Indiana University Bloomington

Fabio Rojas

November 11, 2016

Fabio Rojas, associate professor of sociology, talks about the roots of his research on political and social movements and how those movements work.

Tal Samuel

November 10, 2016

To doctoral student Tal Samuel, the main job of conducting is to connect to people so that the vision of the composer comes to life.

Is your webcam attacking the internet? Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing researchers have received $1.8 million from the National Science Foundation to ensure that door locks, lightbulbs, cameras and other common household items, which are increasingly connected to the internet, remain secure. IU School of Informatics and Computing professors L. Jean Camp, Steve […]

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Indiana University researchers have been awarded a $1.4 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse for a study that will use social network analysis to examine “doctor shopping,” in which patients visit multiple physicians to get prescriptions for controlled substances. Brea Perry, associate professor of sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences, […]

Americans are content to take easy steps toward energy conservation but want others to make the major lifestyle changes that will slow climate change, according to new Indiana University research. The researchers posed two questions in scientific online surveys: In your opinion, what is the single most effective thing that you could do to use […]

A new study from Indiana University researchers shows that although most people who engage in sexting expect their messages to remain private, nearly one in four people are sharing the sexual messages they receive. The study, “Sexting among singles in the USA: Prevalence of sending, receiving, and sharing sexual messages and images,” was led by […]

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When Mary Ann Tellas was a freshman at Indiana University Bloomington, she had the good fortune to encounter the late Jim Holland, a professor of biology at IU Bloomington known for his tireless recruiting and mentoring of students, particularly students underrepresented on campus. “His biology course was packed with students, and I could see why. […]

Social scientists have long known that women working in numerically male-dominated occupations like physics and firefighting report experiencing workplace stress, but men who work in numerically female-dominated occupations like nursing and child care do not. But why? Is it something about women or something about the workplace? A study by an Indiana University sociologist suggests […]

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Two Indiana University Bloomington chemists have received $525,000 from the National Science Foundation to advance research with applications to the emerging field of carbon recycling. IU scientists Steven L. Tait and Kenneth Caulton will combine their expertise in two distinct fields of chemistry — surface chemistry and metal-organic chemistry — to create new catalysts that […]

Following the recent announcement of Indiana University’s first Grand Challenges initiative, IU Bloomington has launched another strategic research program for the Bloomington campus, the Emerging Areas of Research program. A total of 64 preliminary proposal abstracts were submitted June 15 in the inaugural year of the program. The Emerging Areas of Research program was created […]