Recovery efforts after Nov. 12 earthquake along Iraq-Iran border have been slowed by politics, distrust and the legacy of war
Month: November 2017
International studies school reignites IU’s global focus
Bucking national trend, IU’s investment in international studies yields substantial enrollment gains.
Visions of Development conference launches Tobias Center
“When properly administered, development assistance is a bargain — for our economy and our diplomatic standing in the world,” asserted Senator Richard Lugar in his keynote address November 10 at the inaugural conference of the Tobias Center for Innovation in International Development at Indiana University’s School of Global and International Studies.
Recognizing a life on the vanguard of art and politics
Early in his career, the Polish composer and conductor Krzysztof Penderecki declared, “All I’m interested in is liberating sound beyond all tradition.” It’s a level of aesthetic ambition that matches the enormity of the subject matter the renowned modernist has spent his life tackling: the Holocaust, Hiroshima, and 09/11, among other tragic chapters of the… Read more »
World-renowned composer and conductor Penderecki to receive honorary doctorate from IU
Award-winning composer and conductor Krzysztof Penderecki, one of the world’s most distinguished musicians, will receive an honorary doctoral degree conferred by Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie.
Securing IU’s place at the climate change roundtable
School of Global and International Studies researcher heads to U.N. climate conference to await IU’s observer status
IU Delegation in Australia discusses building on success like SGIS-based ANU-IU Pan-Asia Institute
IU President McRobbie will formally extend partnership next week.
SGIS Distinguished Scholar Lugar given Eisenhower Award by American Nuclear Society
The American Nuclear Society has presented SGIS Distinguished Scholar and longtime U.S. Senator Richard Lugar with its Dwight D. Eisenhower Award, recognizing achievement in the area of nuclear nonproliferation. Susan Eisenhower, the president’s granddaughter, presented the award in a ceremony at the organization’s winter meeting on Monday (Oct. 30) in Washington, D.C.
IU delegation in Japan discusses SGIS as “Midwestern hub” for scholarship
EALC faculty Adam Liff joins Dean Lee Feinstein to discuss SGIS expertise.