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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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Saturday language school at IU Southeast nurtures Kentuckiana Japanese community30th March 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Kindergarteners Lily Soseno and Toshiya Nakamura have no idea that by spending their Saturdays on the campus of IU Southeast, they are helping to strengthen the economy in Southern Indiana. The two children are enrolled in the Greater Louisville Japanese Language School, known more informally as Japanese Saturday School, which …

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International Festival returns with food, music, dance from around the world11th March 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—It is now possible to take a trip around the world, without leaving campus. The IU Southeast International Festival will be held on Tues., March 15, from 5–8 p.m. in the Hoosier Room of University Center North, offering students, faculty, staff and the wider local community an opportunity to sample …

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Education faculty Alan Zollman extols mentorship at national conference10th March 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Last week Alan Zollman, IU Southeast associate professor of secondary education, delivered the Founders Lecture at the annual conference of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning in Orlando, Fla. Established in 1974, the RCML provides a professional growth and development forum for mathematics educators at all levels. “The Founders Lecture …

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What’s New: Minor in Creative Writing15th January 2016

What’s New at IU Southeast? The minor in creative writing at IU Southeast gives students the chance to spread their creative wings while learning about the many applications of writing in careers ranging from finance to fine arts. When is it offered? Every semester. What does it look like? The minor requires 18 hours of coursework …

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Where art and science meet: IU Southeast professor probes boundaries of drawing30th December 2015

By Steven Krolak IU Southeast assistant professor of fine arts Emily Sheehan is fond of saying, “Drawing is thinking.” That linkage lies at the core of her approach, known more academically as cognitive drawing. Last fall Sheehan shared her method and vision with a group of scholars and artists from around the world in a …

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Dr. Gerald Ruth receives highest honor awarded by governor of Indiana21st December 2015

By Rachel Terlep NEW ALBANY, Ind. — Dr. Gerald Ruth, professor of geosciences, received the Sagamore of the Wabash, the highest honor awarded by the governor of Indiana, for his service to the state. State Rep. Ed Clere, who had nominated Ruth for the award, presented him with a certificate during IU Southeast’s 75th Anniversary celebration on Dec. 4. Ruth retired from teaching in …

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