Here’s how to keep up on the news from Liberia

The Ebola outbreak pops in and out of the headlines in U.S. news media. But in West Africa, the news keeps getting worse. The World Health Organization predicted this week that Ebola could infect 20,000 before the epidemic is brought under control. Senegal reported its first case Friday. If you’re interested in following the news, […]

Hoosier to Hoosier sale offers bargains while promoting reuse

The Hoosier to Hoosier Community Sale got its start several years ago when an IU Office of Sustainability intern wanted to expand efforts by Residential Programs and Services to collect and reuse the furniture and household items that students were throwing away every spring. It has grown year by year, and the 2014 H2H sale, […]

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, […]

Ebola outbreak highlights need for IU-Liberia health collaboration

The Ebola outbreak in Liberia provides a dramatic illustration of the importance of an Indiana University initiative aimed at strengthening the public health and medical infrastructure of the West African country, say IU faculty members and administrators involved with the collaboration. Launched in early 2012, the Center for Excellence in Health and Life Sciences seeks […]