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IU Southeast welcomes IU President-elect Dr. Pamela Whitten29th April 2021

(NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Dr. Pamela Whitten, Indiana University president-elect, made her first visit to IU Southeast on Tuesday. She was greeted warmly by Chancellor Dr. Ray Wallace, before touring the campus and meeting with the Cabinet, Faculty Senate and deans, as well as local journalists and reporters from The Horizon. Dr. Whitten succeeds President Michael A. …

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Dr. Donna Albrecht is ILTE faculty innovator of the year25th April 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Dr. Donna Albrecht, professor of education in the ENL program and director of the New Neighbors Center, has received the Faculty Innovator of the Year Award from the Institute for Learning and Teaching Excellence (ILTE). Albrecht topped the field of eight nominees from across the academic disciplines, drawing recognition for …

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Glitter, Beehives and Plagues: 17th Student Conference pushes the envelope of inquiry23rd April 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–With awards for presentations ranging from Leonard Bernstein to beneficial beehives to ancient plagues, the 17th annual IU Southeast Student Conference concluded two days of inspired and impassioned inquiry. Some 170 presenters, from freshmen to graduate students, and supported by 40 faculty members, brought forth 130 presentations in a virtual …

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Pamela Whitten named 19th president of Indiana University16th April 2021

A visionary scholar and accomplished educator, Whitten will lead one of the nation’s leading research universities starting July 1 The Indiana University Board of Trustees has named Pamela Whitten as the university’s 19th president. A visionary scholar and accomplished educator and researcher, Whitten has held a variety of leadership roles, beginning at Michigan State University …

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Dr. Jennifer Ortiz lends expertise to PBS NewsHour story on reentry funding14th April 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The title says it all: “The U.S. spends billions to lock people up, but very little to help them once they’re released. That story, by journalist Casey Kuhn, appeared last week as a feature on the website of the PBS NewsHour, where Kuhn works as an associate producer. To get …

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MarketingPalooza! channels rock stars of marketing to IU Southeast12th April 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The IU Southeast School of Business is partnering with One Southern Indiana to present MarketingPalooza!, a three-part series of free presentations featuring nationally-known marketing experts. The event, made possible by a grant from the Caesars Foundation of Floyd County, takes place via Zoom on April 15, April 22 and April …

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James Wilkerson to address toxic masculinity at TEDxBloomington event7th April 2021

James Wilkerson, director of staff equity and diversity and Title IX deputy at IU Southeast, will discuss toxic masculinity for a livestreamed TedxBloomington event at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 17. Wilkerson’s talk examines the “MasculiniTree,” a unique concept derived from a legal doctrine called the Fruit of the Poisonous Tree that states if a …

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Faculty Innovator: Mildred Vernia1st April 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Racing heart, clammy hands, light-headedness, upset stomach. No, this isn’t a “Twilight” marathon. These are all symptoms of numerophobia, also known as math anxiety. The trait is experienced by people all over the world. In one key 2012 study of 15- to 16-year-old students in 34 countries, nearly 60 percent …

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IU Southeast plans for in-person fall 2021 semester25th February 2021

NEW ALBANY, Ind. – IU President Michael A. McRobbie announced that the fall 2021 semester on all IU campuses will be in person and that the university expects that the fall semester will see a return to mostly normal operations. “This decision has been made on the basis of advice from IU’s medical and public …

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