'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.
Grant funds novel approach to reducing symptom-related suffering of advanced cancer patients
Charles Goodlett, Elizabeth Kryder-Reid appointed Chancellor's Professors at IUPUI
IUPUI Chancellor Nasser H. Paydar has appointed Charles Goodlett, a professor in the School of Science, and Elizabeth Kryder-Reid, a professor in the School of Liberal Arts, as prestigious Chancellor's Professors.
The couple that stays together, graduates together
They agreed 'til death do they part, but they will have to be apart during IUPUI's commencement ceremony, set for 10 a.m. Saturday, May 11, at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Neuroscience student named IUPUI's Most Outstanding Student for 2019
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.
Psychology doctoral student received Midwest distinguished thesis award
An IUPUI psychology doctoral student was honored this month by the Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS). Miji Um was selected as the MAGS Distinguished Thesis Award winner for 2019 in the Social Sciences area. Um is a doctoral candidate in clinical psychology under the mentorship of Melissa Cyders, Ph.D., associate professor.
Want Black women students to stay in STEM? Help them find role models who look like them
Representation matters for Black women college students when it comes to belonging in rigorous science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs, according to a new study. Having role models who share their racial identity is vital to signaling a sense of belonging for women of color college students.