Name for Chemistry Department Reflects Health/Life Sciences Role

The chemistry department in the Purdue School of Science at IUPUI has changed its name.

The new name, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, is more descriptive of the health/life sciences aspect of both the curriculum and career paths open to students and graduates, officials said.

We are strategically located in a metro area with a large health and life sciences industry...
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Happy Campers
Youngsters work on art projects at the 2004 SpARTan Sport and Art Camp.

Campers will study art work from the National Art Museum of Sport, including this picture entitled “Out!”.
Sports and Art Camp: Expands from 40 to 400 campers, One to Four Sites.

A summer youth camp that combined basketball games and art classes for 40 area youth has mushroomed into a four-site program expected to draw about 400 participants this summer.

In last year's inaugural summer of the SpARTan Sport and Art Camp, 40 youth at Brookside Park participated in a one-week, fun-filled program of both art and sports. This summer, the program has branched out and is offering versions of the one-week camp at Horizon Center, Auntie Mame's Child Development Center, Westminister Neighborhood Ministries and Girls, Inc.

The camp program was developed by the National Art Museum of Sport in partnership with Art With A Heart, a local agency headed by veteran art teacher Carol Conrad. NAMOS, located at University Place Conference Center & Hotel at IUPUI, holds the nation's largest...
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