Innovations in farming and manufacturing focus of $1.1 million in NSF grants to IU

Two Indiana University professors have received $1.1 million from the National Science Foundation to study innovations in agriculture and technology-enabled manufacturing in the U.S. and abroad. Supported by NSF’s Cyber-Human Systems Program, the work aims to create recommendations for spurring regional transformation in Indiana and beyond.

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EPA awards nearly $6 million to IU scientists for airborne pollutant monitoring of Great Lakes

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $5,999,860 million grant to Indiana University to support long-term measurements of airborne pollutants near the Great Lakes.

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Key similarities discovered between human and archaea chromosomes

A study led by researchers at Indiana University is the first to find similarities between the organization of chromosomes in humans and archaea. The discovery could support the use of archaea in research to understand human diseases related to errors in cellular gene expression, such as cancer.

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Paying for Professional School

The money is there to pay for professional school.

David Owen, former director of Admissions and Financial Aid at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, will talk about how one pays for professional school.  He will go over the common sources for funding professional school—loans, scholarships repayment and loan forgiveness programs—and things to be considering when you apply for financial aid for professional school. Also, Lt. Carolyn Holman will talk about the Navy Health Professions Scholarship Program. This is a great way to graduate from professional school debt free!

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Small Group Meeting for Premed Freshmen

Join a Prehealth Advisor, and find out the steps you should take to get the most out of your college education while preparing for admission to medical school. We will discuss premedical coursework, shadowing and gaining clinical experience, volunteering, keeping a premed journal, research experience, living a balanced life, and your questions.

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Be prepared for earthquakes with the Great ShakeOut

While earthquakes seem to be more of a West Coast problem, they can — and do — happen in Indiana. The state has dozens of faults, and many of them are in the southwestern corner of the state, extending into Illinois and northern Kentucky. Known as the Wabash Valley Fault System, those faults are likely to have movement in the future. That’s why the Indiana University community on all campuses is encouraged to participate in the Great ShakeOut, a nationwide earthquake drill.

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3rd Annual ScIU Science Communication Symposium

A morning workshop will be led by the ScIU writers to learn about writing about science for a public audience.

The afternoon with have a keynote address and panel discussing science communication, science engagement, and tailoring your content to your audience.

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