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The School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has received $943,000 from the National Science Foundation to increase the number and diversity of future life science researchers. Stephen Randall, Ph.D., associate...
Jan 7 2011
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IUPUI Students Take Top Prizes at Statewide Science CompetitionEmployment in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (the STEM disciplines) provides economic security and significant opportunities for advancement. Yet while African American,...
Dec 14 2010
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David G. Skalnik, Life Sciences Researcher and Award Winning Teacher David G. Skalnik, Ph.D., a molecular biologist and award-winning teacher, has been named associate dean for research and graduate education at the School of Science at Indiana...
Dec 2 2010
IUPUI Top 100 Nominations Now Being AcceptedEligible students are undergraduate degree-seeking juniors and seniors with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 who have completed a minimum of 56 credit hours applicable to her/his degree program; 25 or more of...
Nov 30 2010
Researchers report that a drug commonly used to treat diabetes may also retard the growth of fluid-filled cysts of the most common genetic disorder, polycystic kidney disease. PKD does not discriminate by gender or race and affects one in 1,000 adults...
Nov 11 2010
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On Friday, September 24th over 300 IUPUI science students, faculty and staff crowded the north lawn of the library to welcome the class of 2014 at the second annual Science!Welcome Picnic. Despite a strong wind and the threat of rain, 119 freshmen...
Sep 30 2010
A $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is targeted to boost the number of students graduating with bachelor’s degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics by 10 percent....
Sep 24 2010
The School of Science at IUPUI proudly announces the appointment of two assistant professors to the Department of Biology. Andrew Kusmierczyk joins the IUPUI Biology department as an assistant professor after spending nearly six years as an associate...
Sep 16 2010
Simon J. Atkinson, Life Sciences Researcher and Award Winning Teacher Cell biologist Simon J. Atkinson, Ph.D., has been named chairman and professor of biology at the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Simon...
Aug 24 2010
N. Douglas Lees, Ph.D., one of the longest serving department chairmen in the history of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, is stepping down as leader of the Department of Biology in the School of Science. Lees joined the faculty of...
Aug 23 2010