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Panel of Indiana University experts to discuss Edward Snowden, NSA monitoring

Top Secret

Experts on foreign affairs, cybersecurity, military intelligence, diplomatic history and related topics will gather this week at Indiana University Bloomington to discuss the classified documents released by Edward Snowden and their implications for national security. "Can You Hear Me Now? A Panel Discussion on Edward Snowden and the NSA Surveillance Program" will take place at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, in room 123 of the IU Maurer School of Law, 211 S. Indiana Ave. Full Story >>

Indiana University experts comment on 50th anniversary of March on Washington

Martin Luther King Jr.

Next Wednesday, Aug. 28, marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, a landmark event in the U.S. civil rights movement and the setting for Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech. Experts at Indiana University are available to comment on the march and its significance for contemporary America. Full Story >>

Indiana University professor appointed to national health policy panel

Kosali Simon

Indiana University health economist Kosali Simon will assist the nation's largest health philanthropy as it develops the next generation of health care leaders and researchers. Simon was named to a three-year-term on the National Advisory Committee of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy Research Program. Full Story >>

IU Health & Vitality: Back-to-school issue


These back-to-school news items discuss the effect home foreclosures can have on students; guns on campuses; ins and outs of high school and college students working; LGBT experiences in college; cell phone addiction; and effective ways elementary and middle schools can help students increase physical activity. Full Story >>

Making associations work: New book by IU experts offers recipe for success

What Makes High-Performing Boards

Millions of Americans belong to membership organizations, from trade unions to neighborhood associations, from sports clubs to chambers of commerce. The effectiveness of those groups is in large part determined by the abilities of their governing boards. Two Indiana University researchers offer a recipe for strong board leadership in a new book that tackles an important but overlooked subject. Full Story >>

IU Bloomington ranks sixth in nation for number of fine arts degree programs

IU Limestone Crest

Indiana University Bloomington is sixth in the nation for the number of degree programs available in the fine arts, according to a new 50-school ranking by The College Database. Full Story >>