What would you do if you heard gunfire?

Classes were not in session when a full-scale active shooter exercise was conducted at IU Bloomington on Nov. 25. But students and IU employees don’t need a formal exercise to think about possible actions they can take during a shooter scenario.

Top federal support for IU Kelley School of Business center comes at a crucial time

Here’s another reason why many around the Indiana University Kelley School of Business are thankful this time of year. The IU Kelley School’s Center for International Business Education and Research emerged as the best funded of the 17 U.S. Department of Education-funded centers that survived after the national list was pared down from 33 to […] Read more »

Suicide: A local and national problem

Guest post courtesy of the Indiana Prevention Resource Center: As International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day approaches on Nov. 22, the Indiana Prevention Resource Center at the School of Public Health-Bloomington is calling attention to the problem of suicide among young adults in Indiana and nationally and amassing a collection of online resources related to […] Read more »

Celebrate 100 years of Union Board Films with showing of silent-era ‘Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’

Inside IU Bloomington contributed to this post: Union Board Films will celebrate its centennial with a special screening of the 1920 silent film “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” at 8 tonight in Alumni Hall. David Briggs will provide live accompaniment to the horror film on the Webb-Ehrlich Great Organ, which was installed during the hall’s 2012 […] Read more »

Telling the inspiring story of a safe haven

This week, IU Bloomington’s Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Student Support Services Office will celebrate 20 years of serving Xander Harty and other students for whom the office, at one time an unthinkable concept, has become a safe haven, a second home and a beacon in the fight for acceptance and understanding.

Exonerated former death-row inmate to speak Monday at IU Bloomington

Randy Steidl spent 17 years in prison, including 12 years on death row, as a result of being wrongfully convicted of a double murder of two newlyweds in Southern Illinois. His conviction was overturned after a law enforcement review found local police had botched the original investigation of the crime, according to the advocacy group […] 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.