Former Iraqi ambassador directs IU’s Center for the Study of the Middle East

The Istrabadi name has been in Iraq for seven centuries and resided in Baghdad for many generations, before family members had to flee the country first after the monarchy was overthrown, and again after the Baath Party coup, which led to the rise of Saddam Hussein. About a decade ago, Feisal Amin al-Istrabadi, director of […]

Professor’s work with the United Nations could improve quality of life for people worldwide

Herman Aguinis has taught at universities in the People’s Republic of China (both in Beijing and Hong Kong), Malaysia, Singapore, Argentina, France, Spain, Puerto Rico, Australia and South Africa. Two years ago, the native of Rio Cuarto, Argentina, helped Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business to establish the Institute for Global Organizational Effectiveness. Its mission […]

From the Middle East and North Africa to the Midwest, to learn about entrepreneurship

It should come as no surprise that Indiana University is one of the leading institutions in the United States that host international students. According to the most recent data available from the Institute of International Education, IU ranks 11th nationally with an international enrollment of more than 5,000 this past school year. This number includes […]

IU Dhar India Studies Program helps foster understanding of the world’s largest democracy

As evidenced by the success of the films “Slumdog Millionaire,” “Eat, Pray, Love” and “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” and the television comedy “Outsourced,” interest in India and its culture has been growing in recent years. At Indiana University Bloomington, this has been clearly seen by the faculty at its Dhar India Studies Program. “There’s […]

Facebook IPO raises questions about Securities Act of 1933

It’s been about two weeks since Facebook went public. While many investors are looking for explanations for the social media giant’s 30 percent drop in its market value, an Indiana University Kelley School of Business professor has taken a keen look at the regulatory process that led up to its initial public offering. “Lost in […]