Fall 2019: School of Business

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The School of Business Finance Lab, made possible through capital funding from the University budget and the generosity of multiple donors, is now in full use, featuring classes in finance, supply chain management, international business and applied analytics. SAS statistical software is being installed in anticipation of the launch of the master’s program in data analytics in Fall 2019. BizHounds, […]

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Fall 2019: School of Education

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Deborah Sachs, assistant professor of education, presented “University-Provided Mentoring: Ensuring Professional Growth and Teacher Retention in Beginning STEM Teachers” at the 2019 100Kin10 Annual Summit, San Diego, Calif. In partnership with the School of Business, the master’s program in School Leadership and Management, which includes school principal-level licensure, was approved. Dr. Nancy Steffel, professor of teacher education, and Donna Stephenson, […]

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Fall 2019: College of Applied Behavioral Sciences

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Dr. Katie Boucher, assistant professor of psychology, received a Raikes Grant ($45,795) to support the Student Experience Project, a three-year initiative involving a research practice partnership with schools in the Urban Serving Universities network to develop and test tools to improve student outcomes in gateway STEM courses. The work is being conducted in collaboration with the College Transition Collaborative, the […]

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Fall 2019: Shaheen College of Arts & Sciences

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Anthropology Graduate students Erin Edwards, Alexandria McDaniel, Megan Hoffman, and MacKenzie Vermillion presented research about dental microwear texture analysis of ancient people from the United States and Peru at the annual national meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists (AAPA) in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Christopher Schmidt, professor of anthropology, contributed to an invited symposium on the study of under-represented […]

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Fall 2019: R.B. Annis School of Engineering

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Students in the DesignSpine curriculum presented new product ideas to faculty and mentors from Citizens Energy Group, Huntington Bank, and Anthem NGS at the inaugural Business Pitch Competition in April 2019. Following a “Shark Tank”-style competitive format, the teams presented prototypes for a multifunctional charging station, a motorcycle detection system for cars, and an analytical software tool that explored the […]

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Fall 2019: Centers

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Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning The Education Workforce Innovation NeCtwork (EWIN) announced three new Education-Workforce Planning Grant recipients for $7,000 each. They include groups led by Ivy Tech South Bend-Elkhart and Navistar, Student Career Partners for Northeast Indiana and River Forest Community Schools in Hobart. With the grant, each partnership will benefit from EWIN technical assistance through 2019. […]

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Fall 2019: College of Health Sciences

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Dr. Emily Slaven, associate professor in Krannert School of Physical Therapy, spoke with the Indianapolis Business Journal about legislation that would modernize the Physical Therapy Practice Act, making Indiana a more attractive state for physical therapists to practice. Slaven is the president of the Indiana Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association and was instrumental in drafting and advocating for […]

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Spring 2019: General University Updates

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Center for Excellence in Leadership of Learning The Education Workforce Innovation Network (EWIN), an initiative of the Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning (CELL), granted $15,000 to three community partnerships and provided technical support for each to develop career pathways in their regions of Indiana. EWIN finished its work with these partnerships at the end of 2018, including facilitating […]

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Spring 2019: College of Health Sciences

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Athletic Training Long-time head athletic trainer Ned Shannon and faculty member Dr. Connie Pumpelly were honored with the establishment of the Ned Shannon and Connie Pumpelly Athletic Training Fund to help students with costs related to taking the Athletic Training Board of Certification exam. Nick Voelker ’14 (athletic training) was named Athletic Trainer of the Year for the Dominican Summer […]

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Spring 2019: College of Applied Behavioral Sciences

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Phylis Lan Lin Department of Social Work Four social work students received the Mildred Myers Reynolds Endowed Scholarship: Brittany Singh ’19 (MSW), Yessely Parra ’19 (MSW), Sarah Niemier ’20 (BSW) and Felicia Seals ’20 (BSW). Dr. Reynolds developed the scholarship to promote interest among social work students to work with the late-adult population. Four social work students received the Toni […]

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