Kosali Simon has once again been honored for her groundbreaking research into the prosperity of America’s middle class. Simon, along with two co-authors, has received the 2013 Addington Prize in Measurement.
Frustrated by public meetings that dont serve the public, a team of experts and scholars that includes an Indiana University professor is recommending steps to encourage meaningful participation in government.
A group of worrisome chemicals is inconsistently identified and managed, according to a new report by a team of 11 international experts, including four from Indiana University.
Indiana University’s Evan Ringquist is the inaugural recipient of a professorship that honors the memory of Lynton Keith Caldwell, a distinguished and influential scholar in the fields of environmental policy and administration.
A survey co-authored by two Indiana University researchers indicates U.S. consumers know little about the tax incentives and other financial benefits of owning plug-in electric vehicles.
A handful of horror stories may have created the impression that managers of public debt in the U.S. have invested recklessly in financial derivatives. But a study co-authored by an Indiana University professor finds that states have been cautious in their approach.
The Indiana University Bloomington School of Public and Environmental Affairs and the Graduate School of Public Administration at Seoul National University have agreed to a history-making partnership that will give students and faculty new opportunities for research and study.
Scholarships established by broadcaster and author Tavis Smiley have been awarded to five Indiana University students whose interests range from Africa to the Indiana Dunes. All five are students at the IU Bloomington School of Public and Environmental Affairs, which counts Smiley among its most distinguished alumni.
An emerging method to store global-warming carbon dioxide underground faces challenges in gaining public acceptance, especially when the global benefits carry localized costs, a new study co-authored by Indiana University researchers confirms.
The SPEA-NAPA collaboration is one of several for the Bloomington school, a list that now includes universities in South Korea, Thailand, and India.
Hear from the leading minds in technology, cybersecurity and foreign policy during Indiana University's 2013 Statewide IT Conference, taking place Oct. 29 and 30 on the IU Bloomington campus.
Companies on both sides of the Atlantic face a growing tangle of regulations that act as barriers to free trade, according to testimony to be delivered to the European Parliament by John D. Graham, dean of the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs.
Scientists around the world have never been more interested in understanding and monitoring carbon dioxide exchange between the atmosphere and forest ecosystems, given the role of forests in storing carbon and reducing climate warming. An important tool in that process -- a 150-foot tower in Morgan Monroe State Forest owned by Indiana University -- has been recognized as one of the most important sites for gathering that data.
Students, faculty and staff across the Indiana University Bloomington campus will participate this semester in the ninth IU Energy Challenge to conserve electricity and water. The Fall 2013 Energy Challenge, which will take place Oct. 7 to Nov. 4, will involve 16 academic and administrative buildings along with 17 residential buildings and 14 Greek houses.
An Indiana University professor and one of his former students, an IU alumna, will share a major award.
Les Wadzinski recalls his arrival at Ground Zero on September 21, 2001 where his primary job was to check in firefighter as they arrived.
Indiana University health economist Kosali Simon will assist the nation's largest health philanthropy as it develops the next generation of health care leaders and researchers.
An Indiana University professor has led a team of students to one of the earth’s most isolated areas to study global environmental problems and solutions.
IU experts discuss the effect of home foreclosure on kids' academic performance, guns on campus, LGBT issues college students face, cell phone addiction and more.
The students attend IU Bloomington’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) and are participating in the Seoul Metropolitan Government internship in Seoul, South Korea. The program, an example of IU’s robust and expanding presence in South Korea, is now in its fourth year. It has welcomed about 20 SPEA undergraduate and graduate students who are assigned to a variety of city offices in Seoul depending on the needs of the government at the time.
Thirteen IU students received VISTA assignments for 2013-2014. "The SPEA VISTA program continues to break new ground as an innovator in national service by creating exceptional opportunities for VISTA members to address poverty in urban and rural America," says Louis Lopez, state director for Indiana, U.S. Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).
The U.S. Supreme Court issued its eagerly awaited decisions on two cases involving same-sex marriage today. In United States v. Windsor, the court tossed out a key section of the federal Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA. And in Hollingsworth v. Perry, it let stand a lower-court ruling that overturned Proposition 8, California's voter initiative outlawing gay marriage.
SPEA professor Beth Cate and IU president Michael A. McRobbie react to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action.
Burney Fischer receives one of four Sustainability Course Development Fellowships awarded to Indiana University Bloomington faculty by the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs and the Office of Sustainability.
An article that offers new insight into the leadership of volunteer-driven associations and organizations has earned Dr. Matthew Baggetta a prestigious honor.
The agreement establishes a graduate dual-degree Masters of Public Affairs (MPA) program between SPEA and HKU’s Master’s in Non-Profit Management program.
SPEA master’s student Alexandra Toledo is spending a week this summer at an Indiana State Park. But this is no vacation. Toledo has earned a prestigious Byron Fellowship. As a result, she joins a handful of students from around the world at Turkey Run State Park in Bloomingdale, Indiana.
The Peace Corps is honoring the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) at Indiana University Bloomington for a long and productive partnership.
They teach subjects ranging from economic development to legal affairs to human resources, but four faculty members at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) now have in common that they're recipients of Trustees' Teaching Awards.
Fischer is one of 14 individuals, organizations, and companies being recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation during annual Arbor Day Awards.
SPEA Executive Associate Dean David Reingold and Dr. Piriya Pholpirun, Vice Dean of the International College of the National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA), signed the formal agreement in a ceremony at IU’s Indiana Memorial Union.
Indiana University Bloomington's 2012-13 Outstanding Junior Faculty awards will support the creation of innovative textile art and research on public investments in energy, the worldwide loss of coastal mangrove forests, the development of anti-malarial drugs, the relationship between vision and balance, and the appropriateness of cancer screenings.
Indianapolis Star columnist Erika D. Smith will be bringing her unique outlook on urban affairs, entertainment and technology to the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University Bloomington.
In just a few short years, Khatuna Gogaladze has gone from walking the College Mall in Bloomington to striding through a national capitol as a cabinet minister.
Beth Gazley says when her students volunteer with the United Way, they always return after a great learning experience. So she wanted to send the organization a Valentine and she’s found two ways to do it.
Three Indiana high schools students will put their hopes for a national public speaking prize on the line when they compete at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) at Indiana University Bloomington.
Hamilton's ties to SPEA are growing stronger with his official appointment by IU President Michael M. McRobbie as a Professor of Practice at SPEA.
The second annual "Edu-Scholar Public Presence Rankings" includes IU School of Education professor Curt Bonk and School of Public and Environmental Affairs assistant professor Ashlyn Nelson.
National talk show host and SPEA alumnus Tavis Smiley will be in Indianapolis on Tuesday, Jan. 15, to join the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs and its dean, John D. Graham, for a panel discussion on poverty.
An intern from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University Bloomington played an unexpected and important role in the groundbreaking decision by the City of Indianapolis to phase out gasoline and diesel vehicles.
Sarah Hollis and Kathy Morris use their SPEA educations to help people around the world in need of medical care. The organization they represent is now getting attention in a way that will allow Hollis, Morris and their colleagues to serve many more patients and communities.