‘Two for the price of one’

Indiana State’s first ladies make just as big a mark on campus as their husbands — whether it’s with lemonade and cookies or connecting key groups in the community.

Each time Indiana State University hands over the reins to a new president, it also gains another important member of the university — the first lady. Just as their husbands have contributed to the university in different ways, each first lady has left …
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Diving into learning

Indiana State faculty and a student have teamed up with a Vigo County middle school to develop hands-on experiences and lessons for a pilot program aimed at helping Indiana middle school teachers incorporate more hands-on marine science lessons in their classrooms.

BY Libby Roerig

A SURE thing

Some Sycamores get an introduction to research each year as part of the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience. Andrew Beaven, a 2011 graduate, did and went on to work with collaborators at the prestigious National Institute of Health.

BY Libby Roerig

Easy being green

Indiana State University, which was just selected as one of the most environmentally responsible schools, will offer an academic minor in sustainability — and satisfy both students’ and businesses’ growing interest in the field.

BY Libby Roerig

More than a name badge

The Bayh College of Education’s new dean, Kandi Hill-Clarke, used personal and innovative ways to get better acquainted with faculty and staff during her first year.

BY Betsy Simon


A genuine contribution

Michael Ware, who was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome when he was 2 or 3, has lived his life surrounded by those who inspire him. Now this 2014 graduate is the one doing all the inspiring.

BY Dave Taylor