Greece’s new finance minister gave a preview of his policies during a visit to IU Bloomington

As Greek voters gave the anti-austerity party Syriza a sweeping victory in parliamentary elections Sunday, two Indiana University professors reflected on the recent visit to Bloomington by someone who is expected to play a pivotal role in the Mediterranean nation’s future, Yanis Varoufakis. Alexis Tsipras was sworn as Greece’s new prime minster on Monday. One […] Read more »

Two IU faculty members serve as co-producers for Sundance documentary

Guest post courtesy of IU Communications colleague Milana Katic: Debby Herbenick, associate professor in the Department of Applied Health Science at the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington and Bryant Paul, associate professor in the Department of Telecommunications at IU’s Media School, are receiving co-producer credits in a documentary that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on […] Read more »

‘New Jim Crow’ author to speak at IU Northwest, with streaming to other campuses

Few recent books have had an impact like “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness,” Michelle Alexander’s 2010 account of how imprisonment has replaced slavery and segregation as a system to control and marginalize people of color in the United States. Next Tuesday, audiences at eight Indiana University campuses will have […] Read more »

Health officials: ‘It is by no means too late to get a flu shot’

The number of influenza cases across the country and state continue to be high so IU health officials are asking students and staff to take preventive measures, which include getting a flu shot even though the vaccine is less effective this year. Vaccines are available at the IU Health Center on the Bloomington campus, IUPUI Campus Health, and at several other IU campuses.

Guest filmmakers, special events and fine films made 2014 a memorable year at IU Cinema

At Indiana University Cinema, 2014 was a year of extraordinary moments. Billed as “a place for film,” it also was a place for premieres, special events and visits by more than 30 guest filmmakers. “Since opening, we have strived to show the world what a bold, ambitious cinema program really could be,” said IU Cinema director […] Read more »

Year in Review: Top stories from 2014

As 2014 draws to a close, the IU Newsroom invites you to look back with us at some of the top stories at Indiana University Bloomington: national and international guests; new beginnings and historic milestones; great achievements from faculty, students and athletes; and a focus on the future as IU approaches its bicentennial. “Great universities, […] 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.