IU gubernatorial forum: smiles all around

Isn’t this a remarkable photograph? It brings together a governor, a former governor, three would-be governors, a former Indiana chief justice and several top Indiana University officials. The photo was taken when the candidates for Indiana governor visited the University Place Conference Center at IUPUI to talk about their plans and priorities in separate conversations […]

Center helps create a sustainable future for South Bend region

Indiana University’s regional campuses are known for their strong connections with their communities, and probably nothing better exemplifies that approach than the Center for a Sustainable Future at IU South Bend. Check out the center’s recent newsletter for a glimpse of what center director Mike Keen and his staff are doing to create excitement about […]

‘Affordability’ issue in Affordable Care Act finally getting attention

Researchers at Indiana University and Cornell University exposed a dilemma with the federal Affordable Care Act in a paper that they produced last year. The paper didn’t get much media attention at the time. But the issue it raised may now start to get noticed, thanks to a story in The New York Times. The […]

SPEA white paper on poverty expanded to book on ‘America’s Poor’

A white paper on poverty in America written by dean John Graham and professor Kristin Seefeldt of the Indiana University School of Public Affairs has been expanded into a book, “America’s Poor,” that IU Press will publish. And in related news, broadcaster Tavis Smiley and Princeton scholar-activist Cornel West will embark next month “The Poverty […]