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IUB college completion rates exceed state average

IU-Bloomington has the highest on-time completion rate and the highest total student completion rate of all colleges in Indiana, according to the College Completion Rates for Indiana report released Feb. 18.


IU named partner for Chicago-based Digital Lab

IU was named a partner for the $320 million Chicago-based Digital Lab of Manufacturing. The lab’s building plans were announced by President Barack Obama on Feb. 25.


IU professor honored as Sloan Fellow

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation board primarily awards departments in physics, chemistry and math fields. IU professor and geologist Douglas A. Edmonds was recently honored as the latest fellow.



Dads’ ages affect birth defects

In a new study, IU researchers discovered babies born to older fathers are more prone to psychiatric and academic problems than previously thought.


Professor sues, alledges breach of privacy rights

IU senior lecturer Christine Von der Haar and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Feb. 19, claiming that U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents detained her and breached her privacy.


Bridge Program to assist students with immigration

The Kelley School of Business has partnered with the Office of International Services to help its international graduates and recruiting companies interested in hiring them through the immigration process.


PACE course discusses national security

Students had the opportunity to gain one credit hour in just one day by participating in civil discourse on the topic of national security at the Political and Civic Engagement issues forum Saturday.



Study: alcohol-dependent women misinterpret risk

Lindsay Arcurio, a graduate student in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, has authored a study that examines alcohol dependent women’s brain activity while making high-risk decisions.


Too many decisions can cause fatigue

Two IU researchers have contributed to a study revealing that seemingly insignificant decisions can cause fatigue. Apply that to the average life of a college student and it means impaired decision-making.




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