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IU Southeast chemistry program earns prestigious ACS re-approval16th March 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—IU Southeast’s chemistry program has earned re-approval by the American Chemistry Society (ACS). The approval, considered the gold-standard of chemistry education, ensures that a program is not only scientifically rigorous but also aligned with best professional practices and real-world needs. Founded in 1876 and chartered by the U.S. Congress, the …

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IU Southeast physics professor becomes first in Indiana to receive prestigious Millikan Medal12th March 2018

By Rachel Terlep Dr. Kyle Forinash, professor emeritus of physics at Indiana University Southeast, will become the first educator in the state of Indiana to receive the Robert A. Millikan Medal. The American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) established the Millikan Medal in 1962 and awards it on an annual basis to educators who have …

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Faculty Innovator: Gretchen Kirchner23rd January 2018

Gretchen Kirchner Professor of Biology School of Natural Sciences               By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—It was 1990. George H.W. Bush was president. Madonna’s “Vogue” was climbing the charts. The New England Patriots were still awful. In the genetics lab of Gretchen Kirchner, now professor of biology, students were …

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High Impact Practices: AASCU grant winners named4th January 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Ten IU Southeast faculty members have each received a $1,000 stipend to support the use of high impact practices (HIPs) in their courses during the Spring 2018 semester. The awards allocate a grant from the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) to fund development and implementation of HIPs …

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Meeta Cesler-Maloney and Angela Sabo finish 1-2 at IU Undergraduate Research Conference20th November 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast Natural Sciences students Meeta Cesler-Maloney and Angela Sabo won top honors at the 2017 IU Undergraduate Research Conference (IUURC) in Indianapolis, Ind. on Friday, Nov. 17. Cesler-Maloney won first-place honors for Best Undergraduate Research Project for her work, “Quantifying the relationship between ozone and meteorology during the Arctic spring.” …

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Two IU Southeast students are finalists for upcoming IU Undergraduate Research Conference15th November 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Meeta Cesler-Maloney and Angela Sabo of IU Southeast are finalists for the Best Undergraduate Research Project Award to be given at the upcoming IU Undergraduate Research Conference (IUURC) in Indianapolis, Ind. on Friday, Nov. 17. The IUURC, established in 1994, is dedicated to promoting undergraduate research, scholarship and creative activity …

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David Taylor helps local first responders recognize plants to avoid8th September 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Whether chasing a suspect or rescuing a hiker with a broken leg, first responders from law enforcement and other agencies frequently find themselves off the beaten track, in woods, marshes, swamps and other unpaved ecosystems. It occurred to Anna Ries that they might need to know what plants are out …

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Be a part of history at IU Southeast solar eclipse watch party21st August 2017

UPDATE: Due to the overwhelming response to this viewing party, a limited number of ISO certified solar eclipse glasses will be available at McCullough Plaza beginning at 1:30 p.m. Monday. Because the demand of these glasses is exceeding the supply available, we strongly encourage sharing glasses with fellow students, faculty and staff to ensure everyone has the opportunity …

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