The Rockefellers' contributions went beyond funding to creating the mechanisms for dispersing funds. Lessons learned by the Rockefeller Foundation could well serve today’s leading philanthropic giants, said IUPUI Professor William H. Schneider.
5/20/2013 4:00 PM EDT
Looking to further broaden Indiana University's international reach and to increase educational and research opportunities for its students and faculty, IU President Michael A. McRobbie will leave Saturday for South Korea, China and Taiwan. While...
5/16/2013 1:55 PM EDT
"Eternal flames" fueled by hydrocarbon gas could shine a light on the presence of natural gas in underground rock layers and conditions that let it seep to the surface, according to research by Indiana University geologists.
5/9/2013 8:00 AM EDT
Paying college athletes is a contentious issue and the subject of a lawsuit challenging the use of their likenesses in video games. An Indiana U. study found that many video gamers recognize athletes in the video games.
5/1/2013 3:55 PM EDT
Maybe rocker Greg Kihn was being prophetic in his 1981 hit, "The Breakup Song," with its chorus, "They don't write 'em like that anymore." An Indiana University professor's new paper looks at how people write to break up today, including through...
4/23/2013 1:00 PM EDT
An Indiana University School of Medicine breast cancer surgeon Susan Clare, M.D., Ph.D., is pursuing research that will utilize glass, gold, nanotechnology and Greek mythology hoping to vanquish breast cancer that has metastasized to the brain.
4/18/2013 11:30 AM EDT
The taste of beer, without any effect from alcohol itself, can trigger dopamine release in the brain, which is associated with drinking and other drugs of abuse, Indiana University School of Medicine researchers reported.
4/16/2013 11:00 AM EDT
A new study found that higher levels of mercury exposure in young adults increased their risks for type 2 diabetes later in life by 65 percent. The Indiana U. study is the first to show a link between mercury and diabetes in humans.
4/5/2013 6:00 PM EDT
Indiana U. health policy expert Beth Meyerson said the new USPSTF screening guidelines represent an important shift in HIV testing and will result in more HIV screenings, but availability of the tests remains a big unknown.
5/1/2013 4:00 PM EDT
In advance of the May 10 release of director Baz Luhrmann's film adaptation of author F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel, "The Great Gatsby," Indiana University has several faculty experts who can provide insights on various aspects of the author,...
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End-of-the-world predictions are common in human history, but believers in the Mayan Doomsday claim don’t understand the Mayan calendar system, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis professor Larry Zimmerman said.
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President Barack Obama and Republican congressional leaders have been deadlocked over the "fiscal cliff," the tax increases and spending cuts that will take place Jan. 1 unless elected officials take action to avert them. The combination could have...
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