Tag: Nick Wort

How and why you should be involved in next year’s Undergraduate Research Journal and student publications

By: NICK WORT Staff Writer Even with this year’s Undergraduate Research Conference (URC) and student publications behind us, it’s never too early to begin thinking about opportunities for next year.    “The major goal for us is getting students involved in the research process,” said Jamie Smith, assistant professor of political science and chair of

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Latino Student Union has new scholarship in works

By: NICK WORT Staff Writer  IU South Bend’s Latino Student Union (LSU) is in the process of creating a new scholarship to help current IUSB students pay for college, according to LSU president Eduardo Alvarez. “The idea originated from the needs of students who felt like they weren’t getting enough [funding], or weren’t aware of

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New Media expands: two new concentrations come to IUSB’s New Media program

By: NICK WORT Staff Writer New media students at IU South Bend have something to look forward to with the addition of two new academic concentrations coming next fall. The two concentrations, one in video and motion media, and the other in interactive media, were pushed forward by Eric Souther and Sean Hottois, both assistant

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Goodbye Oncourse, hello Canvas

By NICK WORT Staff Writer @nickwort IU South Bend students and the rest of the IU system will be seeing big changes in the way their courses are administered throughout the next two years with the release of the new Learning Management System (LMS) called Canvas. According to Kael Kanczuzewski, instructional technology specialist at the

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Justin Chupp, the new face of the SGA

By: NICK WORT Staff Writer @nickwort IU South Bend’s Student Government Association (SGA) has a new president and a new face in Justin Chupp. Formerly a SGA senator, Chupp plans on leading the association and the student body toward a sharper focus on student involvement and increased cooperation between on-campus clubs and organizations. “I really love

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SGA members debate off-campus fund use

By NICK WORT Staff Writer IU South Bend’s weekly Student Government Association (SGA) meeting on Friday, April 4, was the scene of a large debate over how funds can be distributed to clubs. Specifically, clubs who want to use this money to fund off-campus events. “In October of 2013, the Criminal Justice Association requested funding

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