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IU grad school gets high marks

U.S. News and World Report released their annual Best Graduate School rankings and gave high marks to IU programs in education, business, law and medicine.

Nobel laureate to talk dark matter

Nobel laureate Adam Riess led a team that studied dark matter and concluded the universe is not only expanding, but accelerating as well. 

Students transfer before finishing degrees, study says

In many states, a significant portion of students transfer before completing a degree, according to a report issued by the Project on Academic Success at IU and the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.

New office created in IU School of Public Health

Created under the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, the newly founded Office of Global and Community Health will bring together Indiana and international partners with the aim of developing more effective and stable relationships.

Dean changes COAS stance

Following months of his public disapproval of plans to house a new school of communication, media and journalism within the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Journalism Dean Michael Evans is changing his tune.

Telecom, CMCL react to proposed merger

There’s no clear consensus with faculty and administration in the telecommunications and communication and culture departments following Provost Lauren Robel’s Feb. 19 announcement regarding their departments’ merger with the School of Journalism.

Panel promotes women in public finance

The School of Public and Environmental Affairs Public Finance Association organized a Women in Public Finance panel Wednesday night to educate students about issues of public finance and career opportunities.

Professor uses Twitter to predict economy

When associate professor of informatics Johan Bollen began research on predicting trends in economic markets using Twitter in 2010, he was driven by curiosity and a passion for learning.

SPEA partners with Peace Corps

For about a decade, the School of Public and Environmental Affairs has provided a place for returning Peace Corps volunteers to get a graduate education. 

Students easily find jobs in cyber-security field

Director of the MSSI program L. Jean Camp said the job market for Internet and information security is notably expanding. Citigal, a security services program, just opened another branch in Bloomington.

IU opens first global office in India

IU administration has announced the opening of its first international office that will serve as a home base for activities in India operating through IU.

New technology could change health care system

Two IU scientists discovered that a mathematical model for predicting patient treatment options could cut health care costs in half, while doubling improved patient outcomes.

Democracy influenced by global energy politics

This year’s 25th annual Paul V. McNutt Lecture was given by Timothy Mitchell, a professor in the Department of Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures at Columbia University.

Study: Highlighting won't help you study

Older studies in psychology are recently receiving new attention. They say highlighting and underlining aren’t efficient methods of retaining information for classes.

Former Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar poses for a photo with Lee Hamilton and IU president Michael McRobbie on Thursday afternoon at the Lilly Library. McRobbie announced that Lugar and Hamilton will become faculty members at IU's School of Global and International Studies.

Lugar, Hamilton join faculty

Richard Lugar and Lee Hamilton, longtime members of Congress, are set to join the IU School of Global and International Studies faculty.

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