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.
Shahzeen Attari has been named by Science News as one of 10 early- and mid-career scientists on their way to widespread acclaim for tackling big questions facing science and society.
NSF International has honored founding SPEA Dean Charles F. Bonser with a major contribution to Indiana University.
Indiana University Bloomington Provost and Executive Vice President Lauren Robel has appointed a committee to identify candidates for the position of dean for the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs.
Researchers Victoria Perez and Seth Freedman compared social media ratings offered by patients with the extensive data available through the federal government's "Hospital Compare" website.
John D. Graham, dean of the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs, has announced his plans to end his administrative service and return to the faculty, effective at the end of the 2018-19 academic year.
Researchers closely examined the history and evolution of state renewable portfolio standards and interviewed more than 40 experts about renewable portfolio standards implementation.
Scientists have raised concerns about chemicals that accumulate in birds and other animals. A study suggests that's only part of the story.
Indianapolis nonprofits are seeing increased demand for their programs and services while struggling with lean budgets and other administrative challenges, according to a new Indiana University report.
Indiana University labor experts including Lisa Blomgren Amsler are available to comment on the Supreme Court's decision in Janus v. AFSCME, a labor-relations case.
Called HOMEChem -- for House Observations of Microbial and Environmental Chemistry -- the project is funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and led by scientists at Colorado State University and the University of Colorado Boulder.
The research, by Seth Freedman, Lilliard Richardson and Kosali Simon of IU's School of Public and Environmental Affairs, was published in the June issue of Health Affairs. It is the first in-depth analysis of the impact on the availability of health insurance through HIP 2.0 since it was adopted in 2015.
Those wishing to contribute to the Congressman James P. Jontz Scholarship for Environmental Advocacy may make a gift online or send a check payable to the Indiana University Foundation for the Congressman Jontz Scholarship to SPEA C/O Susan Johnson, 1315 E. Tenth St., #310, Bloomington, IN 47405.
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to issue a decision soon in South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc., potentially making it easier for states to collect taxes on online sales.
Indiana University researchers develop a method to identify at-risk communities
The 2018 recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award are: Trevor Brown and Steve Eller.
The Commission on College Basketball, an independent study group led by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, issued its report this morning.
Carnegie Corporation has named Indiana University's Shahzeen Attari a 2018 Andrew Carnegie Fellow.
Thousands more children were breastfed, and breastfeeding continued longer, due to the Affordable Care Act, according to new IU research.
Indiana University Bloomington's School of Public and Environmental Affairs is Number 1 alone in U.S. News and World Report's Best Public Affairs Graduate Schools rankings, an improvement over the previous rankings when it shared the top spot with Syracuse University.
Assistant professor Adam Ward among those who will receive the 2018 Indiana University Bloomington Outstanding Junior Faculty Award.
A study by SPEA researchers shows that excess emissions can make serious contributions to overall air pollution.
Master of Science in healthcare management to be offered by SPEA and the Kelley School of Business.
The Indiana University Bloomington School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) is enhancing its undergraduate curriculum to better prepare students for careers leading for the greater good in a fast-changing world.