The Horizon

IUS professor appointed to Yale as curator

IUS Horizon

September 21, 2009

Yale University has appointed IU Southeast professor of biology, David Taylor, as curator for their Peabody Museum due to his contributions of rare cretaceous plants and research on flowering plant fossils. Taylor began his career at IU Southeast in 1991 after finishing his post doctorate at Yale and credits h...

Biology lecturer promotes field

IUS Horizon

November 22, 2008

With a passion for teaching science and love of sharing knowledge, Susan Reigler, visiting lecturer in biology, has a goal to create a new type of enthusiasm for her students with regard to biology and its effects on society. “We live in the most technically advanced country and it is incredibly ...

The Backroom Conspiracy diverse

IUS Horizon

October 25, 2008

Stu Vallentine, marketing sophomore, and Chris Vessels, computer graphic junior, both work full time jobs, attend school full time and play in a local band called The Backroom Conspiracy. “I have been in the band since Sept. 16 of last year and Chris has been in it since March of this year,” Vallentine said. Vallentine said the band was created ...

Instructor loves music, French

IUS Horizon

October 17, 2008

Nicolas Fortin is an adjunct French instructor at IU Southeast who is giving back to the New Albany and Louisville community through his passion for music and his love for the French language and Francophone culture.  Fortin is from Québec Canada and was raised in a small area in Lac-Saint-Jean, Mo...

Fall Festival draws record crowds

IUS Horizon

October 10, 2008

The IUS Fall Festival kicked off Harvest Homecoming with record breaking numbers of 3,000-4,000 people. “Last year the weather is hot and only 300 people attended the event but this year the weather is gorgeous and we are expecting a much higher attendance,” Jenny Wolf, director of university communica...

Penthouse Party familiarizes students with centers

IUS Horizon

October 4, 2008

IU Southeast held a penthouse party Sept. 17 and 18, to help students become more familiar with the Academic Success Center, Adult Student Center and Center for Mentoring. “Basically all of student services planned to get together this fall to welcome students to campus and let them know where we...

IUS Rocks the Vote

IUS Horizon

October 4, 2008

Brooke LaBarbera , from MTV’s Real World, came to IU Southeast to discuss the presidential election and political issues on Thursday, Sept. 25. “Honest to God, this election is huge,” LaBarbera said. LaBarbera opened up the discussion by talking to students about the importance of looking at credib...

IU cracks down on illegal file sharing

IUS Horizon

September 19, 2008

File sharing is taking its toll on IU Southeast students and their pocket books. If students are caught file sharing, the consequences can range from large fines to permanently losing the privilege to access the IUS network via personal computer. Larry Mand, vice chancellor of Information Technology...

Wind damage photos

IUS Horizon

September 15, 2008

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Remains of Ike damage IUS campus

IUS Horizon

September 15, 2008

A combination of Hurricane Ike and a cold front from Canada created tornado force winds which hit IU Southeast Sunday afternoon causing catastrophic damage to the Life Science building; IUS grounds; the Activities Building and minor damage to Crestview and the IUS Library. “We’ve had 70 m.p.h wind damage before but I think thi...

Hillside’s leaking

IUS Horizon

September 3, 2008

After 15 years of leaking roofs on the IUS campus and requests from Bloomington to the state for Repair and Rehabilitation funding for roof repairs, Hillside Hall, Physical Science and the Activities buildings will have new roofs in place by the end of the year.  Read More »...