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IU Southeast fine arts faculty create video projection for opening night at Churchill Downs29th April 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—This year’s Opening Night at Churchill Downs, a special event to launch a season of horse racing that includes the Kentucky Derby, will feature a provocative video projection by IU Southeast fine arts faculty Tiffany Carbonneau and Susanna Crum. The collaborative artwork, “A Running Loop,” will illuminate a facade of …

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IU Southeast faculty honored with IU Trustees Teaching Awards28th April 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Seven IU Southeast faculty have received 2016 IU Trustees Teaching Awards. The Trustees Teaching Awards were first awarded in 2000-2001 to recognize and enhance excellent teaching, especially at the undergraduate level. The awards are open to tenured and tenure-track faculty, as well as full-time lecturers and clinical faculty primarily involved …

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Student Conference awards recognize excellence in research26th April 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The 2016 IU Southeast Student Conference concluded on Friday, April 22 with an awards ceremony to recognize outstanding research in a wide variety of areas. The winners are listed below. Graduate Session Award Winner Title of Presentation Faculty Advisor Chancellor’s Award for Creative Achievement Tuesday Guernsey “Ecological Analysis of Rio …

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Five IU Southeast students honored at Women Helping Women philanthropy awards luncheon26th April 2016

By Kristin Kennedy Indiana University Southeast honored five students with Women Helping Women: Honoring Student Volunteer Leadership awards from the Indiana University Women’s Philanthropy Leadership Council (WPLC) on Thursday, April 21, 2016. Students Sarah Johnson, Lindsey Lloyd, Jennifer Mason, Laura Schook and Alexis Stephenson received awards from Indiana University first lady Laurie Burns McRobbie, founding …

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Student Research Focus: Kirsten Black and Christian French bring multidisciplinary view to human trafficking study25th April 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Kirsten Black and Christian French, graduating Honors seniors at IU Southeast, were four years old when they first met, in a preschool in Sellerburg, Ind. At that age, some of the people they study have already become victims of human trafficking. Black and French, under the supervision of Dr. Sara …

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Professional development is focus of inaugural adjunct faculty scholars conference19th April 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Some 70 adjunct faculty from around the region gathered at IU Southeast on Saturday, April 16 for the first-ever Adjunct Faculty Scholars Conference. The unique event attracted non-tenure track instructors from IU Southeast, Bellarmine University, Sullivan University, University of Louisville and Ivy Tech Community College for a day of professional …

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Student Research Focus: Morgan Heldt-Davis investigates population genetics and natural selection in moths18th April 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Morgan Heldt-Davis, a senior Honors student in biology from Francisco, Ind., can pinpoint the day her academic journey began. “I was the kind of kid who would run around outside and pick up things,” she recalled. “My grandfather was a coal miner, and one day I told him that I …

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State Rep. Ed Clere earns IU Southeast Chancellor’s Medallion16th April 2016

ELIZABETH, Ind. — State Rep. Ed Clere was awarded a 2016 Chancellor’s Medallion from Indiana University Southeast on April 9. Clere, an IU Southeast alumnus, is serving his fourth term in the Indiana House of Representatives, having been first elected in 2008. Clere is also a legislative member of the board of Indiana’s CHOICE program, a state-funded program …

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