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IU Southeast grads view academic futures18th May 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—IU Southeast graduates from all disciplines are moving on. Many are finding their way into careers, while others are poised to pursue graduate degrees. And some of these students have already been accepted to academic programs, including those at IU Southeast. We are proud to share news of some of …

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Student Research Focus: Morgan Heldt-Davis investigates population genetics and natural selection in moths18th April 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Morgan Heldt-Davis, a senior Honors student in biology from Francisco, Ind., can pinpoint the day her academic journey began. “I was the kind of kid who would run around outside and pick up things,” she recalled. “My grandfather was a coal miner, and one day I told him that I …

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Field Biology program celebrating visiting 20 countries in 20 years2nd March 2016

By Kristin Kennedy NEW ALBANY, Ind. — As Indiana celebrates its bicentennial and IU Southeast observes its 75th anniversary, the IU Southeast Field Biology program is celebrating a significant milestone of its own. The Field Biology program has enabled students to explore more than 20 countries on four continents and two oceanic areas, all within 20 …

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Student Research Focus: Drew Gukeisen discovers and visualizes new virus24th February 2016

By Steven Krolak—NEW ALBANY, Ind. Everyone is driven by something. Drew Gukeisen is driven by the desire to discover something new to science. And he has done just that. Gukeisen has identified a virus named OHR. OHR is a bacteriophage (“phage” for short), a type of virus that invades bacteria, in this case a bacteria …

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Medical coding program anchors IU Southeast partnership with Norton Healthcare11th February 2016

By Steven Krolak Medical coding is booming. And with it, the demand for expert coders. The Bureau of Labor Statistics ranks the projected growth rate of this occupation above all others, at 22% through 2020. With the rapid expansion of the health care industry and the implementation of new coding protocols, systematic training has become …

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Medical coding anchors IU Southeast partnership with Norton Healthcare8th February 2016

By Steven Krolak Medical coding is booming. And with it, the demand for expert coders. The Bureau of Labor Statistics ranks the projected growth rate of this occupation above all others, at 22% through 2020. With the rapid expansion of the health care industry and the implementation of new coding protocols, systematic training has become …

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Faculty Spotlight: Omar Attum20th January 2016

Omar Attum School of Natural Sciences Associate Professor of Biology Biography Dr. Omar Attum is a wildlife biologist and associate professor of biology in the School of Natural Sciences at IU Southeast. His primary interest is in the ecology and conservation of species ranging from sea turtles and dugongs to copper-bellied water snakes and the …

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