By Rich Schneider, IU Communication Specialist Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis’ sustainability director and Butler University’s sustainability coordinator will stand shoulder-to-shoulder Oct. 10 at a conference in Baltimore, where they will make a high-stakes three-minute pitch for a food-composting proposal they hope will bring the two campuses $50,000. The proposal would create a collaborative large-scale composting […]
The Life-Health Sciences Internship Program at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has much to celebrate as it marks its 10th anniversary. Over the last decade, the program has placed more than 500 sophomores and juniors in internships focused on health and life science fields, providing them with a critical asset when they seek employment upon graduation: […]
By Rich Schneider, IU Comunications Specialist When Jane Schultz, professor of English and medical humanities and director of literature in the School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, was asked to be a historical consultant for “Mercy Street,” a PBS Civil War medical drama series, she said she would think about it. “I did so, for […]
Faculty member becomes one of the youngest African-Americans to become a tenured professor in computer science at a research university
By Rich Schneider, IU Communication Specialist: Count competitiveness among the qualities that distinguish James Hill, an associate professor of computer and information science at IUPUI. It was competitiveness that helped motivate the self-described jock. “Growing up, I played sports,” Hill said. “During the summer, I played baseball; when baseball was over, I played football; and […]
Family get-togethers have the potential for making memories worthy of a Hallmark movie — or an episode of “Cops.” IUPUI Counseling and Psychological Services staff psychologist Kory Carey and director Julia Lash offered wisdom for making reunions fun.
For the first time ever, the Bloomington Gold Corvettes USA Show takes over the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend.
The Corvette holds a special place in American automobile history.
It’s been a long time coming, but on Saturday, the 1955 Crispus Attucks High School state championship boys basketball team will finally get its public due. For the first time in the 500 Festival Parade’s 58-year history, it will make a planned stop on Monument Circle. Twenty-first-century technology will allow the world to witness the sights and sounds as members of the Attucks team get the on-the-Circle celebration they were denied following their historic 1955 win.
The full-time student and mom of a middle-schooler, Cornelius had been in the events industry about five years before coming to IUPUI to complete a degree. “I knew I was doing exactly what I wanted to do with the rest of my life. I was in the right room.”
Seeking opportunities to gain experience, Cornelius kept close tabs on the school’s listserv that passes along volunteer and internship opportunities. When a notice about the American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference came along, she quickly applied for one of 250 slots for college students who were given a $325 stipend.
IUPUI Chancellor Emeritus Gerald L. Bepko and other FBI agents working the 1966 March Against Fear were responsible for identifying Ku Klux Klan members and other troublemakers or would-be assassins, deflecting any violence, and providing daily and hourly reports via teletype to keep President Lyndon B. Johnson advised of march conditions.
IUPUI sports management student Jessica Bennett looked surprised when a stranger handed her a long-stemmed rose in a glass vase Feb. 25. But this wasn’t a belated Valentine or an episode of “The Bachelor.” It was in honor of her nomination for a ROSE Award from Visit Indy.