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MIS director Deborah Finkel elected president of Behavior Genetics Association27th May 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Dr. Deborah Finkel, professor of psychology and director of the graduate Master of Interdisciplinary Studies program at IU Southeast, has been elected president of the Behavior Genetics Association (BGA). Founded in 1970, the BGA is an international organization of leading scholars that promotes the scientific study of the interrelationship of …

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Ryan Taylor Cannon, French and international studies alumnus, is Fulbright finalist2nd May 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Ryan Taylor Cannon ’15 is a finalist for a Fulbright English Teacher Assistantship (ETA) grant, becoming the second IU Southeast student, after Jazmin Trejo Oliver, to enjoy the distinction this academic year. Cannon will use the grant to travel to French-speaking Senegal in West Africa, where he will work alongside …

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IU Southeast faculty honored with IU Trustees Teaching Awards28th April 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Seven IU Southeast faculty have received 2016 IU Trustees Teaching Awards. The 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 and clinical faculty primarily involved …

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Student Conference awards recognize excellence in research26th April 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The 2016 IU Southeast Student Conference concluded on Friday, April 22 with an awards ceremony to recognize outstanding research in a wide variety of areas. The winners are listed below. Graduate Session Award Winner Title of Presentation Faculty Advisor Chancellor’s Award for Creative Achievement Tuesday Guernsey “Ecological Analysis of Rio …

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Student Research Focus: Kirsten Black and Christian French bring multidisciplinary view to human trafficking study25th April 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Kirsten Black and Christian French, graduating Honors seniors at IU Southeast, were four years old when they first met, in a preschool in Sellerburg, Ind. At that age, some of the people they study have already become victims of human trafficking. Black and French, under the supervision of Dr. Sara …

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Margot Morgan, Lavenia McDaniel, Katherine Beachler honored with Metroversity Adult Learner Awards14th April 2016

  By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Kentuckiana Metroversity honored faculty, staff and students at member institutions with Outstanding Adult Learner awards during a ceremony at Spalding University in Louisville, Ky. The recipients from IU Southeast were Margot Morgan, assistant professor of political science, Lavenia McDaniel, assistant to academic advisors in the School of Natural Sciences, and …

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Journalism students win big at Indiana Collegiate Press Association convention12th April 2016

(INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.) – Twenty Indiana University Southeast journalism students and recent graduates collectively won 34 awards – including second place newspaper of the year – at the annual convention of the Indiana Collegiate Press Association on Saturday, April 9, in Indianapolis. All work was published in IU Southeast’s student news outlet, The Horizon. Awards were …

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28th IU Women’s and Gender Studies Undergraduate Conference to highlight feminist perspectives3rd April 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.) – Undergraduate scholars from IU Southeast and other IU system campuses will gather on Friday, April 8 at IU Southeast for the 28th IU Women’s and Gender Studies Undergraduate Conference. The theme of this year’s gathering is “The F-Word.” The students will present research and creative work exploring and critiquing …

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Political science students visit Indiana Statehouse as guest of alumnus Rep. Ed Clere16th March 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.) — On Thurs., March 3, elected members of the Indiana House of Representatives put aside partisan differences in a common cause: to give an enthusiastic round of applause to students of Prof. Rhonda Wrzenski’s Political Science Y306 class. The students were visiting the Indiana Statehouse as guests of Rep. Ed …

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Student Research Focus: Paula Eddleman probes the science of mental health15th March 2016

By Steven Krolak Motivated. That’s the first impression one has upon meeting Paula Eddleman, a junior from Elizabeth, Ind. majoring in psychology and recipient of a 2015 IU Southeast student research fellowship. Motivated to learn, discover, succeed. And, fundamentally, motivated to care. Eddleman is currently assisting Dr. Rodney Roosevelt, professor of psychology, in the Integrated …

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