Guest post courtesy of IU Newsroom intern Annie Brackemyre Three years after the death of Trayvon Martin, which sparked the Black Lives Matter movement — and just three weeks after the U.S. Justice Department reported that police in Ferguson, Mo., regularly used unconstitutional practices disproportionately affecting African-American residents — an IU panel emphasized the remaining […] Read more »
Post by IU Communications colleague Milana Katic: Did you know an estimated 500 students on the Indiana University Bloomington campus identify themselves as being in recovery from substance abuse? Maybe you didn’t know, but fortunately OASIS does. OASIS is IU Bloomington’s campus-wide alcohol and drug prevention, education, intervention and counseling service. Since 2012, OASIS has dedicated […] Read more »
The 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery marches got me thinking about bits and pieces of conversations regarding IUPUI Chancellor Emeritus Gerald L. Bepko having once been a G-man.
For more than decade I’ve wanted a legitimate opening to question the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law professor about the details, which I knew had something to do with the civil rights movement.
After months of public and political debate, the Federal Communications Commission voted on Feb. 26 to regulate the Internet in the same way as it does “telecommunications services” under Title II of the 1934 Communications Act. Many consumers and companies joined President Barack Obama in lauding the decision, saying it will continue to provide equality. […] Read more »
Guest post courtesy of IU Newsroom intern Emily Davis: Think of tonight’s event at the Brown County Playhouse as one continuous piece of artwork. Inspired by Frank Hohenberger’s iconic early 20th century photographs of Brown County, local artists, a storyteller and musicians from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music have teamed up to showcase new […] 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.
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 »