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2013-09-07 23:01:48

IU President Michael A. McRobbie this week became the first IU president to visit Ghana, meeting with senior officials at the nation's oldest university to explore ways to expand one of IU's most productive and successful international partnerships. Accra, Ghana (PRWEB) September 07, 2013 Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie this week became the first IU president to visit Ghana, meeting with senior officials at the nation's oldest university, the University of...

2013-09-04 23:00:58

During the Indiana University presidential trip to Africa, IU starts its first alumni chapter in South Africa and forms a partnership with some of South Africa's premier universities. Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 During a week in two of South Africa's largest and most dynamic cities, an Indiana University delegation led by President Michael A. McRobbie signed a new partnership agreement with the country's top-ranked business school and...

2013-06-19 11:03:51

Though fewer in number, presentations by academics preferred by public TED Talks, the most popular conference and events website in the world with over 1 billion informational videos viewed, provides academics with increased popular exposure but does nothing to boost citations of their work by peers, new research led by Indiana University has found. In the comprehensive study of over 1,200 TED Talks videos and their presenters, lead author Cassidy R. Sugimoto, an assistant professor in...

2012-10-31 03:35:14

Soda consumption, TV and video/computer games, and the frequency of meals heavily influenced students' weight in an Indiana University study that examined the impact of a school-based obesity intervention program over an 18-month period. More soda consumption and screen time meant students were more likely to be overweight or to gain weight. The more frequently students ate meals each day, the less likely they were to stay overweight or gain weight during the study, which examined the...

2012-09-14 23:01:24

Site Strategics, a Indianapolis-based Internet Marketing firm is hosting a New Media Day for New Media Academics Club of Indiana University Kokomo. Starting with their radio show, Edge of the Web radio heard on Newstalk1430 WXNT at 8am on Saturday 15th, 2012, students will learn about careers inside New Media and Internet Marketing. DK New Media and Kelly IT Services are assisting Site Strategics in this scholastic and community opportunity. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) September 14, 2012 Site...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.