Paul Helmke, former president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors and of the Brady Campaign/Center to Prevent Gun Violence, will be joining the faculty of the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University Bloomington starting in January.
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.
Jeffrey R. White, a teacher and researcher whose interests include the potential for life on Mars, will be the first director of IPE
Governor-elect Mike Pence (R.-Indiana) has chosen IU Bloomington School of Public and Environmental Affairs alumnus Chris Atkins to direct the state’s Office of Management and Budget.
Residents of Bedford, Ellettsville and the surrounding counties and communities can learn more about economic development opportunities and recreational enhancements at two upcoming public meetings.
SPEA professor Kosali Simon and her co-authors have been awarded the prestigious Musgrave Prize for their paper, “A ‘Second Opinion’ on the Economic Health of the American Middle Class.”
SPEA’s Michael McGuire has earned a distinction that places him in the company of governors, college presidents and White House cabinet secretaries.
In what may be his final address to an Indiana University audience as a U.S. Senator, Richard Lugar underscored the global impact of the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA).
Indiana University has announced that two SPEA students are among the latest group of Wells Scholars.
A longtime U.S. Senator who is a longtime friend of the School of Public and Environmental Affairs is set to give the keynote address at SPEA’s Capitol Hill Colloquium.
A biography of legendary jazz musician and composer David Baker has earned a prestigious honor from the American Association of University Presses (AAUP).
The debates may offer a unique and enticing platform for voters who are overwhelmed by campaign ads or pundit-driven inflammatory discourse, says Brian DeLong, lecturer in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs and the IU Bloomington debate coach.
A former top federal government official and an influential broadcaster will be speaking on the Indiana University campus in Bloomington as part of the 40th anniversary celebration at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs.
SPEA has hired four new directors of major programs.
The Integrated Program in the Environment represents a first phase in the reorganization of environmental sciences at IU Bloomington as outlined in the New Academic Directions report.
Indiana University's School of Public and Environmental Affairs has announced a partnership with the Administrative Staff College of India that will increase opportunities for the faculty of both institutions and strengthen IU's presence in a nation that is home to one of the fastest-growing economies in the world.
The Office of the Vice Provost for Research at IU Bloomington has announced two co-directors to assume leadership of the Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis.
Ostrom, 78, died of cancer at 6:40 a.m. today at IU Health Bloomington Hospital surrounded by friends.
The Indiana University Office of Sustainability has named 17 interns to continue efforts toward a more sustainable IU Bloomington during the summer of 2012.
Cari Morales, a recent graduate from Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs, will put her education into action this summer by launching a career in community organizing with the Direct Action and Research Training (DART) Center.
Seven initiatives developed by faculty members at Indiana University Bloomington have been awarded funding from the Multidisciplinary Ventures and Seminars Fund, administered by the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs.
Indiana University has renamed the Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis to honor Elinor Ostrom and Vincent Ostrom, who founded the interdisciplinary research center in 1973. The name change was approved today by the IU Board of Trustees.
Experts discuss the following topics related to the Indiana Republican Senate primary race: Incumbent Lugar still favored; What are the points of debate?; Moderation a virtue for 'courageous minds'; The influence of money.
With 13 returned Peace Corps volunteers enrolled in the Paul D. Coverdell Fellows graduate program, Indiana University Bloomington is No. 10 in a ranking of Peace Corps Master's International and Coverdell Fellows graduate schools. IU Bloomington is the only school in Indiana to offer both programs to its students.
Professor Beth Gazley is awarded The Thomas Ehrlich Award for Excellence in Service-Learning
SPEA continues to be Indiana University’s top ranked graduate school and is first among all state university public affairs programs.
The Arbor Day Foundation has named Indiana University Bloomington a Tree Campus USA in honor of its commitment to effective community forestry management. This is the fourth year of recognition for Indiana University.
A new report from Indiana University supplies a close examination of the European Union's reformed chemicals law REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals), which went into effect in 2006.
O'Neill designated his gift for the Lynton Keith Caldwell Professorship in International Environmental Studies.
American universities are experiencing declining state support but boast valuable assets that are attractive to investors and could provide a revenue boost for the schools. Assets such as parking garages, power plants and student dormitories.
On the clear, cool afternoon of Friday, Feb. 10, a group of Indiana University Bloomington students came together to clean up the pieces of an abandoned boat in the woods of Kent Farm, a property managed by the IU Research and Teaching Preserve.
John D. Graham, dean of the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs and co-author of the 2011 report "Plug-In Electric Vehicles: A Practical Plan for Progress," said Toyota's announcement reflects that the company is rebounding from the disastrous March 2011 earthquake and tsunami and Japan's unsettled economy.
Lame says not enough is being done on the local level to combat bedbugs.
The Susan G. Komen for the Cure's decision this week to cease funding for Planned Parenthood has not come without consequence.
Virtual Commons for Commons Research at the Ostrom Workshop: SPEA affiliate Michael D. McGinnis, political science; Emily Castle, Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis.
Indiana University faculty experts offer the following observations on the 2012 primary elections and caucuses, focusing especially on the contest for Republican presidential nomination.
"Many of the 'new poor' are the former middle class," Smiley said. "Poor people are not moochers and welfare queens, as some would like you to believe. Our neighbors, colleagues and families are all struggling. It's a problem all of us need to solve together, right now."