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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.

2013-06-19 11:03:51

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.

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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.