School of Natural Science and Mathematics

School of Natural Science and Mathematics

Spotlight: IU East student Trevor Boram is researching ways skin cancer can be avoided, cured

Spotlight: IU East student Trevor Boram is researching ways skin cancer can be avoided, cured

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Trevor Boram

Trevor Boram’s heroes have always been scientists, and now the 20-year-old Indiana University East junior from Arcanum, Ohio, is joining them as he helps to “lay the foundation” for research into skin cancer avoidance and/or cures.

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IU East welcomes new faculty to the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

IU East welcomes new faculty to the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

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Wes Tobin

Indiana University East is pleased to welcome Wes Tobin as the newest faculty member to the School of Natural Science and Mathematics.

Ryan “Wes” Tobin is a lecturer in physics. He is currently working on his Doctor of Education in Science from Ball State University. He received his M.S. in Astrophysics from Iowa State University and his Bachelor of Science in Physics and Mathematics from Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Ind.

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IU East welcomes new faculty to the School of Natural Science and Mathematics

IU East welcomes new faculty to the School of Natural Science and Mathematics

Indiana University East is pleased to welcome its newest faculty in the School of Natural Science and Mathematics.JoshuaBeal

Joshua Beal, assistant professor of mathematics, received his Ph.D. in Mathematics from Ohio University. He earned his Master of Science in Mathematics and his Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Statistics from Miami University.

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IU East offers sixth graduate program: M.A.T. provides secondary, college instructors with master degree option

IU East offers sixth graduate program: M.A.T. provides secondary, college instructors with master degree option

Indiana University East has received final approval for a new graduate degree program, a Master of Arts in Teaching Mathematics (M.A.T.), from the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Applications for the program are now being accepted for admission to the summer or fall 2014 semesters.

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IU East announces new dean of the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

IU East announces new dean of the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Indiana University East has appointed Neil Sabine as the Dean of the School of Natural Science and Mathematics, effective May 1, 2013. Sabine has served the campus as the interim dean since August 2011, in addition to teaching as an associate professor of biology.

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IU East welcomes new faculty to the School of Natural Science and Mathematics

IU East welcomes new faculty to the School of Natural Science and Mathematics

Indiana University East is pleased to welcome its newest faculty in the School of Natural Science and Mathematics. Two new faculty began at the start of the fall 2012 semester.

Yu Kay Law, assistant professor of chemistry, received his Doctorate in Biophysics from Ohio State University where he was also a Graduate Fellow. He earned his Master of Arts and Master of Science in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, United Kingdom.

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School of Natural Science and Mathematics adding human biology, biochemistry degrees

School of Natural Science and Mathematics adding human biology, biochemistry degrees

The Indiana University East School of Natural Science and Mathematics is seeking approval from the Indiana Commission for Higher Education for two new degree programs.

The Bachelor of Science in Human Life Science and a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry degree programs received prior approval from the Indiana University Board of Trustees during its October 1 meeting. Both degrees could begin in fall 2011 pending approval from the commission.

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IU East Faculty News and Notes

IU East Faculty News and Notes

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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