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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
Indianapolis, IN, February 19, 2010 –The School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis announced Dr. Gabriel Filippelli will serve as the Chair of Science Planning Committee for Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP), an...
Feb 19 2010
Rosenberg, an associate professor of Earth Sciences at IUPUI, has been elected a Fellow of the Geological Society of America, an honor that is reserved for the best in his discipline. Members of the society are elected to Fellowship in recognition of...
Aug 7 2009
(March 30, 2009)-Given the many challenges we have for water quality in Indiana-human and animal wastes, industrial wastes, and agricultural chemicals-it is important to consider how those challenges are impacting human health. That's why the Department...
Mar 30 2009
August 19, 2008)-Chronic lead poisoning, caused in part by the ingestion of contaminated dirt, affects hundreds of thousands more children in the United States than the acute lead poisoning associated with imported toys or jewelry. Could treating...
Aug 19 2008