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 »

IU Kelley School of Business is well represented at the 2014 Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Morocco

For the next two days, more than 3,000 entrepreneurs, heads of state and other high-level government officials and corporate leaders are gathering in Marrakesh, Morocco for the fifth Global Entrepreneurship Summit. Launched by President Barack Obama in 2009 as a global platform “to empower entrepreneurs with the skills and resources necessary to compete and thrive […] Read more »

It’s time to be extra careful about the spread of viruses and “bugs”

This time of year is synonymous with colds, viruses and other nasty “bugs” that can make you sick. In addition to getting a flu vaccine, it’s a good time to review basic health and hygiene practices that can help protect against numerous illnesses.

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 »

Lesson from addiction: ‘Every moment in time that we are alive and well is a miracle’

Indiana University student Jacob Desmond discusses below his recovery from addiction to help draw attention to the toll addiction levies on people of all ages. Young and enthusiastic college students are not immune.

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.