Journal examines non-state provision of public goods in Africa

Nongovernmental organizations, multinational corporations and faith-based groups have greatly extended their activities in sub-Saharan Africa in recent years, taking on the provision of public goods and services that in other settings might be the responsibility of the state. The current issue of the journal Africa Today, edited by Lauren MacLean of IU Bloomington and Danielle […] Read more »

IU researcher reflects on the first White House Bisexual Community Policy Briefing

Guest blog courtesy of Brian Dodge, associate professor at the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington and associate director of the Center for Sexual Health Promotion. Sept. 21, 2015, became an unexpectedly meaningful day in my life both as a public health researcher, educator and advocate and as a bisexual man. It marked the first ever […] Read more »

Herron artists and ArtPrize boxes: ‘Intersections’ back with ‘Minimalist Division’

It’s ArtPrize time, and once again IUPUI’s Herron School of Art and Design is represented among the artists whose works fuel the annual international show that offers the world’s largest purse for an art competition.

Students Participate In ‘#Halston: Student Design Challenge’

  Post courtesy of newsroom intern Tori Lawhorn: The spirit of Roy Halston Frowick’s designs came alive once again as 20 students in IU’s Department of Apparel Merchandising and Interior Design participated in the “#Halston: Student Design Challenge” in the Grunwald Gallery of Art on Wednesday, Sept. 30. This was in celebration of the exhibit […] Read more »

IU alumna brings Malaysian education delegation back to IU Bloomington

Indiana University President Michael McRobbie on Thursday welcomed a delegation of education leaders from Malaysia, including its minister of higher education, to IU Bloomington. For many in the delegation, including Dató Seri Idris Jusoh, Malaysia’s top higher education official, it was their first visit to beautiful IU Bloomington. But for one visitor, Dr. Asma Ismail, […] Read more »

Cybersecurity in higher ed: It’s not magic

Colleges and universities may seem like easy targets for cyber plundering because of their open environments, large populations of unmanaged student devices, and less intrusive endpoint controls, but a commentary in EDUCAUSE review discusses how this is not the case.

SPEA graduate student Michailean Taylor gives back through playback theatre

Post courtesy of newsroom intern Tori Lawhorn: Michailean Taylor traveled more than 2,800 miles to come to Indiana University. After studying theatre, arts, literature and English during his undergraduate career in his home country of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Taylor, now 26-years-old, decided to pursue his graduate degree at IU in order to […] Read more »

Btown bands together for the bees

When members of the IU Newsroom began work on their latest in-depth, long-form story, “Keepers of the Bees,” even though the collapse of the bees had become a hot issue in the news and attracted the attention of the White House, I was still shocked to learn just how potentially disastrous of a problem this is; bees are the most important pollinators of flowering plants and, along with other insects, directly produce a third of every bite of food we eat and are responsible for more than $15 billion annually to the U.S. agricultural sector.

IU-built scintillator ‘in the game’ as NOvA experiment detects its first evidence of oscillating neutrinos

An Indiana University professor who is co-lead scientist on a major, multi-institutional investigation into the mysterious behavior of the subatomic particles known as neutrinos recently announced the project’s first results before an international gathering of colleagues. Mark Messier, a professor in the IU Bloomington College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Physics, delivered the address […] 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 »