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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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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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Omar Attum wins Fulbright Specialist Award6th March 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Omar Attum, associate professor of biology, has won a Fulbright Specialist Award from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Over two weeks in the summer of 2020, Attum will complete a project at the Royal Marine Conservation Society of Jordan that aims to exchange knowledge …

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Faculty Innovator: Kent Edmonds6th December 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—It’s urinalysis day in the Physiology 215 Lab, taught by Professor of Biology Dr. Kent Edmonds. Over the course of the two-hour lab, students consume specified amounts of water, saline and bicarbonate solutions, and then, every half hour, collect their own personal urine specimen in the nearby restroom. They subject …

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Sustainability Council Chair Robin Frederick presents research at national conference2nd December 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Fresh from wrapping up a successful inaugural Sustainability Month at IU Southeast, Robin Frederick has taken the campus’s green commitment to another level. Frederick, an Honors Program student and chair of the IU Southeast sustainability council, presented the results of her research at the recent national conference of the Association …

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Kyle Forinash shares in Physics honors4th November 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The American Physical Society (APS) has awarded its 2020 Excellence in Physics Education Award to the Open Source Physics (OSP) team, which includes Dr. Kyle Forinash, emeritus professor of physics at IU Southeast. Launched in 2002, OSP is an international group of 18 physics educators working to provide high-quality computer-based …

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Inaugural Faculty Research/Creativity Day showcases scholarship and impact21st September 2019

(NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Ever wonder what IU Southeast instructors do when they’re not teaching? The answer will be revealed on Friday, September 27 at the inaugural IU Southeast Faculty Research/Creativity day, a showcase of scholarly endeavor for one and all. Faculty from every school will present their most recent and/or compelling work. Students and community members …

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Campus community recognizes recipients of 2019 Distinguished Teaching and Service Awards18th September 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–As part of the annual State of the Campus ceremony, Chancellor Dr. Ray Wallace presented the 2019 Distinguished Teaching and Service Awards. Recipients were introduced by Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Dr. Uric Dufrene and Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs Dana Wavle. Faculty Innovator of the Year Dr. Suparna …

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Faculty Innovators: Aaron Setterdahl and Lisa Russell3rd September 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Donum Dei Brewery in New Albany seems like a strange place to hold a chemistry class. But for students of Dr. Aaron Setterdahl, associate professor of chemistry at IU Southeast, it’s the logical setting for a course in beer science. On an afternoon in the first summer session, a half-dozen …

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