Director of the Mathematics Assistance Center receives FORCES funding
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research oversees FORCES, or Funding Opportunities for Research Commercialization and Economic Success. The initiative has awarded more than $1 million to more than 30 faculty members since 2011.
School of Science announces record number of Top 100 Students for 2016
INDIANAPOLIS – "We congratulate all of the Top 100 honorees," said School of Science Dean Simon Rhodes. "At IUPUI and in the School of Science, our students combine academic excellence with a unique environment where they can also develop remarkable research, leadership and community engagement skills".
2016 IUPUI High School Mathematics Contest
INDIANAPOLIS -- We invite your students to participate and compete with students from other Indiana high schools for scholarships and prizes.
Physics alum wins Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching
INDIANAPOLIS -- PAEMST is the highest recognition that a K-12 mathematics or science teacher may receive for outstanding teaching in the United States. Only up to 108 teachers are recognized each year.
As a teacher at Avon High School and Avon Advanced Learning Center, Haiducu has spent the last 16 years teaching all levels of physics and mathematics.
IUPUI internship program inspires future STEM educators
INDIANAPOLIS -- Did the big bad wolf actually blow down the three little pigs’ houses? Is Cinderella really the owner of the glass slipper?
Hannah Caito, a senior forensics and biology student at the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, uses forensic science to make mysteries like these come to life for visitors of all ages at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.
Conference seeks to inspire high school girls' interest in in STEM careers
INDIANAPOLIS -- The 135 girls will attend the three-day Girls in STEM MAEOPP Pre-College Student Leadership Conference beginning May 29. The students are from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Ohio and Wisconsin.
Eight School of Science Graduate Students Named to IUPUI's Elite 50
INDIANAPOLIS -- Eight School of Science graduate students were honored as an Elite 50, and one placed in the Premier 10, during the ceremony on April 15.
School of Science presents awards at the 41st Annual Honors Convocation
INDIANAPOLIS-- The event honored scholarship winners and outstanding students across all science departments.
Associate Dean of the School of Science and associate professor of biology, Kathy Marrs, served as the mistress of ceremonies. Robert L. Smith, M.B.A., President of the Eli Lilly and Company Foundation and Senior Director of Corporate Responsibility at Eli Lilly and Company provided the keynote address at the ceremony.
The following school awards were issued:
School of Science Awards
Faculty and staff awards:
Abramovich family honored with prestigious Spirit of Philanthropy Award
INDIANAPOLIS -- The School of Science honored the Abramovich Family with this year’s award.
IUPUI mathematician receives $1.4 million to study link between respiration and high blood pressure in sleep apnea
INDIANAPOLIS -- Sleep apnea affects an estimated 25 million adults in the United States and is associated with increased risk of hypertension, stroke, heart attack and heart failure.
Obstructive sleep apnea is characterized by recurrent upper airway collapses resulting in brief interruptions of breathing during sleep. Episodes occur repeatedly. Untreated obstructive sleep apnea has cumulative effects on the cardiovascular system, leading to hypertension that may be drug resistant. It is estimated that half of all individuals with obstructive sleep apnea are hypertensive.