'Project EPIC at IUPUI' aims to address inequities among women in STEM ranks
INDIANAPOLIS -- Thanks to a National Science Foundation ADVANCE grant, IUPUI will begin implementing programs to improve the institutional climate and to address inequities in the representation, retention and advancement of women, particularly women of color, in the tenured ranks of science, technology, engineering and mathematical science departments.
Betsy Fife endows $1.5 million gift to the School of Science in honor of chemistry chair emeritus
INDIANAPOLIS -- The School of Science at IUPUI has received a $1.5 million planned gift from Betsy L. Fife. The gift will endow a chair within the chemistry department in honor of Fife's late husband, Wilmer K. Fife.
American Chemical Society honors chemistry alumna with 2019 Award for Research
The American Chemical Society has awarded IUPUI chemistry alumna and University of Richmond chemistry professor Carol Parish the 2019 Award for Research at an Undergraduate Institution.
14 Science students awarded 2019 Plater Medallion
The William M. Plater Civic Engagement Medallion recognizes graduating students that have demonstrated exceptional dedication to their community while attending IUPUI. Activities typically include volunteerism, political engagement, service learning, and community/social issue advocacy. Often these students demonstrate a personal and intellectual growth along with a positive community impact.
School of Science recipients for the 2019 Plater Civic Engagement Medallion: please join us in congratulating the recipients for their devotion to civic engagement.
Honors sisters stride side-by-side throughout undergraduate careers
INDIANAPOLIS -- For seniors Monica and Regina Barron, IUPUI has been a road they never had to walk alone. Aside from shared genetics, the two are recognizable in the Honors College for their synchronicities in academic excellence and the obvious connection they share.
Serendipitous discovery by IUPUI researchers may lead to environmentally friendly lubricant
Written By: Candace Beaty Gwaltney
INDIANAPOLIS -- Seed oil components of an ornamental flower could provide a direct pathway for designing a new class of environmentally friendly lubricants. Researchers at the School of Science at IUPUI identified the compound in the seed oil that is produced in a manner unlike any other fatty acid. The study was published today online in the journal Nature Plants.