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The School of Science and the University College Special Programs for Academic Nurturing (SPAN) at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) will be working collaboratively with the national program, Project Lead the Way (PLTW), to offer...
Dec 20 2011
Science News
A new grant of $4,896,000 from Lilly Endowment Inc. will allow the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation to create two additional rounds of fellowships that recruit and prepare math and science teachers for high-need rural and urban Indiana...
Dec 13 2011
High school students will have opportunities on three Fridays this fall to explore the academic opportunities available to launch careers in a wide range of scientific endeavors– from the life and health sciences to computer, earth and actuarial sciences...
Oct 19 2011
IUPUI is ranked third among national universities in the “Up-and-Comers” category in the U.S.News & World Report's 2012 edition of Best Colleges. The magazine’s editors compiled the “Up-and-Comers” ranking based on surveys of college administrators...
Sep 26 2011
Local Health Experts Warn of Link between Fish and Power Plant Emissions Results of tests taken from people in Indianapolis in April revealed that all of them had some amount of toxic mercury in their bodies. Source & media contact: Bowden Quinn 317...
Sep 23 2011
The School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) proudly announces the appointment of two associate professors and an assistant professor to the Department of Earth Sciences. “At IUPUI, collaboration is a reality – not...
Sep 9 2011
Indianapolis, St. Louis, Detroit, Buffalo, Richmond and Providence – cities scattered across the eastern half of the United States – have something in common, all have coal-fired power plants. A new study from the School of Science at Indiana University-...
Jul 19 2011
INDIANAPOLIS – A new center at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has a tall order to fill – improving the quality of life for billions of people. The Center for Urban Health, hosted by the School of Science at IUPUI, will focus on the...
Jun 23 2011
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