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New study: BMI affects contraceptive use

A woman’s BMI and weight can affect the way that emergency contraception, specifically the Plan B morning-after pill, works, according to recent studies.


Professor Heather Milam poses in the costume studio located in the Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center. At 13 years old Milam received her first sewing machine and began making outfits and costumes, eventually working in New York City making costumes for Broadway productions before joining the faculty of Indiana University in 2013.

New MFA to start in fall 2014

During a time when many schools are cutting back on their liberal arts programs, IU’s theater department is expanding to include a new masters program that teaches professional costume making design technology.


IU online degrees best in country

Two of IU’s online degrees are the best American universities have to offer, according to the U.S. News and World Report.



Blind IUPUI graduate, 47, wins National Academic Award

Robin Kyle was 18 when she lost her sight to a degenerative hereditary eye disease. Now, at 47, she has earned her bachelor's degree in education and received the Learning Ally National Achievement Award for her progress.


Blind IUPUI graduate, 47, wins National Academic Award

Robin Kyle was 18 when she lost her sight to a degenerative hereditary eye disease. Now, at age 47, she has earned her bachelor's degree in education and recently received the Learning Ally National Achievement Award for her progress. 


Kelley School publishes 2014 economic report

The Indiana Business Review is a publication that stems from a smaller annual economic forecast that is conducted at the end of every year. This year’s report is one of the biggest yet.


Kelley students win language competition

Three students in the Kelley School of Business won first place in the Spanish-language division of the Business Language Case Competition at Brigham-Young University. Junior Paul Gilson and seniors Nathan Lohrmann and Brianna Terrell brought home a trophy and $2,000 prize from the competition in Provo, Utah.



Study reveals gender bias in scientific fields

A new study led by Sugimoto and the IU School of Informatics and Computing found that barriers to women in the ranks of science is not an issue of the past. Women were underrepresented 30 to 70 percent globally in authorship of academic publications.


Grant supports career searches

 University officials announced yesterday that IU has been selected to receive a $5 million grant from the Lilly Endowment to support student career placement in Indiana.
 


Trustees approve joint degree program, capital projects

The IU Board of Trustees approved the creation of an online Bachelor of Applied Science degree program as well as two IU Bloomington capital projects totaling $10.5 million on the campus of IU-East Richmond Thursday night.


Feinstein appointed SGIS founding dean

Former United States ambassador Lee Feinstein has been appointed founding dean of IU’s School of Global and International Studies, according to an IU news release.


Professor wins global distinction for computing tech

Filippo Menczer, professor of informatics and computer science and director of the Center for Complex Networks and Systems at IU, was recognized as a Distinguished Member of the Association for Computing Machinery last month.



IU-Northwest discrimination case heard

IU-Northwest Gary assistant professor Anne Balay presented her case to the IUN Federal Board of Review Wednesday at the IUN campus library, claiming discrimination in the IUN tenure process based on her gender and sexual orientation.


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