Posts Tagged ‘national’

SIFE Team competes in Nationals

Monday, May 24th

The Indiana University East Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team competed in its first national competition held May 11-13 in Minneapolis, Minn.

“As our first trip to the National competition, finishing in the top 100 out of 800 teams worldwide is a very impressive accomplishment for IU East SIFE,” said Tim Scales, lecturer of business and director of the Center for Entrepreneurship, and the team’s advisor. “I’m confident we’ll be back to the national competition next year. Our goal will be to make the top 20,” Scales said.

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IU East faculty present at national conferences

Friday, February 27th

Indiana University East faculty present papers at national and international conferences throughout the year, sharing their wealth of knowledge and expertise with several colleagues and students.

School of Nursing
Karen Clark, dean of the School of Nursing, Paulette Humphries, lecturer in nursing, and Diana Stanforth, clinical assistant professor, recently had an article published in the January edition of the Nurse Educator. The article is “Teaching undergraduate nursing research: A collaborative approach.”

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National Teach-in will focus on global warming

Friday, January 30th

The Environmental Club at Indiana University East is joining the National Teach-in on Global Warming from noon to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 5 in the Whitewater Hall Lobby. This national event encompassing colleges and universities is a grassroots movement for solutions during the first 100 days of President Barack Obama’s administration.

The presentation will include a national webcast, Solutions for the First 100 Days, detailing how to jumpstart environmental reform at 12:30 p.m., followed by a round table discussion with Richmond community leaders. The round table will include Steve Saum and Harry Phillips from Richmond Power & Light; Mayor Sally Hutton; Scott Zimmerman, City of Richmond; Bob Hansen, Economic Development Corporation of Wayne County; and Bruce Wissel, Richmond Common Council.The causes and repercussions associated with global warming and learning how to help preserve the planet for future generations will be discussed throughout the day. IU East faculty will discuss issues on global warming including the nature of global warming changes, changing consumers’ behaviors, politics and water, the social movement of clean energy, and solving global climate change.

The National Teach-In is the project of a non-profit organization, Education for Global Warming Solutions (EdSolv), in Portland, Oregon.

For more information, contact Peggy Branstrator, senior lecturer in biology, at (765) 973-8357.


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Education psychology professor provides expertise during national radio show

Thursday, September 13th

Jerry Wilde, associate professor of educational psychology, was on “Wake Up With Whoopi” Tuesday morning to provide parents with tips on talking with their children about the images surrounding September, 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and the war in Iraq. Whoopi Goldberg’s radio show stream’s live on the internet and cities across the nation.

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