IU panel opens dialogue on racism in America

Guest post courtesy of IU Newsroom intern Annie Brackemyre Three years after the death of Trayvon Martin, which sparked the Black Lives Matter movement — and just three weeks after the U.S. Justice Department reported that police in Ferguson, Mo., regularly used unconstitutional practices disproportionately affecting African-American residents — an IU panel emphasized the remaining […] Read more »

IU student addiction recovery program OASIS wins grant

Post by IU Communications colleague Milana Katic: Did you know an estimated 500 students on the Indiana University Bloomington campus identify themselves as being in recovery from substance abuse? Maybe you didn’t know, but fortunately OASIS does. OASIS is IU Bloomington’s campus-wide alcohol and drug prevention, education, intervention and counseling service. Since 2012, OASIS has dedicated […] Read more »

The story at last: The chancellor emeritus was indeed a G-man (Part 1)

The 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery marches got me thinking about bits and pieces of conversations regarding IUPUI Chancellor Emeritus Gerald L. Bepko having once been a G-man.
For more than decade I’ve wanted a legitimate opening to question the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law professor about the details, which I knew had something to do with the civil rights movement.

IU Media School professor’s paper was influential in FCC net neutrality decision

After months of public and political debate, the Federal Communications Commission voted on Feb. 26 to regulate the Internet in the same way as it does “telecommunications services” under Title II of the 1934 Communications Act. Many consumers and companies joined President Barack Obama in lauding the decision, saying it will continue to provide equality. […] Read more »

Storyteller, artists and Jacobs School musicians celebrate beauty of Brown County at event

Guest post courtesy of IU Newsroom intern Emily Davis: Think of tonight’s event at the Brown County Playhouse as one continuous piece of artwork. Inspired by Frank Hohenberger’s iconic early 20th century photographs of Brown County, local artists, a storyteller and musicians from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music have teamed up to showcase new […] Read more »

Her story

In recognition of the exceptional impact women have had on shaping Indiana University’s success—and in conjunction with the annual Women’s History Month—the IU Newsroom is showcasing 15 women (for 2015) who reflect the trailblazing spirit, innovative thinking and Hoosier pride that have come to define what it means to be a woman at IU.

Who’s your building manager?

Have you ever wondered who to turn to during a disaster? Did you know people in each building on campus are collaborating to ensure your safety during a potential emergency?

Extending IU’s legacy of positive change

Universities are among our oldest continuously surviving institutions, both in the United States and around the world. In some cases,  U.S. universities pre-date  the states in which they are located. In many others – including Indiana University, which will celebrate its bicentennial in 2020 just four years after the state of  Indiana marks the same milestone […] 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.