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Perspectives on Policy

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Seeing the forest for the trees: SPEA students produce neighborhood forestry studies

Urban Forestry

The May 13, 2008, issue of Perspectives on Policy features a story about an Indiana University SPEA class that produced urban forestry case studies for Bloomington neighborhoods. It also includes stories about IU's relationship with Liberia, SPEA graduate students who studied issues for state government for their capstone course, IPFW students making plans to attend the Chicago Green Festival, the launch of the IU Public Policy Institute and an IU-Purdue collaboration on distance education. Full Story >>

IU experts from multiple fields join forces in Indiana Democracy Consortium


The April 8, 2008, issue of Perspectives on Policy reported on the Indiana Democracy Consortium, which brings together Indiana University Bloomington experts from law, public affairs, political science, international relations and other fields. The issue also included stories about a survey of physicians on national health insurance, the effectiveness of "green taxes," Public Affairs Week at IU Northwest and water resources as an impending environmental issue, along with an op-ed by an IU professor on the connections between climate and conflict. Full Story >>

Do the homeless count? IUPUI class helps ensure they do


The March 18, 2008, issue of Perspectives on Policy featured a story about students at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis who are learning about homelessness and who took part in the city's official count of the homeless. Also included were an interview with IU Bloomington political scientist Abdulkader Sinno about his new book; an article about Indiana's decision to ban dishwasher detergents that contain phosphorus; a report on research concerning visual images in presidential election coverage; a feature on an IU Kokomo professor's book on social class; and news about visits to IU by high-level Chinese officials. Full Story >>

Individualized Major Program taps growing student idealism


The Feb. 11, 2008, issue of Perspectives on Policy featured an article detailing why the IU Individualized Major Program in the College of Arts and Sciences is such a big hit with students. Also highlighted was a story detailing the findings in a 200-page report about abuse of alcohol, tobacco and other drug use in Indiana; an update on the SPEA dean search; highlights on IU South Bend's exploration of "Sustainable Communities"; details on a report about the skills public managers need; and information about the "Politics and the Arts" theme for ArtsWeek 2008. Full Story >>

Local government reform: IUPUI center provides staff for state commission

Indiana Commission on Local Government Reform

The Jan. 15, 2008, issue of Perspectives on Policy highlighted a story on local government reform. Also featured in this issue were stories about an annual survey that shows Hoosiers are slightly more pessimistic about school quality, details on SPEA students who are applying what they learned in the classroom to real-world issues, information on why serial killers may kill more victims than once previously thought, highlights from a book by an IU researcher who examined air traffic management, and a column by an IU professor and a consultant who examined Congress, carbon and the Chicago Climate Exchange. Full Story >>

Regulating toxic chemicals: Globalization can raise the bar


The Dec. 11, 2007, issue of Perspectives on Policy featured a story that examined the regulations of toxic chemicals. Also highlighted in this issue were articles about an IU professor who is discussing the communication gap between scientists and policy makers, details on a $3.1 million project examining how current and emerging technologies are being used in classrooms, information on preventing traffic tragedies, details on a professor's book regarding the 60th anniversary of India's democracy, and a look at how a law professor is helping families resolve conflict. Full Story >>

The future of U.S. health care

Eric Wright and Eric Meslin

The Nov. 13, 2007, issue of Perspectives on Policy featured a story on what IU health policy experts say needs to be done to fix the health care reform problem. Also highlighted in this issue were stories about alcohol and drug abuse reform, details on the Indiana Check-Up Plan and what other states are doing for health care reform, health care issues for people with disabilities, details on the Healthcare Reform Options Listening Tour, and an opinion piece from Professor Lloyd Kolbe. Full Story >>

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