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The proposal for a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology to be offered by the Vera Z. Dwyer College of Heath Sciences at IU South Bend has been approved by the Indiana University Board of Trustees. The proposal now moves to the Indiana Commission for Higher Education. The MS-SLP program hopes to begin accepting applications in the fall of 2020 and admit its first cohort of students in May 2021.…

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South Bend River Park neighborhood businesses and residents are invited to attend “Spark the Park” on Thursday, April 11th at Indiana University South Bend to share their ideas and vision for the neighborhood. Sponsored by the IU South Bend Judd Leighton School of Business and Economics, the event will be facilitated by Indiana Communities Institute at Ball State University. The event starts at 6 p.m. in the University Grill on…

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Susan Elrod has been named chancellor of the Indiana University South Bend campus effective July 1. Elrod currently serves as the provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and is a nationally recognized leader and scholar in STEM higher education programs and institutional change. "We are fortunate to have found, in Susan Elrod,…

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Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Shahir Rizk has made history at IU South Bend. He is the first faculty member to be named the recipient of a Cottrell Scholar Award from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement. Rizk becomes one of only eight Indiana University faculty to receive the award since its inception in 1994 and is…

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Indiana University South Bend has received a gift of eight pieces of fine art from the family of Emeritus Professor of Fine Arts Harold Zisla. The gift is valued at $34,500. Zisla began his career at IU South Bend in 1966 as assistant professor of Fine Arts. In 1968 he was appointed the first chair of the Fine Arts department where he built a…

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