IU Southeast named Promising Place to Work in Student Affairs for second consecutive year26th February 2016

By Rachel Terlep NEW ALBANY, Ind. – For the second consecutive year, the publication Diverse: Issues in Higher Education has named IU Southeast one of the Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs. IU Southeast and 18 other universities received this distinction for 2016. The universities were featured in the Feb. 25 issue of Diverse. …

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Vice Chancellor for Advancement earns MBA in community service, economic leadership26th February 2016

NEW ALBANY — Betty Russo, IU Southeast Vice Chancellor for Advancement, has earned an MBA from Alvernia University in Reading, Pennsylvania. Russo, who assumed her duties at IU Southeast on Feb. 2, 2015, completed her MBA in community service and economic leadership at the conclusion of the fall 2015 semester. She is responsible for the Office of Advancement, which …


IU Southeast team wins CFA Institute Research Challenge for third time25th February 2016

By Steven Krolak — NEW ALBANY, Ind. —  For the third time, the IU Southeast team took top honors at the eighth annual local CFA Institute Research Challenge (IRC) sponsored by CFA Society Louisville. The competition took place on Wed., Feb. 24 at the Pendennis Club in Louisville. The victorious IU Southeast team was composed of …

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Student Research Focus: Drew Gukeisen discovers and visualizes new virus24th February 2016

By Steven Krolak—NEW ALBANY, Ind. Everyone is driven by something. Drew Gukeisen is driven by the desire to discover something new to science. And he has done just that. Gukeisen has identified a virus named OHR. OHR is a bacteriophage (“phage” for short), a type of virus that invades bacteria, in this case a bacteria …

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Education faculty Lisa Hoffman to present cultural proficiency research at national conference22nd February 2016

By Steven Krolak Elementary and secondary school classrooms across the country are becoming more ethnically diverse. Yet diversity is actually declining within the teaching profession itself. This can lead to disconnects between increasingly white, middle-class teachers and their culturally varied students. Teacher education programs strive to prepare their students to succeed in this environment. But …

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Faculty Spotlight: Adam Maksl19th February 2016

Adam Maksl Assistant Professor of Journalism School of Social Sciences Biography Adam Maksl, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of journalism at Indiana University Southeast, where he teaches digital journalism and social media classes, advises the multiplatform student news laboratory and researches news and media literacy. Maksl’s research has been published in top-rated journals including Journalism …

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Remembering IU Southeast’s first student: A trailblazer from across the river18th February 2016

By Kristin Kennedy One September afternoon in 1941, a black woman crossed the river from Louisville and became the first student to enroll in the Indiana University Falls City Area Center, the historical foundation of IU Southeast. The woman’s name was Lyda Jeannetta Radford. IU Southeast remembers Radford in honor of Black History Month and …

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Printmaker Susanna Crum exposes fractured history of segregation17th February 2016

By Steven Krolak Among many revered Louisville landmarks, Fontaine Ferry Park holds a special place in the local memory and imagination. Located on over 600 acres along the banks of the Ohio, on the big bend downstream from New Albany, the park included roller coasters, a huge swimming pool, an outdoor dance garden, a roller …

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INDIGO honors IU Southeast librarian with posthumous distinguished service award16th February 2016

By Rachel Terlep A late IU Southeast librarian’s legacy will live on as part of a distinguished service award given out by Indiana Networking for Documents and Information of Government Organizations (INDIGO). In honor of her associate librarian Jackie Johnson’s passion for and devotion to access to government information and information literacy, INDIGO announced the creation …

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Langston Hughes Project and IU Southeast students celebrate poetry, jazz, social justice15th February 2016

By Steven Krolak It’s an epic song of social justice, born in struggle and swaddled in jazz. Langston Hughes, poet laureate of the Harlem Renaissance, was also on the board of directors of the Newport Jazz Festival when he wrote “Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz.” The year was 1960, in the heat of …

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