What is DNA?

As prevalent as DNA has become in our modern vocabularies, the rapid growth of genomics, the implications of genetic research on public health and public policy and the growing need for genetic counselors are at the forefront of conversations at Indiana State.

An explanation of a genetic mutation can be summed up in what seems like a lesson from English class: “Take the sentence, ‘The cat sat on the mat.’ Imagine that we made a typo in one of those letters — say, the ‘c’ in cat — it would then be …
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What is ADHD?

Students diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and a professor of psychology discuss the basics of the disorder and debunk some common misconceptions.

BY Kristen Kilker

What drives the price of gas?

An oil executive and economist agree — the old principle of supply and demand are key to setting fuel prices.

BY Dierre Littleton, ’15

What’s the future for Syria’s children?

Indiana State adjunct professor Soulaf Abas, ’08, GR ’13, works to help Syrian refugee children heal with an art and letter exchange with students in Terre Haute. Her work is described as a ray of hope in the midst of the brutality and fighting.

BY Dave Taylor


Does the American dream still exist?

Indiana State students cash in what one professor describes as a “lottery ticket” and use their college experience to discover their version of the American Dream.

BY Betsy Simon

What’s the future of electricity?

With emissions standards changing on coal-fired power plants, an Indiana State alumnus weighs in on what he envisions as our energy future.

BY Libby Roerig