IUPUI faculty receive $1.5 million grant to prepare new STEM teachers
INDIANAPOLIS -- A team of six IUPUI faculty members has been awarded a five-year, $1.5 million grant to prepare undergraduate students for careers as secondary STEM teachers. The award comes from the National Science Foundation Robert NoyceTeacher Scholarship Program, which seeks to encourage talented science, technology, engineering and mathematics majors and professionals to become K-12 mathematics and science -- including engineering and computer science -- teachers.
Identifying ‘designer’ drugs taken by overdose patients
Unfortunately opioid drugs are constantly in the news. Overdose patients taking these dangerous designer drugs often pass out or, in some cases, even die. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, every day more than 115 Americans die after overdosing on opioids.
Fortunately, a young IUPUI chemistry faculty member and his team, using paper spray mass spectrometry, are developing a process to combat this epidemic. Dr. Nicholas Manicke, Assistant Professor, contacted Daniel E. Rusyniak, M.D., at the I.U. School of Medicine, and together they are tackling the problem.
School of Science announces Top 100 Students for 2018
INDIANAPOLIS – With 41 students on this year’s Top 100 list, nearly half of the students recognized are enrolled in the School of Science. This year’s Top 100 honorees were recognized at the annual awards dinner where the Top 10 students and Top student were also named.
A panel of alumni, faculty and staff select the top students based on nominations by faculty and staff. The students who were selected show strength in scholastic achievement, collegiate and co-curricular activities and civic/community service.