Arts & Humanities
April 6, 2016
Brian Powell, chair of the Department of Sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University Bloomington, says reactions to RFRA and the Supreme Court ruling reflect a turnaround that is "one of the most striking changes in public opinion social scientists have ever witnessed."
April 5, 2016
Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie and members of an IU delegation concluded a highly successful weeklong trip to Thailand, which resulted in expanded and deeper ties between IU and leading institutions in the Southeast Asian country.
April 4, 2016
Yale law professor Douglas Kysar returns to IU Bloomington April 4 as Class of 1941 Wells Scholars Program Professor. He is the first professor in the programs 25-year history who was a Wells Scholar. Kysar will also give the Harris Lecture at the Maurer School of Law on April 6.
April 1, 2016
Indiana University alumnus Jamie Hyneman, a special effects expert and inventor best known as co-host and executive producer of the popular TV show "MythBusters," will be the featured speaker at IU Bloomington's undergraduate commencement May 7. The commencement ceremony will begin at 10 a.m., outdoors at IU Memorial Stadium, 1001 E. 17th St.
March 31, 2016
While much research examines why American liberalism eventually tapered, historian Jennifer Delton points to the reasons why liberalism remained influential for as long as it did and how its legacy continues to have an impact on present-day politics.
March 29, 2016
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author's presentation is the inaugural event of the "Many Worlds, One Globe" initiative marking the 50th anniversary of the Hutton Honors College.
March 28, 2016
The Stone Age Institute -- in partnership with Indiana Universitys Cognitive Science Program and prehistoric archaeological research projects in Tanzania, the Republic of Georgia and China -- has received a $3.2 million, three-year grant from the John Templeton Foundation, one of the largest ever awarded for human origins research.
March 26, 2016
David Baker, distinguished professor of jazz studies at Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music, has passed away at the age of 84. Baker was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and a Grammy and was both a legendary performer and educator.