IU graduate students share passion for science and conversation with ‘ScIU’

A committed team of graduate students from across the sciences at IU are banding together to provide a glimpse inside the world of Bloomington’s research labs through a new effort that seeks inform, entertain and spark conversations about science. “ScIU: Conversations in Science,” which officially launches Aug. 22, is a new blog that seeks to […]

High school students get crash course in science with latest addition to Biology Department’s summer research programs

Post by Lauren Bryant, associate director for research development communications, Office of the Vice Provost for Research: When Mary Ann Tellas was a freshman at Indiana University Bloomington, she had the good fortune to encounter the late Jim Holland, a professor of biology at IU Bloomington known for his tireless recruiting and mentoring of students, […]

IU sophomore on ‘front end’ of sustainability research on bird migration, climate

“If there’s ever a fire, we’re supposed to grab that book first.” That’s how one researcher describes the only copy of a binder containing nearly 50 years of painstakingly collected data on the migratory patterns of dark-eyed juncos in southern Indiana. The person currently contributing new information to this priceless record is Lia Bobay, a sophomore […]

Meet Lekeah Durden, NSF Research Fellow and IU Ph.D. student in biology

Lekeah Durden, a Ph.D. student in the IU Bloomington College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Biology, was recently featured by the National Science Foundation during Black History Month as an NSF Research Fellow. “My involvement in eco-evolutionary research allows me to be the positive change I want to see in the world because seeing other underrepresented groups […]