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Network Science, a journal developed at Indiana University, examines friendship, politics and more

Network Science

With the inaugural issue of the journal Network Science, coordinating editor Stanley Wasserman brings together scholars from fields across the academic spectrum whose interests converge upon the quickly evolving field of network science. The journal finds a natural home at Indiana University, particularly in a year in which the topic for the Themester initiative across the Bloomington campus is "Connectedness: Networks in a Complex World." 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's Kafadar takes ongoing effort to improve 'science' of forensic science to AAAS annual meeting

Karen Kafadar

Indiana University Rudy Professor of Statistics Karen Kafadar helped produce a 2009 report from the National Academies of Science that found most areas of forensic science analysis failed to meet the stringent criteria seen in other scientific disciplines. She updates that work at 2013 AAAS. Full Story >>

IU presence prominent at 2013 AAAS with presenters, conveners and record new fellows recognized

Indiana University faculty members and graduate students will take part in the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, taking place Feb. 14 to 18 in at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. Full Story >>

Another record year for Indiana University researchers with 12 named as AAAS Fellows

IU Limestone Crest

For the second straight year, the American Association for the Advancement of Science has awarded the distinction of Fellow to a record number of Indiana University faculty members. The new Fellows, a dozen in total and two more than the previous record set last year, include 10 faculty members from the IU Bloomington College of Arts and Sciences and two from the IU School of Medicine in Indianapolis.

IU math professor uncovers flaws in highly publicized 'obesity is contagious' study

Russ Lyons

An Indiana University Bloomington mathematician's recently published critique of a highly publicized study on obesity being socially contagious is now also garnering international attention. Full Story >>