Arts + Sciences News

A historic opportunity

This May, undergraduate and graduate students have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join students from Serbia in a program providing new channels of thinking about how to commemorate historical events and heritage sites.

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African American and African Diaspora Studies stands out among national peers, builds community, with teaching, research, and student experience offerings

AAADS offers degrees “from the bachelor’s to the Ph.D.,” and provides students a rich array of programmatic opportunities and myriad topics for study, research, and creative activity with a mission to create and share scholarship of the highest quality, considering the many dimensions of the African American and African diasporic experience.

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College of Arts + Sciences to hire cohort of tenured- and tenure-track faculty through IU’s Faculty 100 initiative

IU Provost and Executive Vice President Rahul Shrivastav has announced the approval of funding and recruitment for the initial round of IUB’s Faculty 100 hiring initiative, and of the 75 proposals received thus far, 29 proposals have been selected for phase-one funding, with more than half of these clustered in the College of Arts and Sciences.

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See what’s cooking: IU’s Food Institute offers curricular, career, and community opportunities

The mission of the IU Food Institute is to promote innovative research, education, and public outreach with multidisciplinary approaches to food, and to foodways—in social science, foodways are the cultural, social, and economic practices of the production and the consumption of food.

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IU Bloomington ranks highly among Best Global Universities

The IU Bloomington campus ranks 25th worldwide and 16th nationally in the economics and business category, thanks to both the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Economics and the Kelley School of Business. In that category, IU Bloomington is the third-highest-ranked U.S. public university. 

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PACE program prepares students to engage in politics and public life

Any IU Bloomington undergraduate, whatever their major, can participate in PACE, which offers a 22 credit hour undergraduate certificate program along with real-world projects and hands-on learning, from nonpartisan voter registration, to encouraging civil dialogue on campus and beyond, to learning facilitation and advocacy skills.

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Welcome to the compassionate classroom

Working hand in hand, a group of faculty and students in the College known as the Kovener Fellows are designing new strategies to make classrooms more welcoming and supportive for all students.

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