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.
Academics & Research
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.
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.
Two high-resolution, microscopic photos of cells captured in the midst of mitosis are among 30 finalists in the GE Healthcare Life Sciences 2013 Cell Imaging Competition. Voting is open until Dec. 20.
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.
Map makers around the world have created maps to analyze everything from character interactions in “Lord of the Rings” to the history of science fiction for an IU School of Informatics project called “Places and Spaces: Mapping Science.”
Five IU scientists have been named 2013 fellows for the American Association for the Advancement of Science because of their work to progress scientific research and applications.
The IU School of Medicine in Indianapolis has named a new associate vice president for university clinical affairs, Dr. Anantha Shekhar.
IU’s National Center for Genome Analysis Support received a $4 million RNA research grant for software development. The software, called Trinity, processes the measurements of different types of gene levels.
The IU School of Optometry will be the recipient of an annual $14,000 endowment from the recently dissolved Saving Sight Indiana, a vision welfare organization formerly known as Prevent Blindness Indiana.
Come spring semester, the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures will lose its only professor of classical Arabic literature, Professor Suzanne Stetkevych.
Professor Alexander Rabinowitch was recently elected as an affiliate research scholar of the Russian Academy of Sciences St. Petersburg Institute of History, one of the highest honors Rabinowitch could receive within his field of Russian Revolution history.
Garvin is the only scientific glassblower serving IU and its satellite campuses. He has spent the last 27 years working with graduate students and researchers in the chemistry, biology, geology and psychology departments.