Women’s Philanthropy Leadership Council awards $105,000 in grants to 11 programs on IU campuses

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — The Indiana University Women’s Philanthropy Leadership Council awarded grants Wednesday totaling $105,000 to 11 programs affiliated with five IU campuses and one regional center. This year marks the council’s fifth grant cycle, with cumulative awards totaling more than $500,000 since 2012. Awards range from $3,000 to $20,000 and support projects to improve […]

Founding executive director named to head STEM institute

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Interim Vice Chancellor for Research Simon Atkinson has announced the appointment of Pratibha Varma-Nelson as founding executive director of the campus’ STEM Education Innovation and Research Institute. The institute builds upon IUPUI’s substantial strengths in science, technology, engineering and math education and research. It is dedicated to the development, dissemination and promotion of STEM education […]

School of Science receives $1M gift from husband-and-wife faculty members

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INDIANAPOLIS — The School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has received a $1 million planned gift from two of its Department of Mathematical Sciences faculty members. 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 […]

Exhibit showcases World War II experiences of a soldier artist

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INDIANAPOLIS — When Harry Davis, a Herron School of Art and Design graduate, went to war in 1942, he did so with a paintbrush in his bag. An exhibit in University Library at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis showcases his work as a combat artist and impressions of the war that Davis chronicled in letters, a […]

Indiana State Police veteran funds largest endowed scholarship in history of SPEA at IUPUI

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INDIANAPOLIS — A 29-year veteran of the Indiana State Police has committed to fund the largest endowed scholarship in the history of the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at IUPUI. Marv Smalley, a 1980 SPEA graduate, made the commitment through a bequest that will fund two renewable full-tuition scholarships in perpetuity. The Marv Smalley […]

Large reductions in prison population can be made without endangering public safety, study says

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INDIANAPOLIS — A paper published in the journal Criminology & Public Policy addresses one of the most important crime policy questions in America: Can prison populations be reduced without endangering the public? That question was examined by researchers who tested the impact on public safety of California’s dramatic efforts to comply with court-mandated targets to […]

Film database of child welfare court, delinquency court proceedings now available to IU faculty

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INDIANAPOLIS — Faculty throughout the Indiana University campus system now have access to almost 150 videos shot in juvenile courts, detention centers and prisons that can be used to train future social workers, probation officers, counselors, correctional officers, teachers and others who will work with abused, neglected and at-risk youth. The footage is available through […]

IUPUI faculty members receive $85,000 in FORCES funding to commercialize research

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis researchers in the School of Engineering and Technology, School of Medicine, and School of Science have received a total of $85,000 in FORCES funding to support the development and commercialization of their work. The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research oversees FORCES, or Funding Opportunities for Research Commercialization […]

IU McKinney School of Law announces IP Law Scholar partnership with Brinks Gilson & Lione

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law is proud to announce a partnership with the law firm of Brinks Gilson & Lione that will enable qualifying part-time IU McKinney students to work at the firm while in school and receive tuition remission. To be eligible, students must already have a degree […]

Art exhibit offers insights into movement to recognize 100th Indy 500 race

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Several artists, including Herron School of Art and Design faculty member Danielle Riede, have their work on display at an exhibit in Indianapolis that takes as its theme the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500. The name of the show, “Asphaltum,” makes the connection between these two very different worlds: It is named for a […]