a message from the chancellor One of the things I am most proud of at Indiana University
with the Euclid Quartet and we recognize a retiring professor
South Bend is something that people do not hear enough
who passed his love for teaching on to the next generation of
about â€“ undergraduate research. Every day on campus
teachers who are now in classrooms across the country.
undergraduate students are working with professors on all kinds of research. The professors benefit from having bright
This issue of Foundations also looks at two remarkable
students helping them with their research, while the students
students who have not let blindness slow them down, two
gain knowledge and experience that will prepare them for
alumni who are leaders in the community, and a student
careers and graduate school. In this issue of Foundations,
who wants to make the world a greener place.
you will read about students who have done research on everything from the isolation of arsenite oxidase enzymes to
As chancellor, I am proud of the achievements of our
the search for dark matter in the universe.
students, faculty and staff. I hope you enjoy reading their stories. Thank you for your support of IU South Bend.
Not all the action on campus is in the laboratory. On the basketball court this year a set of twin brothers led the
Titans to a successful season and a set of cousins twirled at
Una Mae Reck Chancellor
halftime. Youâ€™ll read a behind-the-scenes account of touring