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Dr. Glenn Mason Remembered

Dr. Glenn Mason Remembered

November 16, 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast mourns the passing of Dr. Glenn Mason, professor of geosciences, colleague, mentor and friend. “He was our rock,” said Clint Franklin, senior lecturer of geosciences. For many years since joining IU Southeast in the early 1990s, Mason literally was the geology department. With the persistence of tectonics, and ...

Faculty Innovator: Suparna Mukhopadhyay

Faculty Innovator: Suparna Mukhopadhyay

October 11, 2018

Suparna Mukhopadhyay Lecturer in Biology School of Natural Sciences               By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)— “You can put me anywhere, and I can teach it,” said Suparna Mukhopadhyay, lecturer in biology. With her universal expertise and can-do spirit, Mukhopadhyay blends the micro and the macro to give students ...

IU Southeast to host Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences annual meeting

IU Southeast to host Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences annual meeting

October 8, 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast is proud to host the 89th annual meeting of the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences (IASS) on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. Founded in 1929, the IASS is a unique community of scholars that promoted the value of the social sciences to Indiana and the world, and has ...

Omar Attum finds endangered species thriving in the ruins of ancient empires

Omar Attum finds endangered species thriving in the ruins of ancient empires

September 18, 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Dr. Omar Attum, associate professor of biology, has made a name for himself in the field of conservation biology through his publications and photographs. Through his teaching and leadership of field biology trips, he has also opened the eyes of IU Southeast students to the wonders of regions not normally ...

Geosciences students explore prehistory on England’s “Jurassic Coast”

Geosciences students explore prehistory on England’s “Jurassic Coast”

August 21, 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—This summer, a regional field geology class from IU Southeast traveled to the birthplace of modern paleontology: Dorset, England. It was here, in the picturesque seaside village of Lyme Regis, that the sharp-eyed fossil-hunting exploits of Mary Anning (1799-1847) transformed our understanding of time, and our place in the universe. ...

IU Southeast faculty shine at FACET innovative learning awards

IU Southeast faculty shine at FACET innovative learning awards

May 29, 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Three IU Southeast faculty members are among five recipients of the second annual Awards for Innovative Learning Activities, presented by the Faculty Academy on Excellence in Teaching (FACET). They are Sridhar Ramachandran, associate professor of informatics; Lisa Russell, associate professor of strategic management and entrepreneurship; and Rhonda Wrzenski, associate professor ...

Ten IU Southeast instructors honored with IU Trustees Teaching Award

Ten IU Southeast instructors honored with IU Trustees Teaching Award

May 2, 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Ten IU Southeast faculty members have received IU Trustees Teaching Awards for the 2017 calendar year. The IU Trustees Teaching Awards were first awarded in 2000-2001 to recognize and enhance excellent teaching, especially at the undergraduate level. The awards are open to tenured and tenure-track faculty, as well as full-time ...

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