Dennis Groth has been named interim vice provost for undergraduate education at Indiana University Bloomington. He is an associate professor in the School of Informatics and Computing and has served as associate vice provost for undergraduate education since 2009. Provost and Executive Vice President Lauren Robel announced the appointment today.
Ben Edmonds, Rasul Mowatt and Carwina Weng are the newest IU Bloomington members of the Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching (FACET), an interdisciplinary organization composed of more than 500 of Indiana University's best teachers.
Winners of the 2012-13 Provost's Award for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity are Amal Akbik and Andrew Johns in the category of Social and Applied Sciences; Courtney Burroughs in Natural and Mathematical Sciences; Angela Ratigan in Arts and Humanities; Ross Smith in Professional Inquiry; and Larrea Young in Performing and Creative Arts.
Graduating seniors Deanna Allbrittin and Sonia Phadke have been selected to be student speakers for 2013 Indiana University Bloomington undergraduate commencement ceremonies. Commencement will take place Saturday, May 4, at Assembly Hall.
The Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education at IU Bloomington will honor Benjamin Cirgin, Rebecca A. Jones and Katie Hayden, three undergraduate Fine Art Award recipients, at a reception Monday, April 15.
The Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education is seeking nominations and applications for student speakers for the May 4 undergraduate commencement ceremonies at IU Bloomington. A selection committee with representation from the faculty, staff and student body will review applications, interview candidates and determine finalists in April.
Indiana University students will have an opportunity to explore their possibilities in a wide variety of health care careers next week at the 11th annual IU Bloomington Health Programs Fair. The fair, which is free and open to the public, will take place on Tuesday, March 5, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Indiana Memorial Union.
In her inaugural State of the Campus address this week, Indiana University Bloomington Provost and Executive Vice President Lauren Robel spelled out her commitment to engage the IU Bloomington community in developing a sharply focused strategic plan for the campus.
Indiana University Bloomington faculty and students can learn about the campus's move to online student course questionnaires, as well as ask questions and offer feedback, at two town-hall meetings next week. The meetings will take place in the Georgian Room of the Indiana Memorial Union at noon Wednesday, Jan. 16, and at 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17.
The Bay View Alliance, a network comprising Indiana University Bloomington and six other leading North American research universities, has earned a four-year, $803,942 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to support research on leadership practices that encourage the widespread adoption of effective teaching methods in the sciences.
The Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education is issuing a call to undergraduate students to submit their artwork created during the 2012 calendar year at IU Bloomington. A faculty jury will judge the works, and purchase awards will be given to first-, second- and third-place entries in the amounts of $1,000, $500 and $250, respectively.
Indiana University Bloomington's Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning, newly co-located with the IU Libraries Department of Teaching and Learning on the second floor of the Herman B Wells Library, will officially open its doors Oct. 30 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception from 3:30 to 5 p.m.
A record 126 law schools will be represented at the annual Indiana University Bloomington Law Day taking place Oct. 24 at the Indiana Memorial Union. The event gives students an opportunity to meet with recruiters and learn about admission requirements.
The Health Professions and Prelaw Center and the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education at Indiana University Bloomington will host the Tour for Diversity in Medicine on Thursday, Sept. 27.
Four Indiana University Bloomington faculty members have been selected to take part in the Academic Leadership Program, an intensive experience that develops the leadership and managerial skills of faculty who have demonstrated exceptional ability and academic promise. The program is sponsored by the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, made up of the 12 Big Ten universities and the University of Chicago.
Leadership Bloomington-Monroe County, a partnership between Indiana University Bloomington Continuing Studies and the Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce, honored 20 graduates and 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Cathi Crabtree last week in a ceremony at the Indiana Memorial Union Federal Room.
The academic achievements of 24 IU Bloomington students were celebrated April 15 in the annual Honors Convocation at the IU Auditorium.
Indiana University Bloomington students will be honored for academic achievement Sunday, April 15, in the annual Honors Convocation at the IU Auditorium.
Six students at Indiana University Bloomington have been recognized for projects that include developing a computer vision program for identifying birds; studying associations between food and memory; and documenting an under-studied African language. Recipients of the 2011-12 Provost's Award for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity are Russell Conard, Karissa McKelvey, Kate Sanders, Juliet Stanton, Joseph Toth and Tarlise Townsend.
Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie presided over a ceremony today, March 30, to name the Kelley School of Business' undergraduate building in honor of alumnus James R. Hodge.
Indiana University Bloomington is seeking student speakers for the 2012 undergraduate commencement ceremonies on May 5. Applications and nominations are being accepted until 5 p.m. March 22 by the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education.
At a time when even college graduates are having difficulty finding employment, rewarding job opportunities continue to be found in health care. Students will be able to learn about a wide variety of health-care career options on Tuesday, March 6, at the 10th annual Indiana University Bloomington Health Programs Fair.