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New Study Features IU Faculty-Driven Data on Learning Analytics

A new initiative led by Indiana University-Bloomington will take a deeper dive into data collected on students. The hope is that the faculty-driven initiative will inform teaching and advising methods, and improve student learning. Ultimately, supporters hope it will increase student success in their chosen degree tracks. IU will be joined in the study by four other universities, all of …

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bloomingOUT – Dr. Bill Yarber – March 24, 2016

In this episode of bloomingOUT, anchors Jeff Poling and Ryne Shadday talk with Dr. Bill Yarber about new research pertaining to condom use. The bloomingOUT team also starts off the first day of WFHB’s Spring Fund Drive, giving their reasons for supporting WFHB’s and bloomingOUT impact as a community radio station that is a volunteer-powered asset to the local and …

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IU to Invest $300 Million to Develop Solutions for the Planet’s Most Pressing Problems

In other university news, IU has announced it plans to invest $300 million over the next five years to develop solutions for QUOTE “some of the planet’s most pressing problems” UNQUOTE. A press release called the new Grand Challenges program the most ambitious research program in the university’s history. The university has not decided which issues it hopes to address. …

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Charter Schools and Monroe County

In this episode of Standing Room only we go to Bobby’s Colorado Steak House for a discussion of new charter schools possibly being introduced to Monroe County Prominent speakers include Cathy Fuentes-Rohwer of Monroe County Coalition Public Education and Charlotte Zietlow of The Project School. This even was hosted by Democracy for Monroe county and recorded on location by WFHB …

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The condom industry and public health research

On April 1st James Craigie and others spoke as part of the IU school of Public Health’s lecture series. The lecture was titled. Advancing Public Health Is Good for Business: The Role of Public-Private Partnerships in Life Sciences. Specifically the lecture is about the synergetic partnership of large corporations and research entities. Speakers included James Craigie Chairman and Chief Executive …

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IU Anthropologists Will Try Raising Funds Online For Research Project

Four anthropology students from Indiana University are taking their funding request to the public. Crowd-funding websites like Kickstarter are becoming more and more popular as a way to fund all kinds of projects, big and small. This group, studying in the lab of evolutionary anthropologist Michael Muehlenbein hopes to continue their study of how tourists and primates interact in South …

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