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Indiana University South Bend
IUSB

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Established 1916
Type public coeducational
Endowment $0.3 million[1]
Chancellor Una Mae Reck
Faculty 281
Students 7,501
Undergraduates 6,322
Postgraduates 1,179
Location South Bend, IN, USA
Campus urban: 80 acres (0.32 km²)
Athletics
2 Division I NAIA teams,
called Titans
Colors Red and White
Affiliations Indiana University System
Website www.iusb.edu

Indiana University South Bend is the third largest campus of the Indiana University system. It is popularly known as IUSB or "IU South Bend." It is located in South Bend, Indiana, in Saint Joseph County, Indiana. IU South Bend is most famous for its world-renowned Alexander Toradze Piano Studio. The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... Coeducation is the integrated education of men and women. ... A financial endowment is a transfer of money or property donated to an institution, with the stipulation that it be invested, and the principal remain intact. ... A Chancellor is the head of a university. ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... Alternate uses: Student (disambiguation) Etymologically derived through Middle English from the Latin second-type conjugation verb stŭdērĕ, which means to study, a student is one who studies. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Degree ceremony at Cambridge. ... Location in the state of Indiana Coordinates: County St. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... A sport consists of a physical activity or skill carried out with a recreational purpose: for competition, for self-enjoyment, to attain excellence, for the development of a skill, or some combination of these. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... NAIA is an acronym (or an initialism) that can refer to the following: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics in the United States. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... Red may be any of a number of similar colors at the lowest frequencies of light discernible by the human eye. ... This article is about the color. ... Indiana University, founded in 1820, is a nine-campus university system in the state of Indiana. ... A website (or Web site) is a collection of web pages, images, videos and other digital assets and hosted on a particular domain or subdomain on the World Wide Web. ... The Indiana University system, technically founded in 1820, is an eight-campus university system in the state of Indiana. ... Location in the state of Indiana Coordinates: County St. ... St. ... Alexander Toradze (born 1952) is a famous Georgian pianist. ...

Contents

History

Indiana University began offering classes in South Bend in 1916 as an extension of the main campus of Indiana University Bloomington. In the 1961 the first IUSB building was constructed on newly acquired land. 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... Indiana University is the principal campus of the Indiana University system. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ...


Campus

IU South Bend is centered around a large green pedestrian mall and located along the St. Joseph River. When the campus officially opened in the early 1960s, the campus featured two buildings: Northside Hall and Greenlawn Hall, a former tool and die factory. Growing steadily over the last 40 years, the campus now consists of 12 buildings, including the Franklin D. Schurz Library. The most recent addition is the 100,000 square foot (9,000 m²) Student Activity Center featuring basketball, volleyball, and racquetball courts, a walking track, a fitness and wellness center, a café, a student lounge, and student activity offices. The University also owns 26 acres on the south bank of the St. Joseph River. The St. ... A die is a tool used in the manufacturing industry to create a wide variety of products and components. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... Volleyball is an Olympic sport in which two teams separated by a high net use their hands, arms or (rarely) other parts of their bodies to hit a ball back and forth over the net. ... Racquetball racquet and ball Racquetball is a sport played with racquets and a hollow rubber ball on an indoor or outdoor court. ... Physical fitness is an attribute required for service in virtually all military forces. ... Wellness may mean: Wellness (alternative medicine) - Here, wellness is generally used to mean a healthy balance of the mind-body and spirit that results in an overall feeling of well-being. ...


A pedestrian bridge connects the main campus with the athletic fields across the river. Construction began in December 2005 and was completed in September 2006. On September 22, 2006, the Indiana University Board of Trustees voted to approve housing for IU South Bend. The housing will consist of apartment-style units built across the river. Approximately 400 beds are planned for the first phase.


The bridge completed in just a semsters time renders the words "Indiana University South Bend", as it connects the North and South shores of the St. Joseph river.


College, schools, and divisions

The schools listed here are degree-granting units made up of smaller departments or programs.

  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences[1]
    • containing the Departments of: Biological Sciences • Chemistry • Computer and Information Sciences • English • History • Mathematical Sciences • Philosophy • Physics and Astronomy • Political Science • Psychology • Sociology and Anthropology • World Language Studies
  • Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts[2]
  • School of Business and Economics[3]
  • School of Education[4]
  • School of Public and Environmental Affairs[5]
  • School of Social Work[6]
  • Division of Labor Studies[7]
  • Division of Nursing and Health Professions[8]
  • Division of Extended Learning Services
    • containing the Office of Continuing Education[9]

Indiana University South Bend hosts a branch of the Indiana University Bloomington School of Informatics as well as a branch of the Purdue University College of Technology. Indiana University is the principal campus of the Indiana University system. ... Purdue redirects here. ...

IUSB's campus on Mishawaka Avenue in South Bend.
IUSB's campus on Mishawaka Avenue in South Bend.

Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 1730 KB) South Bend, Indiana, with IUSB campus in lower right. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 1730 KB) South Bend, Indiana, with IUSB campus in lower right. ...

Student body

IU South Bend's enrollment in the fall semester of 2005 was 7,459 students, of whom 3,869 (52%) were full time. Undergraduates accounted for 6,324 students. 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... In some educational systems, an undergraduate is a post-secondary student pursuing a Bachelors degree. ...


Most IU South Bend students are white Indiana residents. Of students enrolled in fall 2005, 486 were African-American, 221 were Hispanic, 97 were Asian, and 32 were Native American. More women, 4,673 attended IU South Bend than men, 2,786. Despite IU South Bend's proximity to the state of Michigan, 7,052 of its students in the fall semester of 2005 were Hoosiers. This article is about the U.S. State. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Languages Predominantly American English Religions Christianity (predominantly Baptist), Islam Related ethnic groups Sub-Saharan Africans and other African groups, some with Native American groups. ... The Hispanic world. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Asian people. ... Native Americans are the indigenous peoples from the regions of North America now encompassed by the continental United States, including parts of Alaska. ... Official language(s) None (English, de-facto) Capital Lansing Largest city Detroit Area  Ranked 11th  - Total 97,990 sq mi (253,793 km²)  - Width 239 miles (385 km)  - Length 491 miles (790 km)  - % water 41. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Hoosiers is a 1986 movie about a small-town high school basketball team that wins the state championship, set during a time when Indiana had only one state champ in basketball regardless of varied enrollments. ...


IU South Bend has two student periodical publications, the Preface and the Vision.


The Student Government Association president is Marcus Vigil.[10]


Athletics

The NAIA Division I Women's Basketball team qualified for the national tournament in 2005, winning the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC). Head Coach Mary Wisniewski (214-135, .630) has been voted CCAC Coach of the Year for the sixth time in 10 years by her peers. Wisniewski won the award in 94-95, 96-97, 97-98, 98-99, 00-01, and 04-05. Seniors Jamie Bonner and Emily Ladd earned 1st Team All-CCAC honors for the second straight year and freshmen Jessica Hass and Jennifer VanderZanden earned Honorable Mention All-CCAC honors. Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 533 pixel Image in higher resolution (2304 × 1536 pixel, file size: 705 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) photo by goshenmike I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 533 pixel Image in higher resolution (2304 × 1536 pixel, file size: 705 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) photo by goshenmike I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... NAIA is an acronym (or an initialism) that can refer to the following: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics in the United States. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference consists of 15 members as an affiliated conference of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. ...


The IU South Bend Dodgeball Club are the 2005 National Indoor Dodgeball Champions, Men’s C Division. This article is about the sport. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the sport. ...


The IU South Bend Bowling Club beat the University of Notre Dame by 60 pins at the 2005 Blue and Gold Classic. Bowling ball and two pins Ten-pin bowling lane Automatic Scorer by Brunswick Specialized computers replaced hand scoring beginning 1970s. ... The University of Notre Dame IPA: is a Roman Catholic institution located in Notre Dame, Indiana, immediately northeast of South Bend, Indiana, United States. ...


Faculty

IU South Bend reported in fall 2005 that it employed 275 full-time faculty, lecturers, and academic administrators. Of the full-time faculty, 64% were tenured. 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Like the student body, IU South Bend's faculty is predominantly white. Of full-time administrators, faculty, and lecturers, 28 were Asian, 10 were African-American, 7 were Hispanic, and 230 were "other." More men than women (49%) held academic appointments at the university. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Asian people. ... Languages Predominantly American English Religions Christianity (predominantly Baptist), Islam Related ethnic groups Sub-Saharan Africans and other African groups, some with Native American groups. ... The Hispanic world. ...


For Fall 2004, professors at IU South Bend were near the mid range in pay when compared to their counterparts in the Indiana University system. A full-time professor earned an average of $97,800, an associate professor $74,400, and an assistant professor $63,500, including salary, retirement, health insurance and other fringe benefits. 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Notable faculty

Notable faculty of IU South Bend include Alexander Toradze, the celebrated concert pianist and master teacher, who with George Vatchnadze, performs for world audiences to critical acclaim. Tuck Langland, who recently retired, is one of the premier sculptors in this country. Several of his pieces grace the campus. Alexander Toradze (born 1952) is a famous Georgian pianist. ... A pianist is a person who plays the piano. ... Langland sculpture at Indiana University South Bend Tuck Langland is a sculptor who lives in Granger, Indiana. ... Sculptor redirects here. ...


In addition, recent examples of IU South Bend faculty scholarship receiving international recognition include Fred Naffziger’s extensive commentary on the BBC, NBC, NPR, Wall Street Journal, NY Times, and USA Today regarding the Catholic Church's bankruptcy crises; Ilan Levine’s cutting-edge research on astroparticle physics; Rolf Schimmrigk and Monika Lynker whose names are associated with the discovery of mirror symmetry in string theory among other works; Andrew Schnabel’s work with pollen in an East African community; and the groundbreaking discoveries about methane gas by a team of distinguished scientists led by Henry Scott. The British Broadcasting Corporation, usually known as the BBC (and also informally known as the Beeb or Auntie) is the largest broadcasting corporation in the world in terms of audience numbers, employing 26,000 staff in the United Kingdom alone and with a budget of more than GB£4 billion... NBC (an acronym for National Broadcasting Company) is an American television network headquartered in the GE Building in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... NPR logo For other meanings of NPR see NPR (disambiguation) National Public Radio (NPR) is a private, not-for-profit corporation that sells programming to member radio stations; together they are a loosely organized public radio network in the United States. ... The Wall Street Journal is an influential international daily newspaper published in New York City, New York with an average daily circulation of 1,800,607 (2002). ... The New York Times is an internationally known daily newspaper published in New York City and distributed in the United States and many other nations worldwide. ... USA Today is a national American daily newspaper published by the Gannett Company. ... The name Catholic Church can mean a visible organization that refers to itself as Catholic, or the invisible Christian Church, viz. ... Notice of closure stuck on the door of a computer store the day after its parent company, Granville Technology Group Ltd, declared bankruptcy (strictly, put into administration - see text) in the UK. Bankruptcy is a legally declared inability or impairment of ability of a individuals or organizations to pay their... Astroparticle physics is a term used to indicate that branch of particle physics that studies elementary particles of astronomical origin, and their relation to astrophysics and cosmology. ... In physics and mathematics, mirror symmetry is a surprising relation that can exist between two Calabi-Yau manifolds. ... Interaction in the subatomic world: world lines of pointlike particles in the Standard Model or a world sheet swept up by closed strings in string theory String theory is a model of fundamental physics whose building blocks are one-dimensional extended objects called strings, rather than the zero-dimensional point... SEM image of pollen grains from a variety of common plants: sunflower (Helianthus annuus), morning glory (Ipomoea purpurea), prairie hollyhock (Sidalcea malviflora), oriental lily (Lilium auratum), evening primrose (Oenothera fruticosa), and castor bean (Ricinus communis). ... World map showing location of Africa A satellite composite image of Africa Africa is the worlds second_largest continent in both area and population, after Asia. ... Methane is a chemical compound with the molecular formula CH4. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


External links

References

  1. 1 endowment  America's Best Colleges 2006. U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved on January 30, 2006.

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