University Library’s Willie Miller receives prestigious ‘Mover & Shaker’ award from Library Journal

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INDIANAPOLIS — The national publication Library Journal has named Willie Miller, assistant librarian of University Library at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, a “Mover & Shaker” in the library industry. Miller was among 54 individuals the journal honored as outstanding professionals committed to providing excellent service and shaping the future of libraries. The IUPUI administrator was […]

Chancellor’s Professor award is highlight of Honors Convocation

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School of Liberal Arts Professor Philip Goff will be honored as this year’s Chancellor’s Professor April 21 during the Chancellor’s Academic Honors Convocation, part of IUPUI’s annual recognition for achievements by faculty, staff and students. Goff is the executive director of the Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture and a professor of religious studies […]

Research team at IUPUI develops social app to support Alzheimer’s caregivers

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INDIANAPOLIS — Every day, more than 15 million unpaid caregivers provide care to people with Alzheimer’s disease, with little outside support and often at the risk of their own health. Now a team of researchers, including David Wilkerson at the Indiana University School of Social Work at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, will use an innovation […]

Award: School of Informatics and Computing receives $120K grant from Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust

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INDIANAPOLIS — The IU School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI has received a grant totaling $120,000 from the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust. The grant will help fund Informatics: Diversity-Enhanced Workforce, an innovative, year-round, dual-credit multifaceted information technology program that will benefit approximately 180 students for their four-year career at Arsenal Technical, Pike or […]

Reiberg Reading Series: Dan Wakefield

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The IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute and the IUPUI Department of English present the Reiberg Reading Series featuring Dan Wakefield Date: November 4, 2015 Time: 7:30 pm Location: IUPUI University Library, Lilly Auditorium, 755 W. Michigan St. Get your free tickets here A native of Indianapolis, Dan Wakefield is a novelist, journalist and screenwriter whose books include […]

Cummins Foundation joins other industry partners and IUPUI to support IT program for IPS high school students

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Students at Arsenal Technical High School, part of Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS), are receiving an investment from Fortune 160 company, Cummins Inc (NYSE: CMI). To improve learning opportunities for students from low-income and minority families and provide more pathways to good jobs, the company is investing its resources as well as the skills of its […]

Media Arts & Science Students and Faculty Go Behind the Scenes of Pixar During Trip to San Francisco

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Zeb Wood and Travis Faas, both lecturers in the media arts and science (MAS) program in the School of Informatics and Computing, along with 11 students, recently traveled to San Francisco, California as part the Game Developers Conference (GDC). The GDC, now in its 29th year, has grown from the informal gathering of a small […]

New accelerated degree programs at IUPUI speed students to in-demand, well-paying jobs

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INDIANAPOLIS — Students will save thousands of dollars, graduate a year earlier and be positioned for in-demand and well-paying jobs thanks to academic career paths being created by the IU School of Informatics and Computing and other schools at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Beginning with its own programs, including bioinformatics, health informatics, human-computer interaction and […]

Informatics students help create app to enhance Dream Cars exhibit experience at IMA

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Thousands of people are expected to visit the Indianapolis Museum of Art to see a unique type of motor spectacle when it opens Sunday. When they do, their experience will be enhanced by the Dream Cars Design Studio app created in cooperation with two Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing students at Indiana University-Purdue […]