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Successful screening over, IU biologists release junco documentary for birders, teachers


The world premiere of the film "Ordinary Extraordinary Junco: Remarkable Biology from a Backyard Bird" - a fascinating science documentary developed by biologists at Indiana University about one of North America's most beloved songbirds - was a local success and a box office sell-out. Now the team of scientists and filmmakers says the film, along with a package of complementary educational resources, is ready for distribution to inspire, educate, and entertain public and student audiences worldwide Full Story >>

Actor and director Robby Benson to join Indiana University's telecommunications faculty

Robby Benson

Indiana University announced that Robby Benson, a film and television industry veteran actor, director, producer and educator, will join its Department of Telecommunications faculty as a professor of practice in the fall of 2013. 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 >>

IU experts available to discuss language, technology, parody ahead of 'Hobbit' premiere

Susan Shepherd

With the upcoming release of "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," the first film in an expected three-part adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's book, Indiana University has several faculty experts who can provide insights on invented language, the technology behind how the film was created and a parody film. Full Story >>

IU honored with several CASE awards for communications projects

IU Limestone Crest

Indiana University, IU Communications, the IU Alumni Association, IU Foundation, IUPUI, IU East and IU Southeast received myriad awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education District V for several projects, including videos, advertising campaigns and special events. Full Story >>

With songbird as star, 'Ordinary Extraordinary Junco' movie puts spotlight on evolution, IU research

Junco Themester Film Premiere

Indiana University on Tuesday, Dec. 11, will unveil "Ordinary Extraordinary Junco: Remarkable Biology From a Backyard Bird" in a free, public premiere at IU Cinema. The film, which traces the fascinating history of one of North America's most common and abundant songbirds, the dark-eyed junco, is the inspiration of Jonathan Atwell, a post-doctoral researcher working in the lab of Ellen Ketterson, Distinguished Professor in the College of Arts and Sciences' Department of Biology. Full Story >>