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  • WFIU to broadcast discussions with IU foreign policy experts on issues facing the next president

    September 20, 2016

    Just weeks before the November general election, the Indiana University School of Global and International Studies will host two panel discussions focused on foreign policy decisions facing the next president. WFIU, the public radio station based at the IU Bloomington campus, will broadcast the programs live and make the program available to other public radio stations throughout Indiana.

  • SPEA faculty member Kosali Simon named Herman B Wells Endowed Professor

    September 12, 2016

    Kosali Simon, a professor in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University Bloomington, has been appointed a Class of 1948 Herman B Wells Endowed Professor, an award bestowed previously on only two other IU faculty members. Simon is a nationally known health economist whose research applies economic analysis to questions about health insurance and health care policy.

  • IU Bloomington faculty members named Academic Leadership Program fellows

    September 2, 2016

    Indiana University Bloomington faculty members in history, international studies, law, public health and education will serve as 2016-17 fellows for the Academic Leadership Program. The program helps develop leadership skills of professors who may pursue careers in academic administration.

  • U.S. Army, Maurer School of Law launch historic new scholarship program

    August 30, 2016

    In a world filled with acronyms, soldiers from the United States Army will have the opportunity to add another to their resume under an historic agreement between the Army and the Indiana University Maurer School of Law – a JD. The two organizations have signed an agreement creating the U.S. Army Law Scholars Program – believed to be the first cuh partnership between the Army and a major law school.

  • IU Bloomington joins All In Campus Democracy Challenge, voter turnout initiatives

    August 25, 2016

    Indiana University Bloomington is launching a series of activities to encourage students to be involved in the November 2016 elections, including participation in the All In Campus Democracy Challenge, voter registration drives, walk-to-vote events, panel discussions and lectures.

  • IU to offer free will preparation services to employees, students and parents

    August 18, 2016

    The Indiana University Office of the Vice President and General Counsel and the Maurer School of Law have announced a program offering will preparation services at no charge to university employees, students and parents. The program addresses the fact that more than 50 percent of American adults do not have a will, and that as many as 70 percent have not designated a healthcare power of attorney.

  • IU research explores why Americans resist changing energy conservation behavior

    August 18, 2016

    Americans are content to take easy steps toward energy conservation but want others to make the major lifestyle changes that will slow climate change, according to new research by Indiana University's Shahzeen Attari and colleagues at Columbia University.

  • Award recognizes outstanding faculty collaborations at IU Bloomington

    August 9, 2016

    Two teams of Indiana University Bloomington faculty have been awarded the 2016 Outstanding Faculty Collaborative Research Award for their accomplishments in research, scholarship and creative activities.