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Indiana University School of Medicine reports patient information incident

Media Contact Chuck Carney Director of Media Relations, Spokesperson Indiana University IU Experts Database IU News Office:  812-855-1892 Cell:  812-325-3648Indianapolis - The Indiana University School of Medicine announced today that a vehicle was stolen containing...

By: IU School of Medicine On: October 11, 2018

Hoosier Healers: How IU School of Medicine trains physicians for disaster-based care

First, it was Harvey, a category four hurricane causing devastation to millions of people in Texas and Louisiana. Now, it’s Irma, another catastrophic storm that has ripped through the Caribbean and is currently barreling through Florida and...

By: IU School of Medicine On: September 11, 2017

‘Ecopatch’ concept takes top prize in JagStart student entrepreneur competition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Walking through the green spaces on her campus at Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus, Autumn Fox saw more than just grass. She saw potential.What if, she asked, those wide-open spaces could host a garden...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 15, 2017

Jagathon raises record $351,000 for Riley Hospital for Children

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Jagathon, the student-run dance marathon at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, raised $351,430.22 over the weekend to benefit Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health. That total more than doubled the record of $140,049.94, set in 2016.The 13.1...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 8, 2017

IUPUI study finds heroin-related deaths may be significantly undercounted

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- A new study published in the Journal of Urban Health could have a significant impact on the way heroin overdose cases are counted and may dramatically increase the number of reported heroin-related deaths...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 27, 2017

IUPUI to host annual JagStart entrepreneurship competition

MEDIA ADVISORYINDIANAPOLIS -- Fifteen teams composed of some of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis' most enterprising students will gather in March to "pitch" their way to a share of $5,500 in prize money in the 2017 JagStart competition, taking place 1:30-3:30...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 24, 2017

Keynote speaker at IUPUI civil discourse symposium takes aim at stopping harassment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- The second annual Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Symposium on Civil Discourse will feature social entrepreneur Emily May, who has launched two initiatives to recognize and stop harassment wherever it occurs.The event, "Online, On...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 24, 2017

IUPUI Chancellor Paydar highlights vital partnership with Indianapolis in Report to the Community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Chancellor Nasser H. Paydar delivered the annual Chancellor's Report to the Community on Feb. 15, highlighting the vital partnership between the city of Indianapolis and the campus.Paydar cited several statistics...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 21, 2017

More than a dance marathon, Jagathon eyes fundraising records for Riley Hospital for Children

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Jagathon, a signature tradition in its 15th year at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, returns March 4-5. The IUPUI Campus Center will serve as the new home for the annual event.The 13.1-hour dance marathon...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 15, 2017

Indiana University announces nine new distinguished professors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Nine Indiana University scholars and researchers have been promoted to distinguished professor, the highest academic rank the university bestows upon faculty. The appointments were approved Feb. 3 by the IU Board of Trustees at their...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 13, 2017

Neal-Marshall Alumni Club, IUPUI to host first black alumni, student internship and networking event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- The Indianapolis chapter of the Neal-Marshall Alumni Club and the Diversity Enrichment and Achievement program at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis will host an inaugural internship and networking event Feb. 15.The event will connect IUPUI...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 1, 2017

IUPUI study: Climate change drove population decline in New World before Europeans arrived

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- 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...

By: IU School of Medicine On: January 31, 2017

John Lechleiter, retired Eli Lilly and Co. CEO, awarded IU President’s Medal for Excellence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie has presented the President's Medal for Excellence to John Lechleiter, who retired at the end of 2016 as chairman, president and CEO of Eli Lilly and Company.McRobbie presented...

By: IU School of Medicine On: January 26, 2017

IUPUI pursues green buildings, saving resources and helping to transform building market

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- University Hall at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has become the fifth officially certified green building on campus, reflecting a commitment to sustainable construction by Indiana University. A sixth IUPUI building is expected to join...

By: IU School of Medicine On: January 24, 2017

Taylor Symposium to focus on role of language in cultural understanding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- As a nation of immigrants, the United States is one of the most diverse societies in the world. Yet history and modern times are rife with examples of cultural misunderstandings that stand in the...

By: IU School of Medicine On: January 19, 2017

IUPUI Center for Urban Health hosting delegation of Chinese scholars

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- 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 hosted by...

By: IU School of Medicine On: January 17, 2017

IUPUI study: Training computers to differentiate between people with the same name

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- All individuals are unique, but millions of people share names. How to distinguish between -- or, as it is technically known, disambiguate -- people with common names and determine which John Smith or Maria...

By: IU School of Medicine On: January 6, 2017

Study shows risk of skin cancer doesn’t deter most college students who tan indoors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- White female college students in Indiana who tan indoors know they are placing themselves at risk of skin cancer and premature skin aging, but most continue to tan indoors anyway, according to a study...

By: IU School of Medicine On: January 4, 2017

Psychologists analyze links between provider burnout, quality of care, patient safety

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Health care provider burnout is known to have a relationship with both quality of care and patient safety. Psychologists from the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis conducted the first study to...

By: IU School of Medicine On: December 8, 2016

IUPUI discovery may provide clues to treating alcohol-related heart-valve defects

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Exposure to alcohol during gestation can cause significant congenital heart problems. Developmental biologists from the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis report in a new study that defective signaling mechanisms in molecular...

By: IU School of Medicine On: December 5, 2016

IUPUI students, researchers begin collaboration with Cuban university to study neglected diseases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Scientists in Indianapolis and Cuba are now collaborating to discover treatments for neglected diseases.Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis undergraduate students and researchers recently traveled to Cuba to conduct a workshop and begin a partnership...

By: IU School of Medicine On: November 18, 2016

New low cost workforce is effective in decreasing depression burden in primary care

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Aging Brain Care Medical Home, a novel brain-focused population health management program implemented in the homes of older adults, lowered depression severity by more than 50 percent over six months according to a new study from...

By: IU School of Medicine On: November 3, 2016

IUPUI maps genome of black blow fly; may benefit human health, advance pest management

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Researchers at the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis have sequenced the genome of the black blow fly, an insect commonly found throughout the United States, southern Canada and parts of northern...

By: IU School of Medicine On: November 2, 2016

IUPUI chancellor to deliver State of the Campus address today

MEDIA ADVISORYINDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Chancellor Nasser H. Paydar will deliver the annual State of the Campus address at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1.Paydar, who was installed as IUPUI's fifth chancellor in November 2015, is expected to...

By: IU School of Medicine On: November 1, 2016

Indianapolis-based, IU-backed learning management system company moves into North American market

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- CourseNetworking, an Indianapolis-based global learning management system company, has set its sights on the North American market, having established itself in Southeast Asia.The company has hired Peter Eliason, a sales leader and top...

By: IU School of Medicine On: October 20, 2016

Drug Take Back Day to take place at IUPUI Oct. 20

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis will host a Drug Take Back Day in the lobby of the Campus Center, 420 University Blvd., from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20.Students, staff and faculty can bring...

By: IU School of Medicine On: October 18, 2016

Data suggests lack of physician awareness of surrogate decision-making laws in Indiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- A researcher from the IU School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences is working to uncover misunderstandings surrounding Indiana's health care surrogate decision-making laws.With the goal of aiding Indiana lawmakers' efforts to improve antiquated...

By: IU School of Medicine On: October 7, 2016

IUPUI Fall Alternative Break program preparing for 2016 service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- When Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis pauses for fall break, 40 students will head to Columbus, Ohio, with an eye toward studying social issues as part of the student-run Alternative Breaks program. The group will volunteer...

By: IU School of Medicine On: October 6, 2016

IUPUI, Butler collaboration wins $50,000 sustainable campus competition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- A collaboration between Butler University and IUPUI beat entries from 225 other colleges and universities to win the $50,000 Sustainable Campus Competition LIVE! by presenting a proposal to expand food-waste composting at both universities.IUPUI Sustainability...

By: IU School of Medicine On: October 6, 2016

Research awards at IUPUI increased by $40.5 million in 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has released funding results for fiscal year 2016 showing research awards campuswide totaled $428.9 million, a $40.5 million increase over 2015.Counting only non-IU School...

By: IU School of Medicine On: October 5, 2016

IUPUI hosting annual Graduate Expo September 22

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Graduate Office is hosting its annual Graduate Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22. The expo is open to anyone who wants to learn about graduate school...

By: IU School of Medicine On: September 12, 2016

IUPUI North Hall dedication ceremony set for Sept. 7

MEDIA ADVISORYINDIANAPOLIS -- On Wednesday, Sept. 7, Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Chancellor Nasser H. Paydar will preside over the dedication of North Hall, the first traditional residence hall constructed at IUPUI since...

By: IU School of Medicine On: September 2, 2016

IUPUI diversity researcher to co-edit special journal issue focusing on Black Lives Matter

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- An Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis diversity researcher will co-edit a special edition of a journal that will examine through multiple disciplines the Black Lives Matter movement.Among the project's goals, said Leslie Ashburn-Nardo, an...

By: IU School of Medicine On: August 29, 2016

Jennifer Bute named to leading food allergy organization’s national advisory board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- A health communication expert at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has been named to a national board that will help the leading U.S. organization dedicated to advocacy for research and education about life-threatening food...

By: IU School of Medicine On: August 26, 2016

‘Voices from Central State’ begins with one-woman show adapted from patient’s 1886 memoir

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- "Voices from Central State," based on writings by patients at what was Indiana's flagship psychiatric institution for nearly 150 years, begins with a one-woman show adapted from a patient's memoir published in 1886 about her seven-year...

By: IU School of Medicine On: August 22, 2016

The Polis Center continues its SmartEdge series with expert on big data

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- The Polis Center at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is sponsoring a session on "Turning Big Data into Actionable Information," the fifth presentation in its SmartEdge program, on Friday, Aug. 12.The event will take place...

By: IU School of Medicine On: August 9, 2016

‘Voices from Central State’ offers insight about life inside Indiana’s flagship psychiatric hospital

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- A series of programs will shine a spotlight on patients' lives at Central State Hospital in Indianapolis, which was Indiana's flagship psychiatric institution for nearly 150 years.Presented by the Indiana Medical History Museum and...

By: IU School of Medicine On: August 9, 2016

Polis Center expert participating in White House forum on smart finance for disaster resilience

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Kevin Mickey, director of professional development and geospatial technologies education for The Polis Center at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, is participating today in the White House Forum on Smart Finance for Disaster Resilience.He...

By: IU School of Medicine On: August 2, 2016

Researchers seek volunteers for study of Facebook app for Alzheimer’s caregivers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Can a caregiver of a person with Alzheimer's disease make meaningful use of a social networking site like Facebook? A team of researchers at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is looking for volunteers to participate...

By: IU School of Medicine On: July 29, 2016

Mechanical engineering researcher gets $1.3M grant to study preventing post-traumatic osteoarthritis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $1.3 million grant to Diane Wagner, an associate professor of mechanical engineering with the School of Engineering and Technology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, to evaluate a...

By: IU School of Medicine On: July 22, 2016

IUPUI continues efforts to strengthen pipeline of excellent STEM teachers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Continuing a promise the state of Indiana made eight years ago to recruit, prepare and support excellent teachers for the students who need them most, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis was among five Indiana universities...

By: IU School of Medicine On: July 16, 2016

Study: Violations of privacy rights by fusion centers are the exception, not the rule

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Concerns that law enforcement fusion centers are violating individuals' privacy rights as they gather intelligence on terrorism, criminals and other threats to public safety are the exception and certainly not the rule, according to...

By: IU School of Medicine On: July 15, 2016

IURTC announces four startups launched by IUPUI, IU School of Medicine researchers in 2015-16

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Officials at Indiana University Research and Technology Corp., which protects, markets and licenses intellectual property developed at Indiana University so it can be commercialized by industry, have reported that four startups were launched by...

By: IU School of Medicine On: July 13, 2016

Dangerous Ideas: the 2016 election edition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Writers and scholars from around the country are coming to Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis to discuss "dangerous ideas."In a public event co-sponsored by the American Studies program in the IU School of Liberal...

By: IU School of Medicine On: July 13, 2016

IU Natatorium scores a first with successful zero-waste initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana University Natatorium achieved a 93 percent diversion rate for post-consumer waste while hosting the Olympic Diving Trials last month, becoming the first athletic venue hosting an Olympic event and the first in Indiana...

By: IU School of Medicine On: July 12, 2016

Indiana University School of Medicine receives $2 million gift from children of Sidney and Lois Eskenazi

INDIANAPOLIS -- The children of Indianapolis philanthropists Sidney and Lois Eskenazi have made a $2 million gift to the Indiana University School of Medicine that will be used to recruit a highly accomplished researcher focused on discovering new ways...

By: IU School of Medicine On: July 12, 2016

IUPUI Office of Student Employment wins MASEA Award for Excellence in Innovation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Office of Student Employment received the 2016 Midwest Association of Student Employment Administrators Award for Excellence in Innovation at the MASEA Conference at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The...

By: IU School of Medicine On: July 6, 2016

Former Indianapolis mayor Bart Peterson establishes fellows program at SPEA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Bart Peterson, a former two-term mayor of Indianapolis, has established the Peterson Fellows program at the IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. The program will provide an immersive...

By: IU School of Medicine On: July 1, 2016

Great Lakes Equity Center accepting applications for Equity Leaders Institute at IUPUI

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- The Great Lakes Equity Center, in collaboration with the Indiana University School of Education at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, is accepting applications for the 2016 Equity Leaders Institute, "Centering Equity in Curricular and Instructional Practices:...

By: IU School of Medicine On: June 28, 2016

Researchers secure $1.1M in NIH funds to study effects of exercise on chronic health conditions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- The National Institutes of Health has awarded grants totaling more than $1 million to two researchers in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis to study the effects of exercise...

By: IU School of Medicine On: June 27, 2016

Restored Ball Garden to be rededicated, adding historic flavor to welcoming campus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Ball Nurses Sunken Garden is poised to generate new memories and traditions at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. The garden, conceived in 1929 as a therapeutic greenspace with a convalescent park, has been restored and on...

By: IU School of Medicine On: June 14, 2016

Research-based summer camp that helps Latino teens battle depression seeks donations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- A one-of-a-kind research-based summer camp that helps Marion County Latino youth, who as a group have alarmingly high rates of depression, begins its third year June 20. Camp organizers are seeking donations through the IU...

By: IU School of Medicine On: June 9, 2016

IU Natatorium to become first zero-waste athletic facility in Indiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana University Natatorium will be ready to operate as a zero-waste athletic facility when competitors arrive June 18 for the Olympic Diving Trials, becoming the first athletic facility in Indiana to achieve zero-waste goals...

By: IU School of Medicine On: June 1, 2016

Pratibha Varma-Nelson appointed to lead STEM Education Innovation and Research Institute at IUPUI

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Interim Vice Chancellor for Research Simon Atkinson has announced the appointment of Pratibha Varma-Nelson as founding executive director of the campus’ STEM Education Innovation and Research Institute, effective June 1.The...

By: IU School of Medicine On: May 31, 2016

Congressional subcommittee taps Polis Center expertise to help curb rising disaster-response costs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- A Polis Center official at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis will testify Thursday on behalf of the National Institute of Building Sciences to a congressional subcommittee that is exploring how to lower the rising costs...

By: IU School of Medicine On: May 10, 2016

IUPUI outdoor recreational facility wins national award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- The National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association has presented the Office of Campus Recreation at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis with one of only three annual awards recognizing outstanding sports facilities.IUPUI's outdoor recreation facility was selected...

By: IU School of Medicine On: May 6, 2016

Physical therapy students put children with developmental disorders in the driver’s seat

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Physical therapy students at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis are making a difference in the lives of children with developmental disorders.Andrew Wiseman and Michael Mohr established the GoBabyGo@IU student organization in 2015, modeled after...

By: IU School of Medicine On: May 6, 2016

IUPUI faculty members receive $85,000 in FORCES funding to commercialize research

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis researchers in the School of Engineering and Technology, School of Medicine, and School of Science have received a total of $85,000 in FORCES funding to support the development and commercialization of...

By: IU School of Medicine On: May 3, 2016

IUPUI commencement ceremony moves to new home, where more than 6,700 degrees will be awarded

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- More than 6,600 Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis students will be awarded 6,717 undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees at Lucas Oil Stadium, the new home of IUPUI commencement activities.Unlike previous years, all degree-granting schools at IUPUI...

By: IU School of Medicine On: April 25, 2016

Two IUPUI researchers receive 2016 Research Frontiers Trailblazer Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Two Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis researchers were named recipients of the 2016 Research Frontiers Trailblazer Award during the IUPUI Research Day earlier this month.Established in 2010, the Research Frontiers Trailblazer Award recognizes outstanding IUPUI researchers...

By: IU School of Medicine On: April 21, 2016

Chancellor’s Honors Convocation recognizes IUPUI teachers, researchers, mentors and students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- The excellence of IUPUI teachers, researchers, mentors, and students will be recognized today at the annual Chancellor's Academic Honors Convocation in Hine Hall Auditorium, beginning at 4 p.m.The convocation is a celebration of...

By: IU School of Medicine On: April 14, 2016

IUPUI names Top 100, outstanding students for 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Emily Storkman, a School of Nursing senior, and Ayodamola Otun, a School of Science junior, were named the most outstanding female and male student, respectively, at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis for 2016.Their selection as...

By: IU School of Medicine On: April 12, 2016

Annual JagStart competition brings out the best in student entrepreneurs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Will people turn off their smartphones if it means more money for a favorite charity? And is a virtual reality game a better tool to assess aggression among children than a current method?The...

By: IU School of Medicine On: April 11, 2016

IUPUI recognizes donors with Spirit of Philanthropy Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Today, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is presenting its Spirit of Philanthropy Award, one of the most esteemed philanthropy awards given by the campus, to individuals, foundations and corporations who share their time, financial resources...

By: IU School of Medicine On: April 11, 2016

Provocative public intellectual Cornel West to deliver 2015-16 IUPUI Steward Speakers Series finale

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Cornel West, one of America’s best-known “public intellectuals,” is the featured speaker for the final installation of the 2015-2016 IUPUI Steward Speakers Series. The event will take place from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Friday,...

By: IU School of Medicine On: April 4, 2016

IUPUI Sports Capital Journalism students have the Final Four covered

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Five students from the Sports Capital Journalism Program at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis are covering the NCAA men's and women's Final Four basketball games in an unprecedented series of opportunities for sports journalism students....

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 31, 2016

Italian Film Festival returns to IUPUI for fifth year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- The Italian Film Festival returns to Indianapolis for a fifth year on April 1 with a slate of eight films running through April 16.Indianapolis is one of 13 cities around the nation hosting the Italian Film...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 30, 2016

IUPUI ecohydrologist studies fog, dew and other novel water sources for dryland vegetation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- As fresh water becomes more scarce due to population growth and climate warming, both of which are projected to increase over the coming decades, ecohydrologist Lixin Wang of the School of Science at Indiana...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 24, 2016

IUPUI researcher to study cause of chronic post-traumatic headaches

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- An assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology in the IU School of Physical Education and Tourism Management at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has been awarded a grant to study the role of deficient...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 23, 2016

2016 Symposium on Civil Discourse will focus on April 4, 1968

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- The IUPUI Symposium on Civil Discourse seeks to present models for civilly engaging in challenging conversations about issues and events impacting the campus, nation and world.This year's symposium focuses on a watershed moment...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 22, 2016

National Kidney Month: IUPUI biologist develops treatments for polycystic kidney disease

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- A biologist in the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is developing treatments for polycystic kidney disease, which affects between one in 400 and one in 1,000 people worldwide.Bonnie Blazer-Yost, professor of biology,...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 18, 2016

Research team at IUPUI develops social app to support Alzheimer’s caregivers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Every day, more than 15 million unpaid caregivers provide care to people with Alzheimer’s disease, with little outside support and often at the risk of their own health.Now a team of researchers, including...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 18, 2016

IUPUI to host program of digital tech courses geared for humanities scholars

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Undergraduate and graduate students, university faculty, and staff looking to expand their use of digital skills or to develop new tools for humanities research are invited to enroll in the 2016 Humanities Intensive Learning &...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 17, 2016

Anila Agha’s ArtPrize winner ‘Intersections’ to go on display locally

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Immaculate beauty.That's how Anila Quayyum Agha describes magnificent works of art that have the power to "bring you to tears and laughter at the same time," such as a glorious sunset or the...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 15, 2016

Indiana University researchers pioneer use of innovative 3D bioprinter

INDIANAPOLIS -- Here's a new recipe for creating living tissue: Impale tiny clumps of cells onto needles, much like miniature shish kebab skewers. Instead of heading to a tiny BBQ grill, you wait while the cells grow together...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 10, 2016

Applications for one-year, $5,000 Women’s Philanthropy Institute doctoral fellowship due by April 30

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- The Women's Philanthropy Institute at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy is offering a $5,000 one-year fellowship to support research and dissertation writing that contributes to the understanding of women's philanthropy or gender...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 9, 2016

IU McKinney Law professor is at apex of health-related dialogue; invited to White House for summit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- At the invitation of President Barack Obama, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law professor Nicolas Terry attended the recent White House summit that marked the first anniversary of the Precision Medicine Initiative....

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 9, 2016

IUPUI researchers use stem cells to identify cellular processes related to glaucoma

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Using stem cells derived from human skin cells, researchers led by assistant professor of biology Jason Meyer, along with graduate student Sarah Ohlemacher of the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, have...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 8, 2016

Researcher gets $3M in grants to focus on chronic pain care, informed consent for patient records

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- An Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis researcher has been awarded $1.9 million to develop information-based tools to help primary care providers improve care for patients with chronic pain, a condition that affects 100 million Americans at a...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 4, 2016

IUPUI among Children’s Museum partners launching neighborhood-based educational program for families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- The Children's Museum of Indianapolis and its partners, including Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, are launching a neighborhood-based education and career initiative known as the Mid-North Promise Program to help entire families reach their educational...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 3, 2016

Library archivist’s original research is now tell-all book on Civil War government spying

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- While he's no Edward Snowden, IUPUI University Library archivist Stephen Towne has blown the whistle on little-known facts about government surveillance of civilian activities -- during the Civil War.Towne's book, "Surveillance and Spies...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 2, 2016

IUPUI to host regional for Scripps National Spelling Bee; winner goes to nationals

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Thirty-one area students will compete for the privilege of representing Indiana in the 2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee during the regional competition taking place at 12:15 p.m. Sunday, March 6, at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 2, 2016

Website shows how climate change impacts Indianapolis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE INDIANAPOLIS -- An interactive website created by an environmental epidemiologist at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis that shows how climate change will impact Indianapolis has won a national environmental climate change competition.The National Institute of...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 1, 2016

IUPUI and IU Southeast campuses ‘Most Promising Places to Work’ for student affairs professionals

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Two Indiana University campuses are listed among the Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs.Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and Indiana University Southeast, located in New Albany, Ind., are among the 19 universities and...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 25, 2016

IUPUI professor’s musical recording featured in Oscar-nominated film ‘The Revenant’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- A musical recording by an Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis faculty member is featured in the Oscar-nominated movie "The Revenant."Scott Deal, a professor of music in the Department of Music and Arts Technology in...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 25, 2016

Study finds consistent link between violent crime and concealed-carry gun permits

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- The first study to find a significant relationship between firearm crime and subsequent applications for, and issuance of, concealed-carry gun permits has been published in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence.The paper, "Firearm Violence...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 25, 2016

Social work students launch fundraising campaign: Pocket Change for Social Change

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- As a first step to establishing a legacy that will benefit Indiana University School of Social Work students for years to come, the Bachelor of Social Work Student Association at IUPUI will launch its "...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 23, 2016

Assistant professor helping legislature find solution to state’s health care surrogate laws

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- An assistant professor in the IU School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, in conjunction with Indiana Senate legislative partners, has played a key role in the creation of a...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 23, 2016

IUPUI faculty invited to apply for FORCES funding to support tech development, commercialization

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis faculty can submit funding proposals through March 15 to the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research to support the development and commercialization of their technology.Since 2011, more than 30 faculty members...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 23, 2016

National report cites two IUPUI microgrant programs that help students graduate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- A national report points to two Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis programs as leading examples of how to use microgrants to turn financially struggling, low-income students nearing completion of their degrees from would-be dropouts into...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 22, 2016

NFL Insiders Bill Polian and Mark Dominik to headline IUPUI sports journalism event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- ESPN NFL Insiders Bill Polian and Mark Dominik will discuss the state of professional football and its ever-expanding media coverage at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, in Grand Ballroom 2 on Level 3 of the JW Marriott....

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 22, 2016

IUPUI Honors College hosts leadership training for freshman scholars

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- The annual Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Honors College Emerging Leaders Workshop takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20, in Room 305 of the IUPUI Campus Center, 420 University Blvd. The event prepares...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 19, 2016

Robert H. McKinney Law lecture looks at sexual exploitation of teenagers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEA law professor's research-based writings on adolescent development and the sexual exploitation of teenagers are the topic for an upcoming lecture at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.Professor Jennifer Drobac, the R. Bruce Townsend Professor of Law...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 16, 2016

IU Hoosier Philanthropy Conference will commemorate bicentennial, explore philanthropy’s impact

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Part of the Indiana Bicentennial Celebration, the IU Hoosier Philanthropy Conference will be a two-day event celebrating 200 years of Hoosier philanthropy and examining the state's future philanthropic trajectory."Understanding the Past, Planning the Future"...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 16, 2016

IUPUI Chancellor’s Circle receives $150,000 gift from Indiana Members Credit Union

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Chancellor Nasser H. Paydar announced today that the Indiana Members Credit Union has given a gift of $150,000 in support of the IUPUI Chancellor's Circle. This is the largest gift to...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 15, 2016

IUPUI chancellor to deliver annual Report to the Community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Chancellor and IU Executive Vice President Nasser H. Paydar will deliver the annual Report to the Community at noon Wednesday, Feb. 17, at the IUPUI Campus Center, fourth floor.Paydar, who...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 15, 2016

IUPUI celebrates international food, fashion, music and culture Feb. 18

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis' celebration of world food, fashion, music and culture will take place Feb. 18.The 12th International Festival begins at 10:30 a.m. in the Campus Center, 420 University Blvd. More than 40 student organizations, academic departments, nonprofits and...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 12, 2016

Scientific realism conference tackles the ‘Big Question’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Scientific realism is roughly the view that the world exists as science describes it. But there is a historical challenge to that view: the fact that many successful theories have been rejected in favor...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 12, 2016

IUPUI analysis finds differences in pain coping between black and white Americans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- Researchers led by Adam T. Hirsh of the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis report that black and white Americans cope with pain differently and that blacks employ pain-coping strategies more frequently...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 11, 2016

Study finds adapted yoga feasible, beneficial for adults with traumatic brain injury

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- A research team, led by an IU School of Health and Rehabilitation faculty member at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, has determined that adapted yoga is both feasible and beneficial for adults with stroke or...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 11, 2016

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