IAS Recruiting for Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program
November 30, 2012
The Institute for Accessible Science (IAS) was established at Purdue University through an NIH Director’s Pathfinder Award in 2010 with a mission to promote the inclusion of persons with physical disabilities in biomedical science careers through practical laboratory experiences, assistive technology (AT) development, student and educator support services and research.
The IAS Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program aim is to provide talented undergraduate students with physical disabilities an opportunity to engage in biomedical laboratory research and enhance their preparation for graduate study. IAS Fellowship recipients will have the opportunity to engage in independent laboratory research under the mentorship of a Purdue University faculty member. This year, the program will begin on June 2 and run through July 30, 2013. For more information, visit IAShub.org - http://iashub.org/iasundergradfellowshipapp.
- Lisa Hilliard
February 20, 2015
Longtime Purdue learning design and technology professor James Lehman has been selected as the new Jerry and Rosie Semler Director of the Discovery Learning Research Center in Discovery Park. Lehman, who has been at Purdue as a professor in the College of Education's Department of Curriculum and Instruction since 1983, replaces Brenda Capobianco, a Purdue science education professor who served as interim director after chemistry professor Gabriela Weaver left in June 2014 for a post at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. His appointment is effective immediately, Alan Rebar, executive director of Discovery Park and senior associate vice president for research at Purdue, announced Thursday (Feb. 19).Read Full Story