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Graduate Research Journal editors recount labor of love5th July 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—If you’re searching for a good beach read this summer, you couldn’t do much better than the IU Southeast Graduate Research Journal (GRJ). Seriously. The latest installment of the journal, showcasing the scholarship of grad students in 2016, features a dozen papers on topics ranging from the ecology of Caperton …

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Student Conference: IU Southeast tradition showcases bold ideas and academic passion17th April 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—This week, the largest student conference in the IU system returns to IU Southeast for the 13th year. Forget Thunder. This is the real fireworks. From the evening of Thursday, April 20 to the afternoon of Friday, April 21, some 304 undergraduate and 29 graduate students from all schools will …

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Business students shine at CFA Research Challenge8th March 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Last week IU Southeast business students Matt Harmeyer, Melissa Branson and Tony O’Neil represented the university at the annual CFA Research Challenge in Louisville, Ky., making it to the finals and gaining valuable experience along the way. The CFA Research Challenge is an annual event organized by the CFA Institute, …

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What’s New: Graduate Certificate in Program Leadership and Evaluation26th August 2016

What’s New at IU Southeast? Our new graduate certificate in program leadership and evaluation gives interested students the opportunity to continue their education and expand their skills in preparation for successful careers in psychology-related fields. When is it offered? Beginning fall 2016 What does it look like? The certificate requires that students take five graduate-level …

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Breaking eggs for STEM and ENL teacher training25th August 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Learning the basic principles of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields is hard enough for K-12 students. Now imagine trying to do it in a language you barely understand. Yet this is precisely what’s happening in schools across the country, as teachers cope with demands to provide STEM skills …

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Diversity education graduate students gain perspective through summer service learning immersion11th August 2016

By Steven Krolak This summer, Alice Markiewicz, a graduate student in the School of Education at IU Southeast, found herself at the Iroquois Library in Louisville, discussing the taste of camel meat with a 22-year old refugee from Somalia. “I asked her what her favorite food was,” said Markiewicz. “She said it was camel, and …

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Summer Academy at Parkwood Elementary benefits Education graduate students, community1st August 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—For the past five years, Parkwood Elementary School in Clarksville, Ind. has been the site of a unique partnership with IU Southeast’s graduate program in teacher education: the Summer Academy. This year the Summer Academy brought IU Southeast faculty and 24 graduate students—including 11 students enrolled in the transition-to-teaching licensure …

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Noted literacy educator Kelly Gallagher caps 14th IU Southeast Writing Project29th June 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Kelly Gallagher, noted literacy educator, headlined the 2016 IU Southeast Writing Project (IUSWP) annual conference, bringing a wealth of insight and experience to a workshop that attracted over 135 teachers from the Kentuckiana region to the IU Southeast campus. The event capping the project’s 14th year also marked the passing …

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Revived Project Ahead benefits local middle-schoolers and graduate students in education14th June 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—A girl fashions a waste stream sorter from paper towel tubes. A boy makes a car from plastic bottles and yogurt containers. In another room, two middle-schoolers devise a board game that tests the player’s knowledge of World War Two. In yet another group effort, a roller coaster design emerges, …

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MIS director Deborah Finkel elected president of Behavior Genetics Association27th May 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Dr. Deborah Finkel, professor of psychology and director of the graduate Master of Interdisciplinary Studies program at IU Southeast, has been elected president of the Behavior Genetics Association (BGA). Founded in 1970, the BGA is an international organization of leading scholars that promotes the scientific study of the interrelationship of …

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