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Dr. Sau Hou Chang named Mack Fellow29th May 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Dr. Sau Hou Chang, professor of education, has received the prestigious P.A. Mack Fellowship for 2019-2020 granted by Indiana University’s Mack Center for Inquiry on Teaching and Learning, administered by the Faculty Academy on Excellence in Teaching (FACET). The Mack Fellowship aims to promote and enhance the community of IU faculty …

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Dr. Jean Abshire selected as IU Mosaic Fellow23rd May 2019

Dr. Jean Abshire, associate professor of political science and international studies, has been selected as an Indiana University Mosaic Fellow. The Mosaic Initiative supports innovative classroom design, research and active learning in all IU classrooms. The goals of the Mosaic Initiative are to prepare faculty to teach in active learning classrooms, build a community of …

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IU Southeast faculty members receive Trustees Teaching Awards22nd May 2019

Eight IU Southeast faculty have received IU Trustees Teaching Awards for the 2018 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 and clinical faculty primarily involved …

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Dr. Melissa Fry elected president of the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology22nd May 2019

Dr. Melissa Fry, associate professor of sociology and director of the Applied Research in Education Center (AREC) has been elected president of the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology (AACS). The AACS promotes applying social scientific knowledge and methods to develop constructive solutions in the real world. It provides members with educational, programmatic, mentoring, networking, …

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Spirits soar at inaugural Multicultural Graduation Celebration7th May 2019

To the beat of African drumming, provided with fervor by the group Kuvebo!, the nearly four dozen graduating students in Commencement regalia processed into the Hoosier Room and took their seats amid rapturous applause from family and friends, faculty and staff. The inaugural Multicultural Graduation Celebration was off to a good start. And it only …

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Dr. Suparna Mukhopadhyay is 2019 Faculty Innovator of the Year29th April 2019

Dr. Suparna Mukhopadhyay, lecturer in biology, has been recognized as 2019 Faculty Innovator of the Year by the Institute of Learning and Teaching Excellence (ILTE). “Dr. M,” as she is known to her students, was chosen from among a field of eight colleagues from across the disciplines, each of whom was the subject of an …

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Student Conference celebrates endless curiosity and passion for discovery29th April 2019

The 2019 IU Southeast Student Conference concluded on Friday, April 19 with a luncheon and awards ceremony to recognize outstanding undergraduate and graduate research across all academic disciplines. This year’s conference boasted 300 students presenting 208 posters, papers and performances. There were 54 faculty mentors and 58 faculty and staff judges, along with 22 student …

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Southern Indiana Human Trafficking Awareness Conference returns to IU Southeast18th April 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–For the fourth straight year, IU Southeast hosted the Southern Indiana Human Trafficking Awareness Conference. The conference drew some 275 people to campus, according to Karen Richie, IU Southeast counselor/care manager and SIHTC conference chair for this year’s event. Keynote speaker was K.D. Roche, a human trafficking field expert who …

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