Photo by Chris Meyer
I lay aside grave themes, and idly turn
The leaves of Memory’s sketch-book, dreaming o’er
Old summer pictures of the quiet hills,
And human life, as quiet, at their feet.
—from "Among the Hills:
by John Greenleaf Whittier
Not since Breaking Away was
shown at the IU Auditorium in April 1979 have regional film buffs
been anticipating an evening at the movies. You’re invited
to view Kinsey Nov. 13 at the IU Auditorium in Bloomington.
Stars Liam Neeson (Alfred Kinsey) and Laura Linney (Clara Kinsey)
are expected on campus, too.
A university-wide commitment to the
American Democracy Project has sparked initiatives in civic engagement,
a focus on a generation known as the "Millennials" and
a fascination with the political.
A cellist’s memoir makes for some great fireside reading
(and listening, too. Janos Starker’s new IU Press book comes
with a performance CD that includes his only recording of the
Strauss Sonata in F. Opus 6).
Up to 1 percent of the U.S. population--2.5
million people—have epilepsy, and 20 percent of those patients
have the type of epilepsy that may benefit from surgery. Today
in Indianapolis, former patients, physicians and staff gathered
to celebrate the remarkable things that have occurred in one IUSM
The Red Planet
will be the inaugural speaker in OWA’s
Outstanding Women Scientists series next week. She’ll be
talking about what we know about the planet Mars. IU’s
is co-author of a research report in Nature
speculates on a chemical record of the history of water and mineral
formation on the Red Planet.