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Wake up — time for school!

A new recommendation by the American Academy of Pediatrics that encourages middle and high schools to push back start times for the benefit of the students has been receiving a lot of attention this week in social and traditional media. Part of me wonders if later start times would result in more before-school activities.

IU faculty, staff have role in stopping sexual violence

Inside IU, the official newsletter for Indiana University faculty and staff, included an interesting article today about how employees should respond if approached by a student about an incident of sexual violence.

Hoosier to Hoosier sale offers bargains while promoting reuse

The Hoosier to Hoosier Community Sale got its start several years ago when an IU Office of Sustainability intern wanted to expand efforts by Residential Programs and Services to collect and reuse the furniture and household items that students were throwing away every spring. It has grown year by year, and the 2014 H2H sale, […] Read more »

Telling the Indiana University story around the world and in at least eight languages

After a quiet and relatively cool summer, Bloomington again is buzzing with the return of students at Indiana University, as evidenced by increased traffic across campus, on Kirkwood Avenue and at local malls. This fall, IU Bloomington is welcoming its largest and most diverse freshman class. Among them are a significant number of first-year international […] Read more »

Rolling out the Big Red carpet

We’re still basking in the glow of Move In Day here at IU Bloomington and the fun, energy and excitement that comes with welcoming all of our new and returning students, their families and their loved ones to campus. As this video, courtesy of your friendly neighborhood IU Newsroom attests to, there truly is nothing like a […] Read more »

New musical ‘Moses Man’ wraps up IU summer theater season with three performances

Post by IU Communications colleagues Karen Land and Milana Katic: Indiana Festival Theatre ends its 2014 season with the rare opportunity to see a new musical still in evolution. The musical also is unusual because its subject isn’t typical summer fare. “Moses Man” recounts a family’s harrowing but triumphant escape from Nazi-era Vienna. “Moses Man” will […] Read more »

A gut feeling that honey bee microbiome work at IU will be worth watching

Although it has yet to become added fodder in the debate over if, how or when President Barack Obama has been over-stepping his authority, the White House did recently issue a Presidential Memorandum ordering relevant agencies and departments to create a federal strategy to promote the health of Apis mellifera – the western honey bee […] Read more »

Biological microscopy, explained

How can researchers get images and videos of activities in living cells? Kenneth Dunn, scientific director of the Indiana Center for Biological Microscopy, tells all. It’s impressive stuff, and it’s just cool to look at.