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Lesson from addiction: ‘Every moment in time that we are alive and well is a miracle — that’s where we have to stay’

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.

Expert on Indian foreign policy to speak Monday at IU Bloomington

India has a new government and a controversial new leader, and the combination has raised speculation about the direction of foreign policy in the world’s largest democracy. That makes a program Monday at Indiana University Bloomington especially timely. David Malone, the rector of United Nations University and under-secretary-general of the U.N., will speak on “Evolving […] Read more »

IU provides campuses with information concerning Ebola

In the face of mounting hysteria nationally about the Ebola virus disease, how about just the facts? Indiana University Environmental Health and Safety has compiled “Interim Guidance Concerning Ebola for Indiana University,” organizing the material according to audience.

Halloween campus events preview

Guest post courtesy of IU Communications multimedia intern Milana Katic: Halloween isn’t just about kids, costumes and candy. If you’re looking for some eerie entertainment this month, here are some arts events on campus that are sure to get you in the Halloween spirit. At the IU Auditorium –  Dennis James Hosts Halloween, 7:30 p.m. Oct. […] Read more »

IU voices “deep concerns” over the conviction and sentencing of Uighur scholar

This morning, the Indiana University community joined the rest of the world in expressing deep concern over the conviction of prominent Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti and the life sentence handed down by the Chinese government. In February 2013, Tohti was in the process of traveling to IU as a visiting scholar when authorities detained him […] Read more »

King Kevin returns

Kevin Kline, the man who brought us the clueless criminal Otto from “A Fish Called Wanda” and has famously portrayed Shakespearean kings, pirate kings and presidents, among many other classic characters of the stage and screen, made a triumphant return to Indiana University Bloomington this afternoon, earning standing applause for a new honor to accompany his Oscar and two Tony Awards.

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.