Tag: IU Northwest

IU Northwest to offer online bachelors degree in informatics in fall 2017

Starting in the fall of 2017, IU Northwest will begin offering an online option for students who seek a bachelor’s degree in informatics. The curriculum will be jointly administered by six campuses that include IUN, IU Kokomo, IU East, IU South Bend, IU Southeast and IUPUI. “By sharing resources, IU Northwest can offer an informatics… Read more »

IU Northwest professor part of an NIH-funded study into myelin degeneration, which is a key contributor to multiple sclerosis

Through a portion of a National Institutes of Health grant shared with an Ohio colleague, IU Northwest assistant professor of chemistry Tia Walker is seeking new clues about the causes and mechanisms that result in multiple sclerosis — better known as MS. Through a $45,000 portion of the $469,000 award, IU Northwest will be able… Read more »

Biochemistry degrees to be offered in spring 2017 semester at IU Northwest

IU Northwest will begin offering both a bachelor of science and bachelor of arts degree in biochemistry during the spring 2017 semester — making it the sole public institution in northwest Indiana to offer such programs. “We expect that many students will major in biochemistry for the purpose of either joining the workforce or seeking… Read more »

NSF grant secured by IU Northwest supports promising STEM students

Students at IU Northwest who show promise in science, technology, engineering or math disciplines are now taking advantage of the university’s NSF-AIMS initiative, which seeks to increase the number of STEM graduates at IU Northwest by 10 percent over the next five years. Producing more STEM graduates is a key concern for Indiana’s economy, as… Read more »

IU Northwest School of Medicine researchers win $1.5 million NIH grant to study how certain proteins ‘trick’ bacteria into killing themselves

Throughout the next four years, researchers at the Indiana University Northwest School of Medicine in Gary will use a $1.5 million National Institutes of Health grant to explore how a group of proteins within the body employ a “molecular trick” that causes bacteria to destroy itself. The grant, awarded recently to principal investigator Roman Dziarski… Read more »