Tyron Cooper is an assistant professor in Indiana University’s Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies and serves as the director of IU Soul Revue. He’s also a devoted mentor, composer, ethnomusicologist and performer. And, since Saturday, he is the winner of two regional Emmys. Cooper won an award in the Musical Composition/Arrangement category for […] Read more »
Indiana University put together its student financial literacy program with few models or guidelines but a lot of passion and an openness to new ideas, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer MaryFrances McCourt told an audience of college and university officials this week. But something clicked. The program, launched in 2012, has been cited […] Read more »
By Rich Schneider, IU Communications Specialist: Need another reason to get off that couch and be physically active? You may be more likely to develop chronic pain if you don’t. An Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis researcher is studying the relationship between physical activity/fitness and the prevention or reduction of chronic pain among adults as they […] Read more »
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, Shark Week tells us otherwise, says IU Media School professor
Over the last month or so, seven shark attacks have been reported in the Carolinas. The Steven Spielberg classic “Jaws” is back in movie theaters to celebrate its 40th anniversary. And the ever-popular “Shark Week” will be back on the Discovery Channel, beginning Sunday. Last fall, Indiana University Media School researcher Jessica Gall Myrick – […] Read more »
In this Digital Age of ours, with the constant barrage of email phishing (don’t forget to report it), some scammers still go “old school” by using the telephone. Employees at IU South Bend have reported incidents of telephone phishing attempts where the caller purports to be from the Microsoft help desk and requests the employees’ username or asks them to install software.
Guest post by Steve Hinnefeld, who normally writes at the Policy Briefings blog: Visiting a doctor can be unnerving for anyone. But for people who are transgender, it can be a lot worse. From one-size-fits-all medical forms to health care providers who are confused or insensitive about diverse gender identities, issues abound that can make […] Read more »
In the days leading up to commencement ceremonies, several outstanding graduating seniors agreed to share a little about their time at IU Bloomington, including their top memories, favorite spots on campus, the people and events that inspired them, the opportunities they were afforded to grow intellectually, culturally and socially, and their plans post graduation.
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 »
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 »