Scientist at Work: James Goodson
Teaching & LearningWednesday, May 13, 2009Allison Cooke
The Spring/Summer 2009 issue of Teaching & Learning focuses on mentoring -- in the classroom, lab and workplace.
DJ McRobbieMonday, May 4, 2009Allison Cooke
Indiana University President Michael McRobbie and IU Jazz Legend and Professor David Baker sat in with host Joe Bourne on WFIU's "Just You & Me"on Friday, April 24, 2009.
EventsMonday, May 18, 2009Steve Chaplin
Kirkwood Observatory Public Open House
IU College of Arts and Sciences' Department of Astronomy hosts its weeklly public open house and star viewing from historic Kirkwood Observatory. To confirm that weather conditions will permit viewing, visit this Web site or call the observatory hotline at 812-855-7736 for the latest information.
Scientist at Work: James GoodsonMonday, May 18, 2009David Bricker
It may sound strange coming from a neurobiologist, but James Goodson is adamant. "The human brain will never be able to understand the human brain," says Goodson, a neurobiologist at IU Bloomington. "We don't even fully understand the processes of an ant's nervous system, which are really quite remarkable, let alone our own."
It's English, but how do children perceive all those foreign accents?Monday, May 18, 2009Steve Chaplin
With one in five people in the U.S. speaking a language other than English when they are at home, Tessa Bent's research into how children perceive so many different varieties of foreign-accented English has never been more timely. The National Institutes of Health has made Bent one of the first IU faculty members to receive grant funds through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
Dogs, maybe not, but genes can learn new tricksMonday, May 18, 2009Steve Chaplin
A popular view among evolutionary biologists that fundamental genes do not acquire new functions was challenged by a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
IU Bloomington to receive $1.2 million for Huntington's disease researchMonday, May 18, 2009Steve Chaplin
The National Institutes of Health has approved a $1.2 million, four-year grant that will allow Indiana University Bloomington scientists to continue their study of Huntington's disease.
IU Distinguished Professor Michael Lynch named a National Academy of Sciences fellowMonday, May 18, 2009Steve Chaplin
Michael Lynch, an evolutionary biologist at Indiana University Bloomington, has been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, the academy announced from its 146th annual meeting in Washington, D.C.
Star crust 10 billion times stronger than steel, IU physicist findsMonday, May 18, 2009Steve Chaplin
Research by a theoretical physicist at Indiana University shows that the crusts of neutron stars are 10 billion times stronger than steel or any other of the earth's strongest metal alloys.
After delays, IU scientists now full-ahead on $278 million neutrino projectMonday, May 18, 2009Steve Chaplin
They may be traveling through solid rock at about 200 miles per millisecond, but Indiana University's Mark Messier and a team of 180 other physicists hope that by keeping a close eye on those fast-moving neutrinos they may find an answer to one of particle physics' longstanding quandaries: Why do the most elementary particles have the mass that they do?
Previous IssueMonday, May 18, 2009Steve Chaplin
The April 21, 2009, issue of IU Discoveries featured IU-Purdue University Fort Wayne bioarchaeologist Richard Sutter and his work studying genetically-influenced tooth traits of prehistoric cultures of South America. The issue also included stories about an $8 million NSF project studying economically important plants, advances on work IU physicists are doing on unique particles called exotic hybrid mesons, and more.
U.S.-China Business CooperationFriday, May 1, 2009Allison Cooke
DJ McRobbieMonday, May 4, 2009Allison CookeDJ McRobbieWFIUradiojazzPresident Michael McRobbie
2009 Men's Little 500Monday, May 11, 2009Allison Cooke2009 Men's Little 500
2009 Women's Little 500Wednesday, May 13, 2009Allison Cooke2009 Women's Little 500
Angel Learning acquired for $95 millionTuesday, May 12, 2009Nicole Roales
Medical Minute 5-4: Mind Wars: Diagnosis MethodsMonday, May 11, 2009Nicole Roales
IU announces plans for school of public healthMonday, May 11, 2009Nicole Roales
Online ballots available to IU alumni for voting in trustee electionMonday, May 18, 2009Indiana University Media Relations
Online ballots for the election of an alumni representative to the 2009 Indiana University Board of Trustees are currently available to Indiana University alumni. Complete information about the election, including the online ballot and profiles of the 2009 candidates, may be found on the Trustee Election Web site.IU trusteeelection trusteeIndiana UniversityIUalumni
IU Bloomington launches new Web siteFriday, May 15, 2009Indiana University Media Relations
Starting May 18, visitors to the Indiana University Bloomington Web site will find a new design that includes dynamic, user-friendly features and better access to information. In addition to favorite components of the current site -- such as the A-Z Big List, news and events sections, and both topical and audience navigation -- the new site includes more photography, video as a regular feature, a new online virtual campus tour, and integration with IU's emergency communication system.web siteprovostiubiu bloomingtonhome pagekaren hansonweb design
IU receives NIH grant to study HIV risk, prevention among bisexual menMonday, May 11, 2009Tracy James
The Center for Sexual Health Promotion in Indiana University's School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation has received a $425,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health for a study designed to begin filling important gaps in HIV research involving bisexual men.HIVbisexualitymaleNIHHPERIUDodgeIndianapolis
IU researcher receives federal grant for postpartum depression studyWednesday, May 13, 2009Tracy James
Heather Rupp, assistant scientist at The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction, has received a $423,500 grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to study the mechanisms behind postpartum depression, a condition that can interfere with a new mother's ability to care for her baby.postpartum depressionKinseyRuppIndiana UniversityKinsey Institute for Research in SexGender and Reproduction
IU Bloomington to host Midwest Macroeconomics MeetingsThursday, May 14, 2009Steve Hinnefeld
The Department of Economics at Indiana University Bloomington will serve as host this weekend for the 2009 Midwest Macroeconomics Meetings, a gathering at which scholars from around the world will present papers and discuss issues in economics. More than 160 economists will attend the meetings, taking place from May 15-17.macroeconomicseconomicsmidwest macroindiana universityacemogluuhligconferencepapersbloomington
Featured LinksMonday, April 20, 2009Nicole Roales
The IU Bloomington Web site has debuted a new look. In addition to favorite components of the current site -- such as the A-Z Big List, news and events sections, and both topical and audience navigation -- the new site includes more photography, video as a regular feature, and a new and improved campus photo tour.