Tag: Danielle Miller

Need a job? Work study is a good place to start

By DANIELLE MILLER Staff Writer The cost of higher education is steadily increasing. Most students are familiar with student loans, scholarships and Pell grants, but tuition assistance does not end there. For those who still fall short when paying their Bursar accounts, work study may provide a good source of additional funds. Work study is

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Research moves students beyond the boundaries of the classroom

By DANIELLE MILLER Staff Writer      Graduate and doctoral students can expect to spend a large portion of their academic career conducting research. So, why is research important for undergraduate students as well? Undergraduate Research Conference (URC) Sponsor and Assistant Professor Jamie Smith weighed in on the subject in an email. “To speak broadly on

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Arctic Enema, Electroshock Therapy, and the Funky Monkey: It’s Tough Mudding

Student Steven Vigue seeks team members for hardcore obstacle course By DANIELLE MILLER Staff Writer      Over 750 thousand people will experience the Arctic Enema this year—for fun. The Arctic Enema is the name of an obstacle, a 20 foot long ice bath, in the Tough Mudder events which feature a 10-12 mile obstacle

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Meet the 2013 SGA Presidential canidates

Students running for Student Government Association (SGA) positions may now begin campaigning. There are three students running for SGA president. They are Lee Cohen, Hailey Hennessy and Lowell Ritter. Twenty-four students are running for a senator position while the treasurer, vice president and secretary positions are uncontested.     The website where voting will take place

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New IUSB Chancellor Terry Allison talks hopes, goals for campus in his upcoming role

By DANIELLE MILLER Staff Writer      The decision has been made regarding the new chancellor of IU South Bend—Terry Allison will be officially appointed by the board of trustees in IU Bloomington on April 11. He will take his position as chancellor on July 1. Allison says student retention will be a first priority

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American Democracy Project celebrates Cesar Chavez day with community service

DANIELLE MILLER Staff Writer The American Democracy Project (ADP) at IU South Bend is sponsoring two days of service in honor of Cesar Chavez day. On March 28 and 29, volunteers are needed to read and present to children in public schools as part of a diversity reading program. Volunteers are also needed to work

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Final chancellor candidate Barb Jones visits IUSB

By DANIELLE MILLER Staff Writer The final candidate for chancellor, Barb Jones visited IU South Bend on Thursday Jan. 31 to speak to students, faculty, staff, and community members in open forums. Jones is currently the Vice President of Student Affairs at Miami University in Oxford, OH where she has been since 2008. Jones has

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IUSB campus anticipates $2.15 million budget deficit for 2013-14

Chancellor Reck appoints committee to provide recommendations By DANIELLE MILLER Staff Writer A campus bulletin posted from the chancellor’s office on Jan. 8 indicated that IU South Bend will fall about $2.15 million short on the 2013/2014 academic year budget. “Enrollment is up 1% from last fall but credit hours are down 2%,” said Chancellor

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