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Anti-Defamation League honors McRobbie, McKinney with awards

During the past year, IU President McRobbie has spoken out about issues of inequality from education to gay marriage. Now, the Anti-Defamation League has given him the “Man of Achievement” award for his efforts.

IU responds to Israeli education boycott

IU President Michael McRobbie has withdrawn the University from the American Studies Association in response to the group’s recent endorsement of a boycott of Israeli academic institutions.

Maurer law school gets new dean

Austen Parrish will assume the role of dean and James H. Rudy Professor of Law at the school beginning Jan. 1

IUSA resolution to divest from fossil fuel companies tabled

After debate, a resolution calling for the IUSA executive board to urge President Michael McRobbie and the IU Board of Trustees to divest from publicly traded fossil fuel companies was tabled Wednesday. The resolution is a part of IU's goal to become
carbon-neutral as part of the Energy Master Plan.

Medical campus proposals requested

IU is now accepting requests for proposals for its academic medical research campus in the greater Evansville region. Currently, the IU School of Medicine is working with Ivy Tech Community College, the University of Southern Indiana and the University of Evansville to bring their health science education facilities together.

Jacobs School of Music professor Patrick Feaster has been nominated for a Grammy 8 times.

IU faculty nominated for Grammy awards

Sound media historian Patrick Feaster and Professor Wayne Wallace were both nominated for the 2014 Grammy awards. Nominees were announced Friday.

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.

SGIS dean appointed

Ambassador Lee Feinstein was the U.S. ambassador to the Republic of Poland from 2009 to 2012 and has worked at the Council on Foreign Relations and the Brookings Institution.

Assistant professor claims discrimination

IU Northwest assistant professor Anne Balay claimed the University denied her tenure and promotion, resulting in her termination at the end of this school year, because she is a woman and homosexual.

Robel discusses new programs, awards South Korea alumni

On her second day in South Korea, Provost Lauren Robel presented two newly created alumni awards to distinguished IU graduates in the East Asian nation.  Jun Kwang-woo and Heejin Cho became the first two recipients of the awards, which were presented Sunday at the IU Korean Alumni Association’s winter dinner in Seoul, South Korea.

Provost Robel to travel to South Korea

IU Provost Lauren Robel and other IU faculty are traveling Nov. 30 to Seoul, South Korea, to connect with alumni and strengthen existing joint business, economics and law programs between IU and Korean universities.

Faculty Council announces support for Freedom Indiana

The Faculty Council unanimously endorsed President Michael McRobbie’s decision that IU join Freedom Indiana, a state-wide coalition working to defeat the House Joint Resolution 6, Associate Vice President of IU Communications Mark Land said.

IU comes out against same-sex marriage ban

Freedom Indiana campaign leaders stated in a press release that having the state’s largest university as a part of the coalition will strengthen the force of their message to lawmakers, who will consider HJR6 during the upcoming legislative session.

Center on Congress' digital capacity to be reviewed

A committee assembled by IU President Michael McRobbie is currently reviewing the Center on Congress, IU’s resource for congressional affairs, with intention to strengthen the center’s digital capacity.

Students wait to board the X bus Tuesday outside of the Indiana Memorial Union.

Declining ridership prompts X bus cuts

Despite increased student enrollment at IU, the IU Campus Bus Service cut the number of running X buses from four to three per day in 2012, and that trend continues.

Indiana University Vice President for International Affairs David Zaret speaks on the recent IU delegation trip to Africa on Wednesday at the IU Auditorium.

Forum discusses trip to Africa

IU’s Vice President for International Affairs David Zaret called President Michael McRobbie’s recent two-week trip to Africa “remarkably productive.”

Zaret reflected on the trip’s highlights during a forum Wednesday night in the IU Auditorium.

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