Research continues as Indiana’s Mount Baldy reveals secrets of dune dynamics

Post by IU Northwest media communications specialist Erika C. Rose Erin Argyilan has no doubt covered miles while traversing the sand dunes of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore over the past several years. After logging all those miles, there was perhaps no happier day for the Indiana University Northwest geologist than the day she stumbled […]

Alexander at IU Northwest: King would be ‘bursting with pride’ over Ferguson protests

Author and activist Michelle Alexander called Tuesday for a new movement for social justice that brings together advocates for poor people, prisoners and their families, immigrants, minorities and other groups that are denied justice. “We’ve got to be able to connect the dots and build a multiracial, multi-ethnic human rights movement,” she said. “Our challenge […]

Research by IU geologists informs policy at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

An investigation that Indiana University geologists are conducting at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore provides a great example of science informing policy – in this case, the policy of making decisions about how to manage a popular public resource. The researchers are mapping the internal structure of Mount Baldy, a 126-foot-tall dune near Michigan City, […]

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 […]

IU Northwest steps up to president’s service challenge

This week’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration was just the beginning for Indiana University Northwest as it ramps up participation in the President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge, a White House initiative to promote service and dialogue. Also scheduled this spring: a pictorial celebration of diversity and faith in March, a week of […]