Indiana University

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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 […]

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Indiana University has established the Indiana University Network Science Institute, or IUNI. The $7 million initiative will bring together many of the university’s top minds to explore and embrace the challenge of understanding complex networks that underlie large-scale systems, including the environment, economics, technology, and human health. “Today, more than ever before, exploring the connections […]

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Thirty-two faculty members from six IU campuses have been awarded grants for their projects in arts and humanities through Indiana University’s 2013-14 New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities program. In 2014, New Frontiers enters its 10th year of supporting IU faculty in the arts and humanities. Initially funded by the Lilly Endowment Inc. starting […]

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Indiana University has been named a partner in creating the Chicago-based $320 million Digital Lab for Manufacturing recently announced by President Barack Obama. IU President Michael A. McRobbie says the nation’s new flagship research institute for digital manufacturing and design innovation will benefit from IU’s strengths in cyberinfrastructure and data architecture development, high-performance and cloud […]

A Press of influence

November 13, 2012

November 11-17 is  University Press Week, an event designed to highlight the work of university presses and their contributions to culture, the academy, and society. The week and its events are spearheaded by the Association of American University Presses (AAUP), which celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. Indiana University Press and 25 other academic presses are uniting this […]

Go Big Red II!

October 9, 2012

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IU will install the fastest university-owned supercomputer in the nation, named Big Red II, on the Bloomington campus in spring 2013. The new system will be capable of operating at a peak rate of one petaFLOPS, or one thousand trillion floating-point operations per second — 25 times faster than the university’s original Big Red supercomputer […]

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Indiana University received $533 million in grants and awards for research and other sponsored programs in fiscal year 2012. The amount represents the second-highest annual total ever at IU, which passed the half-billion-dollar mark in externally funded research and related program awards in a single year for only the third time in the university’s history. […]

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Established in 1925, the Indiana Business Research Center, a part of the Kelley School of Business, provides and interprets economic information needed by the state’s business, government, and nonprofit organizations, as well as users of such information throughout the nation. The center also conducts original research. Research center & institute directory.

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Wild orangutans who have come into contact with eco-tourists over a period of years show an immediate stress response but no signs of chronic stress, new research from an Indiana University anthropologist has found. Other species exhibit permanent alterations in stress responses . IU anthropologist Michael P. Muehlenbein can’t say yet what makes the wild […]

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