Indiana University East is pleased to welcome its newest faculty to the School of Business and Economics to further enhance the campus’ mission as a comprehensive bachelor’s and master’s degree institution. Three new faculty joined the school at the start of the fall 2012 semester.
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.
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.
Richmond, Ind. — Indiana University East awarded five scholarships for the 2011 Summer Research Scholar Program. Undergraduate students receive $2,000 to conduct a research project under the supervision of a faculty mentor.
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.
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.
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.
Mindful Explorations presents IU East Music Research Day on Wednesday, November 3, in Springwood Hall Room 217. The day features four scholars in the fields of music theory and musicology and their paper presentations.
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.
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.
Greer has been drawn to research in the laboratory that could help explain why smaller canine breeds may outlive their larger canine peers.