IU Kokomo administrator served as monitor for Ukraine election

Ukraine made history last week with its first elections since mass protests drove former President Viktor Yanukovych from office. An IU Kokomo professor and administrator was there to watch, as part of an international effort to ensure the elections were on the up-and-up. Kathy Parkison, professor of economics and interim vice chancellor for academic affairs, […]

Book, article highlight IU research on small-town Jewish life in Ukraine

A recent article in the New York Review of Books features a remarkable research project from Indiana University and reminds us that the conflict now taking place in Ukraine doesn’t mark the first time people in that region have faced turmoil and violence. Yale historian Marci Shore reviews “In the Shadow of the Shtetl: Small-Town […]

IU panel to discuss Ukraine crisis

Indiana University students, faculty and staff and other members of the Bloomington community can learn about the Ukraine crisis Tuesday night, March 11, from experts on Ukraine, Russia and Eastern Europe. Sean Kay, the Robson Professor of Politics and Government at Ohio Wesleyan University, will join IU Bloomington faculty members for a panel discussion on […]

Shifting news in Ukraine highlights importance of IU expertise

Reporting the news in this era of 24/7 media is a challenge. Events often change so quickly that it’s hard for journalists to keep up. The same is true here at the IU News office, where our job includes connecting reporters with faculty experts who can add depth and analysis to their stories. Case in […]