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Sociologists Examine Shift From 'No Child Left Behind' to 'Children Left Behind'


Indiana University sociologists Tim Hallett and Emily Meanwell look back to 2007 to understand how the No Child Left Behind Act aquired an alternative meaning: "NCLB means children left behind."
27-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Vehicle Mileage Tax Is Best Option for Long-Term Highway Funding

A study that forecasts state and federal fuel tax revenues based on different fuel taxation policies found adoption of a vehicle mileage tax would best meet highway construction needs in the long run.
26-Sep-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dr. Mae C. Jemison named IU Kelley School of Business' Poling Chair of Business and Government


Dr. Mae C. Jemison, astronaut, engineer, entrepreneur, physician and educator, has been named a leader-in-residence at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business, serving as its Poling Chair of Business and Government, for this academic year.
20-Sep-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NIH Grants IU $1.9 Million to Advance Blindness Prevention Through Basic Research on Photoreceptors


A $1.9 million grant to Indiana University from the National Institutes of Health's National Eye Institute will advance basic research on the eye with applications to blindness caused by genetic disorders and aging.
19-Sep-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

IU, Kelley School and Whirlpool Partnering on Habitat for Humanity Campus Build in Bloomington


Construction will begin Sept. 21 on the seventh Habitat for Humanity home that will be built for a Bloomington family by Indiana University students, faculty and alumni on campus, with support from Whirlpool Corp.
19-Sep-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

IU Study: Brain Scans Show Building Blocks Activate Spatial Ability in Children Better Than Board Games


Research from Indiana University published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology has found that structured block-building games improve spatial abilities in children to a greater degree than board games.
13-Sep-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Addiction Cravings May Get Their Start Deep in the Right Side of the Brain


If you really want a drink right now, the source of your craving may be a pea-sized structure deep inside the right side of your brain, according to scientists at the Indiana University School of Medicine.
30-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

IU Study: 'Morning People' Self-Sabotage Less at Night, 'Night Owls' Less at Sunrise


A study by psychological researchers at Indiana University shows that people are more likely to undermine their performance at stressful tasks when they're operating at "peak capacity" based on their preferred time of the day. The seemingly...
30-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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