IU expert: Attempts to dictate restroom use by transgender people likely to become a non-issue

Post by IU Newsroom intern Amanda N. Marino Earlier this month, the Obama administration announced that public schools must allow students to use the restrooms and locker rooms that coincide with their gender identity as opposed to the sex they were assigned at birth. Failing to do so, the administration said, would amount to a […] Read more »

New survey looks at attitudes, behaviors and challenges of LGBTQ singles

A new survey by Match.com and Justin Garcia, a Ruth Halls assistant professor of gender studies in the College of Arts and Sciences and research scientist at the Kinsey Institute at Indiana University, looks at the evolving attitudes, behaviors and challenges of the single LGBTQ population. The new LGBTQ in America study is an expansion of […] Read more »

IU Bloomington researcher working to reveal genetic clues behind long-term survival in ovarian cancer

Although not as common as some forms of cancer in the U.S., ovarian cancer ranks among the top causes of cancer death in women. It’s notoriously difficult to detect early, and most women who receive an advanced stage diagnosis do not survive more than five years. But a small percentage of patients live far longer. To […] Read more »

Theme of art exhibit by Herron faculty member and other artists tied to Indianapolis 500

By Rich Schneider, IU Communications Specialist: Several artists, including Herron School of Art and Design faculty member Danielle Riede, have their work on display at an exhibit in Indianapolis that takes as its theme the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500. The name of the show, “Asphaltum,” makes the connection between these two very different […] Read more »

IU Jacobs students bring music to underserved community members

When Brynn Elcock walked into Memorial Stadium for Indiana University Bloomington’s commencement ceremony, she left behind the Jacobs School of Music professors who have taught her so much, the friends she made over the past four years and the place that served as her home-away-from-home. She also left behind something dear to her heart: Classical Connections, […] Read more »

Association for Recorded Sound Collections returns to roots with Bloomington conference

When the Association for Recorded Sound Collections held its first conference in Bloomington back in 1967, audiocassettes were new technology. The association is now celebrating its 50th anniversary at a conference that began May 11 here at Indiana University. While media formats have changed over the years, the nonprofit organization has the same mission: It […] Read more »

42 IU students embark on important step toward law enforcement careers

The 2016 IU Police Academy kicked off on Monday by breaking records. This will be the first year that each of the eight Indiana University campuses has student representatives. It is the largest academy class with a whopping 42 cadets, and contains the largest number of women — 11 — a figure that grows each year as women continue to establish a presence in law enforcement.

Remembering Dick Bishop

Indiana University and the Bloomington community suffered a great loss Monday night with the death of Dick Bishop, a longtime IU Foundation official and WFIU jazz host.

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 »

New Kelley School study finds psychological toll of Madoff fraud case went far beyond the victims

Millions of people are expected to tune in to tonight’s ABC broadcast of a miniseries about Bernie Madoff, who is serving a 150-year sentence for running one of the largest Ponzi schemes in U.S. history. Among them will be Noah Stoffman, an associate professor of finance in Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, who suspects […] Read more »