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Rich & Robin Porter Cancer Research Center

meet a Rich and Robin Porter Research Fellow

As a Rich and Robin Porter Research Fellow, doctoral student Andrew Kump analyzes cell division in fruit flies to help scientists better identify genes involved in cancer development. His experiences in the Rich and Robin Porter Cancer Research Center position him and Indiana State University to be at the forefront of a breakthrough scientific discovery.


scholarship opens up opportunities in cybercrime research

Carla is from Downers Grove, Ill., and she’s always had an interest in preventing cybercrime. Indiana State has provided her opportunities for professional growth, including starting the CyberSycamores Club and interning with local law enforcement agencies. Carla hopes to start her own scholarship to provide the financial relief she received to help other students.

Magnet Forensics

giving ISU a boost in the field of cybersecurity

Indiana State University’s rapidly growing cybersecurity program has announced three partnerships that will make students even more marketable in a field burgeoning with jobs.

Esko Graphics

multi-million-dollar gift supports ISU package engineering students

Together, we’re transforming the next generation of packaging professionals. Indiana State University received a multi-million-dollar in-kind gift of package engineering technology software from Esko, a global developer of integrated software and hardware solutions for the packaging industry.


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That's what's so transformative about the Indiana State University education—it's that opportunity for social mobility!
Michael Alkire
Class of 1985

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