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News of note
IU's Janet McCabe, director of the Environmental Resilience Institute and professor of practice at the IU McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis, has been nominated by the incoming Joseph R. Biden administration as deputy director of the Environmental Protection Agency.Read statements from IU leaders on McCabe's nomination
Record-breaking achievement in external funding for research, other activities
IU reached a university-record $854 million in external funding for research and other activities during 2019-20, the highest total of external grant funding obtained by any research university in the state during the last fiscal year.Learn more about IU research milestones
New institute for high-impact AI technologies and applications
IUPUI has launched the Institute for Integrative Artificial Intelligence to develop cutting-edge artificial intelligence technologies, programs and applications.
Learn more about artificial intelligence research at IU
Investing in research about inequities
Tackling pandemics new and old, IU is investing in racial justice research by providing seed funding to varied faculty projects.
Learn more about race and ethnicity research at IU
A secure network to accelerate defense problem-solving
The National Security Innovation Network and IU have created a first-of-its-kind warfare center capability connecting universities in Indiana to Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, via a dedicated, secure, high-speed fiber network.Learn more about IU-military partnerships
Adapting to climate change
IU’s Environmental Resilience Institute is helping Hoosier communities measure and manage heat-trapping gases that contribute to climate change through its Resilience Cohort program that matches Indiana local governments with the tools, training, and expertise needed to measure and reduce local greenhouse gas emissions.Learn more about IU environmental research
Working with partners, IU's Responding to the Addictions Crisis Grand Challenge has created the "In This Together" video series to help individuals, communities, and providers learn to reduce stigma around substance use disorder.
Learn more about IU addictions research
Audio briefings on IU research news
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IU Research | IU Impact
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When Hoosiers face challenges,
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We roll up our sleeves.
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We're standing with community organizations.
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local mayors, and the governor
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to fight addiction. We're making
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farms and small towns more
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resilient to extreme weather. And we're using advances
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in precision health
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To give Hoosiers hope as they fight debilitating
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cancer and Alzheimer’s.
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We have one goal
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make life better for Hoosiers
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Because we're Indiana's University.
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