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Opioid epidemic is focus of campus events sponsored by The Common Experience13th September 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The Common Experience is sponsoring and co-sponsoring a series of events to educate the public about the ongoing opioid epidemic, and to highlight the urgent need for action on this national addiction crisis that is particularly acute in Appalachia and the Ohio Valley. As part of its 2017 program, The …

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IU Southeast celebrates growth in adult student, graduate student enrollment11th September 2017

NEW ALBANY, Ind. – Indiana University Southeast reports an increase in adult students, graduate students and students from Kentucky in the fall 2017 census count. As part of IU Southeast’s initiative to develop flexible evening and online programs for adult and working students, the number of non-traditional students (age 25 or older) enrolled has grown …

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David Taylor helps local first responders recognize plants to avoid8th September 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Whether chasing a suspect or rescuing a hiker with a broken leg, first responders from law enforcement and other agencies frequently find themselves off the beaten track, in woods, marshes, swamps and other unpaved ecosystems. It occurred to Anna Ries that they might need to know what plants are out …

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Ready to launch: SpaceLab propels student artists5th September 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The SpaceLab is “Go!” IU Southeast’s diminutive display space for student art has blasted off for another voyage through the academic calendar. As described tongue-in-cheek on its website, the SpaceLab is a “reusable laboratory that allows artists to perform experiments in standard gravity in Earth orbit.” It is located in Knobview …

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