Reminder| IU Collaborative Research Grants program: Informational Sessions at IUPUI and IUSM, January 8th, 2016

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As you may be aware, the 2015-16 IU Collaborative Research Grants program Request for Proposals is available on-line ( The IUCRG program is designed to foster new collaborations among faculty members working on research that will significantly advance a field or break new ground in the sciences, social sciences, and behavioral sciences. Over the past […]

Media advisory: Nasser H. Paydar to be installed as IUPUI chancellor

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INDIANAPOLIS — Nasser H. Paydar will be installed Nov. 17 as the fifth chancellor of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and executive vice president of Indiana University. The ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. in Room 450 of the IUPUI Campus Center, 420 University Blvd. Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie will preside. Purdue University […]

Funding: IDOA Project Management Services for the Development and Implementation of an Expressive Arts Program for Long Term Care Facilities

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Limited Submission URL: IU Internal Deadline: 11/9/2015 IDOA Application Deadline: 12/9/2015 Brief Description: In order to improve engagement of nursing home residents resulting in improved quality of care and quality of life, the Indiana State Department of Health, Health Care Quality, and Regulatory Commission needs project management services for the development and implementation of […]

New Frontiers in the Arts & Humanities 2015-16 Call for Proposals

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Since 2005, Indiana University has demonstrated a significant commitment to supporting excellence in the arts and humanities through New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities. Over the past ten years, New Frontiers has provided 750 grants to more than 450 faculty members from all eight IU campuses. I invite you to visit this website for […]

Announcing the Indiana University Grand Challenges Program

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We are publishing today on the Vice President for Research website the Request for Proposals for the first round of Grand Challenge Initiatives and related FAQs. IU’s Bicentennial Strategic Plan, adopted in 2015, calls on the university to tackle “major and large-scale problems” facing humanity that can “only be addressed by multidisciplinary teams of the […]

Indiana University recognizes 10 years of New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities funding

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Over 450 artists, scholars share the creative experience through their collective body of work: books, artwork, film, dance and more. BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — One of Indiana University’s most prominent efforts to strengthen its long-standing commitment to excellence in the arts and humanities has been the university’s New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities seed funding […]

5th Annual Patrick O’Meara International Lecture U.S.-China: Challenges and Opportunities

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Wednesday, September 16, 4 p.m. Whittenberger Auditorium Indiana Memorial Union IU Bloomington The Patrick O’Meara International Lecture  by The Honorable Jon M. Huntsman Jr. The Lecturer Governor Jon M. Huntsman Jr. began his career in public service as a staff assistant to President Ronald Reagan. He has since served four U.S. presidents in critical roles […]

Heineman Foundation Seed Money for Start-up and New Projects

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Brief Description: The purpose of the Foundation is to provide seed money to start-up projects and new projects within existing organizations for a maximum of three to five years. The Foundation’s general areas of interest are the following: · Programs that enable economically challenged women to enter and remain in the workplace · Environmental research […]

Indiana University launches search for new vice president for research

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — A search committee has been formed to identify candidates for the position of Indiana University vice president for research, the university has announced. Bernice Pescosolido, Distinguished Professor of Sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences at IU Bloomington, and David B. Burr, associate vice chancellor for research at Indiana University-Purdue University […]

Indiana University statement on changes to Religious Freedom Restoration Act

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Indiana University expresses its appreciation and support for this clarifying language, which ensures that nothing in thewill provide legal protection for, or in any way promote or permit, discrimination in any form on the basis of a person’s sexual orientation or their race, color, religion, ancestry, age, national origin, disability, sex, gender […]