Faculty News

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James Strong, the new director of the IU Soul Revue, was interviewed by the Indianapolis Recorder Newspaper in “Back to where it began: James Strong appointed director of the IU Soul Revue.”

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Larry Humes, Distinguished Professor of Speech and Hearing Sciences, was interviewed for the New York Times story, “Hearing Aids at the Mall? Congress Could Make It Happen,” about his recent study suggesting that older adults who purchase hearing aids over the counter receive similar benefits to those who purchase the same hearing aids through an audiologist.

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The Graspable Math software developed by David Landy, assistant professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences, was featured on NSF’s Stem for All 2017 video showcase. 

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Hui-Chen Lu, Gill Chair and Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences, was featured on Inside Higher Ed’s Academic Minute podcast on May 5, 2017. She talked about her research on the role of caffeine in possibly helping to stave off dementia.

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Jon Racek, Visiting Lecturer in the School of Art and Design, was featured in IU News for his role in creating a customized 3-D-printed prosthetic arm for a 9-year-old girl who was born without one.

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New grants

From the U.S. Department of Energy to Steven Gottleib in Physics for Exascale Computing Project/Application Development/Lattice Gauge Theory.

From the National Science Foundation to Amar Flood in Chemistry for Anion-driven recognition and assemblies of shape-persistent cyanostar macrocycles.

From the National Institute on Aging to Jonathon Crystal and Andrea Hohmann in Psychological and Brain Sciences for Episodic memory in a humanized apolipoprotein E ε4 (APOE4) knockin rat model of Alzheimer's disease.

From the National Science Foundation to Emilie Passemar in Physics for Hadronic physics for fundamental discoveries.

From the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to Constantine Deliyannis in Astronomy for The Lithium Rotation Radius-Inflation Connection in Messier 35.

From the National Institute of General Medical Sciences to Yan Yu in Chemistry for Unravelling Mechanisms of Endosomal Signaling with Designer Nanomaterials.