Posts Tagged ‘faculty’

IU East welcomes 12 new faculty members this fall

Monday, October 31st

As Indiana University East continues its trend of record-breaking enrollments and strategic growth of academic programs, the campus is addressing its need for additional instructors with the hire of 12 new faculty members. The additional faculty will further enhance the campus’ mission as a comprehensive bachelor’s and master’s degree institution.

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IU East welcomes new dean to the School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Monday, July 18th

Katherine Frank is the new dean of the Indiana University East School of Humanities and Social Sciences. Frank, who also is a professor of English, began her duties as dean on July 11.

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IU East News and Notes

Thursday, May 12th

Chancellor Participates on WFYI Expert Panel on Higher Education
Chancellor Nasser Paydar participated in a televised interview April 15 with an expert panel to discuss the future of higher education in Indiana.

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IU East Honors Convocation celebrates faculty, staff excellence

Thursday, April 28th

Indiana University East recognized several faculty and staff with awards for their service to the university during the Honors Convocation ceremony held April 28.

Chancellor Nasser Paydar and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Larry Richards presented the following IU East faculty with awards during the program.

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IU East introduces new faculty and staff

Monday, January 31st

Indiana University East is pleased to welcome new faculty and staff beginning this spring semester.

School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Parul Khurana is a visiting assistant professor of Cell Biology. Khurana received her Bachelor of Science in Botany and her Master of Science in Plant Molecular Biology from the University of Delhi, in India. She completed her Ph.D. in Plant Cell Biology from Purdue University in 2010.

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IU East Faculty News and Notes

Monday, November 29th

Humanities and Social Sciences faculty receive funding for research
Wazir Mohamed
, assistant professor of sociology, received an award from Indiana University’s Summer Faculty Research Support Fund to facilitate the completion of field research for a book in progress, Sugar, Land, and Marginalization: Guyana and the World Economy, 1838-2010, to be completed by December 2011.

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IU East announces new faculty

Monday, November 29th

Indiana University East has new full-time faculty members on staff this fall. The additional faculty will further enhance the campus’ mission.

“The additional faculty further enhances the campus’ mission as a comprehensive bachelor’s and master’s degree institution,” says Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Larry Richards, “and we plan to add more next fall.”

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IU East News and Notes

Thursday, September 9th

External Affairs directors presented at Blog Indiana, eduWeb

Rob Zinkan, vice chancellor for External Affairs, and John Oak Dalton, director of Communications and Marketing, presented “Social Web Integration: Are You “All In?”” at the annual Blog Indiana social media conference held August 20-21 in Indianapolis. The presentation shared IU East’s innovative approach to integrating social media into its overall marketing mix.

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Biotechnology professor studies genes that cause aging

Thursday, September 9th

Kimberly Greer, assistant professor of biotechnology, is researching canine hereditary disease and aging/longevity and connecting the research to the human genes that could help people to live longer, healthier lives.kimgreervideo2

Greer has been drawn to research in the laboratory that could help explain why smaller canine breeds may outlive their larger canine peers.

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IU East Faculty News and Notes

Monday, August 9th

NSM faculty collaborate to publish findings for use of phylogenic species identification
School of Natural Science and Mathematics faculty members Markus Pomper, Dale Beach and Mike Foos (emeritus); IU East B.S. in Biology graduate and former laboratory coordinator, Nickie May; and co-authors Don Ruch, from Ball State University, and Kathy Sheehan, from the University of Colorado, received notification that their paper, “Phylogeny of Pilobolaceae,” has been accepted for publication and will appear in an upcoming issue of Mycologia. This paper re-describes a family of fungi and proposes the use of phylogenic species identification to distinguish among isolates of the genus Pilobolus more accurately. This publication represents the culmination of a multi-year collaboration utilizing the laboratory facilities at IU East.

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