Places & Spaces: Mapping Science exhibition to debut new ‘macroscopes’ at Vanderbilt University

Post by IU Newsroom intern Laura Ellsworth: Places & Spaces: Mapping Science, a traveling exhibition founded and curated by IU professor Katy Bӧrner will debut its 2017 iteration at Vanderbilt University on Jan. 23. This international collection of world-class data visualizations will be on display in conjunction with the theme “Our Lives Online.” Bӧrner is […] Read more »

A welcoming campus in historic Melaka, Malaysia

By Becky Wood, Assistant to the Chancellor for Communications: Although business in the United States took David Russomanno, dean of the School of Engineering and Techology, back to the United States, the last day for the rest of the IUPUI delegation was truly remarkable. We traveled to the University Technical Malaysia Melaka, known as UTeM, […] Read more »

IU historian part of 75-year commemoration of key Holocaust event

Seventy-five years ago this Friday, German government officials met at a lakeside villa in Berlin’s Wannsee district to talk about implementing the “final solution,” Nazi Germany’s plan to kill the 11 million Jews in Europe. Mark Roseman, director of the Borns Jewish Studies Program at IU Bloomington and Pat M. Glazer Professor of Jewish Studies […] Read more »

IU freshmen represent Kelley School of Business at national case competition

Post courtesy of IU Newsroom intern Laura Ellsworth: In his farewell address last Tuesday, President Obama said, “change only happens when ordinary people get involved and they get engaged.” Breana Owens and her team are far from ordinary, but they’re certainly getting involved. The team of four freshman women – Breana Owens, Nailah Owens-Johnson, Dorothy […] Read more »

IU honors those who capture the vision, spirit and leadership of MLK

Post by April Toler, who normally writes for the Student Experience and Health & Vitality blogs: Hundreds of Indiana University administrators, faculty, staff and students, alongside members of the Bloomington community, gathered Monday to honor the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. during the university’s annual MLK Leadership Breakfast. During the ceremony, five special participants were honored […] Read more »

Dance Theatre of Harlem brings ‘Power on Pointe’ to IU Auditorium

The groundbreaking dance company Dance Theatre of Harlem will bring its take on classical ballet to Bloomington at 8 p.m. Jan. 28. Dance Theatre of Harlem encompasses a performing ensemble, an arts education center and Dancing Through Barriers, a national and international education and community outreach program. Each component of Dance Theatre of Harlem carries […] Read more »

Too soon to write obituaries for department stores, despite closures and bad sales reports, says IU Kelley School expert

John Talbott, associate director of the Center for Education and Research in Retailing in the Indiana University Kelley School of Business, has followed retail trends for a quarter century, including as a vice president or chief executive at three retailers before coming to Kelley. While many question the future of established retailers, in light of […] Read more »

IU study finds activity trackers can work when paired with wellness coaching

With the holiday shopping season upon us and a new year just around the corner, many people will begin looking for ways to move more and eat less. Some of those people will turn to activity trackers to help them achieve their goals. While critics have debated the effectiveness of activity trackers, a recent study […] Read more »

Business continuity plans — save ’em if you’ve got ’em

IU Ready, the tool used at Indiana University to create and store business continuity plans (every department should have one), is being upgraded Nov. 17-18. The 800 plus plans stored on IU Ready won’t be available during the upgrade so plan coordinators are asked to download a copy in case it’s needed.

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 »