A new report from Indiana University examines what community leaders such as mayors, county commissioners, and city and county council members know about the 211 service in Indiana.
IU's School of Public and Environmental Affairs brings delegations from Vietnam to the U.S. for two-week executive training programs. This time, the delegates are leaders of Ho Chi Minh City, the wealthiest city in Vietnam, with a population about 10 million.
Current federal efforts to revive the coal industry will likely do more harm than good to fragile Appalachian communities transitioning from coal as a major source of employment, according to a study conducted by Indiana University researchers including SPEA's Sanya Carley and David Konisky.
A $50,000 grant from Duke Energy will help make Indiana University Bloomington one of the first universities in the U.S. to convert emissions from its heating plant into fertilizer to feed campus vegetation. SPEA's Stephen "Chip" Glaholt is a co-leader on the project.
The number of newly diagnosed cancer patients who were uninsured fell by one-third in the first year of the Affordable Care Act's implementation, according to research from Kosali Simon and co-researchers.
Sean Nicholson-Crotty, SPEA professor and director of the Ph.D. in Public Affairs and Joint Ph.D. in Public Policy Programs, has been elected as a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration.
The research analyzed parenthood, education and income statistics over a long time span from two groups of about 10,000 people -- those born in 1962-64 and those born in 1980-82.
The Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affair’s programs in public administration are among the best in the world, according to the 2017 Academic Ranking of World Universities.
Kosali Simon decided as a child that education and hard work would help her achieve what she wanted. She was right: Years later, Simon is enjoying life as an economist in the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs, a nationally known expert on health policy -- and a mother of six.
Raising the minimum wage by $1 per hour would result in a substantial decrease in the number of reported cases of child neglect, according to a new study by Bullinger.
August is Water Quality Month, and Indiana University's Conservation Law Center has rolled out a series of videos and social media messages emphasizing the importance of water to Indiana's health, economy and quality of life.
Expanded Medicaid eligibility under one part of the Affordable Care Act results in a cost savings for the federal government, according to new Indiana University research.
Researchers will use funding to better understand disease treatment, access to computer science programs and river pollution dynamics
Trace amounts of flame retardants, banned in the U.S. for more than a decade, are still being passed through umbilical cord blood from mothers to their babies, according to new Indiana University research.
Political conservatives may be wary of a national carbon tax, but John D. Graham contends there are several good reasons for Congress and the president to adopt the policy.
Distinguished Professor Emeritus James L. Perry of the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the American Political Science Association’s (APSA) John Gaus Award, one of the highest honors in his field.
New research from Assistant Professor Shahzeen Attari and former SPEA graduate students Kelsey Poinsatte-Jones and Kelsey Hinton shows many Americans don't know how clean water gets to their homes and especially what happens after wastewater is flushed away, knowledge that is vital in confronting challenges including droughts and failing infrastructure that can lead to contamination.
Alex Hollingsworth of IU's School of Public and Environmental Affairs joined two University of Arizona physicians and a medical student on the ride. The group wore jerseys that said "Talk to me about Obamacare."
Two Indiana University researchers found evidence that mergers lead to long-term improvements, likely due to improved efficiencies. The research is forthcoming in the Journal of Industrial Economics.
About 50 members of IU's faculty are at Bradford Woods today, as the Scholarly Writing Program takes advantage of the rural site’s peacefulness for its first writing retreat.
With SPEA faculty as key contributors, IU President Michael A. McRobbie has announced that IU will invest $55 million to help Indiana develop actionable solutions that prepare businesses, farmers, communities and individual Hoosiers for the effects of ongoing environmental change.
Vicki Allums and Matt Gentile named the schools 2017 alumni honorees.
The School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University Bloomington is among the top five in the world, according to a new international ranking of schools of public administration.
Weather whiplash is the term for increasingly common swings between droughts and floods as a result of climate change.
A forum featuring Indiana University faculty experts on environmental policy and environmental science and a lecture by a top Environmental Protection Agency official in the Obama administration will highlight Earth Week activities April 15 to 22 at IU Bloomington.
IU will honor six faculty members and a graduate student for excellence in teaching and service to the university during the 2017 Celebration of Outstanding Teaching Awards dinner at the Indiana Memorial Union.
Faculty and graduate students from the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs played key roles in producing a detailed guide for policymakers developing carbon taxes aimed at slowing climate change. The guide was released last week by the World Bank.
Data on atmospheric levels of toxic pollutants in samples collected near the Great Lakes are now available to researchers and the public.
Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie presided over today's dedication of the Paul H. O'Neill Graduate Center, home to the top-ranked public affairs and environmental science and policy graduate programs in IU's School of Public and Environmental Affairs.
Researchers Sanya Carley, Denvil Duncan, John D. Graham, Saba Siddiki, and Nikolaos Zirogiannis at Indiana University say the economy would experience short-term pain but see long-term gain if the federal government presses ahead with fuel mileage and greenhouse gas emission standards for autos manufactured in 2017 to 2025.
SPEA's Shahzeen Attari named one of IU Bloomington's Outstanding Junior Faculty
A $1 increase in the minimum wage will likely reduce the US adolescent birth rate by about two percent, according to new Indiana University research. That would mean about 5,000 fewer births annually and the number could go higher if the minimum wage increase climbed over $1, according to Lindsey Rose Bullinger, the study author.
A glistening new space at Indiana University's School of Public and Environmental Affairs in Bloomington has been named for a couple who donated $1 million to IU. At their request, the name is temporary -- and that's a first for IU.
For the fourth straight year, Indiana University Bloomington is one of the leaders in the Peace Corps' annual list of top volunteer-producing colleges and universities nationwide.
SPEA Senior Chelsey Swann's passion for equality and understanding drives his public policy studies.
Indiana University researchers will study the reasons Americans are confused about energy use in daily tasks. The IU team will then develop an online tool designed to correct those misperceptions.
Hiring more black police officers is not a viable strategy for reducing police-involved homicides of black citizens in most cities, according to new Indiana University research that is the first in-depth study of this increasingly urgent public policy question.
With Congress considering the future of the ACA, also known as Obamacare, this research is the first to estimate the impact of the ACA-facilitated expansions of Medicaid on preventive care and health behaviors.
Locating factories and power plants near downwind borders can allow states to reap the benefits of jobs and tax revenue but share the negative effects -- air pollution -- with neighbors.