Life After IU: City, Not A Town

April 3rd, 2014 | SPEA (PV 273, 274, 277, 278) | 7 PM You’ll be making the jump from B-town to the big city.  But where are you going to live?  Hear from four real-estate experts – representing New York City, Chicago, Washington D.C., and Indianapolis – and get the tools you need to land … Continue reading

Simple Heuristics for a Complex World

Thursday, March 27, 2014 | Franklin Hall, Presidents Hall | 7:30 PM The Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs announces the upcoming free lectures.  Whom to marry?  How to invest?  Whom to trust?  Complex problems require complex solutions – so we might think.  The study of heuristics has three goals.  The … Continue reading

Better Doctors, Better Patients, Better Decisions

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 | Franklin Hall, Presidents Hall | 7:30 PM The Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs announces the upcoming free lecture. In modern high-tech health care, patients appear to be the stumbling block: an uninformed, anxious, noncompliant folk, but What about their physicians? Professor Gigerenzer argues that the … Continue reading

Launch Your Career With Global Service

March 25th, 2014 | IMU State Room West | 6 – 7 PM Students and faculty interested in international development or making a difference around the world are urged to attend an upcoming event on Tuesday, March 25, in State Room West at the Indiana Memorial Union, featuring Peace Corps top ranking recruitment director.  Helen Lowman served … Continue reading

SOC-S101 Contemporary Global Social Problems in Summer 2014

Interested in examining issues people face around the world today?  Looking to fulfill a General Education and CASE Social and Historical Studies credit this summer?  Among the topics we will consider are globalization, challenges in migration, gender inequality, ethnic and racial variation, and health.  Through articles, books, films and music, you will gain an understanding … Continue reading

Study Abroad in CUBA This Summer

APPLY by March 13 through the Office of Overseas Study (see link below) GEOG-G 306 “Issues in Latin America, the Caribbean and Contemporary Cuba” (3 cr) Summer 2014 (First 6 Weeks, May 13 – June 20) The first 3 weeks of this interdisciplinary field course take place at IU Bloomington, then with 2 weeks of … Continue reading