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Faculty Innovator: Gary Pinkston12th December 2018

Gary Pinkston Associate Professor of Education School of Education               By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Gary Pinkston, associate professor of education and educational technology instructor, asked a volunteer to grip his arm, as the class looked on. The volunteer gripped hard. Pinkston tried to free himself by pulling back, …

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Vikings and cinnamon buns: Swedish guests bring culture and connection to IU Southeast3rd December 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—IU Southeast recently played host to two visitors from Jönköping University (JU) in Sweden. Dr. Linda Johansson, director of the Institute for Gerontology and Ms. Susanne Johannesson, director for international exchanges, shared insights about healthcare—and cinnamon buns—in Sweden. The two were guests of Dr. Deborah Finkel, professor of psychology and …

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IU Southeast named a “Best” business school by the Princeton Review29th November 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—IU Southeast has been named an outstanding business school by The Princeton Review. The education services company profiles the school in its 2019 annual business school rankings. “We recommend IU Southeast as one of the best to earn an MBA,” said Robert Franek, editor in chief. “We chose the 252 on-campus MBA …

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Faculty Innovator: Yunmi Choi21st November 2018

Yunmi Choi Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication School of Arts and Letters               By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Yunmi Choi, assistant professor of strategic communication, can explain why classic rock is used in beer and truck commercials during football games. It’s because of the reminiscence bump, an advertising term …

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Students seek consensus over conflict at Model United Nations20th November 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The world keeps dishing up conflict, and the Model United Nations keeps finding paths to consensus. This year’s Model UN at IU Southeast, Nov. 14-16, welcomed students from IU Southeast, University of Evansville, University of Indianapolis, and the University of Louisville. IU Southeast students Ryan Houchin and Dylan Grant represented …

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Dr. Glenn Mason Remembered16th November 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast mourns the passing of Dr. Glenn Mason, professor of geosciences, colleague, mentor and friend. “He was our rock,” said Clint Franklin, senior lecturer of geosciences. For many years since joining IU Southeast in the early 1990s, Mason literally was the geology department. With the persistence of tectonics, and …

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International Education Week returns7th November 2018

By Steven Krolak (New Albany, Ind.)–The IU Southeast Office of International Programs invites the campus community to join in celebrating International Education Week, Nov. 12-16. International Education Week (IEW) is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education promoting programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and …

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Employers share internship insights at Career Development Center event7th November 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Scholarship and real-life experience are unanimous: internships increase a student’s chance of getting hired after graduation. But how can organizations manage interns to make sure everyone is getting the most out of the experience? That was the theme of the inaugural Employer to Employer event hosted by the IU Southeast …

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Adult Student Center welcomes singer-songwriter Michael Jacobs6th November 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–November is Native American Heritage Month, and The Adult Student Center (ASC) is celebrating with a lunchtime concert by award-winning singer and songwriter Michael Jacobs on Tuesday, Nov. 6 from 12-2 p.m. Jacob’s music spans genres, blending elements of rock and folk music. First proclaimed in 1990, Native American Heritage …

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Lisa Russell wins global recognition for innovative use of technology2nd November 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Lisa Russell, associate professor of strategic management and entrepreneurship in the School of Business, has won honorable mention at the Turnitin Global Innovation Awards. The awards recognize students, educators, administrators and institutions worldwide with a passion for academic integrity. Through the use of Turnitin tools, award-winners support student learning by, …

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