Crystal Morton’s love of numbers drives her own STEM outreach

The new director of K-12 outreach for Women & Hi Tech knows a thing or two about reaching youth with STEM messaging and opportunities. Dr. Crystal Morton started her own program —Girls STEM Institute—which is focused on providing powerful STEM learning experiences to young women of color. She’s also a former high school math teacher […]

IUPUI partners with local companies to introduce talent to Indy tech

The Computer Science Industry Partnership Program (CSIPP) is an effort to better unite the skills and talent coming from universities with the needs and opportunities present in tech companies.

Workforce diversity team at IU School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI wins Tech Educator of the Year Mira Award

iDEW, which stands for Informatics Diversity-Enhanced Workforce, won the Tech Educator of the Year award during TechPoint’s 19th annual Mira Awards gala honoring the best of tech in Indiana.

Universities across Indiana help build and grow the tech ecosystem

While many parts make up our Indy tech ecosystem, universities across the state offer important pieces toward the development of new and innovative tech. Serving as a cradle for many startups, universities provide connections, talent, support and more to students and researchers launching their ideas. Along with helping new businesses begin, universities help inventors and […]

Local students embrace diversity, opportunity at Atlanta computing conference

Pike High School: Eleven students sluggishly drag their bags to the charter bus barely saying a word as five chaperones greet them with a cheery “Good morning.” Providence Cristo Rey High School: Nine students wait in the lobby as the bus pulls up.  A prayer for safe travels is said and the students scurry onto […]

Tennessee to Indy and back again…and again

Kristy Rutherford followed Peyton Manning to Indianapolis. Well, sort of. Kristy went to undergrad at the University of Tennessee (at the same time as Peyton), where she received a degree in communication. She graduated and worked in PR in Knoxville. She also got married in Knoxville, to her husband Craig who she met while he […]

Three Reasons to Get Involved with IU Informatics at IUPUI This Fall

We need your help here at the School of Informatics. We are committed to Indiana technology education and Indiana technology research through the professional development of our students (Informatics, HIA, and Media Arts) into graduates ready for the real world of employment in the Indiana tech sector and beyond. We need industry professionals working in emerging […]