EPA falls short on environmental justice, IU expert says

Post by IU Newsroom intern Annie Brackemyre The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has fallen short in its efforts to include environmental justice considerations in its enforcement of federal environmental regulations, Indiana University faculty member David Konisky told the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights today. Konisky, an associate professor in the IU School of Public and […] Read more »

‘The People v. O.J. Simpson’ turns 21

The television series “American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson” premiered this week. It was a reminder that it’s been 21 years since the day I sat in on O.J. Simpson’s trial for the murders of his second wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and a restaurant employee named Ronald Goldman.

New Kelley School study finds psychological toll of Madoff fraud case went far beyond the victims

Millions of people are expected to tune in to tonight’s ABC broadcast of a miniseries about Bernie Madoff, who is serving a 150-year sentence for running one of the largest Ponzi schemes in U.S. history. Among them will be Noah Stoffman, an associate professor of finance in Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, who suspects […] Read more »

IU paleobotanist plays role in discovery of ‘Jurassic butterflies’

What looks like a butterfly, acts like a butterfly, but isn’t a butterfly? A study out today in the Proceedings of the Royal Society: B that features IU paleobotanist David Dilcher as a co-author identifies a Jurassic-age insect whose behavior and appearance closely mimic a butterfly — but whose emergence on Earth predates the butterfly […] Read more »

IU students doing their part to help Flint residents

For months, people throughout the country have read headline after headline about the water crisis happening in Flint, Mich. But members of Indiana University’s Black Graduate Student Association didn’t simply want to read about the crisis; they wanted to do something. So with the help of the IU community, the organization is raising money to […] Read more »

New online data privacy tutorial useful, brief

Recently, I completed the IU Data Protection & Privacy Tutorial available through one.iu.edu’s E Training app. I began the tutorial assuming it would be full of elaborate vocabulary and geared towards staff and faculty, but was pleasantly surprised just 15 short minutes later.

IU Bloomington hosting first National Symposium on Parks and Recreation in Public Health

Experts from across the nation will travel to the Indiana University Bloomington campus Feb. 10 to 12 for the first National Symposium on Parks and Recreation in Public Health. “The vital role that parks and recreation play in promoting and improving national public health will be the centerpiece of this symposium, which is the first […] Read more »

Freezing debt in its tracks

Since 2012, IU’s MoneySmarts team has been carrying the banner on campus for educating students in their money matters and helping them reduce their debt. And while no one would declare victory on overall student debt just yet, the MoneySmarts team can take considerable credit for dramatically helping reduce undergraduate student borrowing across the university.

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gregory Pardlo to read his work at IU Bloomington

Post courtesy of newsroom intern Annie Brackemyre: Contemporary poet Gregory Pardlo will visit the Indiana University Bloomington campus for a reading from his Pulitzer Prize-winning collection, “Digest.” The free reading, which is open to the public, will take place at 7 p.m. Feb. 2 in the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center. Pardlo’s collection ranges from the delicate […] Read more »

A ‘win-win-win’ for IU and Bloomington

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 »