William Siegmann’s cultural legacy shown in exhibitions at IU Art Museum, Mathers Museum

Guest post courtesy of IU Newsroom intern Emily Davis: Indiana University alumnus William Siegmann (1943-2011) was a leading expert on the art and culture of the African countries Liberia and Sierra Leone. A photographer, collector, and overall connoisseur of art, his work transcended traditional aesthetic values and reflected his vast knowledge of the cultures in which […] Read more »

SPEA hosts academic conference on public finance

Guest post courtesy of IU Newsroom intern Annie Brackemyre America’s public finance system is struggling under the weight of bankrupted major cities, exorbitant health care spending and rising costs for programs like Social Security, experts say. The politics behind collecting revenue has changed, too. Local governments are now competing with each other to win over […] Read more »

Student volunteers drive campaign against mental illness stigma

Guest post by Steve Hinnefeld, who normally writes at the Policy Briefings blog: The U Bring Change 2 Mind initiative to combat the stigma associated with mental illness is backed by serious star power in the person of award-winning actress Glenn Close. But the project has something else that may be even more essential to […] Read more »

Football may be coming to IUPUI, thanks to the IUPUI Robotics Club

A T-shirt sold at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis boasts, tongue in cheek, that IUPUI is undefeated in football since 1969.

The joke is that IUPUI, founded in 1969, has never fielded a football team. But that may change this coming academic year, if the IUPUI Robotics Club has its way.

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Coffee with a Cop: Definitely about more than coffee

Coffee with a Cop programs are more about talking and listening than they are about drinking.

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 »

Successful alumnus Scott Dorsey gives back to IU, speaking at Entrepreneurial Connection Day

A wise person always looks ahead and prepares, while a fool can only look back and regret, so says a proverb. At the heart of a top business school are entrepreneurship programs, which prepare students to look ahead and learn how they can venture out on their own, and also how to create forward-thinking, innovative […] Read more »

Her story

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.

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.