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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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Campus sustainability star Robin Frederick helps TARC go green16th August 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Dynamo. It’s a word you often hear when the topic turns to Robin Frederick, a senior from Mt. Olivet, Ky. majoring in human and environmental geography. But if Frederick is in the room, the topic quickly turns to sustainability. In the course of her career at IU Southeast, Frederick has …

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Math and Writing Boot Camps prep freshmen for success8th August 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Fall in! Basic training is taking place this week at IU Southeast. Instead of pull-ups, sit-ups, climbing walls, obstacle courses and mud, these “boot camps” are focused on math and writing. Incoming freshmen from across the disciplines are taking part in workshops designed to test their command of basic skills …

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Namibia is latest adventure for Field Biology24th July 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Giraffes. Cobras. Rhinos. Scorpions. No Wi-Fi. Worms for dinner. Welcome to Namibia! This past spring, Field Biology students joined Drs. Omar Attum, associate professor of biology and Beth Rueschhoff, assistant professor of biology, on a journey to this nation of natural wonders in southwestern Africa. Namibia is situated between South …

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Kyle Forinash applies physics to environmental issues in new book13th July 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The timing couldn’t be better for the appearance of Physics and the Environment, the new book by Kyle Forinash III, professor of physics at IU Southeast. While humanity suffers through another hottest year on record, glacial and polar melt accelerates, biodiversity craters and storms increase in number and ferocity, policymakers …

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IU Southeast faculty members receive IU Trustees Teaching Awards for classroom excellence2nd June 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Seven IU Southeast faculty have received IU Trustees Teaching Awards for the 2016 calendar year. The IU Trustees Teaching Awards were first awarded in 2000-2001 to recognize and enhance excellent teaching, especially at the undergraduate level. The awards are open to tenured and tenure-track faculty, as well as full-time lecturers …

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