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8/28/14  
Nobel Laureate Pachauri, head of U.N. climate panel, to keynote lecture series

Rajendra K. Pachauri, who shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize in his capacity as chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, will give an open public lecture on climate change science and policy Wednesday, Sept. 3, at Indiana University Bloomington.

8/19/14  
SPEA to serve as 'presenting sponsor' for IU Athletics seasons, games

Demonstrating that academics and athletics go well together, the Indiana University Bloomington School of Public and Environmental Affairs is joining forces with IU Athletics.

8/7/14  
Indiana University research: Improving table saw safety is a good investment

Adding automatic safety protection devices to table saws would prevent injuries and, despite the initial cost, save money in the long run, according to a new risk-benefit analysis co-authored by an Indiana University researcher.

8/6/14  
Lee Alston named director of Ostrom Workshop at Indiana University

IU Bloomington Provost and Executive Vice President Lauren Robel announced the appointment today. Alston, an IU Bloomington graduate, was selected following an international search led by a committee of senior faculty members and administrators.

8/5/14  
Indiana University students to work on poverty, education, other challenges as VISTA fellows

This is the fourth year of the partnership between VISTA and SPEA. It was initiated by Reingold and grew out of his tenure directing the Office of Research and Policy Development at the U.S. Corporation for National and Community Service, the government agency that oversees the VISTA program.

7/28/14  
Indiana University's John Mikesell Receives "Best Paper" Award

A groundbreaking analysis of a touchy subject to many consumers, sales taxes, has earned an Chancellor's Professor John Mikesell a prestigious honor, he has received the 2014 “Best Conference Paper Award” from the Public Finance and Budgeting Section of the Western Social Science Association.

7/28/14  
Book by Two SPEA Professors Earn Award for Longterm Impact

An influential book about government operations authored by two Bob Agranoff and Michael McGuire will receive a prestigious award from the American Political Science Association (APSA).

7/25/14  
IU SPEA Students Harness Their Skills to Improve Minnesota Lakes

In 2013, Burnell Fischer, clinical professor at the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs, led a graduate capstone course in assisting the Hubbard County, Minnesota, Coalition of Lake Associations (COLA) with lake association management. The project will continue for a second capstone in the fall of 2014 looking at lake association lake-monitoring programs.

7/21/14  
IU researcher and colleague provide guide to household water conservation

Want to conserve water and save on your utility bill? Maybe a paper co-written and published by Shahzeen Attari can help.

7/16/14  
Lee Hamilton receives Distinguished Service Award from U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress

Lee Hamilton received the 2014 Distinguished Service Award of the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress at the group’s 44th annual meeting today in Washington, D.C.

6/30/14  
IU experts comment on Supreme Court's contraceptive coverage ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that family-owned businesses can't be required by the Affordable Care Act to provide employees with health care coverage for certain contraceptive services. Indiana University experts offer their comments.

6/10/14  
Camp and compromise: Indiana University hosts mini United Nations

High school students from around the U.S. and overseas are learning the art of diplomacy this week at an Indiana University Bloomington summer camp.

6/9/14  
Study: Corruption increases and distorts spending by U.S. states

A new study by John Mikesell and Cheol Liu identifies the most corrupt and least corrupt states in the United States and calculates that government corruption costs American taxpayers tens of billions of dollars a year.

5/29/14  
SPEA and IU BUILD BRIDGES in VIETNAM

Ryan Piurek from the IU Communications Office traveled to Hanoi with university officials and SPEA’s Anh Tran and David Reingold. Here is his account of the group’s accomplishments in Vietnam.

5/21/14  
SPEA Delegation Heads to Vietnam

5/7/14  
Indiana University reaches list of top Peace Corps Master's International schools

IU is making its debut appearance and ranks 10th on the Peace Corps’ newly released list of top Master’s International schools nationwide. Schoenian is one of 12 IU students working as Peace Corps volunteers around the world.

5/6/14  
Indiana University experts comment on climate change report

Climate change, once thought to be a problem for future generations, "has moved firmly into the present" and is having an impact in all corners of the United States, according to a comprehensive government report released today.