States, feds look for answers to falling gas tax revenue

Guest post courtesy of IU Newsroom intern Annie Brackemyre America’s system for financing road construction and repair is broken. Gas tax revenue is coming in below target, states are being forced to spend their highway funds to pay down debt, and federal assistance is the only cushion maintaining a positive cash flow for road repairs […] Read more »

Many of the nation’s top high school seniors electing to study business at IU’s Kelley School

Last fall, American College Testing, a nonprofit organization that assesses college readiness, released data from a questionnaire of exam takers’ interest areas and released a top 10 list of most popular majors at U.S. colleges and universities. Four of the majors on the ACT’s list — business management (No. 1), general business (No. 2), accounting […] Read more »

Who’s your building manager?

Have you ever wondered who to turn to during a disaster? Did you know people in each building on campus are collaborating to ensure your safety during a potential emergency?

Ansel Adams film screening and discussion to honor 25th anniversary of Sycamore Land Trust

Guest post courtesy of IU Newsroom intern Emily Davis: “I believe the approach of the artist and the approach of the environmentalist are fairly close in that both are, to a rather impressive degree, concerned with the affirmation of life.” — Ansel Adams  In recognition of the 25th anniversary of Sycamore Land Trust, the Indiana University Art Museum will […] Read more »

For the glory of cold IU!

Never daunted, tried and true, and all for the #gloryofcoldIU, IU Bloomington students, faculty and staff are choosing to find the beauty, inspiration and glory in their beloved, but icy cold, campus.

IU students take a first-hand look at public health advocacy and policy-making

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 »

Extending IU’s legacy of positive change

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 »

A gut feeling that honey bee microbiome work at IU will be worth watching

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 »

Biological microscopy, explained

How can researchers get images and videos of activities in living cells? Kenneth Dunn, scientific director of the Indiana Center for Biological Microscopy, tells all. It’s impressive stuff, and it’s just cool to look at.