Meet Leo P, a new dwarf galaxy identified by astronomers using the WIYN 3.5m telescope at the Kitt Peak National Observatory in Southern Arizona (WIYN is owned and operated by the WIYN Consortium, which consists of University of Wisconsin, Indiana University, Yale University, and the National Optical Astronomy Observatory). IU Bloomington astronomer Katherine Rhode worked [...]
A team of American and Italian neuroscientists has identified a cellular change in the brain that accompanies obesity. The findings could explain the body’s tendency to maintain undesirable weight levels and identify possible targets for pharmacological efforts to address obesity. The findings, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, identify a switch [...]
The Indiana University and Jacobs School of Music communities mourn the passing of Distinguished Professor of Music and Grammy Award-winning cellist Janos Starker. Starker, 88, died at his Bloomington home on April 28, 2013. “All of us at Indiana University are deeply saddened by the passing of Janos Starker, one of the greatest cellists to have [...]
IU Bloomington media specialist Tracy James blogs about an upcoming conference hosted by Brenda Weber, associate professor and director of graduate studies in the Department of Gender Studies at IU Bloomington. Weber has organized Reality Gendervision, a conference focused on “sexuality and gender on reality TV” that is drawing researchers from as far away as New [...]
Six IU Bloomington students have received the Provost’s Award for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity, recognizing their exceptional work.