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IU anthropologists will try funding research through crowd-funding website


Funding for scientific research can take years to acquire, with researchers negotiating their way through a labyrinth of submissions, reviews, edits and resubmissions. But one group of young researchers at Indiana University is taking its funding request to the public by using a crowd-funding website designed specifically for supporting new science. Full Story >>

IU anthropologists help solve mystery of 250 million-year-old strange bedfellows


They were strange bedfellows in a 250 million-year-old burrow: the sleeping, cat-size mammal forerunner Thrinaxodon liorhinus and the slightly smaller amphibian Broomistega putterilli that crawled in after, suffering from labored breathing caused by fractures on seven ribs. An international team of scientists that includes two Indiana University anthropologists said the unique mixed-species association ended abruptly when a tidal rush of wet sand entombed the two. Full Story >>

Latino Faculty and Staff Council at IU Bloomington presents awards

La Casa

Indiana University Bloomington faculty members, staff and students will be recognized Friday, April 26, for outstanding service to the university's Latino community. The awards recognize individuals or groups that have participated in service and mentoring, promoted diversity initiatives and developed awareness in the areas of culture, arts, health, economy, language or education. Full Story >>

IU Bloomington names Provost Professors, Sonneborn Award recipient

Anne Pyburn

K. Anne Pyburn, a professor in the Department of Anthropology, has been selected to receive Indiana University Bloomington's 2013 Tracy M. Sonneborn Award. Also, Pyburn and Christoph Irmscher and Stephen Watt, both professors in the Department of English, have been named Provost Professors. Full Story >>

Mathers Museum celebrates 50th anniversary with 'Treasures' exhibition, programs

Yama Mask

A new exhibition and a series of free programs highlighting the collections of Indiana University's Mathers Museum of World Cultures will mark the institution's 50th anniversary this month. The "Treasures of the Mathers Museum" exhibition will open at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 28. Full Story >>

College of Arts and Sciences moves to Owen Hall, administrative offices open March 19

Owen Hall

The Office of the Dean of the Indiana University College of Arts and Sciences is packing and labeling boxes this week, preparing to move to Owen Hall, just steps north of its current home in Kirkwood Hall. The College's administrative offices will close Friday, March 8 at 5 p.m. and remain closed through Monday, March 18. Full Story >>