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Mention flooding and images of homes and other buildings half submerged in water come to mind. While programs have been developed to mitigate that kind of damage, little has been done to help communities plan to lessen the kind of flood damage - erosion...
Jun 6 2011
Public Health Concerns include Asthma, Heart Attacks Indiana’s air quality is improving, but the metro areas around Indianapolis, Louisville, Cincinnati and Chicago still have some of the most unhealthy air in the United States, according to the American...
May 16 2011
IUPUI Chancellor Charles R. Bantz honored faculty, staff and students for academic excellence, achievements in research and other outstanding accomplishments at the Chancellor’s Academic Honors Convocation held April 29, 2011. The following School of...
May 13 2011
Researchers from the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis have received a $410,000, three-year award from the National Science Foundation to study and improve watershed management practices. The federal grant supports...
Oct 29 2010
One of the nation’s first doctoral programs in applied earth sciences merging geoscience, geoinformatics and human health has been established in the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. The unique interdisciplinary...
Oct 6 2010
A $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is targeted to boost the number of students graduating with bachelor’s degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics by 10 percent....
Sep 24 2010
Not since victory gardens helped World War II era Americans on the home front survive food shortages have urban gardens been as necessary and popular as they are today. As city food cultivation increases, the safety of the produce grown there becomes...
Sep 17 2010
Public school grounds will become environmental education laboratories when a 20-foot green and blue mobile technology trailer pulls into the parking lots at Creekside Middle School in Carmel, Ind. and dozens of other elementary and middle schools in...
Aug 20 2010
A new WFYI Public Television production will unlock the mysteries of where our water comes from, and where it goes once it disappears down the drain. The program will bear witness to the challenges Hoosiers face — and overcome — in their efforts to bring...
Jul 20 2010
Kevin Mandernack, Ph.D., an internationally respected researcher and teacher whose research impacts a variety of critical areas including climate change, deep ocean drilling, water pollution, and the biochemical processes of the geological record, has...
Jun 23 2010