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IU East 2012 Summer Research Scholars

IU East 2012 Summer Research Scholars

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.

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Earlham College and IU East partner to receive National Science Foundation grant and conduct soil research

Earlham College and IU East partner to receive National Science Foundation grant and conduct soil research

Earlham College and Indiana University East have received a $168,739 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to explore the soil bacteria in soybean and corn fields. Beyond the research, the grant will foster partnerships within the Richmond community, specifically between Earlham College and IU East.

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IU East Student Research Day Celebrates research, academic, and creative works

IU East Student Research Day Celebrates research, academic, and creative works

Student Research Day celebrates students’ accomplishments in research, academic, and creative work. Indiana University East students participating in this year’s event gave oral presentations or poster presentations on their research projects.

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IU East Faculty News and Notes

IU East Faculty News and Notes

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 News and Notes

IU East News and Notes

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

Biotechnology professor studies genes that cause aging

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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Partnership lands grant to help enrich RCS history teacher’s curriculum

Partnership lands grant to help enrich RCS history teacher’s curriculum

Richmond and Wayne County, Indiana, is an area rich in history.

Now through a partnership to receive a United States Department of Education grant, Richmond history teachers will be able to research the county’s roots in industrialization, entrepreneurship, social justice and transportation.

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