Anti-Muslim rhetoric in political campaigns and panic about terrorist attacks have raised questions about how Muslim Americans can avoid being marginalized and find pathways to become more integrated into the nation's civic life. One such pathway, according to an Indiana University researcher, may be through involvement in faith-based community organizing coalitions.
With voters and courts weighing the future of fracking, a practice used to extract oil and gas, Indiana University researchers say some Americans are apprehensive about the technology and may grow more so.
Members of IU's Model United Nations spent four days working with students from all over the country to debate national issues. IU's team swept the competition.
A pilot project designed by Indiana University graduate students to lower energy use at three Naval Support Activity Crane facilities saw reductions that ranged from 4.5 percent to nearly 26 percent over a three-week period earlier this fall.
In testimony at a U.S. Senate committee hearing, John D. Graham said Congress should accept political accountability for the costs it imposes on businesses through a new "regulatory budget."
Just days away from the Dec. 11 conclusion of COP21, also known as the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, agreements continue to fall short in the face of heightened stakes on the environment and security.
As the world gathers for a major conference about potential actions on global climate change, the IU School of Global and International Studies and School of Public and Environmental Affairs are hosting a discussion Dec. 1 about key climate-change issues.
Hamilton is a distinguished scholar in the IU School of Global and International Studies and a professor of practice in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs. He served for 16 years as director of the Center on Congress at IU.
The conference, “U.S. Manufacturing and Public Policy: Road Map for the Future,” is part of a wide-ranging initiative by IU Bloomington’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs to bolster the public policies that have an impact on the industrial sector.
Indiana University economist David Audretsch and Erik Lehmann of the University of Augsburg studied how Germany has balanced seemingly contradictory strategies to defy the economic odds.
Government entities are less likely to comply with certain federal environmental regulations than are similar entities owned by private companies, according to a new study co-authored by David Konisky entitled "When Governments Regulate Governments."
Dean John D. Graham writes "Avoid Falling Into Another Kyoto Trap" in The Debate section of the November/December 2015 issue of The Environmental Forum.
Ta-Nehisi Coates, one of the nation’s most original and influential writers about race, will speak at Indiana University at the Musical Arts Center at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23. Tickets to the free event will be available at the MAC box office and online beginning at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20.
Under a milestone pact, Indiana University students, faculty and researchers will use Naval Support Activity Crane as a lab for applied research in science, information technology, engineering, math and sustainability.
The authors of a continuing fiscal benchmarking project say they’ve run into challenges as they try to monitor Indiana local government financial data. Their concerns have implications for legislators and taxpayers.
The prize, given to IU Bloomington faculty members Dan Cole and Mike McGinnis and doctoral student Graham Epstein, honors the memory of the late IU Distinguished Professor Elinor Ostrom, who received the 2009 the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences.
An IU Bloomington Arts and Humanities Council survey, led by SPEA assistant professor Joanna Woronkowicz, seeks student, staff, and faculty input on campus arts and humanities resources.
David Konisky and co-author Steve Ansolabehere's Cheap and Clean: How Americans Think About Energy in the Age of Global Warming (MIT Press, 2014) was honored by the American Political Science Association with the Don K. Price Award, which recognizes the best book on science, technology and environmental politics published in the past year.
A team that includes Indiana University environmental scientist has been awarded a $665,000 National Science Foundation grant to study tidal marshes along the U.S. East Coast and their vulnerability to climate change, sea-level rise and other environmental forces.
SPEA Executive Associate Dean Michael McGuire has been selected by IU Bloomington to serve as a 2015-16 fellow for the Academic Leadership Program.
MPA/MSES student Ellie Symes and career advisor and career development instructor Julie James keep hives to make a difference on behalf of the bees.
School of Public and Environmental Affairs second-year MPA student Richard "Drew" Marcantonio spent his summer in Zambia, studying the relationship between water security and conflict.
Anna M. Williams, an IU Bloomington SPEA graduate student from Indianapolis, has been appointed student trustee for Indiana University. Gov. Mike Pence appointed Williams to a two-year term on the IU Board of Trustees, beginning July 1.
Indiana University experts are available to speak to news media about several decisions that the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to issue this month. Issues before the court include same-sex marriage, the Affordable Care Act, air pollution rules, the execution of convicts by lethal injection and enforcement of patent rights.
New research from IU shows that flushing less often could significantly reduce household water usage, but disgust and contamination concerns keep Americans reaching for the handle.
Indiana University Distinguished Professor Emeritus James Perry will receive the H. George Frederickson Award for his contributions to the field of public management during a career that has spanned more than 40 years.
Environmental chemist Jonathan Raff, an assistant professor in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at IU Bloomington has been awarded a U.S. Department of Energy grant for $776,878 over five years to support research on soil microbial sources of nitrous acid and other chemicals that play a pivotal role in atmospheric processes.
Indiana University Provost and Executive Vice President Lauren Robel is in Vietnam this week to expand collaborations for IU faculty and create opportunities for students. She also is celebrating the new IU Alumni Association chapter in Vietnam.
The Indiana University Office of Sustainability has announced the recipients of Student Sustainability Research Development Grants for the 2015-16 academic year. Eleven IU Bloomington students or student teams received awards between $1,800 and $8,200.
Researchers Kerry Krutilla, David H. Good and John D. Graham analyzed the costs and expected lifesavings of nine regulations issued between 2011 and 2013. The bulk of these regulations require national emissions standards for hazardous air pollutants.
The president of the Boy Scouts of America has called for ending the organization's ban on gay leaders but said groups that sponsor Scout troops should be able to set their own requirements for leaders. IU professor Beth Gazley says the approach probably won't be good for the organization in the long run.
Doug Noonan and Joanna Woronkowicz will use data from the U.S. Census Bureau's Current Population Survey and data from crowdfunding websites including Kickstarter and Indiegogo to study questions about the behavior of artists.
Research by an Indiana University environmental scientist and colleagues at universities in Iowa and Washington finds that potentially harmful growth-promoting hormones used in beef production are expected to persist in the environment at higher concentrations and for longer durations than previously thought.
An influential advocate for the arts and the CEO of an innovative grocery delivery service are the recipients of the 2015 Distinguished Alumni Awards presented by the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs.
The IU Collaborative Research Grants program awards teams of researchers up to $75,000 to support collaborative, innovative projects with a high likelihood of securing external funding. SPEA Professor's David Good and Haeil Jung have both been selected for their research.
The IU Board of Trustees has given final approval for the design of SPEA's center for graduate students, which will bear the name of Paul O'Neill, an IU alum.
The IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs is spearheading a multi-dimensional effort to study challenges facing U.S. manufacturing and recommend strategies that will strengthen the industrial sector.
The Indiana University Model United Nations team earned a major honor at the National Model UN conference in New York City. The delegation was awarded the title “Distinguished.” The designation is reserved for the best 10 percent of delegations overall at the annual event that attracts thousands of Model UN participants from around the world.
Indiana University Bloomington faculty members in public affairs, music, psychology, informatics and physics have been named Outstanding Junior Faculty for the 2014-15 academic year.
Indiana University students dug in the rough off the 16th green at a golf course, but they weren't searching for a lost ball. They were searching for a solution to a problem that confronts golf courses and their neighbors around the world: how to limit the run-off of chemical-laden storm water.
Students from the IU Bloomington School of Public and Environmental Affairs are joining forces with Spencer Main Street Inc. and the Owen County Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Corp. to revitalize the town of Spencer and surrounding Owen County.
Indiana University's Integrated Program in the Environment and the School of Public and Environment Affairs will host a panel discussion featuring Harvard science historian and IU Patten lecturer Naomi Oreskes.
A new Indiana University report shows nonprofit employees work in finance, construction and other industries traditionally considered the domain of for-profit businesses. The report demonstrates that the Indiana nonprofit sector is more complex than typically portrayed.
Geographically isolated wetlands play an outsized role in providing clean water and other environmental benefits even though they may lack the regulatory protections of other wetlands, according to an article by Indiana University researchers and colleagues.
Indiana University alumna Jane Chu, chair of the National Endowment for the Arts, will join arts leaders from around the country at a symposium in Indianapolis on Saturday, March 7.
For the second consecutive year, Indiana University Bloomington has earned a spot on the Peace Corps' annual list of the top volunteer-producing colleges and universities. The school moved up five spots to No. 20 with 36 graduates currently serving as Peace Corps volunteers.
Benefit principle taxes, such as a mileage tax, have the potential to replace fuel taxes and make up for falling revenues. But new Indiana University research shows that, at best, only one in three Americans believe roads should be financed with benefit-based taxes.
The 2015 annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, considered the largest interdisciplinary science meeting in the U.S., gets underway with broad representation from Indiana University.
Sales of hybrid and plug-in electric vehicles have slumped, but new Indiana University research shows some consumers are more likely to buy when they see data that shows the total cost of owning a hybrid or plug-in electric vehicle compared to a conventional car.
Indiana University's Integrated Program in the Environment will serve as a satellite location for the Jan. 27 kickoff of the National Council for Science and the Environment Energy and Climate Change Conference.
An exhibition by nature photographer James Balog that provides stark illustrations of the effect of climate change on the Arctic is on display at Hodge Hall at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University Bloomington.
The Indiana University Maurer School of Law has established scholarship and mentoring programs with the university's Jacobs School of Music, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, and with three programs administered by the Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded Indiana University a $6 million grant to continue a project that measures levels of airborne toxic chemicals being deposited in the Great Lakes.
Dean John D. Graham has appointed faculty members Michael McGuire and Kirsten Grønbjerg to senior leadership positions at the Indiana University Bloomington School of Public and Environmental Affairs.
An Indiana University-Dartmouth College team has identified genes and regulatory patterns that allow some organisms to alter their body form in response to environmental change. The findings have implications for molecular evolution and areas of science from climate change to medicine.