This news release discusses a study that found that three easy walks can reverse harm caused to leg arteries during three hours of prolonged sitting. It received the following coverage:
IU’s efforts to ensure students graduate with as little debt as possible have received major media attention, including a July report by Bloomberg Businessweek (“How students at a U.S. university borrowed $31 million less”) that featured commentary from IU students who have benefited from the university’s continued focus on financial literacy. The story has been widely shared across the web.
As reported by this IU press release earlier this year, fewer IU students are borrowing this year to pay for school, fulfilling a goal of the university as it continues to focus its efforts on college affordability and student financial literacy. Across seven IU campuses, the number of undergraduates who took out federal loans in 2013-14 decreased by 12 percent from 2012-13, and the money they borrowed fell by the same percentage. Four campuses saw double-digit decreases in borrowers and loan amounts.
Here’s a sampling of some of the coverage IU has received for its aggressive campaign to address college affordability and students’ financial literacy.
The News & Media team wrote about the Lilly Library exhibit “Spriritualists, Sorcerers and Stage Magicians: Magic and the Supernatural at the Lilly Library,” in this news release and Art at IU blog post. One of the items, the “rare book Calendrier Magique,” was featured in Slate. It received the following coverage:
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Jessica McCrory Calarco
In a recent news release, IU sociologist Jessica McCrory Calarco discussed her study of how elementary school students of different social classes deal with classroom challenges. The study will be published in the October issue of the American Sociological Review. It received the following coverage:
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Lauren Apgar, a doctoral student in the Department of Sociology, discussed in this news release her study that looked at how Mexican immigrants with temporary visas fared at work compared to undocumented workers from Mexico. It was one of several examples of IU research presented at the American Sociological Association’s annual meeting. It received the following coverage:
An Indiana University news release about a Nature Geoscience article by IU geologists William Nardin and Douglas A. Edmonds generated coverage from two science news sites and the Indiana Daily Student. The researchers showed that intermediate vegetation growth is most effective at stabilizing freshwater marshes in river deltas, which are threatened by sea-level rise and other forces.
Evolutionary Biologist Justin Garcia discussed in this news release a study involving differences in orgasm rates according to sexual orientation. His study appeared online last week in the Journal of Sexual Medicine. Here is some of the coverage: