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12/20/14  
Research links soil mineral surfaces to key atmospheric processes

Research by Indiana University scientists finds that soil may be a significant and underappreciated source of nitrous acid, a chemical that plays a pivotal role in atmospheric processes such as the formation of smog and determining the lifetime of greenhouse gases.

11/20/14  
Former Indian ambassador will lead 'What Did the Great War Mean to Indians?' lecture at IU

The talk is free and open to the public and will take place in State Room East of the Indiana Memorial Union, followed by a reception in State Room West.

11/17/14  
Tiny fish provides giant insight into how organisms adapt to changing environment

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.

11/14/14  
Campus Catalyst Awards recognize sustainability efforts at IU Bloomington

Three faculty members, a student and an information technology team are the winners of the third annual Campus Catalyst Awards, which recognize outstanding contributions to campus sustainability at Indiana University Bloomington.

11/5/14  
Indiana University welcomes military leaders and combat veterans for 'Salute to Service'

SPEA will host a delegation of high-ranking military leaders this week for a series of academic and ceremonial events, including festivities at the IU-Penn State football game.

11/3/14  
SPEA Will Host NPR Cities Project Producer and Urban Designer

Two top contributors to National Public Radio reports on urban issues will present a program at Indiana University on how cities worldwide are preparing for climate change and natural disasters.

10/24/14  
Forum on Goldwater campaign to feature prominent conservatives with IU ties

Two prominent figures from the U.S. conservative movement -- both of whom got their start as Indiana University student activists in the 1960s -- will return to campus next week to take part in a forum marking the 50-year anniversary of Barry Goldwater’s campaign for president.

10/23/14  
Study: Voluntary support for public schools has grown, but not enough to offset tax losses

Researchers find students in high-poverty schools are less likely to benefit.

10/23/14  
Indiana University conference draws public-service-minded students from diverse backgrounds

With a goal of “moving the world forward,” more than 80 students from a range of racial, ethnic and economic backgrounds converge on Indiana University this weekend for a conference that will introduce them to careers in public service.

10/8/14  
Plans for wildlife refuges show strengths and weaknesses for adapting to climate change

Indiana University study finds U.S. National Wildlife Refuge System management plans are ahead of their peers for adapting, but more needs to be done.

10/7/14  
Once on chopping block, Griffy preserve a 'crown jewel' of IU Integrated Program in the Environment

Fifteen years ago, Indiana University's Griffy Woods Research and Teaching Preserve -- located but 10 minutes from the core of the Bloomington campus -- was on the chopping block, pegged to become a private golf club.

10/2/14  
Indiana University project reveals local revenue structure is growing less stable

An Indiana University fiscal benchmarking project has produced its first report, and it contains cautionary news for state and local officials and Hoosier taxpayers.

9/29/14  
NSF grant funds IU scientist’s study of ‘the Pac-Man of the atmosphere’

Indiana University scientist Phil Stevens has been awarded a three-year, $718,562 grant from the National Science Foundation to continue his study of the impact of emissions from forests and their relationship to climate change and pollution.