By John Schwarb, IU Communications specialist: In the annals of Indiana crime, Nancy Clem has a singular place in history: first woman convicted of murder. She was believed to have been a loan shark and a Ponzi schemer (long before the term was invented), and her role in a double murder — and subsequent multiple […]
Like millions of other viewers, English professor Jane Schultz couldn’t wait to watch the second season of “Mercy Street,” the PBS Civil War-era hospital drama, beginning Jan. 22. Inspired by real events in Alexandria, Virginia, and based on diaries and letters of hospital staff, the series has the ring of authority. As one of four […]
By Becky Wood, Assistant to the Chancellor for Communications: Although business in the United States took David Russomanno, dean of the School of Engineering and Techology, back to the United States, the last day for the rest of the IUPUI delegation was truly remarkable. We traveled to the University Technical Malaysia Melaka, known as UTeM, […]
IUPUI delegation begins day with Ministry of Education meeting and ends day with a work of art on a plate
By Becky Wood, Assistant to the Chancellor for Communications: Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017 Did a little rain in the afternoon dampen the spirits of the IUPUI delegation in Malaysia? Not one bit. From the morning at the Ministry of Education Community College Division to the afternoon with Datuk Professor Asma Ismail, vice chancellor at Universiti Sains […]
Post by Becky Wood, Assistant to the Chancellor for Communications: Monday evening found the IUPUI delegation to Malaysia at the beautiful Royale Chulan Hotel. A curving, wide marble staircase took us to the second floor where 25-30 alumni from IUPUI and IU Bloomington welcomed us to an incredible evening of memories, laughter and conversation. It was […]
Post by Becky Wood, Assistant to the Chancellor for Communications: Monday, Jan. 16, 2016 Picture this: traffic at a standstill in one direction, and barely tapping the brakes going the other. This was the road to Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN) this morning, and the IUPUI delegation was traveling the right direction, barely needing the brakes […]
Post by Becky Wood, Assistant to the Chancellor for Communications: Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017 After traveling for up to 33 hours and over 11,000 miles, the IUPUI delegation to Malaysia arrived in Kuala Lumpur to begin visits with Malaysian universities, IUPUI alumni and future Jaguars. The goals: To strengthen existing partnerships and forge foundations for […]
Solution to growing number of older motorists dying in motor vehicle accidents: Self-driving vehicles
By Rich Schneider, IU Communications Specialist
To address the increasing numbers of older motorists dying in motor vehicle accidents, a public health expert at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has a high-tech solution: hands-free driving.
A study looking at deaths resulting from right-angle motor vehicle crashes shows the elderly are at an extreme survival disadvantage compared to their younger counterparts, said Timothy D. McFarlane, a visiting lecturer in epidemiology.