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Department of Earth Sciences faculty member Kathy Licht has been named fellow of the Geological Society of America in recognition of her contributions to the geosciences through research, teaching, publication and service. Licht is an...
Jul 12 2017
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INDIANAPOLIS – To meet the growing demand for internships that prepare students for the workforce and graduate school, the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) School of Science Undergraduate Student Council (SOSUSC) and Pre-...
May 26 2017
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INDIANAPOLIS -- Risks from firearms actually come from both ends of the barrel, according to an Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis study. Individuals at firing ranges are exposed to very high amounts of lead from shooting firearms, and...
Apr 20 2017
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A study conducted by researchers at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis adds new insights into one of nature's great mysteries: the fairy circles of Namibia.Numbering in the millions, the so-called fairy circles are in the eastern, interior...
Mar 29 2017
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INDIANAPOLIS -- In a study conducted in one of the world's oldest and most biologically diverse deserts, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis scientists explore the origins of water other than rainfall and are identifying multiple origins....
Mar 22 2017
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INDIANAPOLIS -- What caused the rapid disappearance of a vibrant Native American agrarian culture that lived in urban settlements from the Ohio River Valley to the Mississippi River Valley in the two centuries preceding the European settlement of North...
Jan 31 2017
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NDIANAPOLIS -- A delegation of 10 Chinese scholars is visiting Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Jan. 17-19 to learn about cutting-edge research and community engagement in the area of environmental quality and health. The delegation is...
Jan 17 2017
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INDIANAPOLIS -- IUPUI Chancellor Nasser H. Paydar is leading a $4.8 million initiative to significantly increase the number of African Americans, Hispanic Americans and other historically underrepresented minorities in Indiana receiving...
Nov 2 2016
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INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) School of Science Alumni Association has presented Paul Doss, Ph.D., with the 2016 Science Distinguished Alumnus Award.Doss, a 1986 geology alumnus accepted the award after...
Oct 28 2016
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INDIANAPOLIS – The School of Science had another successful year at the eighth annual IUPUI Regatta, a boat race on the Indianapolis canal, on September 24.Eleven Science-affiliated teams competed and the Science Alumni 1 team, consisting of Justin...
Oct 4 2016