With east central Indiana under a heat advisory and hazardous weather outlook due to rising temperatures, residents are being encouraged to avoid the heat and take steps to keep themselves cool and hydrated. The National Weather Service says today’s high temperature could reach 103 degrees with the weekend forecast providing a slight break with temperatures in the 90s.
Archive for June, 2012
Indiana University East awarded six scholarships for the 2012 Summer Research Scholar Program. Undergraduate students receive $2,000 to conduct a research project under the supervision of a faculty mentor.
Funding for the program is provided by the Indiana University Office of the Vice Provost for Research and is matched by funds from IU East. The competitive program has expanded from the first single award given to now include up to six students each summer.
Indiana University East’s Run with the Wolves 5K Run/Walk is coming up soon. Registration is open for this year’s Run with the Wolves 5K on Saturday, July 21, at Indiana University East.
Edwina Helton, professor of English, and Jeffrey Jones, adjunct professor of public affairs, recently received approval by Apple for their books Posters of the New Deal and The New Deal in Photographs to be available on iPad and iTunes.
Sixteen Richmond High School students will participate in the 2012 Student Training Entrepreneur Program with Unlimited Potential (S.T.E.P.U.P.), a four-week program in entrepreneurship going on now through July 7. S.T.E.P.U.P. meets every weekday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Innovation Center.
Indiana University East will offer two new degree programs at its off-campus sites in New Castle and Lawrenceburg.
The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration will be available to students at the Danielson Center in New Castle. The Bachelor of Science in Psychology will be offered at IU East Lawrenceburg located at Ivy Tech Community College Southeast.
Indiana University East Academy for Cultivating Talent is seeking applications for the 2012-2013 program which will focus on talented women who are poised to have greater influence in their organizations, institutions, or communities. The program will be limited to 30 participants.
Indiana University East will soon add three new baccalaureate programs to its online degree completion portfolio. The degree programs bring a total of 10 available options for students who wish to complete their bachelor’s degree online.
The Indiana University East Center for Entrepreneurship and Richmond Community Schools will partner together this summer to offer high school students a two-week program that will help to market the community. The Center for Entrepreneurship is a part of the IU East School of Business and Economics.