Guest post courtesy of IU Newsroom intern Annie Brackemyre An IU Bloomington panel of liberal, moderate and conservative political figures agreed that the money does matter when it comes to election campaigns. They pointed to the $7 billion spent on campaigns in 2012, a number that is not only an indication of a large increase […] Read more »
Guest post by Steve Hinnefeld, who normally writes at the Policy Briefings blog: Will Allen’s official biography describes him first as a farmer and second as CEO of Growing Power, a nonprofit organization that seeks to improve access to health food by helping people grow, process, market and distribute food in a sustainable manner. Keep […] Read more »
Beauty is only skin deep, but it affects our lives across a large variety of economic dimensions, according to noted economist Daniel S. Hamermesh. Hamermesh’s “Beauty Pays: Why Attractive People Are More Successful,” published by Princeton University Press in 2011, is the first book to seriously measure the advantages of physical beauty.
It’s beautiful when the planets align and a plan comes together just like you had dared to hope it would – or maybe even a little bit better than you dreamed. And when it happens, it’s worth sharing the moment with as many people as you can. Indiana University, our heath care partner Indiana University […] Read more »
A wise person always looks ahead and prepares, while a fool can only look back and regret, so says a proverb. At the heart of a top business school are entrepreneurship programs, which prepare students to look ahead and learn how they can venture out on their own, and also how to create forward-thinking, innovative […] Read more »
Audra McDonald has won an unprecedented six Tony Awards, one of them for the Terrence McNally play “Master Class.” Yesterday at Indiana University, McDonald taught a master class of her own. The singer and actress, who was in town for a concert at IU Auditorium, generously shared her wisdom and talent with an enthusiastic […] Read more »
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.
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 »