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Faculty Innovators: Ken Harris and Mildred Vernia

Faculty Innovators: Ken Harris and Mildred Vernia

February 28, 2024

By Steven Krolak Ken Harris, professor of management and Mildred Vernia, teaching professor of mathematics, have created a super-effective learning community, expertly blending their related academic disciplines while finding new ways to engage students beyond the classroom to put them on a path to success. What is a learning community anyway? A learning community is ...

IU Southeast pre-med students have hands-on learning opportunity

IU Southeast pre-med students have hands-on learning opportunity

February 21, 2024

New Albany, Ind. – IU Southeast pre-med students are getting an inside look at what it’s like to be a physician.  Chief Medical Officer for Baptist Health Floyd Richard Phillips recently spoke on campus to pre-med students about a doctor’s daily life and about the hospital’s PreMed Academy. Dr. Phillips shared his experiences about the ...

Faculty Innovator: Beth Rueschhoff, School of Natural Sciences

Faculty Innovator: Beth Rueschhoff, School of Natural Sciences

February 16, 2024

By Steven Krolak Beth Rueschhoff, Associate Professor of Biology, has reshaped the lab component of the department’s foundational introductory course to give first-year students an unprecedented early immersion in real research, enabling them to build critical technical skills, improve career readiness and participate actively in the global scientific community. Breaking the mold Rueschhoff’s innovation centers ...

946 students honored for academics at IU Southeast

946 students honored for academics at IU Southeast

February 13, 2024

NEW ALBANY, Ind. – Indiana University Southeast is proud to announce members of the fall 2023 Dean’s List and Chancellor’s List. For the fall 2023 semester, 273 students made the Chancellor’s List, while 673 students were named to the Dean’s List. The Dean’s and Chancellor’s lists recognize students who have completed at least 12 graded ...

IU Southeast Hosts 2023 IU Undergraduate Research Conference 

IU Southeast Hosts 2023 IU Undergraduate Research Conference 

December 12, 2023

IU Southeast demonstrated their commitment to transformative research at the recent Indiana University Undergraduate Research Conference. The conference was held Friday, December 8 on the IU Southeast campus and featured over 150 undergraduates who shared oral and poster presentations before judges, as well as students, faculty, staff, and the public.  Judges named seven oral presentations ...

IU Southeast moves up in rankings for economic mobility outcomes

IU Southeast moves up in rankings for economic mobility outcomes

September 18, 2023

New Albany, Ind. – A college ranking system has ranked Indiana University Southeast in the top 20 percent of colleges and universities nationwide, for assisting students from low- and moderate-income households to attain a college degree and provide a strong return on their educational investment. The designation as a tier 1 university for economic mobility ...

New IU site to feature specimens from IU Southeast zoological collection

New IU site to feature specimens from IU Southeast zoological collection

September 1, 2023

By Steven Krolak, special to IU Southeast (New Albany, IN) — IU Southeast’s collection of gars, hellbenders, darters, and other native local species is about to go global. It’s all part of the Collections Management System Unification and Elevation Project, an ambitious initiative of IU Collections that will digitize IU’s vast holdings–50 million objects from ...

Global Grenadiers: Traveling the World

Global Grenadiers: Traveling the World

July 24, 2023

International study-abroad trips roared back into action this summer with four trips led by IU Southeast faculty. Destinations included Belize, Germany, the Philippines, and Sweden with 27 global Grenadiers participating. Studying flora and fauna in Belize Dr. Omar Attum, professor of biology from the School of Natural Sciences, led a field biology trip of 10 ...

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