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Archives of Traditional Music, Black Film Center/Archive awarded NEH grants
Monday, April 20, 2015
The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded $572,000 in grants to Indiana University, including more than $450,000 at the Bloomington campus.

IU to unveil lighting display on limestone brain sculpture during public ceremony
Thursday, April 16, 2015
IU Bloomington will hold a public ceremony to unveil a new interactive lighting display for the limestone brain near the entrance to the Psychology Building.

Journal explores 'prehistory' of same-sex marriage
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
In the Journal of American History, historian Rachel Hope Cleves looks back 500 years and examines examples of same-sex relationships that, in practice, were no different from marriage.

IU joins select program offering underrepresented minorities new path to advanced physics degrees
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
The American Physical Society, the world's largest physics society, will join Indiana University in providing a new path for underrepresented minorities to pursue a doctorate degree in physics.

70th anniversary memorial events celebrate life of wartime correspondent Ernie Pyle
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Faculty, students and alumni of The Media School at Indiana University will be part of a national effort Saturday to mark the 70th anniversary of the death of acclaimed journalist and IU alumnus Ernie Pyle.

IU to lead first-ever investigation into influence of subtle cues on women's success in STEM
Monday, April 13, 2015
IU psychologist Mary Murphy earns $2.2 million NSF grant for study into how women's success in STEM careers are influenced by subtle cues that convey messages about people's attitudes.

IU Bloomington students named 2015 Goldwater Scholars
Friday, April 10, 2015
The three Indiana University students were chosen based on academic merit from a field of 1,206 mathematics, science and engineering students.

Authority on World War I to present Indiana University O'Meara Lecture
Thursday, April 09, 2015
Sir Hew Strachan, a distinguished military historian and an authority on World War I, will present the 2015 Indiana University Patrick O'Meara International Lecture as part of the university's yearlong series of events marking the 100-year anniversary of the war.

Indiana University to present 2015 Distinguished Teaching Awards
Thursday, April 09, 2015
Indiana University will honor 16 faculty members and three graduate students for excellence in teaching, research and service to the university at the 2015 Celebration of Distinguished Teaching dinner.

Broken cellular communication in brain contributes to Huntington's disease symptoms, IU study finds
Monday, April 06, 2015
Indiana University researchers have found that broken communication in a specific part of the brain plays a role in the involuntary physical movements that affect individuals with Huntington's disease.

Oscar-nominated 'Timbuktu' director Abderrahmane Sissako to speak at IU
Friday, April 03, 2015
Filmmaker Abderrahmane Sissako will visit Indiana University for a weeklong series of events, including a Q&A after a screening of his most recent film, "Timbuktu," at IU Cinema.

IU chemist Amar Flood receives Waterman Professorship
Friday, April 03, 2015
Indiana University chemist Amar Flood has been selected to hold the second Luther Dana Waterman Professorship at IU Bloomington. Flood is currently James F. Jackson Associate Professor of Chemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences' Department of Chemistry.

IU experts available to discuss tentative Iran nuclear deal
Thursday, April 02, 2015
Faculty experts at Indiana University School are available to offer perspectives on a proposed deal for a peaceful Iranian nuclear program.

Star Trak: April 2015
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Even during bright evening twilight, Venus will be easy to find in April. It will dazzle in the western sky for three hours after sunset, getting even brighter and higher as the weeks go by.

Director of IU's Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center steps down; national search begins
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Stephanie Power-Carter, director of Indiana University's Marcellus Neal and Frances Marshall Black Culture Center, will be stepping down to fully focus on her faculty responsibilities, the IU Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs has announced.