The Indiana University Office of the Bicentennial has named Shahzeen Attari as one of 25 Bicentennial Professors, whose appointments were approved by the IU Board of Trustees at its December meeting.
IU Bloomington appointee, Kirsten A. Grønbjerg, is also affiliated with IUPUI; she is professor in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at IU Bloomington and Efroymson Chair in Philanthropy at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at IUPUI.
In a new study, Indiana University scientists found toxic flame retardants in newly manufactured children’s car seats, sparking concerns about children’s health. Of the 18 children’s car seats tested, 15 contained new or traditional hazardous flame retardant chemicals.
A gift from Burnell and Barbara Fischer to endow the Fischer Faculty Fellowship program will provide crucial research support to tenure-track junior faculty at SPEA during the early stages of their career.
According to the report, arts and culture nonprofits are significantly more likely to face financial challenges than all other nonprofits.
The programs will aid the professionalization of current and future communication specialists in Ukraine and will involve faculty and staff from The Media School, the School of Public and Environmental Affairs and the Office of International Affairs in the IU Bloomington College of Arts and Sciences.
Scientists at Indiana University found high levels of a previously unsuspected pollutant in homes, in an electronic waste recycling facility and in the natural environment.
Maureen Pirog, Rudy Professor Emeritus of Policy Analysis at SPEA, has been selected as a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration.