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Professor earns scholar position

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.




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Human ancestral link still unkown

The ancestral link between modern humans and Neanderthals remains unknown, according to a recent IU study.

Scientific Glass

Glassblower crafts science instruments

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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.



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Science departments give open houses

The astronomy, chemistry, geological sciences, mathematics and physics departments invite students and faculty to experience hands-on presentations Saturday.


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Institute director to retire this year

IU-Purdue University Indianapolis professor John Krauss will be leaving his position as a professor and director of the IU Public Policy Institute on the Indianapolis campus.


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Professor to serve on foreign board

Israel Herrera-Cárdenas-Cárdenas, a lecturer in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, was recently elected to the Board of the European Association of Teachers of Spanish.


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Study to analyze smoking among pregnant women

The IU School of Public Health has received a $900,000 grant from the Indiana State Department of Health in order to conduct a study to help pregnant women in Indiana quit smoking.




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IU Dean ignites European Union trade discussion

The School of Public and Environmental Affairs Dean John Graham is sparking an international discussion on barriers to free trade. The dean testified at a hearing Monday before the European Parliament’s Trade Committee in Brussels, Belgium, regarding a deal to smooth trade relations between the European Union and the United States.



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Brain sculpture on campus largest in world

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The largest anatomically correct sculpture of the human brain now stands on the corner of 10th and North Walnut Grove streets. The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences unveiled the brain sculpture as part of the department’s 125th anniversary celebration.



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Global changes prompt shift in European studies

The West European Studies Center was renamed the Institute for European Studies to fit its new agenda of providing a wider array of studies that encompass all regions of Europe.


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Psych department to celebrate 125th anniversary

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The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences will celebrate its 125th year anniversary Oct. 11. The celebration will include lectures, career luncheons and the unveiling of a 10,000-pound  limestone sculpture of a human brain near the entrance to the Psychology Building.



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Research tower granted funding

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Environmental research in Morgan Monroe State Forest will continue through August 2015 thanks to a grant from the United States Department of Energy.