The Indiana University Police Department will begin field testing body-worn cameras this month as a committee made up of representatives of law enforcement, students, faculty members and privacy experts continues to explore the possibility of IU police officers using the devices.
The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures in Indiana University’s School of Global and International Studies is marking its 50th anniversary in 2015, beginning with a series of events this spring. Activities will include special lectures, an Arabic talent show and a film series, with more planned for the fall. At a time when […] Read more »
Guest post by Noelle Griffis of IU’s Black Film Center/Archive: “We don’t want false, polished, slick films—we prefer them rough, unpolished, but alive; we don’t want rosy films—we want them the color of blood.” These determined words concluded the first statement of the New American Cinema Group, now known as The Film-Makers’ Cooperative. For more […] Read more »
Thanks to my J200 journalism students – especially to Hui, Ziqian, Chunxi, Lingyu, Qianwen and Shiqi – for pointing out that Chinese New Year falls this week. The Year of the Sheep begins Thursday, and many of the more than 3,000 Chinese students who attend IU Bloomington will be celebrating. On Friday evening, the Chinese […] Read more »
Post by IU Communications colleague Milana Katic: A delegation of Indiana University master’s degree students from the School of Public Health-Bloomington and the Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI participated in the American Cancer Society’s “Day at the Capitol,” on Jan. 29 in Indianapolis. The day was organized by the society’s Cancer Action […] Read more »
Universities are among our oldest continuously surviving institutions, both in the United States and around the world. In some cases, U.S. universities pre-date the states in which they are located. In many others – including Indiana University, which will celebrate its bicentennial in 2020 just four years after the state of Indiana marks the same milestone […] 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 »