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Faculty innovator: Sandra Johnson22nd January 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Sandra Johnson remembers playing teacher as a child, in a classroom of make-believe students. “Gaining knowledge, and sharing it, were my ultimate goals,” she said. Today, as senior lecturer in the areas of allied health and health information management, she prepares real live students to enter a career that didn’t …

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Faculty and Staff honored for service to the institution19th January 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The Office of Human Resources has honored the contributions of faculty and staff over the past year. This year’s honorees comprise a group of colleagues ranging in age from 34 to 71 who have devoted a total of 890 years of service to the university in administrative, teaching, maintenance, advising …

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Romeo and Juliet — theatre for a star-crossed year15th January 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The show must go on. Those words cannot be attributed to Shakespeare. But they encompass the persistence and passion that have combined to bring his tragedy of Romeo and Juliet to the stage at IU Southeast, in this most star-crossed of years. In this production, Daniel Hill has re-crafted Shakespeare’s …

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Doyin Coker-Kolo receives Carnegie Fellowship to boost the role of women in educational leadership8th January 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Dr. Doyin Coker-Kolo, professor of education, has been awarded a Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship. As part of the fellowship, Coker-Kolo will travel to Uganda to work with faculty and students at the College of Education and External Studies at Makerere University. The purpose of the fellowship is to engage in …

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Growing Tomorrow’s STEM Educators program welcomes new participants21st December 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–STEM education has a bright future in Indiana. That is the inescapable impression from the Growing Tomorrow’s STEM Educators Today (GTST) Virtual Fall Teacher Institute convened by IU Southeast’s School of Education. The event, co-chaired by Drs. Alan Zollman, Sumreen Asim and Lisa Hoffman, all of the School of Education, …

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IU Southeast students shine at virtual IU Undergraduate Research Conference15th December 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Eight IU Southeast students brought cutting-edge projects to the 26th IU Undergraduate Research Conference. The students and their topics were: Amanda Sue Brock Mentorship on a Mission John Clere New Photogrammetry Techniques and Their Scientific, Archival, and Academic Applications Robin Frederick Misconceptions of Sustainability in Higher Education: A Case Study …

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Faculty innovator: Steffany Comfort Maher14th December 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Sometimes your calling is right where you thought it would be. Sometimes you stumble across it by accident. Sometimes it arises out of the ashes of what you thought your calling was. That last scenario describes the way it was for Steffany Comfort Maher, assistant professor of English education. Maher …

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Princeton Review: IU Southeast among Best Business Schools10th December 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Princeton Review, a leading tutoring, test prep, and college admission services company, has named IU Southeast’s School of Business as one of its 244 Best Business Schools for 2021 in the category of on-campus MBA programs. The program has been so honored every year since 2006. “We recommend IU Southeast …

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IU Southeast biology students to participate in SEA PHAGES program7th December 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast biology students will now benefit from membership in a national research community. That community is called SEA-PHAGES, which is short for Science Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science. It is jointly administered by a research team at the University of Pittsburgh and the Howard Hughes Medical …

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Model United Nations wrestles with momentous challenges, and abides1st December 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–There was a chance that the high school and collegiate Model United Nations, two mainstays of the IU Southeast academic year, would join the long list of events scratched in the wake of, well, 2020. Although deprived of its traditional in-person venue as well as long-serving leadership, with the retirement …

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