Students tackle issue of climate change

What should we be doing about climate change? The answer has so far eluded policymakers, but about 130 Indiana University Bloomington students will take a crack at the problem Saturday. They are enrolled in the PACE Issues Forum, a one-credit IU Bloomington course offered through the Political and Civic Engagement, or PACE, program. The session, […]

Lugar talks diplomacy, praises new IU School of Global and International Studies

Washington has been buzzing over Indiana University’s new School of Global and International Studies, former Sen. Richard Lugar told an IU Bloomington audience this week. Lugar, who delivered the Patrick O’Meara International Lecture on Monday, said he attended a recent event in the capital at which many people asked him about the school. An IU […]

Tweeting #SOTU – IU South Bend lecturer chosen for White House online chat

Twitter users posted more than 1.3 million messages Tuesday night about the president’s State of the Union address. Alec Hosterman tweeted his share. Hosterman, a senior lecturer in communication studies at IU South Bend, was one of 100 people who took part in a White House Social, for which they traveled to Washington, D.C., and […]

So many lectures and seminars, so little time

If you want to keep up on world events, there are probably few better places to be than Bloomington, Ind., for the next week or so. The IU Bloomington events schedule is packed with lectures and seminars that are sure to be informative and thought-provoking. Let’s start with tonight, when IU scholars will examine the […]

IU Bloomington seminar to explore performance pay for teachers

Will teachers do a better job of teaching if they’re paid according to their performance? University of Maryland faculty member Jennifer King Rice will discuss the question this Thursday at IU Bloomington. Rice, an associate professor in Maryland’s Department of Education Policy and Leadership, has published widely on the effectiveness of education systems. Her IU […]