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The surprising story of how religion-based alternative medicine gained mainstream acceptance

Candy Gunther Brown

Candy Gunther Brown, an associate professor of religious studies at Indiana University Bloomington, tells the "intriguing and sometimes astonishing" story of how religious-based alternative medicine gained mainstream acceptance in "The Healing Gods: Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Christian America," newly published by Oxford University Press. † Full Story >>

ĎAmerican Post-Judaismí explores Jewish identity in post-ethnic era

Shaul Magid

What will it mean to be Jewish in America as ethnicity and religion lose their primacy for creating a sense of identity? Shaul Magid, professor of Jewish studies and religious studies at Indiana University Bloomington, grapples with the question in his new book, "American Post-Judaism." † Full Story >>

IU Bloomington junior David Bloom receives 2013 Palmer-Brandon Prize in the Humanities

David Bloom

Indiana University junior David Bloom has received the 2013 Palmer-Brandon Prize in the Humanities, one of the most prestigious awards given by the College of Arts and Sciences. The $20,000 Palmer-Brandon Prize is given annually to outstanding full-time College of Arts and Sciences humanities majors to support their continued academic, scholarly and creative pursuits. † Full Story >>

Five IU Bloomington professors awarded 2013 Guggenheim Fellowships

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Five Indiana University Bloomington professors in the College of Arts and Sciences are recipients of the prestigious John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship for 2013. Poet Ross Gay, Polish translator Bill Johnston, biologist James Bever, linguist Robert Fulk and religious studies professor David Haberman are among the fellows notified earlier this month. † Full Story >>

Indiana University to present Distinguished Teaching Awards

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In keeping with annual tradition, Indiana University will salute continued great teaching at the university, which marks its founding 193 years ago this spring. Fifteen faculty members and four doctoral students will be recognized for outstanding teaching, research and service to the university. The award recipients teach at IU Bloomington, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, IU East, IU Kokomo, IU Northwest and IU South Bend. † 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 >>