How IU’s award-winning First-Year Composition Program is using imagination, relevance, and one-on-one support to help students master the art of writing.
Meet the College of Arts and Sciences’ 2018-19 Advisor of the Year.
From childhood on, the College’s new executive dean knew he was a scientist. Now schooled in many disciplines, he brings a deep commitment to faculty and students to his new role.
As director of the IU Food Institute, Carl Ipsen challenges us all to get real.
Biologist Ellen Ketterson admires resilience. And she believes we can learn a lot about it from a common songbird.
English professor Ivan Kreilkamp walks both sides of the animal/human, high culture/popular culture divide.
Art historian Bárbaro Martínez-Ruiz studies the rich visual culture of the ancient Kongo kingdom, uncovering beauty, resiliency, and identity.
Italian professor Marco Arnaudo doesn’t play games—even when he’s playing games.
No matter is too small to interest physicist and new associate executive dean Jim Musser.
An IU anthropologist discusses her award-winning book on UFOs and the uncanny.
The Indiana University College of Arts and Sciences announced today that J. Kameron Carter, Ph.D., will be joining IU Bloomington as a professor of religious studies.
Janis Bolling has a gift for helping students find their passions and navigate young adulthood.
An Indiana University astrobiologist has been named to a NASA position responsible for protecting the planet from microscopic threats originating on other planets.
David Clemmer, Distinguished Professor and the Robert and Marjorie Mann Chair in the Department of Chemistry at Indiana University's College of Arts and Sciences, has been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
Tyron Cooper, assistant professor of African American and African Diaspora Studies, has been selected to be the director of the Archives of African American Music and Culture starting January 1, 2018. Cooper hopes to expand on the strong legacy and interdisciplinary foundation laid by his predecessors, Melonee V. Burnim and Portia Maultsby.
Karen Bush, Professor of Practice in Biotechnology, has received the highest award given by the International Society of Chemotherapy for Infection and Cancer. The Hamao Umezawa Memorial Award recognizes outstanding contributions in antimicrobial chemotherapy.
Jorge José, James H. Rudy Distinguished Professor of Physics, was invited to co-organize a physics workshop held in Singapore in early June, due in part to his key role in the initial stages of the work that validated a theory developed by the researchers who received the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics.
Larry Humes, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, has just published a study suggesting that older adults who purchase hearing aids over the counter receive similar benefits to those who purchase the same hearing aids through an audiologist. Humes’s finding may improve the hearing and increase the accessibility and affordability of hearing aids for millions.
Six academic programs in the College of Arts and Sciences received high marks in the U.S. News Best Graduate School rankings 2018 edition.
The Latino Studies Program, in collaboration with the College and IU Press, has recently launched Chiricú Journal: Latina/o Literatures, Arts, and Cultures. Published twice yearly, this journal will reach a global readership and offer a much-needed forum for Latina/o humanities scholarship and cultural expression.
A stunning image of an insect’s brain and nerve cord captured by three Indiana University scientists will be on display at the National Institutes of Health early next year.
The title of creative writing professor Ross Gay’s latest poetry collection, Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude, turned out to be prophetic.
Peg Faimon, the inaugural dean of the new School of Art and Design, was keenly aware that October 8 marked her hundredth day in her post when she sat down to discuss the new school a few days later.
Long before recent elections reignited old stereotypes about women as the weaker sex who are not up to demanding jobs, Cate Taylor, assistant professor of sociology and gender studies, had been studying whether women are truly more susceptible to stress.
Ryan Comfort, a member of the Keweenaw Bay band of Lake Superior Ojibwe on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, is used to firsts. He was the first person in his family to go to college, for example. Now he’s the first director of diversity and inclusion for the College.