Workshop speaker promotes civic engagement for older adults

Americans are living longer and healthier lives, and that presents both a challenge and an opportunity, says Jan Hively, the organizer of several peer networks and learning programs dedicated to active aging. The challenge is that communities often aren’t organized in ways that make it easy for people to remain active and engaged as they […]

Cutting energy use takes information and motivation

We can all do a lot to reduce energy consumption – and lessen our contribution to climate change. But changing behavior can be a challenge, even if we want to change. That’s the dilemma that IU faculty member Shahzeen Attari confronts in her research and teaching. Start with the fact that most of us don’t […]

Marking 50 years since ‘Letter from a Birmingham Jail’

Fifty years ago this week, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. sat in an Alabama jail cell and wrote what was destined to become a defining document of the American civil rights movement – and the global struggle for justice. But as Carlton Mark Waterhouse, associate professor at the Indiana University McKinney School of Law, […]

Indiana Supreme Court to hear fraternity case in IU East visit

Students at Indiana University East will have an unusual opportunity this month to see the Indiana Supreme Court in action. And not only that, but the court will be considering a case that’s likely to be of interest to college students. The five-member court will visit IU East April 23 to hear arguments in Yost […]

Public Affairs Month under way at IU Northwest

There’s something for nearly everyone in SPEA Public Affairs Month at IU Northwest, which started last week and continues through April. Sponsored by the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, the celebration features lectures, panels and forums on criminal justice, public health and much more. Now in its 24th year, the celebration has a tradition […]