Jennifer Bute has unique opportunity to help shape food allergy research

By Rich Schneider, IU Communications Specialist Since last August, Jennifer Bute, a health communication expert in the School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, has had a seat on a new national board that was formed to help Food Allergy Research and Education prioritize its research initiatives. FARE is the leading U.S. organization dedicated to advocacy […] Read more »

IU scientists to participate in Ask Me Anything session on Reddit

On Dec. 7, three IU scientists will invite the public to “Ask Me Anything.” Hui-Chen Lu, Yousuf Ali and Hunter Allen will participate in a Q-and-A session from 1 to 2 p.m. EST on r/Science, the science message board of Reddit. The massively popular social media platform, which hosts daily Ask Me Anything sessions, or “AMAs,” […] Read more »

Preserving a community through storytelling

Post courtesy of IU newsroom intern Amanda N. Marino: Over Thanksgiving break, while many people were eating turkey and watching IU secure an Old Oaken Bucket victory, I headed south determined to collect stories while also adding to my own. I was one of 14 Media School students who traveled to Costa Rica as part […] Read more »

IU study finds activity trackers can work when paired with wellness coaching

With the holiday shopping season upon us and a new year just around the corner, many people will begin looking for ways to move more and eat less. Some of those people will turn to activity trackers to help them achieve their goals. While critics have debated the effectiveness of activity trackers, a recent study […] Read more »

IU experts helping Europe make sense of U.S. elections

Indiana University Bloomington political scientist Jean Robinson will discuss the 2016 election results Thursday as part of a panel discussion at the IU Europe Gateway in Berlin. Robinson, professor in the Department of Political Science in the College of Arts and Sciences, will join Christian Lammert of the Freie Universität Berlin for a discussion of […] Read more »

IU alum Todd Wagner shares a wealth of insights as entertainment, tech entrepreneur

Entertainment and technology entrepreneur Todd Wagner spoke last week at IU Cinema as part of the Jorgensen Guest Filmmaker Lecture Series. For Wagner, a 1983 graduate of Indiana University, the visit also was a chance to share his alma mater with his family. “This campus is beautiful. It’s amazing,” he said. “I look back at (my […] Read more »

Philanthropist Conrad Prebys remembered during groundbreaking for new Kelley School career center

Indiana University alumnus Conrad Prebys passed away in July after a battle with cancer, but his presence was clearly felt Thursday at an official groundbreaking ceremony for a new career services center that will bear his name. Kelley School of Business Dean Idalene “Idie” Kesner recounted Prebys’ visit to the Bloomington campus shortly after his […] Read more »

Business continuity plans — save ’em if you’ve got ’em

IU Ready, the tool used at Indiana University to create and store business continuity plans (every department should have one), is being upgraded Nov. 17-18. The 800 plus plans stored on IU Ready won’t be available during the upgrade so plan coordinators are asked to download a copy in case it’s needed.

IU World’s Fare to celebrate international students’ cultures and traditions

Guest post by April Toler, who regularly writes for the Student Experience and Health & Vitality blogs: Indiana University Bloomington will celebrate a night of cultural displays, international food and traditional performances at the 10th annual IU World’s Fare from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 11. Hosted by the IU Office of International Services and IU Union Board, the free […] Read more »

Sharing thanks – and the IU spirit – with our troops

Editor’s Note: This piece also was published in the latest issue of Inside IU, which was distributed March 30. The 60 members of the 38th Infantry Division of the Indiana National Guard arrived at their current deployment destination on New Year’s Eve, trading Midwestern winter chill for the balmy breezes and blinding sun of the Caribbean. […] Read more »