IU Poynter Center scholar advising NSF-funded research ethics initiative

A scholar with Indiana University’s Poynter Center for the Study of Ethics and American Institutions is playing a key role in developing a new, interactive resource that will help researchers incorporate ethical practices into their professional lives. Kenneth Pimple, the Poynter Center’s director of teaching research ethics programs, serves as a senior advisor with the […]

Students, candidates to discuss local politics and elections

College students don’t often give much thought to local elections, but several organizations at Indiana University are making the case that they should. They are sponsoring a forum Thursday evening at which small groups of students will discuss local issues with candidates for Monroe County government positions in this November’s elections. The forum, open to […]

Voter ID debate highlights Constitution Day activities

The Supreme Court may have upheld Indiana’s voter identification law, but the fight over access to voting in the U.S. lives on, panelists said at a Constitution Day forum Monday at IU Bloomington. “This is an ongoing struggle,” said Indianapolis attorney Bill Groth, who represented parties that challenged the Indiana law in Crawford v. Marion […]

Political science journal examines post-Katrina New Orleans, related topics

It has been seven years since the levees broke and Hurricane Katrina turned a great city into a disaster zone – enough time for scholars to examine what went wrong and analyze what New Orleans’ unique mixture of race, poverty, culture and politics says about modern-day America. A special 10th anniversary issue of Perspectives on […]

IU’s Hamilton, Lenkowsky to discuss elections

Expect lively and incisive analysis of the current campaign season when Indiana University’s Lee Hamilton and Leslie Lenkowsky hold forth on electoral politics Monday afternoon. The informal election forum will take place from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the dean’s conference room on the third floor of the IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs […]

Journalist Peter Beinart speaking this week at IU Bloomington

The fall lecture season is getting off to a quick start at IU Bloomington. Here’s one that should interest people who care about journalism, politics, foreign policy and especially Israel and the Middle East. Journalist and author Peter Beinart, currently senior political writer for The Daily Beast-Newsweek, will give a talk Thursday, Sept. 6, on […]