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With the assistance of a $25,000 grant from the National Recording Preservation Foundation to Indiana University Libraries, the university will preserve rare, original recordings of “The Orson Welles Show.” The live radio series produced by its iconic host and namesake debuted Sept. 15, 1941. Previously, internet sites and books have stated that only eight of […]

Raquel Hill

April 26, 2016

Listen as computer scientist Raquel Hill discusses how online information may be used to discriminate as well as reflects on how challenges can shape a career.

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Indiana University’s New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities program enters its second decade with the announcement that 39 Indiana University faculty members from six IU campuses will receive grants for 33 projects in 2015-16. As one of the country’s largest internally funded university arts and humanities grant programs, New Frontiers has awarded more than […]

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It has been nearly a year since the passage of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act put Indiana in the national spotlight and the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in its landmark case on same-sex marriage. The reactions to RFRA and the Supreme Court ruling reflect a turnaround in American public opinion that is “one of the […]

An unusual three-week institute focused on arts and culture in the cities of Accra, Lagos, Nairobi, New Orleans and Port-au-Prince will be hosted this summer by the Institute for Advanced Study on the Indiana University Bloomington campus. “Arts of Survival: Recasting Lives in African Cities” takes place July 6 to 26 and will bring together […]

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If you wanted to design a robot that could learn and develop like a human infant, to gain the skills and abilities of a human child, you would do well to talk to IU experimental psychologist Linda Smith — as roboticists around the world have done. Among the many questions you would need to answer […]

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One of Indiana University’s most prominent efforts to strengthen its long-standing commitment to excellence in the arts and humanities has been the university’s New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities seed funding program. Initiated in 2004 with the generous support a Lilly Endowment Inc. grant to promote excellence in Indiana, and subsequently renewed by IU […]

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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. The Luther Dana Waterman Professorship originated 100 years ago, in 1915, when Dr. Luther Dana Waterman, […]

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On the heels of President Michael A. McRobbie’s announcement as part of Indiana University’s Bicentennial Strategic Plan of continued funding for the New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities program, Vice President for Research Jorge José has named 25  faculty members to receive New Frontiers grants. Considered one of the largest internally funded university arts […]

Joshua Brown

March 3, 2015

Join Joshua Brown as he explains how he is using brain imaging to reveal why humans take risks and how addiction works.