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Melissa Fry co-authors article on coronavirus’ impact on most vulnerable27th May 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Dr. Melissa Fry, IU Southeast associate professor of sociology and director of the Applied Research Education Center (AREC), has co-authored an article detailing how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting the lives of some of society’s most vulnerable individuals: those with substance use disorders. The article, in the online issue of …

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Subhranil De: Impressions of spring in Southern Indiana26th May 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–For most of his students, Subhranil De is the associate professor of physics who teaches quantum mechanics and researches the statics and dynamics of classical mechanical systems. But in his photographs and personal blogs, he reveals another side: an aesthetic sensibility and a writer’s gift for expression. In a recent …

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IU Southeast names Kelly Ryan executive vice chancellor for academic affairs20th May 2020

NEW ALBANY, Ind. – Indiana University Southeast announced today that Kelly Ryan, current dean of the School of Social Sciences, will assume the role of executive vice chancellor for academic affairs (EVCAA) on July 1, 2020. Ryan was selected after a nationwide search to find the top candidate to assume the duties of the chief …

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Trustees Teaching Awards honor IU Southeast faculty19th May 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Five IU Southeast faculty have received IU Trustees Teaching Awards for the 2019 calendar year. The IU 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 …

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Suzie Curts ’18: frontline nursing on the Pine Ridge Reservation18th May 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Suzie Curts ’18 is literally living her dream. The standout nursing graduate is an outpatient clinic nurse in the Kyle Health Center on the Pine Ridge Reservation in Kyle, South Dakota. That dream was hatched during her junior and senior years in the IU Southeast School of Nursing, when she …

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Jeannine Barr ’20 awarded certificate of special achievement by Botanical Society of America12th May 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Jeannine Barr, a graduating senior from Lanesville, Indiana majoring in biology with minors in plant science and chemistry, has received a Young Botanist Award, Certificate of Special Achievement from the Botanical Society of America (BSA). Barr is one of 16 students nationally and the first from IU Southeast to receive …

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Virtual recognition planned to celebrate the Class of 20208th May 2020

NEW ALBANY, Ind. – While Commencement has been postponed to fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Indiana University Southeast campus will still honor its graduates via a virtual recognition. The IU Southeast Class of 2020 is made up of 919 candidates, including 814 bachelor’s degrees, 120 master’s degrees and 5 associate degrees. The Class …

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2020 Student Conference goes virtual7th May 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The 2020 IU Southeast Student Conference–the first to take place in the virtual space–awarded honors for outstanding poster and paper presentations across all academic disciplines. This year’s conference boasted 225 students presenting more than 140 posters, papers and performances. There were 45 faculty advisors and 64 faculty, retired faculty, staff, …

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