Law & Policy
May 21, 2015
The president of the Boy Scouts of America has called for ending the organization's ban on gay leaders but said groups that sponsor Scout troops should be able to set their own requirements for leaders. IU professor Beth Gazley says the approach probably won't be good for the organization in the long run.
May 20, 2015
Organizers of a May 29 conference in Indianapolis are seeking to support the ongoing reform process in Myanmar and encourage Burmese expatriates to offer support economically and educationally.
May 18, 2015
School superintendents in Indiana remain generally positive but have important reservations about recent changes to teacher evaluation, according to a policy brief by the Center on Education and Lifelong Learning at Indiana University Bloomington.
May 14, 2015
Mountaintop removal coal mining causes serious air and water quality problems and contributes to poor health and premature death for people who live near mining sites in the Appalachian region, an Indiana University public health expert told a congressional committee today.
May 13, 2015
A new book edited by Indiana University Maurer School of Law professor David Fidler focuses on the historic nature and continuing significance of Edward Snowdens disclosures. The Snowden Reader examines the political, legal, policy and ethical implications of the Snowden affair.
May 8, 2015
Research by an Indiana University environmental scientist and colleagues at universities in Iowa and Washington finds that potentially harmful growth-promoting hormones used in beef production are expected to persist in the environment at higher concentrations and for longer durations than previously thought.
May 6, 2015
The Indiana University Maurer School of Law will hold a dedication ceremony to honor the many contributions of alumnus and entrepreneur Lowell E. Baier and one of the professors who inspired him: Jerome Hall.
May 4, 2015
An influential advocate for the arts and the CEO of an innovative grocery delivery service are the recipients of the 2015 Distinguished Alumni Awards presented by the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs.