David Ray had choices as he drove along the Indiana 45/46 bypass in Bloomington late one night in June. As he approached debris from a head-on collision, the 18-year-old Bloomington High School North grad (part of IU’s freshman class) stopped his car and started running through the rain.
Research shows that “zero-tolerance” school discipline policies don’t make schools safer and are likely to have negative effects on the students they’re supposed to help, Indiana University education professor Russell Skiba told a national radio audience Friday. The get-tough approach to discipline was widely adopted in the 1990s because officials thought suspension and expulsion would […] Read more »
Soon IUPUI will be under new leadership. Chancellor Charles R. Bantz will pass the baton to Chancellor Nasser Paydar in mid-August.
With the approaching changing of the guard, has come the organized chaos that is called moving as Chancellor Bantz and First Lady Sandra G. Petronio prepare to return to “civilian” academic life. Despite those demands, Dr. Petronio graciously agreed to set aside time — and energy — to address my questions about her time as First Lady.
When you go to a library, you expect to see books. And when you go to the Fine Arts Library at Indiana University Bloomington, you expect to see books about art. But if you visit soon, some of the books are works of art. Handmade books by Karen Baldner’s students at the Herron School of […] Read more »
Post courtesy of IU Communications colleague, Milana Katic: When I was asked to film Paul Gebhard in August 2014, I wasn’t fully aware of the unique opportunity I had been given. Like me, most people wouldn’t recognize his name right off the bat. However, everyone seems to know the name of his former employer and […] 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 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 »