Tag: Rachel Nuner

Graduating student artists prepare to exhibit their final projects

By: RACHEL NUNER Staff Writer rnuner@iusb.edu Before officially completing their journey through IU South Bend’s Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts, graduating fine arts and new media students have a chance to present the finished products of their hard work. For the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Student Exhibition, all graduating arts students will

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Book club focuses on veteran issues

By: RACHEL NUNER Staff Writer rnuner@iusb.edu Two notable philanthropists turned their focus to student veterans this year. Jerry and Dorene Hammes committed to giving $13,000 over the course of five years to fund IU South Bend’s first ever Veteran’s Book Club. Hosted by Chancellor Terry Allison, the new veteran book club conducted its initial meeting

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3-D printing allows students to produce replicas of ancient specimens

By: RACHEL NUNER Staff Writer rnuner@iusb.edu IU South Bend alumnus and guest adjunct lecturer in anthropology Darryl Ricketts brought his personal 3-D printer to campus this semester. Located in the anthropology department’s material cultures lab, the 3D printer has allowed students to make and observe exact replicas of ancient fossil specimens, Ricketts said. “They’re not

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IU South Bend business students build professional bonds with local executives

By: RACHEL NUNER Staff Writer rnuner@iusb.edu As part of the Judd Leighton School of Business and Economic’s Executive Mentorship Program, 26 students were paired with local businessmen and women at a luncheon on Monday, Oct. 12, in an attempt to create a professional bond between students and their official mentors for the school year. This

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The IUSB theatre and dance company open their season with The Understudy

By: RACHEL NUNER Staff Writer rnuner@iusb.edu Guest director Anna Kurtz Kuk and student actors Jordyn Nutting, Javon Barnes and Brad Pontius are hard at work as they prepare for their season opening performance of “The Understudy.” The performances will run from Thursday, Oct. 8, through Sunday, Oct. 25, in the Upstage of Northside Hall. Ticket

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U100 classes use card games as tools for learning

  By: RACHEL NUNER Staff Writer rnuner@iusb.edu Card games are emerging on IU South Bend’s campus with an intellectual twist. A specially created game, “13 Fallacies,” was introduced to all sections of U100 in fall 2014 as a way to heighten student mastery and serve as a tool for hands-on learning. Joel Langston, manager of Media

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Vision 20/20 grants provide funded research opportunities for various IUSB groups

By: RACHEL NUNER Staff Writer Rnuner@iusb.edu Each school year, the Vision 20/20 grant program offers funding for research teams comprised of IU South Bend students, staff and faculty. While the teams only require the participation of one staff member and one faculty member, it is suggested to include students, and larger groups are preferred. Initiated

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