Indiana University

Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie has announced IU’s commitment to invest $50 million to collaborate with community partners to prevent and reduce addictions in Indiana. Announced alongside Indiana Gov. Eric J. Holcomb and IU Health President and CEO Dennis Murphy, the initiative — Responding to the Addictions Crisis — is part of IU’s bicentennial […]

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The National Science Foundation has awarded Faculty Early Career Development Awards totaling $1.8 million to three Indiana University researchers, who will use the grants to improve understanding of disease treatment, equitable access to computer science programs and the dynamics of river pollution. IU faculty receiving the awards are Julia Arciero in the School of Science […]

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Indiana University secured nearly $1 billion in external funding for research and other activities and in private philanthropy in fiscal year 2016, IU President Michael A. McRobbie has announced, further demonstrating that the university, through its ongoing commitment to excellence in education, research and engagement, is contributing mightily to a prosperous and innovative Indiana. The […]

Indiana University has announced that the Precision Health Initiative, a research initiative focused on patient-centered precision medicine therapies, is the first recipient of funding under the university’s new $300 million Grand Challenges Program. Led by faculty at the IU School of Medicine, IU Bloomington and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, the Precision Health Initiative will develop […]

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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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Five teams have been selected to submit full proposals for funding through the Indiana University Grand Challenges Program, the most ambitious research program in the university’s history. The program, launched in September, will invest up to $300 million over five years to address some of the most urgent challenges facing Indiana and the world. The […]

Digital rescue

October 13, 2015

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The Herculean effort to digitize all of IU’s significant (and, in many cases, endangered) audio and visual recordings by Indiana University’s 2020 bicentennial celebration is well under way, cranking along quietly on the first floor of the Innovation Center, a masterful synchronized effort between Memnon Archiving Services and Indiana University. The official opening of IU’s Media […]

IU Grand Challenges program

September 10, 2015

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To address some of the most urgent challenges facing Indiana and the world, Indiana University has launched the most ambitious research program in the university’s history. Indiana University will invest at least $300 million over the next five years in a Grand Challenges research program to develop transformative solutions for some of the planet’s most […]

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Indiana University enjoyed one of its best years ever for research grants, private philanthropy and economic development activities in fiscal year 2015, IU President Michael A. McRobbie has announced — providing further compelling evidence of IU’s enormous positive impact on the state of Indiana. The university received $540.7 million in external research funding and $416.2 […]

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Indiana University Distinguished Professor and C. Ben Dutton Professor of Law Fred H. Cate has been named vice president for research for the university, IU President Michael A. McRobbie has announced. An international expert on privacy, security and other information law and policy issues, Cate also serves as director of the IU Center for Law, […]